Northland scoops Australian touring awards
Northland tourism businesses have won 5 out of 9 major category awards at the annual Grand Pacific Tours Awards announced in Melbourne last week.
The Supplier of the Year Awards for the 2010-2011 touring season have been won by Northland companies in the following categories: Best Hotel, 16 Day Highlights Tour, Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge, Paihia Best Hotel, 19 Day Grand New Zealand Tour – Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands Best Hotel, 19 Day Rail, Cruise & Coach
Tour – Ipipiri, Overnight Cruise, Bay of Islands (pictured) Favourite North Island Attraction – The Kaur Museum, Matakohe Driver’s Hotel of Choice – Kingsgate Hotel
Autolodge, Paihia Brian Roberts, general manager of Destination Northland says “This outstanding result is fantastic for the Northland region as a major tourist destination and reflects the tremen