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Oceana B&B Celebrates the Best of Tasmanian Tourism: The 2023 Tasmanian Tourism Awards

Updated: Dec 26, 2023

From the Heart of Oceana B&B

Hello from Oceana B&B, nestled in the serene Tasmanian landscape! As passionate ambassadors of our beautiful island, we're thrilled to bring you highlights from the 2023 Tasmanian Tourism Awards. This prestigious event not only recognises the crème de la crème of Tasmania's tourism sector but also reflects the diverse and vibrant tapestry of experiences our island offers.


A Gala of Stars and Success Stories

The TICT's Tasmanian Tourism Awards night was nothing short of spectacular, a true testament to the spirit and resilience of Tasmanian tourism. Let's take a closer look at some of the remarkable winners and their unique offerings:


tasmanian tourism award night

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Major Wins in Tourism Attractions and Events

The Gorge Scenic Chairlift and Seahorse World stood out as major and regular tourist attractions, respectively, offering unique and memorable experiences to visitors. Celebrating the best in food and culture, Tasmania’s Taste of Summer and Junction Arts Festival Inc. (now a Hall of Fame inductee) won the hearts of both locals and tourists in the festivals and events categories.

major wins in tourism attractions

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Ecotourism and Cultural Recognition

In ecotourism, the Tasmanian Walking Company, a Hall of Fame inductee, continued to set high standards in sustainable tourism. The Cascades Female Factory Historic Site was recognised for its exceptional contribution to cultural tourism, while the wukalina Walk received accolades for offering immersive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism experiences.

Ecotourism and Cultural Recognition

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Excellence in Services and Experiences

Coal River Farm and the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre shone in the tourism retail, hire, and services categories. Meanwhile, the Peppers Silo Hotel was acknowledged for its outstanding business event venues.

Acknowledgement for Services and Experiences

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Outstanding Tour Operators

In the realm of tours and transport, Pennicott Wilderness Journeys and Air Adventure Golf demonstrated excellence, showcasing Tasmania's natural beauty. The Blue Derby Pods Ride was celebrated for its adventure tourism offerings.

Outstanding Tour Operators

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Culinary Delights and Accommodation

Tasmania's food scene was well represented by Grain of the Silos in the restaurant and catering services category, and The Truffle Farm for excellence in food tourism. The wine, distillery, and brewery experiences were epitomised by Bangor Vineyard Shed.

Culinary Delights and Accommodation

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In accommodation, diversity and quality shone through. From The Dragonfly Inn's hosted accommodation to The Cove Tasmania’s unique stay, each winner like The Granary Richmond Hill and Ship Inn Stanley offered distinct Tasmanian experiences. BIG 4 St Helens Holiday Park were also recognised for their contributions to the sector. On Board, the intimate, expedition cruise that explores remote corners of Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed wilderness was awarded The Gustav Weindorfer Award for Best New Tourism Business

Best New Tourism Business

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A Proud Moment for Oceana B&B

At Oceana B&B, receiving the Silver award in Hosted Accommodation fills us with immense pride. This accolade reflects our commitment to providing an authentic and delightful Tasmanian experience to all our guests.


A Celebration of Tasmanian Tourism

These awards not only highlight the best of Tasmania's tourism sector but also serve as an inspiration for us at Oceana B&B. We extend our heartiest congratulations to all the winners and take pride in being part of a community that continually strives for excellence and innovation in tourism.


The Essence of Tasmanian Tourism

The 2023 Tasmanian Tourism Awards highlighted the incredible diversity of our island - from the historic streets of Hobart to the wild beauty of the Tarkine. Each winner represents a unique thread in the rich tapestry of Tasmanian tourism, woven together to create a destination that is truly like no other.


Onward to the Australian Tourism Awards

All Gold category winners will represent Tasmania at the national level during the upcoming QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards in Darwin. It's an opportunity to showcase Tasmania's extraordinary tourism offerings to the rest of Australia and the world.



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