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803, 2018

Tourism ‘night of nights’ coming to Launceston

  Tasmania’s starring role in Australia’s tourism industry is being recognised with Launceston chosen to host the Australian Tourism Awards gala dinner in early 2019. The awards national gala dinner is a significant event for the industry, recognising excellence in tourism within Australia. Normally held in a capital city, Launceston winning the right to host the awards is hugely significa [...]

503, 2018

Tasmanian golf courses hit the spot

Cape Wickham; Australiaâ€Â™s spectacular new Golf Course on King Island, Tasmania King Island’s Cape Wickham golf course has been named number 3 in the top 100 courses in Australia, by Golf Digest Magazine. Judges made their decision based on the score resistance, design and aesthetics of the course, but you be the judge….let delegates experience for themselves. Cape Wickham Links sits on 160.6 [...]

503, 2018

Tassie excels at national tourism awards

Saffire Freycinet - Courtesy of Tourism Tasmania & George Apostolidis   Tasmanian tourism operators again stood out at the Australian Tourism Awards in Perth on Friday 23 February. Three Tasmanian companies won gold awards including the Tasmanian Walking Company for Ecotourism, Saffire Freycinet for Luxury Accommodation, and The Maria Island Walk for the Tour and Transport Operators awa [...]

2702, 2018

BET sees success for Tassie at AIME 2018

Last week the Business Events Tasmania team attended the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. AIME is the country’s most significant tradeshow for the business events industry. As an organisation we invest significantly in AIME to ensure Tasmania is well represented on a national level, to national and international event planners an [...]

1212, 2017

Who is James Lynch

James Lynch was just nine years old when he was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing three boxes of toys. He was one of the youngest convicts ever to be transported to Port Arthur and like the adult convicts, he would have carried out hard labour such as stone cutting and building. Not a good start in life for any young boy! The World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site is Au [...]

612, 2017

Queen of the Cider House

“Did you know that the first apple tree ever to be planted in Australia was in Tasmania by none other than William Bligh in 1788?” says Ellie Smith. Ellie Smith is the Functions Manager at Willie Smiths Apple Shed, but she’s also part of the family! Willie Smith’s Apple Shed is a unique function space located just 35-minutes’ drive south of Hobart, set in the naturally stunning Huon Valley region. [...]