Best for Local Economic Benefit

  • Best for Local Economic Benefit

    The Best for Local Economic Benefit category awards tourism businesses that have a proven track record and long-term approach to including local producers in their supply chain and thus maximising their contribution to the development of the local economy.

  • Explained

    The Best for Local Economic Benefit category is looking for tourism businesses that maximise their contribution to livelihoods in the local community and which work to purchase as much of their supplies as possible in the local economy and which may be engaged in supporting the development of new local businesses through purchasing and mentoring. The local purchasing may be by the tourism business directly or by facilitating sales to tourists or business partners.

    What the judges want

    Businesses with a demonstrable commitment to local economic development through local sourcing and employment and significant achievements in doing so.

    Only work conducted during the 18 month period from 1 January 2017 to present will be eligible.

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