MID Devon businesses have been urged to enter the Devon Tourism Awards, after the deadline for entry was extended until June 28.
The awards, which are free to enter, are an opportunity to showcase Devon businesses and tourist destinations.
Acting as a route to the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, there is the potential to reach regional and national awards, receiving country-wide recognition. Entrants also have the opportunity to receive free business feedback and a mystery shopper report.
There are new awards and categories open, meaning a huge range of businesses and tourism hotspots are eligible for recognition in a various areas, including categories customer service, events and festivals, and the Taste of Devon.
Awards Co-ordinator Robin Barker said: "Gone are the days when this was just a one-off event; it has now developed into a year-long business development programme relevant to every serious and ambitious tourism business in the region."
Visit www.devontourism awards.org.uk for details.