Director of Segway Central Coast, Ron Bell Source = Segway Central Coast Mt. Penang Parklands, 20 August 2012, Central Coast based tourist destination Segway Central Coast is in the running for the 2012 Hunter & Central Coast Tourism Awards, as a finalist in the New Tourism Development category.Based at Mt. Penang Parklands, Segway Central Coast offers Segway ride experiences for people aged 9-89 with a variety of different packages available, depending upon numbers in the group, skill level and if the group is there for fun with friends and family or as a team bonding experience. Director Ron Bell is thrilled with the finalist nomination. “To be acknowledged as a leader in the Tourism Development category is a fantastic recognition of our business.”“At Segway Central Coast we want to offer our customers an experience they’ll never forget. In return, the positive feedback and encouragement allows us to continue to build the business and strive for bigger goals – such as the 2012 Hunter & Central Coast Tourism Awards” says Ron. With Segway Central Coast’s first anniversary of operation just around the corner, the next few months will well and truly focus on celebrating their achievements and ensuring the next 12 months are even more successful and enjoyable for their customers. “The 12 months have been a fun learning curve, much like our rides; we were a finalist in the Central Coast Tourism 52 Secrets campaign earlier this year and with this latest nod, we’re looking forward to continuing this wave of success – considering we’re a small player in the bigger tourism scene we’re happy to have made it this far!” says Ron. The Hunter Central Coast Tourism Awards judging process includes a site visit by tourism officials and a written submission. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 30th August at Cypress Lakes Resort, Hunter Valley. “We’re hoping for a great outcome on the night, however if we’re not successful, we’ll still be pleased” adds Ron.