Tamworth is a finalist in the NSW Top Tourism Towns Award in the over 5,000 residents category. Tamworth is one of 16 finalists including Dubbo, Bathurst, Mudgee, Orange and Newcastle.
Voting is open until 5pm, Friday 14 May for people to vote for Tamworth as their favourite NSW tourism town.
Kate Baker, Coordinator Economic and Destination Development said that the recognition is down to a collaborative effort by Council, operators, business chamber and the wider community.
“This nomination is testament to the resilience, perseverance and collaboration of all involved in Tamworth’s tourism industry. The Tamworth region has a diverse range of attractions, activities and sights for a variety of travellers which makes it so attractive.”
“It has been a difficult couple of years for the industry but we have adapted to ever-changing times to offer value to people visiting our region. Vote for Tamworth as your favourite NSW tourism town to show your support for our region.”
This is the inaugural Top Tourism Town Awards for NSW, with 42 finalists in two categories: those with populations over 5,000 residents and those under 5,000.
NSW Tourism Industry Council Executive Manager, Greg Binskin said “The Top Tourism Town Awards celebrate the unwavering spirit of these communities and demonstrates the true value of tourism and the visitor economy to these towns.”