Tourism Award Winners

The South Australian Tourism Awards and Australian Tourism Awards acknowledge achievement and encourage better business practices. Winners from the South Australian Tourism Awards then represent the state at the Australian Tourism Awards.

South Australia Tourism Awards

The South Australian Tourism Awards recognise and promote business excellence in tourism. Managed by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council (SATIC), the annual awards form part of the Australian Tourism Awards.

2014 South Australian Tourism Award Winners

Major Tourist Attractions - Adventure Bay Charters*
Tourist Attractions - Hahndorf Farm Barn*
Major Festivals and Events - 2014 Clipsal 500 Adelaide
Festivals and Events - Cellar Door Wine Festival - Adelaide*
Ecotourism - Rawnsley Park Eco-Villas
Heritage and Cultural Tourism - West Terrace Cemetery*
Indigenous Tourism - Aboriginal Cultural Tours – South Australia
Specialised Tourism Services - Harbour Town Adelaide
Visitor Information and Services - Barossa Visitor Centre*
Business Tourism - Beyond the Boardroom Team Building Australia
Major Tour and/or Transport OperatorsSealink Ferries, Tours and Holiday Packages
Tour and/or Transport Operators - Tour Barossa
Adventure Tourism - Kangaroo Island Outdoor Action
Destination Marketing - Find Your Everything – Unley Precincts
Tourism Education and Training - TAFE SA Tourism, Events and Travel
Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Windy Point Restaurant and Café
Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries - Pindarie Cellar Door*
Tourist and Caravan Parks - BIG4 Renmark Riverfront Holiday Park
Backpacker Accommodation - Port Lincoln YHA
Unique Accommodation - Rawnsley Park Eco-Villas*
Standard Accommodation - cu@wallaroo
Deluxe Accommodation - Yondah Beach House
Luxury Accommodation - The Playford
New Tourism Development - The Frames
Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism - Adelaide Shores
Outstanding Contribution by an Individual - Ron Forster
Local Government Award for Tourism - The Barossa Council
Excellence in South Australian Food Tourism - Udder Delights Cheese Cellar
South Australian Tourism Student of the Year - Joanna Chudy
South Australian Taxi Driver of the Year - Pawan Kumar

* Hall of Fame recipient

Australian Tourism Awards

The Australian Tourism Awards are the tourism industry’s peak awards – recognising excellence in tourism. The Australian Tourism Awards are managed by the National Tourism Alliance.  

National Tourism Award Winners

Winners are announced at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Ceremony in front of an audience of their industry leaders and peers.

Congratulations to the 2014 National Tourism Award Winners. South Australia's gold medallists are:

Best Tourism Winery:
 Pindarie Cellar Door
Best Deluxe Accommodation: Yondah Beach House

A further six South Australian tourism businesses were awarded five silver medals and one bronze medal.

Silver – Barossa Visitor Centre (Visitor Information and Services)

Silver – SeaLink Ferries, Tours & Holiday Packages (Major Tour &/or Transport Operator)

Silver – Rawnsley Park Station Eco-Villas (Unique Accommodation)

Silver – The Frames (New Tourism Development)

Silver – The Barossa Council (Local Government Award for Tourism)

Bronze – Udder Delights Cheese Cellar (Excellence in Food Tourism)

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