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The Australian Tourism Awards are the tourism industry’s peak Awards – recognising and promoting excellence in tourism. First established by the Federal Government in 1985, the Australian Tourism Awards program has been operating for over 30 years, bringing recognition to, and celebrating businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence. On Friday 6 of March 2020 two Mornington Peninsula businesses took home prestigious awards amidst very tough national competition.

Congratulations to our Silver and Bronze winners.

Bronze – Moonlit Sanctuary for Eco Tourism

Silver – Lakeside Villas  for Self-Contained accommodation

“We are extremely proud of both Moonlit Sanctuary and Lakeside Villas” shared Tracey Cooper, Chair – Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism “To win bronze and silver awards in such highly competitive categories demonstrates both the innovation and determination they approach business.  Both offer visitors unique experiences delivered with excellence and we couldn’t be happier to share their news.”

Congratulations goes to those too who entered having won gold at the Victorian Level – Hawkes Vegetables and Farm Store for Excellence in Food Tourism and WaterMaarq Ocean Adventures for Adventure Tourism.

Blog post by- Mornington Peninsula Tourism

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The Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate proudly acknowledge the Bunurong people of the Kulin Nation, the traditional owners of the land on which Crittenden Estate is built. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.