Modern companies are being requested to participate in an expression of curiosity course of to function on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island through the summer time of 2021-22 with particular requires Aboriginal cultural tourism and leisure actions; an inflatable water park for North Thomson Bay; and for ‘pop-up’ companies to service elevated demand throughout December and January and to diversify island choices.
The brand new companies would complement the prevailing companies on Rottnest Island and additional contribute to the customer expertise.
The island benefited from various main enhancements in 2020 together with the improve of 10 kilometres of roads within the Settlement, building of a brand new $3 million Gasoline Jetty and a $1 million revamp of the Island museum, which is now referred to as Wadjemup Museum. The primary retail mall within the Settlement will bear a significant improve this winter.
Earlier expressions of curiosity for brand new companies resulted in seven new leisure actions in the summertime of 2018-19. In 2019, a focused EOI noticed the institution of Aboriginal cultural strolling excursions on the Island.
Western Australian Tourism Minister David Templeman notes “this expression of curiosity is a good alternative to broaden the vary of companies on Rottnest Island and develop consciousness of the island’s Aboriginal heritage by means of new cultural tourism ventures.
“Establishing new tourism ventures that elevate consciousness of Aboriginal tradition and historical past on Wadjemup is essential for all guests.
“Creating new, vibrant and sustainable companies on the Island helps Rottnest to stay one among Western Australia’s most interesting locations for native and interstate guests – and for abroad guests when worldwide journey resumes.”
Additional data on the method is on the market at ria.wa.gov.au. The expression of curiosity closes at 4pm AWST on 3rd June, 2021.
Picture courtesy of Rottnest Island Authority
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