Local town takes top spot at Queensland Tourism awards

June 12, 2023 9:27 am in by
Image supplied by Whitsunday regional Council.

Airlie Beach has once again been voted Queensland’s Top Small Tourism Town, following a ceremony in Brisbane on Friday.

It took out the top spot at the Queensland Tourism Industry Council Awards, marking the second year in a row it’s won the award.

Mayor Julie Hall has called the win a reward for the resilience and passion of our local tourism operators.

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“Tourism is one of the three key pillars for our regional economy and the win is just reward for the resilience and passion of our tourist operators and the leadership shown by Tourism Whitsundays (TW),” she says.

“This is not only a win for Airlie Beach as best Small Tourism Town 2023 but a win for Proserpine, Bowen, Collinsville, our islands and everywhere in between who all offer such a diverse range of visitor experiences.”