Tourist Information Desk with GAPDL’s project officer Kim Williams and volunteers Helen Whitmore and Lynne Lewis.
Tourist Information Desk with GAPDL’s project officer Kim Williams and volunteers Helen Whitmore and Lynne Lewis. Chrissy Harris

New service award

THE “battle of the buy” debate between Gladstone and Rockhampton has come to a head.

Gladstone locals now have the chance to show what they think about the people and the service behind the desk with the Regional Business Tourism Awards – “Best in Service” category.

The Observer, together with the GAPDL and The Rock Building Society, invites you to vote for a local business that offers exceptional service and helps promote the Gladstone region to local and international tourists.

The Observer sponsored “Best in Service” category is something that every business strives to achieve and The Observer wants you to cast your vote.

Observer GM Carl Carter said The Observer was proud to be partnering with GAPDL and The Rock, as part of the Regional Tourism Awards, to highlight the efforts of local businesses offering great customer service.

“Customer service is a very important attribute and even more so when promoting the region to our visitors and tourists,” he said.

“All businesses are in the business of tourism, right from the local petrol station, tourism operator or retailer.

“It doesn’t take much to offer customers a greeting, a smile and some back-to-basics service.

“Look out for the nomination form in The Observer and help recognise our top performing local businesses.”



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