first_imgWestern Australian experiences Scoop National Tourism AwardsWestern Australian experiences Scoop National Tourism AwardsSeaplane adventures, Aboriginal culture, food and wine and unique places to stay are just some of Western Australia’s award winning tourism experiences recognized at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, held last night at the new-state-of-the-art Optus Stadium in Perth.Taking home a record 14 awards, West Australian tourism businesses won eight gold, four silver and two bronze medals from the 25 categories.WA gold medal winners include:Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures – Adventure TourismHorizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, Horizontal Hotel – Unique AccommodationSwan River Seaplanes – New Tourism BusinessSandalford Wines – Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and BreweriesFremantle Prison – Cultural TourismBeach House at Bayside – Hosted AccommodationSwan Valley Visitor Centre – Visitor Information ServicesAustralia’s North West – Destination MarketingSilverKooljaman at Cape Leveque – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander TourismTwo Feet and a Heartbeat – Excellence in Food TourismAviair – Major Tour and Transport OperatorRAC Cervantes Holidays – Caravan and Holiday ParksBronzeSightseeing Pass Australia – Specialised Tourism OperatorRendezvous Hotel Scarborough – Business Event VenueThe wins follow recent accolades for Western Australia, with Perth named ‘Capital of Cool’ by CNN Travel and the Australian Financial Review, while CNN Travel and Fairfax Media’s Traveller also named Perth among its recommended places to visit in 2018. All articles highlighted Perth’s new dining, small bar, accommodation, cultural and entertainment offerings as a drawcard for Australians and international visitors.Experiencing a holiday in Perth has never been easier with new and more affordable accommodation and direct flight services, such as the much anticipated Qantas 787 Dreamliner services, which start in late March and will connect London and Perth non-stop.About the Qantas Australian Tourism AwardsThe awards, which have been operating for more than 30 years, recognise and celebrate Australia’s best tourism businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to excellence. More than 800 people from across the country including Federal and State tourism ministers, CEOs of tourism bodies and tourism industry leaders attended the awards gala dinner.For a full list of winners visit https://qualitytourismaustralia.com/australian-tourism-awards/.For more information on Western Australia visit westernaustralia.comSource = Tourism Western Australialast_img read more

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 1 Comments   Share   Top Stories Before leaving the field, the entire team will sign autographs along the wall on both sidelines for a limited time.A full schedule of Cardinals training camp is below:Thursday, 7/27 2:00-4:30 PMFriday, 7/28 2:00-4:30 PMSaturday, 7/29 2:00-4:30 PM (Red & White Practice)Monday, 7/31 2:00-4:30 PMThursday, 8/3 Hall of Fame Game vs. Dallas (Canton, OH)Tuesday, 8/8 2:00-4:30 PMWednesday, 8/9 2:00-4:30 PMThursday, 8/10 2:00-4:30 PMSaturday, 8/12 Preseason game vs. OaklandMonday, 8/14 2:00-4:30 PMTuesday, 8/15 2:00-4:30 PMWednesday, 8/16 2:00-4:30 PMThursday, 8/17 2:00-4:30 PMSaturday, 8/19 Preseason game vs. ChicagoMonday, 8/21 2:00-4:30 PMTuesday, 8/22 2:00-4:30 PMWednesday, 8/23 2:00-4:30 PM The Arizona Cardinals will hold their annual Red & White Practice at University of Phoenix Stadium this Saturday.Parking and admission are both free, though a large crowd is expected.The practice runs from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., following an address from team president Michael Bidwill and head coach Bruce Arians.Parking will open at 12:30 p.m. on the east and west sides of the stadium. Fans can enter through Gates 1 and 3, starting at 1:30 p.m. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Arizona Cardinals players David Johnson (31), Troy Niklas (87), Ifeanyi Momah (80), Scooby Wright III (58) and Gabe Martin (50) lead the team onto the field during an NFL football training camp Monday, July 24, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more