Travel website flies away with award

Written on the 3 October 2017 by Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall

SURFERS Paradise-based Experience Oz which runs a website marketing travel and tourism experiences has been recognised at the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards.
The company, based at 46 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, took out the Tourism, Hospitality and Events category for September.

Experience Oz marketing manager Matt Hobbs said the business had seen continuous growth by maintaining good relationships with tour operator.

"It's important to always be consistent and up-to-date with the latest trends when it comes to providing unique, unforgettable experiences," Mr Hobbs said.  "This approach allows us to build a good rapport and enables people to be drawn towards our service."

Mr Hobbs said as the business started to get more recognition in the industry, it was important it continued to evolve to meet consumer demands.

The award win follows RACQ taking a 50 per cent share in the business earlier this year.

Experience Oz was established 10 years ago. It is marketed as a leading source for travel experiences in Australia and New Zealand.

The winners in the other categoriesin the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards were:

  • Pet Angel Funerals (Emerging Business)
  • Usher & Son (Family Business)
  • Crema Espresso (Retail, Wholesale and Distribution)
  • McFadyen Group (Construction and Trades)
  • Knotwood (Manufacturing)
  • The Ray White Group Surfers Paradise (Professions and Business Services Award)
  • Home Instead Senior Care Gold Coast (Health and Wellbeing Award)
  • ONGC Systems  (IT, Knowledge Management and Digital Services Award)
  • Australasian Marine Associates (Mayor's Innovation GC Award)

The awards' major sponsors are Westpac, Harvey Norman Commercial Queensland, Optus Business Centre Gold Coast, City of Gold Coast; Regional Development Australia Gold Coast; Flight Centre Business Travel; Choice Homes; OntheNet; Griffith University; Gold Coast Airport; Pindara Private Hospital and The Southport Private Hospital.

The awards' media sponsors include the Gold Coast Bulletin, NBN Television, 92.5 Gold FM and 90.9 Sea FM.

The GCBEA's major supporters are KPMG,McCann, Document Solutions Australia, Bloomtools, Consulting Hall, The Star Gold Coast, Regina King Photography, Bruce LyntonLand Rover Jaguar and Bond University.


Author: Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall

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