Whiteman Park wins major tourist attractions category at WA Tourism Awards


Gail McGowan, Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage Gail McGowan, Whiteman Park business and marketing team leader Debbie Cotton and Whiteman Park manager Steve Lowe.
Gail McGowan, Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage Gail McGowan, Whiteman Park business and marketing team leader Debbie Cotton and Whiteman Park manager Steve Lowe.

WHITEMAN Park took out the major tourist attractions category at the 2017 WA Tourism Awards.

The recreation and conservation reserve automatically became a finalist in the 2017 Australian Tourism Awards, which will be held at Perth Stadium in February 2018.

Tourism Minister Paul Papalia said the WA Tourism Awards celebrated the success of tourism operations and set a benchmark for the industry.

“Tourism is vital to the State’s economy generating about $10 billion in visitor spend a year and supporting around 27,000 businesses,” he said.

Meanwhile, luxury tour operator Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures won the Sir David Brand Award for Tourism.

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