It was such an honour to be nominated again as a finalist for the Golden Backpacks. This award just keeps getting bigger and bigger every year so even to included in the final five or six is pretty special.
(PRWEB) January 12, 2011
Travellers Auto Barn, Australia’s number one Backpacker vehicle company has again scooped the hotly contested Golden Backpacks award for Best Car/Camper rental company in 2010. This is the third time the Sydney based company has taken home the silverware in the four years of the competitions history.
With a record 20,000 votes cast across more than 30 categories by the travelling public in this years ballot the Golden Backpacks have firmed their reputation as the industry award and competition between nominees was fiercer than ever.
Winners were revealed at a gala event at Sydney’s Star City casino in front of over 400 industry insiders from Australia and New Zealand with English comedian Jeff Green hosting the evening to great acclaim.
The Travellers Auto Barn team were on hand to collect the award and celebrate the win with Managing Director, Peter Burke having this to say,
“It was such an honour to be nominated again as a finalist for the Golden Backpacks. This award just keeps getting bigger and bigger every year so even to included in the final five or six is pretty special. But to take home the prize – again - against some excellent competition tonight is just amazing. It’s testament to the hard work and dedication shown by everyone at T.A.B over the last 12 months and really caps off another great year for all of us. With all the hard work and planning which is going on at T.A.B HQ right now you’d better watch out for us come 2011 as well!!!”
This was Travellers Auto Barn’s third win and forth nomination at the awards having won in 2007 and 2008 and being a finalist in 2009.
With the introduction of new vehicles classes over the last year Travellers Auto Barn are continuing to expand their place in the ever growing backpacker vehicle market and are poised to take things further in 2011.
The Golden Backpacks is Australia and New Zealand’s premier industry award for the youth/backpacker industry. This is it’s fourth year of operation.
Travellers Auto Barn is a ‘one stop shop’ for backpacker and budget traveller planning their own trip around Australia. Travellers Auto Barn offers a range of campervans, cars & stationwagons for hire as well as for sale (including 4WDs).