2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards – Winners

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Tourism Operators on Tasmania’s East Coast have swept the 2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards winning 10 categories, while tourism icons the Port Arthur Historic Site and Pennicott Wilderness Adventures confirmed their status as Tasmania’s leading tourism experiences, with multi-awards across categories, and appearing again in this years awards after previous year’s winning spots.

From a local tourism industry’s ‘night of nights’ at Hobart’s Wrest Point Casino the majority of awards went to nominees from outside the capital, proving that for the visitor to our State, there is a wealth of experiences and choice in regional Tasmania.

Look out for these 2012 award winners during your journey planning, or pick up the Smartphone and Tablet App:

Major Tourist Attractions – Port Arthur Historic Site
Tourist Attractions – Bruny Island Cruises
Major Festivals & Events – The Taste Festival
Festival & Events – Festival of Voices
Ecotourism – Bruny Island Cruises
Heritage & Cultural Tourism – Port Arthur Historic Site
Specialised Tourism Services – Austrips
Visitor Information & Services – TVIN Hobart
Meetings & Business Tourism -The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
Major Tour & Transport Operators -Spirit of Tasmania
Tour & Transport Operators – The Maria Island Walk
Adventure Tourism – The Maria Island Walk
Tourism Marketing – Pure Tasmania
Tourism Education & Training – Rosny College
Tourism Restaurants & Catering Services – Cable Station Restaurant
Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries – Puddleduck Vineyard
Tourist & Caravan Parks – BIG4 St Helens Holiday Park
Hosted Accommodation – Sheoaks on Freycinet
Unique Accommodation – Rocky Hills Retreat
Standard Accommodation – Sandpiper Ocean Cottages
Deluxe Accommodation – Avalon Coastal Retreat
Luxury Accommodation – Saffire Freycinet
New Tourism Development – Port Arthur Paranormal Investigation Experience
Sustainable Tourism – Pennicott Wilderness Journeys
Health and Wellbeing Tourism – Bay of Fires Lodge Walk
Tourism Student of the Year – Emily Bremner
Outstanding Contribution by an Individual – John Hamilton
People’s Choice – Sandpiper Ocean Cottages

Port Arthur Historic Site

The Bruny Island  Cruise

The Taste of Tasmania

The Festival of Voices

Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Port Arthur Historic Site's Heritage Experience

Australian Trips

TVIN in Hobart

The Old Woolstore

Spirit of Tasmania

Maria Island Walk Adventure

Pure Tasmania's Heritage Railway on the West Coast

Rosny College's Training Program

The Cable Station Restaurant

Puddleduck Winery

Big4 St Helens

Sheoaks Hosted Accommodation at Freycinet

Rocky Hills

Sandpiper Resort on the East Coast


Sapphire at Freycinet

Pennicott Wilderness Tours Awarded in Sustainable Tourism

Bay of Fires Walk

Young Tourism Talent Emily Bremner

Veteran Tourism supplier John Hamilton

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