Bravo to all the hard-working tourism awards winners!

It's tourism award season!

Find out the winners through the links below.
Listed are the Hall of Fame inductees (i.e. those who win so many times they have to give others a chance to win). 
The Gold winners of most categories will go on to represent their state at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, this year held in Perth on 23 February, 2018.

If you know a winner, reach out and congratulate them: they've done a lot of hard work to get there!


South Australian winners 

Hall of Fame inductees:

Tasmanian winners

Hall of Fame inductees:

Queensland winners

Hall of Fame inductees:

(We were contracted by QTIC to give feedback on awards submissions for some of the applicants, and we are proud to see some of these operators won awards. We know how much work went into their submissions!)

Northern Territory winners

Western Australian winners

Hall of Fame inductees:

NSW winners

Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Bluesfest music festival - Major Festival & Event


ACT (Canberra Region)



Hall of Fame Inductees:


Attending the Tourism Awards

If you've never been to a tourism awards and wonder what they're like, here's a clip from the Queensland Tourism Awards:

Your submission

Awards submissions are a business health check on how well your business is tracking on goals and for setting some new ones, supporting business planning, development and internal analysis for tourism operators. Here is an idea of what is involved in an award application

If you are interested in applying next year, sign up to download our free guide: Write Successful Tourism Award Submissions. Don't leave it to the last moment! It's quite an involved process. If you would like help, read about how we help with award submissions


We won too!

We have been inspired to enter the state tourism awards next year with a win on our first destination brand development. Our brand for Tenterfield, developed with Anna Stephenson of Conscious Enterprise, won at the Regional Development Australia Northern Inland NSW Innovation Awards (Retail, Tourism, Leisure category). Read about our night!

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