Port Lincoln nominated in Hello SA Top Tourism Town Awards for 2024

Published 13th May 2024

The City of Port Lincoln is delighted to announce that Port Lincoln, Southern Eyre Peninsula has been nominated in the Hello SA Top Tourism Awards for 2024, under category 'Top Tourism Town'. This year there are twelve towns in the running across the Top, Small and Tiny Tourism Town categories, with Port Lincoln one of four SA Top Tourism Towns alongside Victor Harbor, Prospect and Port Pirie.

These awards showcase the value of tourism to towns and communities across Australia and celebrates the diversity and outstanding regional destinations of our country.

Mayor Diana Mislov said, “It is fantastic to see Port Lincoln nominated in the Top Tourism Town Awards building on recent successes winning gold at the 2023 South Australian Tourism Awards in November and Bronze at the 2023 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in March this year.”

“This nomination presents an exciting opportunity to showcase the region's attractions and experiences, ranging from its pristine beaches and rugged coastline, spanning across Southern Eyre to its world-renowned seafood. Port Lincoln truly offers something for everyone.”

As a part of the submission, Tourism Industry Council SA (TICSA) in partnership with Hello SA, is searching for South Australia’s best tourism town, and they are calling on passionate tourists and locals to vote for their favourite town. As part of the Top Tourism Town Awards, the public can review each town’s entry and vote for their favourite. The entrant with the most votes will be awarded the coveted People’s Choice.

Shaun De Bruyn, Chief Executive Officer of TICSA said, “South Australia is home to so many incredible towns, showcasing excellent tourism experiences and passionate communities. The unique qualities of each town are what connects visitors to truly South Australian experiences.”

“We’re really proud to be running this program for the fourth consecutive year as we understand the important role that regions play within the tourism industry. Not only do the Hello SA Top Tourism Town Awards allow us to recognise our towns, but it gives them the opportunity to further improve and develop their tourism marketing and visitor experiences.”

To view the entries and cast your vote, go to the hello SA website at https://hellosa.com.au/top-tourism-town-awards-2024

People’s Choice voting is now open and closes at 11:59pm on Sunday 19 May 2024. Winners will be announced at the 2024 South Australian Tourism Conference on Tuesday 4 June 2024.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

City of Port Lincoln Chief Executive Officer Eric Brown
Ph: 8621 2325 | Email: plcc@plcc.sa.gov.au

Download:  Hello SA Top Tourism Town People's Choice Poster [PDF 303KB]