Sixteen tropical North Queensland businesses nominated in this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards

Published on : Thursday, October 26, 2017

indexSixteen Tropical North Queensland businesses have been nominated in this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards. Hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council, the awards felicitate outstanding work by tourism operators in categories including tour and transport, eco-tourism, adventure tourism, food tourism, accommodation and festival and events.

Atherton’s Gallo Dairyland, Passions of Paradise, the Kuranda Visitor Information Centre and Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas were among more than 160 nominations.

Gallo Dairyland general manager Frank Gallo said that around 90,000 visitors a year got to see the fully operational dairy farm. For the success of the farm, he attributed it to tourism business to hard work.

Mr. Gallo said, “The Gallo family and staff have worked hard over the past 10 years to provide a true paddock to plate experience where locals and visitors can encounter a working dairy farm while enjoying the produce handcrafted on-site.”

Gallo Dairyland is nominated for Excellence in Food Tourism in this year’s awards and the winners will be announced on November 10 at the Brisbane convention centre.

QTIC chief executive Daniel Gschwind said, “Queensland’s tourism industry continues to do much of the heavy lifting for the state’s economy, this year growing by more than 5.5 per cent and employing more than 225,000 people.”

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