Tourism Industry Coincil Tasmania

2017 Tourism Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards are NOW CLOSED!

Nominations Open

27 March 2017

Nominate online for your chosen category(s)

Awards Information Session

1 May 2017

Meet the Awards Coordinator, our Chair of Judges, and learn more about any changes to this year’s program and categories. Sessions will be held statewide.

Nominations Close

13 June 2017

Get to an Entrant Workshop and start on your entry as soon as possible after nominating!

Entrant Workshops

5 June 2017

For entrants old and new. These workshops provide tips for answering individual questions as well as advice on writing style and getting the judges’ attention.

Registrations for Mentoring close

16 June 2017

Don’t miss out! 3 hours of one-on-one mentoring on your entry with an awards mentor. Registration is essential.

Entrant Mentoring Starts

10 July 2017

Mentoring occurs between 10 July and 11 August. The coordinator will be in touch to let you know when your first draft is due for reading, and a time for a ...

Submissions Due

23 August 2017

The most important date to remember! You must complete your online application and submit by COB today!

Site Visits Start

26 August 2017

Site Judges will visit your business (by appointment) between 26 August and 14 September 2017.

Finalists Announced

12 October 2017

If you achieve a mark of 70% or above, you’ll achieve finalist status and receive the finalist logo. Time to celebrate and promote, promote, promote!

Tourism Awards Gala Dinner

10 November 2017

Time to get out your formal wear for the biggest night of the year! The biggest night on the Tasmanian tourism calendar, anyway.

Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

1 February 2018

The lucky winners in each category are off to Perth for the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Gala dinner.

How to Enter

  • Read the category descriptions carefully to choose the category most relevant to your business and product;
  • Nominate for your chosen category(s) and pay the entry fee: $180 per entry incl GST; 
  • Jump online and start answering the questions;
  • Attend the free Awards workshops with the tips and tricks to help you put together your best possible entry;
  • Take up the offer of free Awards mentoring;
  • Finalise your entry and submit by the August deadline;
  • Host a visit from our site judge;
  • And nervously await the announcement of finalists in October!