GoSkydive announced as a finalist at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2019/2020

Posted: 13th December 2019

GoSkydive has announced today that they have reached the finals of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2019/2020 in the ‘Active and Sporting Experience Award’ for its tandem skydiving experience. This is the region's ‘grand final’ in tourism awards.

This year saw a record of 773 entries and the panel team of 50 judges undertook a record 559 visits. The awards ceremony will be held February 6th, 2020 at Exeter Cathedral. Winners will then go through to the National VisitEngland Awards in June 2020.

GoSkydive jump almost 10,000 first time skydivers per annum at Old Sarum and welcome 60,000 plus visitors each year to the Salisbury area.

Paul Shipway, General Manager of GoSkydive said “We are so pleased to have reached the finals for another year. It really is testament to the hard work and professionalism of the whole team that we have achieved such consistently high standards that have meant we reached the final 3 of the last 4 years. Reaching the finals yet again is a real privilege”.

Carl Griffiths, Marketing Manager of GoSkydive said “Reaching the final and being amongst the top 14% of entrants at this stage is amazing! I’d like to thank all customers and visitors who helped make this possible. We are very much looking forward to the awards ceremony in February”.

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