Tagged: Destination Southern Highlands

Council calls for 2017 Tulip Time charity partner

October 7, 2016Posted in: Community, Tourism

Tulip Time 2016

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 in tens of thousands of visitors from across...

Fall in love again in the Southern Highlands

June 9, 2015Posted in: Tourism

Love was definitely in the air at the recent launch of the Shire’s new winter tourism campaign entitled ‘Fall in love again in the Southern Highlands’. Held at Berrima’s Bendooley Estate, the winter short-break campaign promotes the Southern Highlands as the premier romance destination in the state. “Highlanders have long known that our region is...

Destination Southern Highlands takes home gold!

November 28, 2014Posted in: Tourism

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have again shone brightly at the NSW Tourism Awards, taking home the Gold in the coveted Destination Marketing category at last night’s presentation. The win is the second in as many years, and also follows on from the team’s success earlier in the year at the QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards,...

Tulip Time 2014 closes with record numbers

September 29, 2014Posted in: Events, Tourism

The 54th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success, with a record breaking number of visitors enjoying the bright blooms and stunning spring weather. More than 35,300 people flocked through the gates of Corbett Gardens during the 13 day festival which ended yesterday, smashing the previous record of 33,000 which was set...

Tourism message trucked across the Shire

July 1, 2014Posted in: Environment, Tourism

While waste trucks and tourism initiatives might seem like strange bedfellows, Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team believe they’re onto a winner, launching a new promotional campaign capitalising on the region’s new waste contract. The unique campaign will see nationally acclaimed Southern Highlands iconic experiences featured on new waste transport trucks, showcasing tourism highlights...