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Skipton Boat Trips Wins Craven Business Awards – Tourism Business of the Year 2022

The beautiful town of Skipton in North Yorkshire has long been a popular destination for tourists, and its many businesses have been recognised by the Craven Business Awards. The awards, which are organised by the Craven Herald and Pioneer and LOCALiQ, are designed to celebrate and recognise businesses in the Craven district that excel in their fields.

This year, Skipton Boat Trips was honoured to receive the Tourism Business of the Year award, beating out stiff competition from other local businesses in the tourism sector. The award was presented at a glittering ceremony held at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton, attended by local business owners, dignitaries, and representatives of the media.

Skipton Boat Trips offers visitors the chance to experience the beauty of Skipton and its surrounding areas via the Leeds & Liverpool canal. The company’s fleet of boats offers a range of tours, including canal cruises, day trips to nearby towns and villages, and even private hire for special events such as weddings, and corporate functions.

The judges praised Skipton Boat Trips for its exceptional customer service, attention to detail, and commitment to sustainability. The company has a strong environmental policy and works hard to minimize its impact on the local environment. They also offer a range of accessible boats and tours, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the beauty of the waterways, regardless of their mobility needs.

Speaking after the ceremony, Skipton Boat Trips’ owner, James Watson, expressed his delight at winning the award, saying: “We are absolutely thrilled to have won the Tourism Business of the Year award. It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, who work tirelessly to provide our customers with the best possible experience. We are passionate about what we do, and it is wonderful to be recognised for our efforts.”

The Craven Business Awards are an important event in the local business calendar, and winning an award is a significant achievement for any business. For Skipton Boat Trips, winning the Tourism Business of the Year award is a great honour and a testament to their commitment to providing visitors with a unique and memorable experience.

Skipton is a beautiful town with much to offer visitors, and Skipton Boat Trips is one of the many businesses that make it such a special place. If you’re planning a visit to Skipton, be sure to add a boat trip to your itinerary – you won’t be disappointed!