BIG4 Holiday Parks has been on a winning streak, with a number of parks securing wins across a range of industry and media awards recently.
In the past three weeks, recognition of excellence has come from the NSW Camping and Caravan Industry Association (CCIA), media publishers Out and About with Kids and leading camping search and booking site Turu.
BIG4 Koala Shores Holiday Park, Port Stephens took out the ‘Best of the Best – Parks’ award at the CCIA 2015 Awards of Excellence, which celebrates the best of what the camping and caravan industry offers. The park also won the ‘Best Deluxe / Resort Style Park – More than 100 sites’ award.
Two other BIG4 Holiday Parks were named CCIA Awards winners: BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks for ‘Best Holiday Park North Coast – More than 100 sites’ and BIG4 South Durras Holiday Park for ‘Best Holiday Park South Coast – 100 sites or less’.
Out and About with Kids also unveiled its 2015 winners in its annual ‘Best of Family Travel Awards’, as voted by families. The winner of ‘Best Australian Family Holiday Park’ was NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park, a BIG4 park in Queensland.
Six of the seven finalists were also BIG4 parks, namely:
– NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Park, Umina Beach, NSW
– NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Park, Merimbula, NSW
– BIG4 Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort, Cairns, QLD
– BIG4 Easts Beach Kiama, NSW
– BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort Airlie Beach, QLD
– BIG4 Renmark Riverfront Holiday Park, Renmark, SA
Similarly, as part of Turu’s annual survey, more than 14,000 votes were received to identify the most popular holiday parks in each state, as well as specialist categories such as Pet-Friendly and Family-Friendly.
BIG4 parks were the Tasmania and Northern Territory winners, and BIG4 also scooped up the ‘family friendly’ accolade in Victoria:
– TAS – BIG4 Port Arthur Holiday Park
– NT – BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park, Darwin region
– FAMILY-FRIENDLY – BIG4 Apollo Bay Pisces Holiday Park, VIC
Steven Wright, CEO of BIG4 Holiday Parks, congratulated the parks on their respective wins.
“I’m extremely proud of all of our BIG4 Holiday Parks finalists and winners who are especially committed to and passionate about maintaining and raising the bar for industry standards and going that extra mile for all guests,” said Wright.
“Achieving recognition from our peers within the industry as well as our guests is an absolute honour and will set a benchmark for the whole BIG4 family.”