Riverina Finalists announced for the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards

Finalists in the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards (Regionals) have been announced with Riverina Tourism boasting four finalists.

The Regional Tourism Awards are held annually to acknowledge excellence in tourism in the four regional tourism areas of Central, Inland, Murray and Riverina.

Chair of the Awards, Jane Barnes today congratulated the Award finalists and said ‘We have 39 finalists competing in 19 categories across the four regional tourism regions.”
“The judges have commented on the high standard of professionalism and innovation the finalists have shown in their field. This year we also have a previous Award winner being inducted into the Regionals Hall of Fame”.

“The Regional Tourism Awards Board is looking forward to the gala award dinner being held at the Moama Bowling Club on Saturday 23 July where winners will be announced and regional tourism will be celebrated”, Mrs Barnes continued.

A key program on the regional tourism industry calendar, these awards have been credited for elevating regional tourism businesses to achieve state-wide and national acclaim.
Last year many winners from the 2015 Regional Tourism Awards gained finalist status at the NSW Tourism Awards and of these, seven entrants were awarded gold, eight won Silver and four won Bronze Awards.
The Regional Tourism Awards provide tourism organisations and individuals the opportunity to gain an insight into their industry, their business, achieve recognition for their success and promote tourism within their region.

2016 Regional Tourism Awards Riverina Finalists are:
  • Food I Am, Wagga Wagga
  • Greens Gunyah Museum, Lockhart
  • Lockhart Sculpture and Heritage Trail, Lockhart
  • Leeton Visitor Information Centre, Leeton

The 2016 Regional Tourism Awards Gala Dinner will be held in Echuca Moama on Saturday, 23 July 2016.
Time: 6pm
Venue: Moama Bowling Club
Theme: “All the Rivers run to Echuca”
Dress: Black tie
Tickets: Cost $95/person which includes food, beverages and entertainment. To book your tickets online, please click here.

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