Tourism Superstar

2019 Tourism SuperStar - Emily Hope from Beamish

Emily Hope, Beamish Museum, 2019 Tourism Superstar.

We would like to invite you to nominate an individual for the 2020 Tourism Superstar award.

What is a Tourism Superstar?

A Tourism Superstar is an individual who goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure visitors to England have an unforgettable experience.

Tourism Superstar nominees are passionate about where they work and the destination they live in and consistently set the bar high for the standard of service in the nation's tourism industry.

Dates and deadlines:

25 November 2019: VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar 2020 competition opens

17 January 2020:  Deadline for DMO nomination

14 January 2020: Judging panel meets to select the 10 Tourism Superstar 2020 finalists

15 January 2020: The successful individuals and respective DMO’s will be informed they are in the top 10 and that filming will start week commencing 20 January 2020

Between 20 January - 7 February 2020: The 10 finalists will be filmed either in London or in their local area for the Mirror website – members of the public will then be able to watch the video and cast their votes.  The films will also be shown on VisitEngland corporate and social channels

7 March - 21 April 2020: Voting on the Mirror Website

18 - 25 April 2020: English Tourism Week 

23 April 2020 – St George’s Day.  The winner will be required to attend an event in London - details TBC

25 April 2020: Winner announced in Saturday’s Mirror

The winner of VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar 2020 will be invited to attend and receive their award at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2020 ceremony in mid-June 2020 .  Date and venue TBC. 

Nigel Thompson Travel Editor at the Mirror and Reach Plc will present the award along with the reigning VisitEngland Tourism Superstar

Over the course of the year the Superstar winner may be included in other VisitEngland events

Please fill in the attached entry form and return to