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Major Tourist Attractions

Gold:  Dreamworld

Tourist Attractions

Gold:  Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Silver: The Workshops Rail Museum
Bronze: Kuranda Scenic Railway

Major Festivals and Events

Gold: Woodford Folk Festival

Festivals and Events
Gold: Xstrata Mount Isa Rotary Rodeo
Silver: Cairns Amateurs Carnival
Bronze: Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

The Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism

Gold: Daintree Discovery Centre
Silver: Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort
Bronze: Wings Diving Adventures

Heritage and Cultural Tourism

Gold: Kinnon & Co.
Silver: The Workshops Rail Museum
Bronze: Herberton Historic Village
Bronze: Queensland Rail Travel - Spirit of the Outback

Indigenous Tourism

Gold: Mungalla Aboriginal Tours
Silver: Mossman Gorge Centre
Bronze: Ingan Tours - Spirit of the Rainforest Tour

Specialised Tourism Services

Gold: Gateway Media Group
Silver: Harbour Town Gold Coast
Bronze: Airlie Day Spa

Visitor Information and Services

Gold: Ipswich Visitor Information Centre
Silver: Noosa Visitor Information Centre
Bronze: Brisbane Visitor Information & Booking Centre

Business Tourism

Gold: Cairns Convention Centre
Silver: Hamilton Island Conferences
Bronze: Novotel Twin Waters Resort

Major Tour and/or Transport Operators

Gold: Quicksilver Group
Silver: Passions of Paradise

Tour and/or Transport Operators

Gold: Ocean Rafting
Silver: Fun Over Fifty
Bronze: Ocean Safari

Adventure Tourism

Gold: Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours
Silver: Ocean Rafting
Bronze: Pro Dive Cairns

The Richard Power Award for Destination Marketing

Gold: Outback Queensland Tourism Association - Outback Queensland Travellers' Guide 2013
Silver: Southern Queensland Country Tourism - Inaugural Destination Marketing Campaign
Bronze: North West Outback Queensland Tourism Authority - 2012/13 Overlander's Way Cooperative Marketing Campaign

Tourism Education and Training

Gold: Australian Tourism Data Warehouse - Tourism e-kit

Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services

Gold: The Boathouse
Silver: Coast Restaurant & Bar
Bronze: Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort

Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries

Gold: Ocean View Estates Winery & Restaurant

Tourist and Caravan Parks

Gold: Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
Silver: BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort
Bronze: Brisbane Holiday Village

Backpacker Accommodation

Gold: Cairns Central YHA
Silver: Magnums Backpackers

Hosted Accommodation

Gold: Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat
Silver: Bli Bli House Luxury Bed and Breakfast
Bronze: Hidden Valley Cabins

Unique Accommodation

Gold: Whitsunday Escape
Silver: Bloomfield Lodge
Bronze: Zagame's Paradise Resort Gold Coast

Standard Accommodation

Gold: Emeraldene Inn & Eco-Lodge

Deluxe Accommodation

Gold: RACV Noosa Resort
Silver: Royal on the Park Brisbane
Bronze: Novotel Brisbane

Luxury Accommodation

Gold: Emporium Hotel
Silver: Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

New Tourism Development

Gold: Kinnon and Co. Startlight's Spectacular Sound-and-Light Show
Silver: Cairns ZOOm
Bronze: Granite Belt Brewery at Happy Valley Retreat

Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Gold: Daintree Discovery Centre
Silver: Reef HQ Aquarium
Bronze: Paronella Park

Local Government Award for Tourism

Gold: Logan City Council

Health and Wellbeing Tourism

Gold: Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Silver: Airlie Day Spa

Excellence in Food Tourism

Gold: Redlands Indigiscapes Centre
Silver: Maleny Cheese Cafe 

Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer or Volunteer Group

Gold: Ipswich Visitor Information Centre Volunteers
Silver: Brisbane Airport Ambassadors
Bronze: Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre Volunteers

Young Achievers Award

Winner:  Megan Kadic

 The Marie Watson-Blake Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Individual

Winner: John Osborne OAM





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