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CIE Tours Recognizes the Best of British Tourism at the Annual Awards of Excellence Event

April 16, 2024, Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeenshire, Scotland: On the eve of VisitScotland Expo 2024, representatives from Britain’s tourism sector gathered at the CIE Tours Annual Awards of Excellence to celebrate the diversity and richness of experiences offered to visitors. 

The Awards are based on post-stay feedback from around 12,000 customers from North America on 200 providers of accommodation, dining, tours and attractions from throughout Britain, with merit awards given to more than 30 entities achieving more than 90% satisfaction ratings. The providers with the best satisfaction score in each category are recognized with a Gold Award. 

This year’s award winners include:

 Best Visit Award Winners Brodie Castle 
  Culloden Battlefield Visitors Centre 
  Inverewe Gardens 
  Skara Brae 
  Stirling Castle 
  Edinburgh Castle 
  Urquhart Castle 
  Windsor Castle 
  Abbotsford House 
  Blair Athol Distillery 
  Glengoyne Distillery 
  Dunrobin Castle 
  The Scotch Whisky Experience 
  Clappy Doo Ceilidh Band  
 Hotel Awards of Excellence Chilston Park Hotel, Maidstone 
  Briery Wood Country House Hotel, Windermere 
  Doubletree by Hilton, Glasgow 
  Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club, Near Edinburgh 
  Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Dunblane 
  Hilton Cambridge City Centre, Cambridge 
 Best Overall Dinner & Entertainment Norton House Hotel and Spa 
 Best Overall Visitor Attraction Palace of Holyroodhouse 
 Best Overall Loch Cruise Cruise Loch Lomond 
 Best Overall Castle Experience Glamis Castle 
 Best Overall Walking Tour Windsor Walking Tour
 Best Special Event Edinburgh Military Tattoo 
 Best Overall Hotel Service & Hospitality  Norton House Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh 
 Best Hotel Dinner Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry 
 Best Hotel Accommodation Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath 
 Best Overall Hotel Doubletree by Hilton Edinburgh - Queensferry Crossing 

Congratulations to all the winners - and thanks to all CIE Tours travelers who completed their survey and rated these attractions, hotels and venues with their top accolades.


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