Property owners on the Isle of Wight have cause for celebration after achieving a record number of national tourism awards.

More than 30 properties across the Isle of Wight have achieved the highly coveted Customer Choice Award, which recognise the very best holiday properties across the UK based on customer reviews.

Awarded by, the UK’s biggest holiday cottage website, 1 in 10 properties (11%) received the accolade this summer. The region’s best performing property was revealed as being Coastguards at Freshwater Bay, based on feedback across 42 weeks of bookings in 2016.

Elliot Bilsland, area manager for London and South East England, said:

“Our property owners do a fantastic job ensuring a welcome arrival for visitors to the region and providing the highest quality holiday accommodation. It’s an absolute pleasure to present so many local owners with our Customer Choice Award this year, recognising the very best holiday properties across the country based on excellent customer feedback.” Customer Choice Awards are given to property owners who score 9.5 or above (out of 10) in 5 or more customer reviews submitted via Reevoo, the feedback portal on its website.  This year’s awards were based on scores from January to December 2016.

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