Category: Tourism

Council appoints Economic Development and Tourism Coordinators

July 2, 2019Posted in: Development, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today appointed Jan Campbell as Coordinator of Economic Development and Izabella Lane as Coordinator of Tourism. The announcement was made by Wingecarribee Shire General Manager, Ann Prendergast. “Jan and Izabella’s appointments are the next step in our Shire capitalising on the enormous business opportunities we believe the Southern Highlands has to...

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio. Making the announcement was Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping. “Combining the two functions at our Southern Highlands Welcome Centre makes perfect sense,” said Mr Pepping. “Our Welcome Centre...

Lightning strikes twice for award winning Mittagong Caravan Park

November 20, 2018Posted in: Events, Tourism
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Mittagong Caravan Park has been awarded Best Inland Caravan Park for a second successive year by the Caravan & Camping Industry Association of NSW (CCIA). The Council leased caravan park took home the top honours at the CCIA annual Awards of Excellence gala evening held at Sydney’s Luna Park in October. Lessee’s Brett and Sue...

Council calls for 2018 Tulip Time charity partner

October 3, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism
 

Multi-coloured close up of Tulips

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa is encouraging all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event, bringing tens of thousands of domestic and international visitors...

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

September 28, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism
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The 57th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success with over 34,000 visitors flocking through the gates of Corbett Gardens. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events Steve Rosa said despite not reaching record visitation levels he was pleased with the result. “Weather conditions weren’t on our side this year,” he said. “A dry...