Mudgee Region Tourism wins at 2017 Australian Tourism Awards
Mudgee Region Tourism has taken out the award for Destination Marketing at the 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards for its Reset Your Senses campaign.
Russell Holden, Chairman of Mudgee Region Tourism says, “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award at the Australian Tourism Awards. We’ve seen fantastic results with the Reset Your Senses campaign and it’s great to see the campaign continuing to resonate with consumers and the travel industry.
The win follows Mudgee Region Tourism’s recent success on a regional and state level, winning Gold for Destination Marketing for Reset Your Senses.
Cara George, CEO of Mudgee Region Tourism says, “Winning this award at the Australian Tourism Awards reaffirms the endless possibilities the Mudgee Region has to offer and we look forward to welcoming record numbers to the region in the year ahead.”
The Qantas Australian Tourism Awards is the tourism industry’s premier awards event, recognising outstanding achievements within the Australian travel industry. Winners were announced at the Darwin Convention Centre, Friday 24 February.
About the Mudgee Region
The Mudgee Region is the third largest grape-growing region in NSW and one of the oldest wine regions in the state. Just a 3.5 hour drive from Sydney, Mudgee can also be reached by plane from Sydney Airport via a 50 minute flight, with several flights departing each day.
Encompassing the towns of Mudgee, Gulgong, Kandos and Rylstone, the Mudgee Region offers a sensory feast of food, wine, art and cultural events. The Mudgee Region combines country towns, historic buildings and a thriving café scene with boutique markets and galleries to explore.
Mudgee, meaning ‘nest in the hills’, is set amid rolling countryside and offers more than 35 family-run cellar doors to discover. The region is surrounded by several national parks and world-heritage bushland and landmarks, able to be explored on food, by car or by bike.