Why Enter?

The Queensland Tourism Awards recognise tourism operators throughout Queensland that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and have made a significant contribution to the industry. Have a read through our  for more information on the process. 

Benefits include:

  • Be recognised as an outstanding tourism operator
  • Discover the full potential of your business
  • Super charge your annual business planning
  • Gain a competitive edge by receiving feedback from industry leaders
  • Energise and motivate your staff
  • Use your submission as a benchmark to improve your bottom line
  • Receive media publicity and exposure
  • Use the award logo to promote your operation as an award winning business
  • Celebrate and network with industry peers and colleagues at the Gala Awards ceremony
  • Automatic entry to Australian Tourism Awards for Gold Winners in categories 1 – 25.

What additional benefits does a Gold Winner receive?

  • Access to professional photo/s of trophy recipient backstage holding trophy.
  • Opportunity to film a short Gold Winner Interview which gets distributed to media as well as the entrant for their own distribution (Check out the 2018 interviews) .
  • Inclusion in all QTIC media releases which is distributed to an extensive media list following the Gala Ceremony.
  • Exposure through QTIC social media channels during/after the Gala Ceremony.
  • Potential footage of your business being included in a special Qld Weekender episode on Channel 7, which airs the weekend of the Gala Ceremony.
  • Potential inclusion in a Courier Mail/Sunday Mail article which is published the weekend of the Gala Ceremony.
  • All winners (Gold, Silver and Bronze) will receive a winner’s logo to distribute as they wish for additional exposure and credibility.
  • For entrants in categories 1 -25, they will receive additional media exposure via QTIC media releases and social media content for becoming finalists into the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards and you will also receive a finalists logo.
  • If you then go on to win, you will gain even more media exposure on a state and national level.
  • Gold Winners will also receive a Summary Media Report from QTIC following the Gala Ceremony.