Tagged: Destination Southern Highlands

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

September 28, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism

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...

Home cooks invited to enter Pie Time competition

June 9, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team are calling on home chefs across the Shire to join them as they celebrate Pie Time. Council’s Manager of Tourism and Events Steve Rosa said Pie Time was the perfect opportunity for local master chefs to showcase their talents. “One of the feature events of our month-long Pie...

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,...