SGBR Brings Home Eight Queensland Tourism Awards | Southern Great Barrier Reef

SGBR Brings Home Eight Queensland Tourism Awards

The Southern Great Barrier Reef has celebrated another enormous year of tourism successes at the annual Queensland Tourism Awards, with 8 winners celebrated at the annual awards event.

More than 900 tourism industry representatives attended and over 200 nominations were received across the 30 categories. The tourism awards are an opportunity to celebrate the operators around the state who have gone above and beyond to provide outstanding service to the Queensland tourism industry, and to gather as an industry to see off another year of growth and hard work.

The 2019 SGBR Queensland Tourism Awards Winners:

Deluxe Accommodation
Gold - Empire Apartment Hotel Rockhampton

Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries
Gold - Bundaberg Rum Visitor Experience

Tourism Restaurants
Gold - The Windmill Cafe Bargara

The Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism
Gold - Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort
Silver - Fun Over Fifty

Tourist Attractions
Silver - Bundaberg Rum Visitor Experience

Cultural Tourism
Silver - Fun Over Fifty

Business Event Venues
Silver - Empire Apartment Hotel Conference Centre

An entry in the Awards is no small undertaking for business owners, each taking many hours of hard work to compete alongside the best of their industry peers. Congratulations to our SGBR operators who submitted competitive entries - Lady Musgrave Experience, RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre, 1770reef and Mercure Gladstone.


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