The Outback Queensland Tourism Awards, 2016

The 2016 Outback Queensland Tourism Awards were held in the Barcoo Shire on the 6th of November.

 

Major Tourist Attraction: The Australian Age of Dinosaurs

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Tourism Attraction Award: Cobbold Gorge Tours

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Festivals & Events: Mount Isa Rodeo

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Cultural Tourism: Kinnon & Co

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Visitor Information & Services: Outback At Isa

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Tour & Transport Operators: Outback Aussie Tours

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Destination Marketing Award: Mount Isa Entertainment & Tourism Venues

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Caravan & Holiday Parks: Lakeview Caravan Park Richmond

 

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Standard Accommodation: Kinnon & Co (Outback Pioneers)

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Hosted Accommodation: Cobbold Village

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Best Outback Pub: Goldfields Hotel, Forsayth

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Outstanding Contribution / Volunteer Group: Roma Saleyards Tour Leaders

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Young Achievers Award: Kristine Adcock

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Local Government Award: Diamantina Shire Council

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Outback Mates Award: Stewart Benson

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Hall of Fame Awards

 

Hosted Accommodation: Adels Grove

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Restaurant and Catering Services: McGinness Restaurant (Qantas Founders Museum)

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Festivals & Events: The Birdsville Races

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Vince Evert Award : Robert Chandler

 

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Life Time Achievement Award: Tony Edwards

 

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Many pictures were taken, speeches were made and congratulations passed out as every happy award winners approached the stage to share their accomplishments with the audience.

 

The 2016 Outback Queensland Tourism Association Awards was sponsored by Bus Queensland and Telstra. The Outback Queensland Tourism Association look’s forward to celebrating next years awards!

 

 

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