ATIA announces next set of NTIAs finalists

Australian Federation Of Travel Agents (AFTA) - The National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA)
October 15, 2022: ICC Sydney: International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Credit: Mikulas J / Event Photos Australia
Edited by Travel Weekly


    ATIA is excited to reveal the list of Finalists for the voted Categories (Categories #21 – 31) for this year’s National Travel Industry Awards (NTIAs).Over the past few weeks, nominees for the 2023 NTIAs have either undergone submission assessment by university-level independent assessors, or been subject to industry voting.ATIA would like to acknowledge the high calibre of submissions received this year.

    In general the top 5 nominees have proceeded to the finalist stage, based on overall score from the Assessors or votes tallied. In some categories where there have been tied scores, up to 9 finalists will be announced.The NTIAs have received a staggering 8342 votes across all industry voting categories. ATIA would like to thank everyone who engaged in the voting process.

    “Thank you to everyone who’s nomination we received and to those who engaged in the voting process,” CEO, ATIA, Dean Long, said.

    “We’ve seen an incredible quality of submissions this year, and its amazing to see how many people and businesses have voted to showed their support to their fellow travel professionals.”   The finalists for the Individual NTIA Categories will be announced later this week, while Business Finalists will be announced next week. The 2023 NTIAs will be held on the 18 November at the Crown Melbourne, and are supported by major sponsor Singapore Airlines, with the afterparty sponsored by Viking.    The NTIA festivities will kick off the night before on Friday 17 November, with a Networking function open to all at the InterContinental Melbourne. NTIA Finalists will have the opportunity to join us afterwards from an exclusive Finalist’s Event at Holey Moley Melbourne CBD, a chance to celebrate excellence within the industry.

    “We can’t wait to see everyone down in Melbourne on the 17th and 18th November and coming together to celebrate our industry,’ Long, said. To view the list of NTIA voted award Finalists, click HERE.For more information and tickets to the Networking and Finalist events, click HERE.

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