For Immediate Release
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Amanda Koone, Director of Communications
Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas --- A total of eight Fredericksburg area nominees were recently recognized by San Antonio Magazine, Austin Monthly and Texas Music during the Texas Travel Awards. Nominees were submitted by the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau in March 2021 and winners were announced in September 2021 during a virtual program. The FCVB’s nominees took the top spot in four statewide categories and won first place for four entries in the Mid-Market I division.
Winners in the statewide category included:
- Agritourism: Fredericksburg/Gillespie County Peaches;
- Hiking/Biking Trail: Enchanted Rock State Natural Area;
- Best Place to Dance: Luckenbach Texas;
- Best Shopping District: Downtown Fredericksburg.
Fredericksburg also took home first place in the Mid-Market I division in the following categories. Mid-Market I features destinations that have populations between 10,000 - 25,000 people. Winners included:
- Destination Marketing Campaign: Mid-Week Travel;
- Destination Social Media Account: VisitFredTX Instagram Account;
- Visitor Center: Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center;
- Museum/Cultural Institution: National Museum of the Pacific War.
The FCVB would like to congratulate other area winners whose nominations were not submitted by the FCVB including Pedernales Cellars, which won Best Winery in Texas and Texas Wine Month presented by Texas Hill Country Wineries, which won for Event, Guided/Self-Guided Tour, Destination Marketing Campaign and Destination Social Media Account in the Mid-Market II category.
“We are excited to garner these awards on behalf of our local partners,” Director of Communications Amanda Koone said. “We submitted these awards as part of the FCVB’s mission to market Fredericksburg and Gillespie County as a premier travel destination on the regional, national and international stage, therefore creating a positive impact on the local economy.”
Texas Travel Awards recognizes and celebrates top travel destinations in the state of Texas. A full list of winners can be found online and in the November issues of San Antonio Magazine and Austin Monthly.
To learn more about the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau or Fredericksburg and Gillespie County as a travel destination, go to VisitFredericksburgTX.com.