This weekend saw the announcement of the 2013 NSW Tourism Award winners and Ecotourism Australia is once again excited to see the number of certified operators taking home the well-deserved gold.
This year, nine of our certified operators took home a total of twelve Gold awards across 21 categories of eligibility. Ecotourism Australia would like to send out a big congratulations to each of our certified operators taking home awards.
We were also proud to see two certified operators make it to the NSW Tourism Awards Hall of Fame this year; Jenolan Caves: Written in Stone for Heritage and Cultural Tourism, and Moonshadow Cruises for Major Tour and/or Transport Operators.
Gold award winners for 2013 include:
Major Tourist Attractions – Taronga Zoo Sydney
Tourist Attractions – Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
Ecotourism – Life’s an Adventure
Heritage & Cultural Tourism – Jenolan Caves: Written In Stone
Indigenous Tourism – Tri State Safaris/Mutawintji Eco Tours
Major Tour &/or Transport Operators – Moonshadow Cruises
Tour &/or Transport Operators – Life’s an Adventure
Adventure Tourism – Life’s an Adventure
Unique Accommodation – Billabong Retreat
New Tourism Development – TreeTop Adventure Park Sydney
Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism – Crystal Creek Meadows Luxury Cottages & Spa Retreat
Health & Well-Being Tourism – Billabong Retreat
Read more about the awards here.