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THE hard work of Gosport business owner Lin Wilson has been recognised with a national award.

Lin runs Solent Events & Leisure, and this week won the country’s biggest award for travel organising in the 2013 Group Leisure Awards.

Lin was presented with £1,750 to use on a familiarisation holiday with the view of organising a trip for her group – made up of people within the Gosport, Fareham, Southampton and Portsmouth areas.

She started her business after friends and colleagues asked to join her on her holidays, and since then she’s been arranging breaks to destinations such as China, India and Japan.

Group Leisure magazine editor, Rob Yandell said: ‘It’s great that the group travel industry can come together on this one night each year to celebrate the successes and achievements of so many individuals and companies.’