Whiting and Hammond, the multiple operator led by Brian Whiting, has been named Tourism and Hospitality Business of the Year at the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA).

Whiting said: We are overwhelmed to win such a prestigious award.

“We have been very lucky in the past to win some lovely awards within our industry but to win the KEiBA Tourism and Hospitality Business of the year, which is not just based around pub company’s, is even more of an achievement for us. It’s fantastic to know our peers in Kent think such great things about the company.”