ATIC reveals finalists for 2022 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

ATIC reveals finalists for 2022 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

The Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC) has revealed the finalists for the 2022 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.

Set to take place on 17 March 2023 at Sydney’s glamorous Dolton House on Darling Island, the awards recognise excellence across 25 categories including Major Tourist Attraction, Festivals and Events, Adventure Tourism and 5 Star Luxury Accommodation, to name a few.

The finalists for these prestigious awards are drawn from the Gold winners at each state and territory’s own tourism awards program.

Shaun de Bruyn, chair of the Australian Tourism Awards, congratulated all the finalists from across Australia.

“To reach the finalists stage of the Australian Tourism Awards is a great honour in itself and all finalists should be immensely proud of their effort,” said de Bruyn.

The awards will also provide an opportunity for the host city to showcase its tourism offering, as finalists from across the country converge to attend in person.

NSW Minister for Tourism, Ben Franklin, said the state government was proud to be hosting the finalists of the 2022 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Sydney.

“NSW is home to the nation’s best tourism offerings and the gateway to Australia. I am delighted Sydney is hosting the 2022 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to honour the best of the best in the Australian Tourism Industry and celebrate the enormous impact Tourism has in driving our nation’s visitor economy,” Franklin said.

“The NSW Government joins ATIC in congratulating the finalists and we look forward to welcoming them from across the country to the Harbour City for Australian tourism’s night of nights.”

The awards also acknowledge the continued support from its naming rights partner, Qantas, and the awards’ other partners including Tourism Australia.

“We’re proud to be supporting these awards and helping to celebrate the best of Australia’s tourism industry,” said Petra Perry, Qantas Group’s chief marketing officer.

“We know it’s been a challenging few years for the industry and these Awards are a great opportunity to recognise many of our world-leading tourism operators.

“As the national carrier we know we have an important role supporting Australia’s tourism industry as it recovers.”

Check out the full list of finalists HERE.

Tickets are on sale now, via ATIC’s website.

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