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10 Nov 2015

imago wins Business Tourism title at Excellence in Tourism Awards

The conference and events arm of University, imago, has won Gold in the Business Tourism category at the Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards 2015.

Held on the 5 November at the Leicester Mercure Grand Hotel, the fifth annual awards were hosted by Leicester Shire Promotions as part of the Leicester Business Festival 2015.

The award acknowledges the importance of the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions sector of the tourism industry.

imago is one of the region’s leading business tourism providers, renowned for its commitment to excellence and customer service, offering high quality meeting and event venues and accommodation alongside sporting and leisure facilities.

Launched in 2003, imago unifies Loughborough University’s conference and events venues under one brand. Its award winning portfolio includes Burleigh Court, Holywell Park, The Link Hotel and these are complemented by its event management service.

Judges felt imago’s winning entry was creative, inspirational, and passionate with a focus on detail in all areas, being committed to guest requirements and constantly striving to better themselves.

Emma Boynton, Head of Sales and Marketing at imago, comments: “Winning the Business Tourism award highlights imago’s strength as a leading provider to the meeting and events industry within the region.

“Winning awards such as this is a testament to the hard work of the entire team and I would like to thank them for their enthusiasm and commitment in helping us achieve our goals. This is a fantastic accolade and recognition of our hard working, customer focused staff.”

The winning entry will now be re-judged for the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016.

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