An Epsom coach tour provider won two industry awards at a glitzy event in the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull.

Gardiners NMC won two awards at the recent British Coach Tourism Awards, at a glittering event at the National Motorcycle Museum on March 21.

The company won Best Holiday Programme and Travel Professionals of the Year at the British Coach Tourism Awards.

Adrian Smith, managing director, said: “We would like to say a huge thank you to all the staff for all their hard work to help us achieve these accolades and to all our customers who enjoy travelling with us.”

The judges said they were impressed by the variety of breaks and holidays on offer and praised the quality of the operation, excellent vehicles and hotels, and outstanding itineraries.

‘The Oscars’ of the coach touring industry were hosted by former newsreader, Angela Rippon.

Gardiners NMC acquired Epsom Coaches of Surrey in 2017 and in recognition of steering a seamless transition, they won Travel Professionals of the Year in 2017.

The recipients of this award were managing director Adrian Smith, and Melanie Cox and Alistair Scott, both formerly of Epsom Coaches.