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Newark Air Museum - We have won a VisitEngland 2019 Welcome Accolade

Newark Air Museum News Release
We have won a VisitEngland 2019 Welcome Accolade

Newark Air Museum has won a 2019 Visitor Attraction Accolade in the Welcome category, which recognises that the museum is one of the outstanding visitor experiences on offer across the country. VisitEngland 2019 Welcome Accolade.

The museum's Award follows a VAQAS (Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme) assessment last autumn and was based on the score the museum gained during a secret visit by the VisitEngland assessor.

This Award was one of only six (6) made this year in the East Midlands and of seventy three (73) across the country

The following statement was issued by VisitEngland Director Andrew Stokes:
"England's attractions provide visitors with amazing experiences and these accolades recognise the outstanding customer service and quality on offer across the country."

Some museum volunteers and staff are pictured in the museum cafe with their 2019 Visitor Attraction Accolade. He continued, "From Best Told Story interpretation to Hidden Gem and overall Gold, these accolades show that there is an attraction capable of capturing everyone's imagination creating lasting memories and spreading the economic benefits from tourism."

In conclusion, "The 73 attractions are being recognised as a result of the exceptional experience they provide visitors from story-telling to food and drink and from customer service to overall winners."

Howard Heeley responded on behalf of the museum trustees. "We are honoured to have been recognised in this way by VisitEngland. This Accolade is a tribute to all of the hard work put in by the museum members and our staff, each and every day the we are open to the public; well done to all of them!"


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