Tourism Industry Coincil Tasmania

Key dates 2024

Please note registration for the Awards Info Session, Entrant Workshops, and the Mentoring Program will be available through the Tasmanian Tourism Awards EDM, which will be sent to all entrants once they have completed their nomination. Alternatively, please email Tasmanian Tourism Awards Program Manager, Kelly Luck. Workshop dates are subject to change.

Nominations Open

12 April 2024

Nominate online for your chosen category(ies)

Tourism Awards Information Sessions for NEW entrants

30 April 2024

Specifically for NEW entrants, or those returning after some time away from the program - learn about the process of entering the awards and the Entrant Support Program.

Nominations Close

10 May 2024

Last date to jump online and complete your nomination/s.

Entrant Workshop #1

16 May 2024

This workshop will help plan for how to approach your Awards entry and identify the resources you'll need to prepare your submission.

Entrant Workshop #2

30 May 2024

Dive deeper into what the questions actually require of you

Entrant Workshop #3

13 June 2024

How to make your submission shine - advice from former Awards judges

Entrant Workshop #4

27 June 2024

How to edit and layout your entry including images and graphs to appeal to the judges

Business/Accommodation Standards Due (where relevant)

30 June 2024

These are mandatory for some categories and will appear as a tab within the awards portal IF applicable to you. Please complete EACH section and hit 'submit' by the deadline.

Bookings for Mentoring sessions close

5 July 2024

This is the last day to book in your mentoring sessions

Entrant Workshop #5

15 August 2024

What the Online and Site Visit judges are looking for

One on one Mentoring

20 May 2024

Mentoring occurs between 20 May and 15 August via Zoom. Planning, Check-in, and complete Submission Review sessions are available.

Submissions Due

28 August 2024

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

Site Visits commence

29 August 2024

Site Judges will visit your business (by appointment) between the 29th of August and the 22nd of September.

Finalists Announced

8 October 2024

If you achieve finalist status, you will be recognised publicly and receive the finalist logo. Details of the announcement events will be released mid-September.

Tourism Awards Gala Dinner

8 November 2024

Time to get out your formal wear for the biggest night of the Tasmanian tourism calendar!

Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

21 March 2025

Lucky winners in each category will join the cream of Australian tourism at the prestigious Australian Tourism Awards Gala in Adelaide.

How to Enter

  • Read the category descriptions carefully
  • Choose the category most relevant to your business and product (if appropriate, you may enter more than one category)
  • If you're not sure, speak to the Awards Program Manager to check your eligibility for your chosen category before entering.
  • Nominate in the portal and pay the entry fee: $149 per entry (incl. GST)
  • Once you've paid your entry, you'll be given access to the portal where you can start entering your submission responses whenever you're ready
  • When you've finished your entry (preferably after you've attended the workshops and undertaken mentoring), get a friend/colleague to read through, check it all makes sense, and click the submit button before the submission date.
  • You'll also need to host a visit from a Site Judge once you've submitted, this will be organised closer to the date.
  • Wait to hear in October whether you've made finalist status or not.