Three Albury tourist destinations are in the running for the 2019 NSW Tourism Awards.
The River Deck Cafe, Albury Visitor Information Centre and Mantra Hotel Albury are just three of nine finalists selected from the Riverina Murray region.
Finalists across 26 categories have been selected from across the state and have "displayed excellence" in their tourism area.
NSW Business Chamber regional manager Andrew Cottrill said having nine businesses selected from the region shows there are tourism "leaders" in the Riverina Murray.
"The nine finalists is a wonderful acknowledgement of this growing sector of our regional economy," he said.
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"I wish all finalists the very best, and feel confident our region will be very well represented by these regional leaders.
"The NSW Tourism Awards are the most prestigious awards in the tourism industry, with a long history of celebrating and recognising business excellence, innovation and outstanding customer service by tourism operators."
The other finalists from the region are Bundyi Cultural Tours, Wagga Wagga, Cadell on the Murray Motel Resort, Moama, DC on the Lake Holiday Park, Mulwala, Deni Ute Muster, Food I Am, Wagga Wagga and Tumut River Brewing Co.
The awards celebrate tourism businesses that demonstrate outstanding achievement throughout the year.
The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on November 14 in Sydney.
Gold medal winners in categories one to 25 then go on to represent NSW at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be held in Canberra in March 2020.