Top tourism nomination for the region

May 29, 2024 8:14 am in by Andrew Johnston
The young males making themselves at home [Werribee Open Range Zoo]

Finalists for this year’s Top Tourism Town have been announced and Werribee is among the nominees.

Seventeen towns across the state are up for the top gong with locals encouarged to vote for their favourite destination.

“The Top Tourism Town Awards aims to recognise and reward towns that demonstrate a strong commitment to tourism and to increasing visitation to the destination, that offer an excellent visitor experience, and exhibit collaboration with tourism operators, local businesses and the community to make their town the best destination it can be,” the Victorian Tourism Industry Council says on their website.

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“The TAC Victorian Top Tourism Town Awards is an opportunity for regional tourism bodies, local chambers, tourism organisations, committees and other groups to work in conjunction with their Accredited Visitor Information Centre or Local Council to showcase their town as a great visitor destination and to raise awareness of what is special and unique about the destination.”

Voting opens next week and runs for three weeks with the top town to be announced in late July.