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2014 Winners

1. Major Tourist Attractions

Winner: Port Arthur Historic Site, TAS
SILVER: Taronga Zoo, NSW
BRONZE: Dreamworld, QLD


2. Tourist Attractions

Winner: Bruny Island Cruises, TAS
SILVER: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, NSW
BRONZE: Capricorn Caves, QLD


3. Major Festivals and Events

Winner: Woodford Folk Festival 13/14, QLD
silver: The Falls Music & Arts Festival, TAS
bronze: Melbourne Cup Carnival, VIC


4. Festivals and Events

Winner: Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, QLD
Silver: 2013 Maryborough RACV Energy Breakthrough, VIC
Bronze: 2014 National Folk Festival, ACT


5. Ecotourism

Winner: Bruny Island Cruises, TAS
Silver: Out of Sight Tours, WA
Bronze: Life’s An Adventure – Blue Mountains Products, NSW


6. Heritage and Cultural Tourism

Winner: Port Arthur Historic Site, TAS
Silver: Venture North Australia, NT
Bronze: The Workshops Rail Museum, QLD


7. Indigenous Tourism

Winner:Ayers Rock Resort, NT
Silver: Tri State Safaris/Mutawintji Eco Tours, NSW
Bronze: Mossman Gorge Centre, QLD


8. Specialised Tourism Services

Winner: Canberra Airport, ACT
Silver: Launceston Airport, TAS
Bronze: Leisure Options, VIC


9. Visitor Information and Services

Winner: Frankston Visitor Information Centre, VIC
Silver: Barossa Visitor Centre, SA
bronze: Geographe Bay Tourism Association, WA


10. Business Tourism

Winner: The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, TAS
Silver: Uluru Meeting Place, NT
Bronze: Cairns Convention Centre, QLD


11. Major Tour and Transport Operators

Winner: Par Avion Wilderness Tours, TAS
SILVER: SeaLink Ferries, Tours & Holiday Packages, SA
BRONZE: Cruise Whitsundays, QLD


12. Tour and Transport Operators

Winner: Top Drop Tours, WA
Silver: Fun Over Fifty Pty Ltd, QLD
Bronze: Life’s An Adventure – Blue Mountains Products, NSW


13. Adventure Tourism

Winner: Enchanted Adventure Garden & Tree Surfing, VIC
Silver: Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours, QLD
Bronze: Life’s An Adventure – Blue Mountains Products, NSW


14. Destination Marketing

Winner: 2013/14 Bundaberg Turtle Campaign, QLD
Silver: Wine Food Farmgate, VIC
Bronze: My Southern Highlands VFR Program, NSW


15. Tourism Education and Training

Winner: Kingthing Marketing, TAS
Silver: Canberra Institute of Technology, ACT
Bronze: Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, NSW


16. Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Winner: Byron Beach Cafe, NSW
Silver: Stillwater at Crittenden, VIC
Bronze: Noosa Boathouse, QLD


17. Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

Winner: Pindarie Cellar Door, SA
Silver: Margan Wines, NSW
Bronze: James Boag’s Brewery, TAS


18. Tourist and Caravan Parks

Winner: Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort, QLD
Silver: BIG4 Beacon Resort, VIC
Bronze: BIG4 Deniliquin Holiday Park, NSW


19. Backpacker Accommodation

Winner: Railway Square YHA, NSW
Silver: Space Hotel, VIC
Bronze: cairns central yha, qld


20. Hosted Accommodation

Winner: Bli Bli House, QLD
Silver: Mollymook Beach Waterfront, NSW
Bronze:Curringa Farm, TAS


21. Unique Accommodation

Winner: Riviera Nautic, VIC
Silver: Rawnsley Park Station Eco Villas, SA
Bronze: Taronga Western Plains Zoo, NSW


22. Standard Accommodation

Winner: Ibis Styles Katherine, NT
Silver: Cottesloe Beach Hotel, WA
Bronze: Maroochy River Resort & Bungalows, QLD


23. Deluxe Accommodation

Winner: Yondah Beach House, SA
Silver: Avalon Coastal Retreat, TAS
Bronze: Macquarie Waters Boutique Apartment Hotel, NSW


24. Luxury Accommodation

Winner: Drift House, VIC
Silver: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, WA
Bronze: Saffire Freycinet, TAS


25. New Tourism Development

Winner: Tasmanian Seafood Seduction, TAS
Silver: The Frames, SA
Bronze: Segway Tours WA, WA


26. Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Winner: Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, TAS
Silver: The Falls Music & Arts Festival, VIC
Bronze: The Observatory Port Macquarie, NSW


27. Local Government Award for Tourism

Winner: City of Fremantle, WA
SILVER: The Barossa Council, SA
BRONZE: Murrindindi Shire Council, VIC


28. Food Tourism

Winner: Margan Restaurant & Winery, NSW
SILVER: Green Olive at Red Hill, VIC
BRONZE: Udder Delights Cheese Cellar, SA


Australian Tourism Legend

Winner: Robert Pennicott, TAS


2014 Hall of Fame: Ecotourism

Winner: Bruny Island Cruises, TAS


2014 Hall of Fame: Visitor Information and Services

Winner: Frankston Visitor Information Centre, VIC


2014 Hall of Fame: Qantas Sustainability

Winner: Bruny Island Cruises, TAS


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