Taste Bud Tours- Awards & Community Sponsorship
Facet Golden Guide Award
Loris was personally awarded Finalist Status in the FACET Golden Guide category of the Western Australian Tourism Awards in 2008 and 2012 reflecting creative tour development and strong managerial skills.
In 2014 Loris was awarded a Gold Medal in the FACET Golden Guide category of the Western Australian Awards.
Taste Bud Tours has won an extensive range of awards – see the Awards Page for details.
Viator Travel Awards
Taste Bud Tours have been awarded Best Local Operator 2014
Winner- Certificate of Excellence 2012 & 2013 & 2014&2015&2016
RAC Gotta Go WA Campaign
Category Winner of approximately 2000 nominated businesses. These businesses were judged and voted on by approximately 130 000 West Australians and only 10 category winners were announced.
West Australian Tourism Awards
Finalist FACET Golden Guide Award-Loris was the only female finalist of five selected from a strong state wide nomination. Finalist status achieved in 2008 and 2012.
Belmont Small Business Awards
In 2012, Taste Bud Tours were a finalist for the Tourism Category and in 2011 the winner for Best New Business.
Hanson Swan Business Awards 2012
Taste Bud Tours has also won the following awards:
Travel & Hospitality Awards 2018 – Culinary Tour Company
APAC Insider Awards 2017 – Best for Food Experiences – Western Australia
Affordable Tour Operator of the Year for Perth, Australia – Luxury Travel Guide 2017 Global Awards – Holiday & Tour Specialist Category
Culinary Experience of the Year for Perth, Australia – Luxury Travel Guide 2016 Global Awards – Holiday & Tour Specialist Category
Gold Medal – FACET Golden Guide Award – Best Tour Guide – W. Australian Tourism Awards 2014
Viator Travel Awards – Best Local Operator 2014
Experience Oz – Top 10 Things to Do – Perth Region 2014
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
RAC Gotta Go WA Campaign – Category Winner (Wineries/Wine Tours) 2013
Best New Business 2011 Belmont Small Business Awards
Taste Bud Tours has also been a finalist for the following awards:
Luxury Travel Guide – Global Awards 2016 & 2017
Western Australian Tourism Awards 2014 – Tour &/or Transport Operator
Belmont Small Business Awards – 2014
Hanson Swan Business Awards – Tourism – 2012
FACET Golden Guide Award – Best Tour Guide – W. Australian Tourism Awards 2007 & 2012