CEO of Sovereign Hill, Jeremy Johnson, has been announced the winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution by an Individual’ award at last night’s 2012 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards. At the gala awards ceremony, held at Crown Palladium in Melbourne, Mr. Johnson was presented the award for his continued dedication and passion for regional tourism in the goldfields area of Ballarat.
Johnson was acknowledged for his strategic thinking, highly successful work with the tourist market in China and endless commitment to developing Sovereign Hill, which draws nearly 700,000 visitors annually and was inducted into the Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame in 2005. A member of senior management at Sovereign Hill since 1995, and CEO since 2002, Johnson was incredibly honoured to receive the award.
“’I feel humbled to be acknowledged with this award and looking back at previous recipients, I feel very honoured,” Mr. Johnson said.
The RACV Victorian Tourism Awards has fostered a culture of excellence and innovation for 29 years by providing a means of recognition amongst peers and encouraging consistent business development. Each year the awards bring together more than 1,000 stakeholders including key industry associations, operators, suppliers and state government stakeholders.
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