AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK SPECTACULAR WINS QUEENSLAND'S TOP TOURISM AWARD!
Village Roadshow Theme Parks’ $30 million show extravaganza – Australian Outback Spectacular 2 ‘Heroes of the Light Horse’ – has been awarded the prestigious Major Tourist Attraction Award (Category One) at the Queensland Tourism Awards, 2010.
The unique and exciting evening dinner show filled with outback music, drama and action was originally launched in April 2006, with Australian Outback Spectacular 2 ‘Heroes of the Light Horse’ launching in September 2009.
John Menzies, Chairman of Village Roadshow Theme Parks and the show’s Executive Producer said that he was thrilled to accept the Major Tourist Attraction Award for Australian Outback Spectacular 2.
“Since opening its doors in April 2006, Australian Outback Spectacular has entertained over one million people from all over the world, with its celebration of Australian stock men and women at work and play and we are honored to receive the highest recognition from Tourism Queensland.
“In addition to an insight into Outback culture, Australian Outback Spectacular 2 pays tribute to the link between our stockmen and the legendary Australian Light Horse.
“Offering unique experiences such as Australian Outback Spectacular 2 increases the appeal of the Gold Coast to the domestic and international markets.
“Village Roadshow Theme Parks is dedicated to the growth of tourism in Queensland and reinforcing the region’s position as the number one holiday destination in Australia.
“We are also extremely proud to have such a famous Australian Outback icon, R.M. Williams, as the presenting partner for our show,” he said.