News - 27 February 2014

Vote for Robin to win VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar Award 2014

VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar 2014 goes live on the Daily Mirror website on Saturday 1st March and local finalist, Ade Andrews, of The Robin Hood Town Tour, who is just one of ten finalists around the country, is urging Nottinghamshire folk to vote for him. 

Experience Nottinghamshire nominated Ade Andrews, who is also known by his alter ego name of Ezekial Bone, for the award and is delighted that one of its partners and Nottinghamshire Ambassadors has made it through to the top ten tourism superstars around the country.   

From Saturday 1st March, members of the public can vote for their favourite tourism star by logging on to and Experience Nottinghamshire, the destination marketing organisation, is asking local members of the public to get voting for Nottinghamshire’s Ade Andrews to win the coveted accolade.   

The award recognises the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry, and is awarded to an individual who goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure visitors to England have a priceless experience.    

Jennifer Spencer, the Chief Executive of Experience Nottinghamshire, said: “We are urging members of the public to not only vote for Ade Andrews when the online poll goes live on the Daily Mirror’s website from 1st March, but to spread the word to their family and friends to do likewise, in order for Ade to get the recognition he deserves and to help us make sure Robin Hood’s legacy lives on through The Robin Hood Town Tour.”  

Robin Hood is world renowned as Nottinghamshire’s most famous outlaw and Ade Andrews lives and breathes the character through his own creation, The Robin Hood Town Tour.  Ade is passionate about Nottingham and the wider county and as well as giving tourists and locals the magical discovery they seek, he is actively involved in projects across the city – from cultural regeneration initiatives to organising tree planting days in Sherwood Forest for city schools.  

In addition to his Robin Hood Town Tours, Ade’s character, Ezekial Bone. takes the lead on the Guts & Gore Tour of Nottingham and Magic Lantern Tour at the Theatre Royal.  For further details visit or

The winner will be announced on 29th March, the first day of English Tourism Week and will be invited to attend VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence held in May this year where their Award will be presented to them in person.

Source: Experience Nottinghamshire

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