Tourism Industry Coincil Tasmania

2019 - Key dates

Nominations Open

14 March 2019

Nominate online for your chosen category(s)

Tourism Awards Information Sessions for new entrants

30 April 2019

Meet the Awards Coordinator and learn about the process of entering the awards.

Nominations Close

5 June 2019

Last date to get online and complete a nomination.

Entrant Workshops

12 June 2019

These workshops provide tips to entrants on using the portal and the nitty gritty of each question.

Entrant Mentoring

19 June 2019

Mentoring occurs between 19 June and 23 August - four part program.

Submissions Due

4 September 2019

The most important date to remember! You must complete your online application and submit by 5pm today!

Site Visits Start

14 September 2019

Site Judges will visit your business (by appointment) between 14 and 5 October, 2019.

Finalists Announced

16 October 2019

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

8 November 2019

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

28 February 2020

The lucky winners in each category will join the cream of Australian tourism at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Gala in Canberra.

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: $190 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!