Operating for 35 years, the Queensland Tourism Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of the state's tourism industry, including individuals, businesses (industry operators) and events.
The Awards are a submission and inspection based program and provide the opportunity to publicly acknowledge and showcase Queensland's finest tourism operators. The Awards cover 30 categories ranging from attractions, events, tour and transport, accommodation, restaurants, culture, marketing and more. VIEW CATEGORIES
Winners of the Queensland Tourism Awards are announced at a Black Tie Gala Ceremony, the most prestigious event on the Queensland tourism calendar. Following the Awards, select category winners progress to the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be judged against finalists from each State and Territory.
The Queensland Tourism Awards aim to:
2020 Key Dates and Important Updates
|Nominations Open||Monday 23 March|
|Nominations Close||Friday 29 May|
|Judges Site Visits||June to Mid August|
|Submissions Due and Close of Entries||Monday 17 August|
|Awards Gala Ceremony||Friday 13 November, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre|
Please Note: Twenty six of the thirty Queensland Tourism Awards’ categories and criteria are set by the Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC), providing a consistent framework for the Awards nationally. In 2020, there have been updates and changes to Award categories, please check the How to Enter page for further details.
The Queensland Tourism Industry Council would like to thank and acknowledge the 2019 Queensland Tourism Awards Partners and Sponsors.