VOTING has opened for the fourth Worcestershire Welcwebsite.ome Awards featuring a new category for best tourism business website. Residents can vote in 10 categories including hotel of the year, outstanding customer service and the taste of Worcestershire award.

The top three businesses in each category then have the opportunity to compete for the national Visit England Awards For Excellence 2012.

People have until Friday, September 7 to place their vote by going online at visitworcestershire.

org/awards The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday, October 18.