The Lowry has won a Highly Commended Award in the Business Tourism category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014 Ceremony.
The Lowry was presented with their Highly Commended Award at a glittering Awards Ceremony which was held on 12 May 2014 at The Jockey Club, Cheltenham Racecourse. A Highly Commended Award is a considerable achievement and recognises Excellence in Tourism in England.
Commenting on the Award James Berresford, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive, said: “It is a great achievement to win a Highly Commended Award in a field of very high quality applications. The Award places The Lowry in the top five businesses for excellence in their category in England. I warmly congratulate them on this achievement.”
Speaking on behalf of The Lowry, Tony Smith, Commercial Director, added: “We’re absolutely delighted to have been recognised by VisitEngland for our business tourism offer. The Lowry has much to offer the sector and to be named as one of the best in the country is testament to the quality of our product and the excellent service we provide.”
The VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014 celebrate the best of English tourism. They promote healthy industry competition and high standards, helping to ensure England's place as a world-class destination.
The Lowry is a world class visual and performing arts centre, and an established conference, meeting and events venue, offering a unique and alternative venue solution, in an innovative, contemporary and inspirational environment. It is set in Salford Quays, a unique waterfront location just 1.5 miles from Manchester City Centre.