Tourism. Tasmania Does it So Well

Tourism Tasmania supports a host of great operators selling great products around the state, so it wouldn’t be fair to single anyone out.  Would it?

Tourism Tasmania - Port Arthur Historic Site
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Port Arthur Historic Site: Tourism Tasmania

Tourism Industry Council Tasmania Awards, Wrest Point

Congratulations then, to everyone who even entered the prestigious tourism awards. The awards are presented annually to recognise business excellence in tourism. Tasmania celebrated the winners announced by the Tourism Industry Council at a gala dinner at Wrest Point in Hobart earlier this month.

Tourism Tasmania - Wrest Point Awards Gala Dinner
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Awards night, Tourism Tasmania: Wrest Point, Hobart

And in the interests of fairness, I won’t single anyone out.

(Actually, I do have to say, just quickly… I told you so!!)

TMAG & Port Arthur Historic Site

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery was the winner of the Major Tourist Attraction Award for 2010. Well done! Hasn’t Think Tasmania been telling you how great they are? The other finalist in this category was the Port Arthur Historic Site.

Tourism Tasmania - TMAG Director
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TMAG director Bill Bleathman: 2010 tourism award

Heritage & Cultural Tourism Tasmania

Recently, we went to the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre and came away very impressed. The judges concurred, and gave them the award for Heritage & Cultural Tourism.

Tasmania makes it very hard for the judges though, as the Port Arthur Historic Site was a finalist in this category too. So close!

Tourism Tasmania - Beaconsfield Heritage Centre
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Beaconsfield: Heritage & Cultural Tourism, Tasmania

Tasmanian winners: Jack Lark

While on the subject of congratulations, we also have to give a quick shout out to Jack Lark, Tasmania’s Junior MasterChef.

We mentioned in the Lark Distillery article that Jack was a competitor on the show. Well, he made it all the way to the final.

Tourism Tasmania - Jack Lark Junior Masterchef
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Lark Distillery: family owned, Jack Lark (Junior Masterchef)

Fantastic effort, and a fantastic display of sportsmanship. A generous nature AND a natural flair for food? All good for local tourism. Tasmania is in good hands!

The Tourism Industry Council Tasmania website has a complete list of all 2010 Tourism Tasmania Awards Finalists.

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