Deniliquin BIG4 Holiday Park received the top gong in the Tourist & Caravan Parks category as part of the 2014 Inland NSW Tourism Awards on Saturday night.CASS SAVELLIS July 30, 2014 3:23am
Deniliquin BIG4 Holiday Park has taken out gold at the 2014 Inland NSW Tourism Awards in the Tourist & Caravan Parks category for a fourth time.
Owners Frank and Lynda White accepted the award on Saturday at a gala presentation dinner held at the Griffith Ex-Servicemen’s Club.
BIG4 had taken out the same category for three consecutive years (2009-11) before taking a break from entering the awards for the past two years and opting to enter at state level directly.
In 2012, BIG4 was inducted into the Inland NSW Tourism Awards’ Hall of Fame.
‘‘This (2014) award recognises all the hard work of our staff; they put in lots of effort and it’s good to be rewarded,’’ Mr White said.
‘‘We were up against some parks from the Moama/Echuca region so it was good to have a win against these bigger centres.’’
Mr White said the judges praised BIG4 for its high-quality standards.
‘‘They recognised the professionalism we run the park with.
‘‘We work on so many aspects of policies and procedures, especially when it comes to staff training.’’
BIG4 employs eight casual and full time staff members, and even more during the park’s busy holiday periods.
Mr and Mrs White have managed the park for 13 years in partnership with Bruce and Glenys Catto of Sydney.
Last year BIG4 took out silver at the NSW Tourism Awards. In 2012 the park was awarded gold at the NSW Tourism Awards, progressing to win silver at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards (National Awards).
Its other accolades include gold at the 2009 National Awards and bronze in 2010 and 2011 at the NSW Tourism Awards.
Their latest win sees BIG4 automatically entered into the NSW Tourism Awards, being held in Sydney on November 27.
Shepparton men will take a stand against violence towards women today at a White Ribbon Day breakfast in Shepparton.
The Yarrawonga Chronicle and Travel and Cruise Yarrawonga are offering shoppers a chance to win an incredible cruise package this summer.
Last week Victorian Collections passed a major milestone, with the 50000th historical object record from the state’s heritage collections uploaded to the site.
Another slow start has hurt the Echuca-Moama Pirates in the Country Basketball League north-east conference, going down to Wallan.
Sharelle McMahon has opened the Opperman Sports Museum in Rochester.
Fourteen parties and 37 candidates will contest the Northern Victoria Region for the Victorian upper house at the November 29 election, with the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) claiming the top billing on the ballot paper.
Playgroup of the Month for November.
Andrew Richardson and Matt Jackson have been appointed co-coaches of Finley's senior football side.
Two new Neighbourhood Safer Places for the Pyalong and Tooborac communities have been announced.
Roadworks begin for new roundabout, but authorities assure shoppers, motorists and businesses of minimal disruption.
Abattoir reopening has property investors circling.
Goulburn-Murray Water says it will be taking steps to ensure industrial action will not interfere with water delivery this week.
Scott Upston had a decorated career as a paralympic coach before moving to Benalla this year.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.