Dorset Tourism Awards 2021/2022

The Dorset Tourism Awards are free to enter as they are supported by many Sponsors and Partners.

The 2021/22 awards categories cover the full range of tourism-related businesses including pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as accommodation, wedding and business venues, attractions, events and experiences.  There is a new award for ‘Resilience and Innovation’, as well as opportunities to submit entries for Unsung Heroes, new businesses, dog friendly, accessibility and sustainability.

  • To view the many award categories and their sponsors this year – Click HERE.
  • To create an account to submit your entry to – Click HERE.
  • To submit your entry through their Online Portal only – Click HERE.
    Note: entries cannot be accepted via email or any other format.

There are two workshops to help you with your entry – they will be online using Zoom and can be booked via the links below:

All entries must be submitted online by 31st August 2021 but with the optimistic outlook of a very busy summer ahead, it is recommended that businesses start their applications as soon as possible.

  • May 2021 – 2021/22 Awards, now open for entry.
  • 25th May 2021 – Awards workshop, 2.00pm.
  • 15th June 2021- Awards workshop, 11.00am.
  • 31st Aug 2021 – Awards close for entries.
  • May – Oct 2021 – judging, to include mystery visits (if Govt. …
  • 21st Nov 2021 – Jan 2022 – Finalists announced.
  • 20th January 2022 (TBC) – Dorset Awards ceremony, Lighthouse, Poole.

Good luck to all entrants!