Blackpool hoteliers open day success

Suppliers got chance to showcase their wares to Blackpool's tourism community when hoteliers group StayBlackpool held its annual open day at the Winter Gardens.

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 11:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 12:20 pm
StayBlackpool Open Day at the Winter Gardens

Stalls filled the Empress Ballroom for the event between 10am and 4pm with exhibitors ranging from accommodation agents eviivo and Booking.com, to attraction operators such as the Pleasure Beach and the Sandcastle.

Claire Smith, president of StayBlackpool, said: “Despite the weather we had a good turnout, and all the stalls were there apart from four who couldn’t get here.

“Feedback from both the attendees and the exhibitors was very positive and we think everyone got something out of it.

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Paul Brockhill from Genting Casino

“We also had a drinks village in the arena next to the Empress ballroom.

“This was our second year at the Winter Gardens and we intend to be back next year, possibly in the new conference centre providing it is ready.”

Paul Brockhill from Genting Casino