Three reasons to get excited about the Australian Travel Awards

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Guess what? The inaugural Australian Travel Awards are next week!


You know, freshest, most inclusive awards program in the industry? That recognise and celebrate the achievements of the companies, and people, that make the Aussie travel industry so amazing? The one we’ve been raving about for the past few months?

Get excited, folks. And if you haven’t already got a ticket, which is unlikely at this point considering they’re almost sold out, you can try your luck here.

It’s the best gala you’ll attend all year: no over the top boring speeches, just unadulterated fun celebrating 2018’s most coveted brands in travel.

See also: ATTN: Check out the full Australian Travel Awards shortlist

But for now, if the promise of a massive end of year party didn’t convince you, we’ve got a few other reasons you should snap up some last-minute tickets to one of the best industry nights out all year!


The Australian Travel Awards have completely unique categories, which means that more travel companies get recognised and celebrated for their hard work.

Over 30 categories cover the full gamut of the industry, with public voting on select categories. We’ve got everything – from sustainability to boutique hotels to innovation.

And for one company making the most impressive splash overall, the highly coveted Grand Prix Award awaits! The victorious winner of this award will also receive an advertising package worth over $75,000 across the Seven West Media network.

But even attending the awards is a show of support for the industry – by simply buying a ticket to the awards, you’ll be celebrating and supporting a ton of industry players – and you’ll get a great night out with your fave industry pals.


Did we mention that literally hundreds of powerful industry people are set to attend the first ever Australian Travel Awards?

Which means that not only is the Australian Travel Awards a great night out with your current industry faves, it’s also a chance to make new friends and business connections.

Could someone you met at the awards be your next investor? Or could they get you your next job? Could you sit next to someone who becomes your new BFF? Either way, you’ll never find out if you don’t attend!


Last but not least, this industry night-of-nights is a fab way to end 2018! What better way to look forward to 2019 than to celebrate a year of success?

There’s also a great chance for employers to reward their staff for a year of hard work – a table at the awards! The awards will be held November 30, which makes it the perfect time for an end-of-year reward or a pre-Christmas treat.

And we’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again: the Australian Travel Awards will be a fabulous party for the travel industry. So grab your tickets now!

The Australian Travel Awards will be held on November 30 at Paddington Town Hall, Sydney. Nab some last minute tickets here and find all other info on the website here.


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