Southampton City Council proudly hosted the Annual General Meeting of the National Association of the City and Town Sheriffs of England and Wales

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Harbour Hotels Group has been awarded the hugely prestigious AA Hotel Group of the Year 2018-19 accolade

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Southampton welcomes the Sheriffs to city

17th October 2018

Southampton City Council proudly hosted the Annual General Meeting of the National Association of the City and Town Sheriffs of England and Wales (NACTSEW) last weekend. Southampton is one of only 15 locations across England and Wales that has a Sheriff. In Southampton the Sheriff is appointed annually and is elected from the 48 councillors in the city. This year’s Sheriff, Councillor Peter Baillie, led the weekend’s activities. Read more...

Harbour Hotels Names AA Hotel Group of the Year 2018-2019

16th October 2018

Harbour Hotels Group has been awarded the hugely prestigious AA Hotel Group of the Year 2018-19 accolade; presented in recognition of the hotel group that has a proven track record of striving to ensure the very best levels of service, food and accommodation across the range of properties. Read more...

Southampton Harbour Hotel Awarded Hotel of the year at C&IT Awards

27th September 2018

Southampton Harbour Hotel has been named Hotel of the Year at the prestigious C&IT Awards 2018. Picking up the coveted accolade at last Friday’s glittering ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the hotel was recognised for its stand-out product and service. Read more...

The Southampton and Region Hoteliers launch their first ever Hospitality Awards

23rd July 2018

The Southampton and Region Hoteliers Association launched a new award scheme at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel this week; to celebrate the Southampton hotels who go above and beyond the call of duty. The 2018 Hospitality Awards have been designed to seek out high achievers and teams of the year, and will amplify the best hotels in the city for customer service, guest satisfaction and market growth. (more…). Read more...

Southampton joins forces for Cultural City

9th July 2018

Key Southampton institutions including the University of Southampton, Solent University, Southampton Cultural Development Trust and Southampton City Council came together at the Cultural City event last week to workshop and debate the potential of a bid for City of Culture 2025, and concluded that ‘The time is now right for Southampton’. Read more...

Solent team recognised as business leaders

4th July 2018

The Conference and Events team at Solent University was recently named ‘Best Business Team’ at the annual CUBO Awards, an event to celebrate leading university professionals across the UK.  . Read more...

Cultural City Conference

24th May 2018

The end of June will see the launch of a two-day interactive conference in the centre of Southampton to explore, debate and further the cause of culture in our city. Read more...

MeetGB bringing international opportunities to Southampton

23rd April 2018

Last week Destination Southampton hosted a group of 10 event organisers from Germany and the US, to showcase why Hampshire county and the brilliant cities within are a perfect choice of location and destination for conferences, meetings, business events and incentives working with MeetGB and Hampshire Conference Bureau. Read more...

South Coast Business Awards 2018

9th April 2018

Destination Southampton are proud to be a founding partners of the South Coast Business Awards, giving opportunity and spotlight to businesses situated within Hampshire or the Isle of Wight. Read more...

South coast venue named best in the UK

30th November 2017

Solent Conference Centre was recently named ‘Best Conference Venue’ at the inaugural Academic Venue Awards, an event to celebrate leading event professionals across the UK. Read more...