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Bournemouth Hotel Wins Institute of Hospitality Award for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Employer of the Year 2024

Bournemouth’s renowned Marsham Court Hotel has been honoured with the prestigious Gregory De La Peña-Hall FIH Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Employer of the Year Award by the Institute of Hospitality. The award ceremony took place at the Honourable Artillery Company headquarters in London on the 17th June 2024..

The Marsham Court Hotel has been recognized for its exceptional commitment to improving accessibility and inclusivity within the hospitality industry. The hotel has made significant strides, with approximately 14% of its team having a recognized or registered disability. This award celebrates employers in the hospitality, leisure, and tourism sectors who demonstrate outstanding dedication to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) and highlights how these practices positively impact both the business and the broader industry.


Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth has opened its brand new Changing Places facility for disabled guests.

Sibling owners Rosie Radwell (Managing Director), James Dixon-Box (Operations Director), and Russell Dixon-Box (Finance Director) proudly represented the Marsham Court Hotel at the awards event. James Dixon-Box expressed their elation, stating, “We are absolutely thrilled to have won this award. It is a testament to our dedication and commitment in this area. As an independent business, we are passionate about inclusivity and accessibility for all, and it features in every decision made for the hotel and our team.”

Owned and operated by the same family for 37 years, the 4-star Marsham Court Hotel offers stylish accommodations and flexible meeting and event spaces, as well as an outdoor pool and outstanding accessible facilities. Located on Bournemouth’s East Cliff, the hotel boasts enviable sea views and features a Changing Places Toilet and Shower, Sensory Room, profiling beds, removable ceiling hoists, and an I-swim pool hoist. Full video tours of the hotel’s facilities are available on their website:

About Marsham Court Hotel
The Marsham Court Hotel, overlooking the sea on Bournemouth’s East Cliff, has been a family-owned and operated business for 37 years. Committed to providing exceptional hospitality, the hotel welcomes a diverse range of guests all year-round. The hotel offers stylish accommodations, flexible event spaces, and a suite of accessible facilities to ensure an inclusive experience for all visitors.
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