More than 300 people gathered at Torre Abbey on 15th October for the South Devon and English Riviera Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2015 which recognises, rewards and celebrates excellence in tourism and hospitality.

The Gold Award for Tourism Event of the Year went to Brixfest with Fishstock earning a Silver Award in the same category.

Elsewhere Brixham businesses scooped a further three Silver Awards:

  • Best Self-Catering & Serviced Apartments: Brixham Cottages Ltd
  • ‘Taste of South Devon’ Fine Dining’: Quayside Hotel
  • ‘Taste of South Devon’ Café/Tea Room: Guardhouse Cafe

The Elephant Restaurant and Brasserie triumphed at the ceremony, walking away with the overall Tourism and Hospitality Business of the Year and Carolyn Custerson, Chief Executive of the English Riviera Tourism Company was also presented with a special award for her Outstanding Contribution to Tourism.

Congratulations to all, a full list of the winner is here.