ACSTA open for entries tomorrow

Good luck to all 15 of our regional finalists going forward to the Scottish Thistle Awards on 15 March 2018.

These businesses all took home accolades from the 2017 Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) in November, and were then shortlisted for these national awards. Finalists from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire up for awards at the Scottish Thistle Awards are: 

  • Best Accommodation Provider - Down on the Farm
  • Best Bar/Pub - McGinty's Meal An Ale 
  • Best Business Event - Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
  • Best Cultural Event or Festival - True North 
  • Best Heritage Tourism Experience - Glen Garioch Distillery
  • Best Informal Eating Experience - The Cock and Bull
  • Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience - Deeside Activity Park
  • Best Restaurant Experience - No 10 Bar & Restaurant
  • Best Sporting Event - Scottish National Age Group Swimming Championships
  • Best Visitor Attraction - DogWalk Brewery Tour
  • Innovation in Tourism - Peterhead Prison Museum 
  • Most Hospitable B&B/Guest House 0Lys-Na-Greyne
  • Most Hospitable House - Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course
  • Tourism & Hospitality Hero - Colin Gunn, Holiday Inn Aberdeen West
  • Working Together for Tourism - Discover Fraserburgh Tourism Group

Entries for the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) will open on Friday 16 March 2018. Enter now at for your chance to be recognised for your contribution to Scottish tourism. 


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