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Halifax Holiday Park shines at NSW Tourism Awards

Publish Date 08/12/2015

After another successful year, Halifax Holiday Park at Nelson Bay has been awarded silver in the Caravan & Holiday Parks category at last week's prestigious 2015 NSW Tourism Awards at Darling Harbour.

Halifax's award win follows on from a string of successes including last year's silver award at the NSW Tourism Awards and a gold win at the Qantaslink 2014 Hunter & Central Coast Tourism Awards.

Port Stephens Council's Manager of Corporate Services, Carmel Foster, attended the ceremony with Holiday Parks Business Development Manager Rebecca Smith.

"Strong guest satisfaction is a primary driver of Halifax Holiday Park's success," Ms Smith said.

"Our guest reviews on Trip Advisor and from our own guest surveys are consistently positive. We have very high levels of repeat guest bookings and bookings through word of mouth referrals that continue to grow each year. This has come about through the dedicated efforts of our wonderful team of staff.

"We actively seek ideas for how we can further improve the business. Entering the prestigious NSW Tourism Awards is just one of the avenues we use to push ourselves to aim higher and enhance our guest experience. Continual improvement is an ongoing area of focus for us."

Ms Foster said there were also plans afoot for improvement at the park.

"We are really proud of the results that have been achieved and with some great development plans for Halifax Holiday Park over the next few years, there's an even brighter future to look forward to," she said.

The NSW Tourism Awards are presented by Tourism Industry, a division of the NSW Business Chamber and proudly supported by Destination NSW. Now in their 26th year, the Awards celebrate and acknowledge tourism businesses that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and success throughout the year. The Awards are a submission and inspection-based program and provide the opportunity to publicly recognise and showcase the State’s finest tourism operators.

Halifax Holiday Park is a long established Tourist Park catering for caravanners, campers and visitors to Port Stephens. We are pleased to say that a large majority of our guests are very happy campers - over 94% in fact! The park is a truly unique holiday destination in itself and the only Holiday Park in Nelson Bay. Surrounded by two stunning, calm water beaches and only a few minutes' walk from the centre of Nelson Bay, it boasts a choice of holiday accommodation ranging from shady camp and  van sites to 4 star, one and two bedroom villas and luxury 4.5 star waterfront three bedroom villas. Halifax Holiday Park is a four star AAA rated property and is one of the most recognised holiday parks on the east coast of New South Wales and only a short 3 hours’ drive from Sydney and 45 minutes north of Newcastle.