Award Categories


The core categories for the 2018 Awards are shown here. For information about who can enter and the category criteria, click on the relevant application form.

Applications must be completed online via the Online Tool. The PDF versions of the applications forms below are provided for information only and may be downloaded to review offline.

To start, use the
Where to Apply online tool.

​Extra Categories

  • New Tourism Business Award - This category is for high performing new businesses exceeding the expectations of their customers.
  • Inbound Tourism Award - This category recognises businesses that provide high quality service and memorable experiences for international visitors.
  • Innovation in Tourism Award - This award recognises innovative developments by tourism businesses that increase productivity and profitability, setting themselves apart from competitors.
These categories are direct entry only, meaning they do not require the applicants to have been recognised at a local or regional competition. Any business directly involved in tourism is eligible and businesses of any size may apply.