2013 Queensland Tourism Award Winners

Last week saw the announcement of the 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards and Ecotourism Australia was proud to see a high number of certified operators taking home awards across a wide range of categories.

18 Ecotourism Australia certified operators received awards across ten of 18 categories of elibility, taking out all Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in some categories. Our award winning operators include:

Tourist Attractions:
Gold – Jungle Adventures Cape Trib

The Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism:
Gold – Daintree Discovery Centre
Silver – Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort
Bronze – Wings Diving Adventures

Indigenous Tourism:
Silver – Mossman Gorge Centre
Bronze – InganTours – Spirit of the Rainforest Tour

Major Tour and/or Transport Operators:
Gold – Quicksilver Group
Silver – Passions of Paradise

Tour and/or Transport Operators:
Gold – Ocean Rafting
Silver – Fun Over Fifty
Bronze – Ocean Safari

Adventure Tourism:
Gold – Jungle Adventures Cape Trib
Silver – Ocean Rafting
Bronze – Pro Dive Cairns

Hosted Accommodation:
Bronze – Hidden Valley Cabins

Unique Accommodation:
Gold – Whitsunday Escape
Silver – Bloomfield Lodge

Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism:
Gold – Daintree Discovery Centre
Silver – Reef HQ Aquarium
Bronze – Paronella Park

Health and Wellbeing Tourism:
Gold – Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Congratulations to all our certified award winners, keep up the fantastic work!

The full list of winners is available at http://www.queenslandtourismawards.com.au/results/2013-winners

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