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Hooray! Part two of the 2018 Australian Travel Awards shortlist is here!

Hold on to your hats, because part two of the 2018 Australian Travel Awards shortlist has arrived!

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You can check out part one here (if you somehow missed it yesterday), and part three will be released tomorrow.

So if you don’t see the category you entered into here, don’t fret! You’ll be able to view part three in just 24 hours.

This brand new awards programme will recognise and celebrate the achievements of the companies, and people, that make the Aussie travel industry so amazing, and we’re getting extra excited for the event.

Not only because it’s a great night out with your industry pals, but because it’s set to be the best end-of-year party the industry has ever seen.

There are some shiny trophies up for grabs and one massive Grand Prix Award for the most impressive entry overall – and we couldn’t be more excited to recognise the industry’s achievements over the year. 35 categories cover the full gamut of the industry, with categories (like innovation) that no other awards have.

You can read more about the awards right here, but for now, here’s what you’ve all been waiting for! Part two of the 2018 Australian Travel Awards shortlist includes 12 categories, so check back tomorrow for more.

For those who made the shortlist, double check your company name is correct before you pop the champagne and dance for joy. No one wants a trophy with the wrong spelling on it. So for any and all changes, email Nicolle@travelweekly.com.au ASAP. And by ASAP, we mean by November 1.

Oh, and if you’re one of the lucky few on this list, you must buy a ticket to the event. And you’ll only be able to get early bird tickets until next week! So head here to grab those while you still can.

The Australian Travel Awards will be held on November 30 at Paddington Town Hall, Sydney. Find all other info on the website here.

Check out part two of the shortlist below:

Adventure Travel Wholesaler of the Year

Adventure World Travel
Crooked Compass Pty Ltd
Eclipse Travel
G Adventures
The Perfect Wave Travel Co
Wandering the World
World Expeditions

Boutique Hotel of the Year – 10 properties or less

The Collectionist Hotel
QT Bondi
Tyrian Serviced Apartments
Jamala Wildlife Lodge
Ovolo Inchcolm
Paramount House Hotel
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay

Corporate Travel Agency of the Year – Over $100 million revenue

Corporate Traveller
FCM Travel Solutions
Stage and Screen Travel Services
QBT

Corporate Travel Agency of the Year – Under $100 million revenue

Platinum Travel Corporation
Spencer Travel
Travel Counsellors

Escorted Touring Company of the Year

AAT Kings
Bunnik Tours
Collette
Crooked Compass
G Adventures
Globus
Insight Vacations
Intrepid Travel

Hotel Group of the Year

AccorHotels
Club Med
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
TFE Hotels

Hotel of the Year

The Rees Hotel Queenstown
Nanuku Auberge Resort, Fiji
The Darling, The Star Gold Coast
QT Canberra
QT Gold Coast
QT Melbourne
QT Sydney

Innovation of the Year

Alienta Travel Systems
Flight Centre Travel Group Corporate
Frasers Hospitality Australia
Smart Trips
Resource
Travel Counsellors
Troovo Technologies

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Air New Zealand – Dave and the Better Way to Fly (BWTF)
Havas Media Australia – Find your True North
P&O Cruises – The Best Way to See the Best of the South Pacific campaign (Mediacom & Bashful)
New Caledonia Tourism – Sounds of New Caledonia
Rumble Creative and Tourism and Events Queensland – Find your perfect next
Tourism Australia – DUNDEE Tourism Australia – Superbowl Campaign
Trafalgar – Colour Your World

Specialist Wholesaler of the Year

Chimu Adventures
Crooked Compass Pty Ltd
Health and Fitness Travel
Cruiseco
Sno’n’Ski Holidays
The Perfect Wave Travel Co
Wandering the World

Sustainable Tourism Company of the Year

Club Med
Crooked Compass Pty Ltd
G Adventures
Intrepid Group
Nanuku Auberge Resort, Fiji
The Travel Corporation

Wholesaler of the Year

Excite Holidays
Cruiseco
Ministry of Villas
MW Tours

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