Three Southern Peninsula businesses have been given national recognition at the Australian Tourism Awards.
It was a momentous win for Searoad Ferries, taking home silver in the category of Major Tour & Transport Operators
Further commendation is due for Red Hill Candle Co and Carmel at Sorrento who both made finalists.
Established to highlight and celebrate tourism excellence across the nation, the Australian Tourism Awards have a longstanding history of more than 35 years.
More than 200 entrants form part of the national Awards ceremony, each having taken home a gold medal at their respective state Awards.
Last night, industry stakeholders from around Australia came together at Dolton House in Sydney to further recognise these outstanding tourism businesses – both small and large!
Located in the heart of Sorrento, Carmel at Sorrento offers six luxuriously appointed apartments and a dazzling penthouse for those wanting the ultimate coastal-inspired escape.
Searoad Ferries have been making the voyage across the bay from Queenscliff to Sorrento for 35 years and counting. The 40-minute crossing represents one of the best ways to see the sights of the Mornington Peninsula from the Bay.
Located within the Dromana industrial estate, Red Hill Candle Co specialise in creative candle making workshops alongside a colourful and inventive retail shop.
“It’s been an exceptional night of recognition for the Mornington Peninsula at the 2022 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards,” said Angela Cleland, Chief Executive Officer of the Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism Board.
“Congratulations to Carmel at Sorrento, Searoad Ferries and Red Hill Candle Co for the outstanding achievement of becoming national finalists for the coveted Awards ceremony. Particular shout out to Searoad Ferries for the silver award!”