Destination Management Board
Tourism Awards 2023
Celebrating true excellence in businesses that make Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole a great place to visit, live and work! Sponsored by MoreBus.
APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 HAVE NOW CLOSED.
Information on the 19 award categories for 2023 can be found on the Categories tab.
Applications for 2023 have now closed. All applicants have been contacted re. their application, judging process and an invite to Announcement of finalists to RSVP.
The Awards will consist of two rounds of judging; Round One: based on the application form, Website and Social Media. & Round Two: All applicants will receive a visit or a call from a judge*
*the following will receive Judge Mystery Shop:
Cafe Tea Room
Attraction of the Year
Eating Out Experience
Takeaway Experience (followed by call)
Night Time Experience
All applicants will be invited to the ‘announcement of finalists’ event on Wednesday 13th September (maximum 2 people per business).
Some key Dates for you in the run up to this year's DMB Tourism Awards 2023 for Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole....
Extended to Sunday 9th July 2023
DMB Tourism Awards 2023 Finalists Announcement - City Cruises Boat Cruise from Poole Quay with fizz and entertainment onboard & Announcement of finalists with buffet in Hennings on Poole Quay. Hosted by Hollie Exton.
Wednesday, 13th September 2023
Thursday, 9th November 2023