Your Margaret River Region celebrates award stars

The team at MRBTA would like to congratulate the region’s tourism businesses on an outstanding effort at the 2015 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards, which were announced at a gala dinner at Crown Perth on Saturday evening.

The category winners this year include Top Drop Tours, which has been inducted into the Hall of Fame after winning the Tour and Transport Operators category for the third consecutive year. Gold was also awarded to Koomal Dreaming for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism who were also added to the Hall of Fame and the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro for Major Festivals & Events.

Silver awards were brought home by the City of Busselton in the Local Government Award for Tourism category, Cape to Cape Explorer Tours in the Tour and Transport Operators category and Fervor for Excellence in Food Tourism.

Bronze was awarded to Vasse Virgin for Tourist Attractions, Amalfi Resort Busselton for Standard Accommodation and Walk into Luxury for New Tourism Business.

Sandalford Wines (Margaret River and Swan Valley) won the highest honour of the evening, bringing home the Sir David Brand Award for Tourism. Sandalford Wines was also awarded gold in the Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries category, and bronze for excellence in Chinese Tourism.

The MRBTA is delighted to see so many of the region’s businesses being celebrated for their pursuit of the highest standards in tourism. It is a privilege to work alongside you in promoting the region.

We wish all category winners the best of luck as they progress to the national Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Melbourne on Friday, 5 February 2016.

A Massive thumbs up to all our members for taking out an award


Gold for Tour and Transport Operators- Top Drop Tours

Silver for Tour and Transport Operators – Cape to Cape Explorer Tours

Gold for the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tourism and included in the Hall of Fame- Koomal Dreaming

Bronze for the Tourist attractions- Vasse Virgin

Gold winners for the Major Festivals and Events- 2015 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro

Gold award for the Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries, Bronze for Excellence in Chinese Tourism also taking out the Sir David Brand Award for Tourism – Sandalford Wines (Margaret River and Swan Valley)

Silver in Standard Accommodation – Perth Ambassador Hotel

Bronze in the Standard Accommodation- Amalfi Resort Busselton

Silver in Deluxe Accommodation- Seashells Mandurah

Silver in Excellence in Food Tourism –  Fervor

Silver for the Local Government Award for Tourism – City of Busselton