Winners of the Gold Award for Major Festivals and Events

The 2016 RACV Australian Tourism Awards has named the 2016 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix the gold winner of the Major Festivals and Events category.

The 2016 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix was recognised for putting Melbourne and Victoria on show to a vast global audience and creating substantial economic impact for the state.

Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO, Andrew Westacott, says the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix has been a key contributor to the visitor economy for the past 21 years as one of the true jewels of Victoria’s major events strategy, promoting our great city to millions of fans across the world.

“Having the 2016 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix declared as the gold winner in the Victorian Tourism Awards is an incredible honour and a prestigious accolade,” said Westacott.

Click here for more information about the Awards and full list of winners.

 

 

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