Coffs Coast tourism operators, attractions and promoters were centre stage at last night’s 2019 State Tourism Awards coming away with a total of nine awards.
Three Coffs Coast businesses were named Gold Award winners, one received Silver and one achieved a Bronze accolade.
Another four local businesses, including Council, made it to the Awards as finalists.
“It’s wonderful to see so many local businesses get the recognition they richly deserve for their commitment and the excellent service they provide to visitors to our region,” said Coffs Harbour Mayor, Councillor Denise Knight.
“These awards recognise the best experiences, products and services the industry in NSW has to offer so all the Coffs Coast winners and finalists were up against very tough competition. Congratulations to everyone.”
The Coffs Coast winners were:
*Self-Contained Accommodation – Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga.
*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism – Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation.
*Excellence in Accessible Tourism – Riverside Holiday Resort Urunga.
*Tourist Attraction – Sealy Lookout, Orara East State Forest.
*Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Touris – Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours.
*Standard Accommodation – The Observatory Holiday Apartments.
*Cultural Tourism – Wajaana Yaam Gumbaynggirr Adventure Tours.
*Destination Marketing – Coffs Harbour City Council.
*Adventure Tourism – Coffs Coast Surf Tours.