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04/04/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/04/2019 05:48

The 2019 Tourism Season is officially launched in Visit Felixstowe

Posted by East Suffolk Communications Team on 4 April 2019 | Comments

Around 70 tourism-related businesses, organisations and individuals from Felixstowe joined together last night (Wednesday 3 April) at the historic Harvest House to officially launch the new 2019 tourism season in the seaside town.

Held as part of English Tourism Week (30 March to 7 April), representatives from attractions, accommodation providers and event organisers were in attendance. There was delicious refreshments provided by Harvest House and live music from the 'Champagne Trio' of Music in Felixstowe.

The five shortlisted nominees for the Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award 2019 - which is a celebration of the past year were also announced. These are the Felixstowe & Walton United Football Club, Ocean Boulevard, Felixstowe parkrun, Felixstowe Book Festival and The Orwell Hotel. An online public vote will be running from next week on the Visit Felixstowe website which will decide the overall winner for 2019.

Helen Greengrass, Felixstowe Forward Change Director said: 'We are so overwhelmed by the support of this third launch event. It is great that so many of our Felixstowe tourism-based businesses and organisations have come together to work in partnership and offer great days by the sea for everyone in 2019. A big thank you to everyone who came along to support this event'.

For further information, please contact Felixstowe Forward on 01394 444577 or 01394 444884 or email on [email protected]