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Accredited Tourism Businesses feature at the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards

24 /11/ 2017 Comments are Closed

24 ATAP & Star Rated Accredited Tourism Businesses are winners and finalists at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards last night. ATAP Victoria is proud to see such a high number of Accredited Tourism Businesses being celebrated. 39 ATAP & Star Rated operators entered across 16 categories at the Gala Ceremony. These operators have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in their delivery of tourism experiences and are prized assets to Victoria’s visitor economy.

The ATAP & Star Ratings team would like to extend a special congratulations to all entrants, including the 11 Gold, including 2 Hall of Fame, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze and 4 finalists. 2017 Hall of Fame winner & 10 year ATAP Accredited – All Seasons Houseboats, owners Sean and Jodie Bromley say, Tourism Accreditation helps you focus on your marketing; what your core business is; what you’re doing for your customer; and helps you to grow your business. All Seasons Houseboats recommends everyone in the industry becomes Accredited.

Power up your business today with ATAP Accreditation. Register at https://accreditation.atap.net.au/

2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards – ATAP & Star Rated winners and finalists

Accredited Tourism Business Award Category
Peninsula Hot Springs Hall of Fame (Gold) Ecotourism
All Seasons Houseboats Hall of Fame (Gold) Unique Accommodation
Sovereign Hill Gold Major Tourist Attractions
A Maze’N Things Gold Tourist Attractions
Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre Gold Visitor Information Services
Holmesglen at Eildon Gold Business Event Venues
Autopia Tours Gold Tour and Transport  Operators
BIG4 Inverloch Holiday Park Gold Caravan and Holiday Parks
Cave Hill Creek Gold Standard Accommodation
Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine Professional Development Gold Tourism Education and Training
Simply Tomatoes Gold Excellence in Food Tourism
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre Silver Cultural Tourism
Phillip Island and Bass Coast VIS Silver Visitor Information Services
Bunyip Tours Silver Major Tour and Transport Operators
Wildlife Coast Cruises Silver Tour and Transport  Operators
Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate Silver Self Contained Accommodation
Geelong and Bellarine VIS Bronze Visitor Information Services
AAT Kings Bronze Major Tour and Transport Operators
Hidden Secrets Tours – Melbourne Bronze Tour and Transport  Operators
WaterMaarq Bronze New Tourism Business
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Finalist Major Tourist Attractions
Maru Koala and Animal Park Finalist Tourist Attractions
Bendigo Visitor Centre Finalist Visitor Information Services
Phillip Island Helicopters Finalist Tour and Transport  Operators

Thousands of Australian tourism businesses are already ATAP Accredited. Head to ATAP today to start the winning process.REACH FOR NEW HEIGHTS WITH ATAP ACCREDITATION

Paul Corrigan

About the Author

Paul Corrigan

Paul Corrigan, at VTIC, manages the Victorian branch of the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program. Accreditation programs include Visitor Information Services, Camp & Adventure Activity Provider, General, and Star Ratings Australia. Paul has 14 years’ experience in delivering tourism industry development programs and working in the private sector on business development and operations.



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