QTIC extends our congratulations to the outstanding tourism operators who represented Queensland at the 2019 Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra on Friday 6th March, 2020.  Collectively Queensland tourism operators took home 14 Awards across 25 categories, which included five gold, four silver and five bronze Awards.

A full List of National Winners can be viewed here.


01. Major Tourist Attractions
  Australian Age of Dinosaurs
02. Tourist Attractions
  Cobbold Gorge BRONZE WINNER
03. Major Festivals and Events  
  Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival
04. Festivals and Events 
  Groundwater Country Music Festival GOLD WINNER
05. The Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism 
  Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort SILVER WINNER
06. Cultural Tourism
  Paronella Park
07. Qantas Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism
  Rainforestation Nature Park- Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience BRONZE WINNER
08. Specialised Tourism Services
  Small World Journeys BRONZE WINNER
09. Visitor Information Services 
  Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre
10. Business Event Venues
  Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre GOLD WINNER
11. Major Tour and Transport Operators
  Red Cat Adventures GOLD WINNER
12. Tour and Transport Operators 
  Tasman Venture BRONZE WINNER
13. Adventure Tourism
  Red Cat Adventures SILVER WINNER
14. The Richard Power Award for Destination Marketing
  Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
15. Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services
  The Windmill Cafe Bargara
16. Tourism Wineries, Distilleries and Breweries
  Bundaberg Rum Visitor Experience GOLD WINNER
17. Caravan and Holiday Parks
  Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut SILVER WINNER
18. Hosted Accommodation
  Cobbold Village
19. Unique Accommodation
  Cumberland Charter Yachts
20. Self Contained Accommodation
  Saltbush Retreat
21. Standard Accommodation
  Grand Hotel and Apartments Townsville BRONZE WINNER
22. Deluxe Accommodation
  Empire Apartment Hotel Rockhampton
23. Luxury Accommodation
  The Calile Hotel
24. New Tourism Business
  Habitat Noosa GOLD WINNER
25. Excellence in Food Tourism
  Sarina Sugar Shed SILVER WINNER

Photos and Winners video's can be found on the QTIC Facebook page.