Showcasing and celebrating
the success of our Industry
A benchmark for excellence. The Awards celebrate individual and business success across our dynamic $39 billion industry
Check out the awards and criteria for entry. Complete the entry form and you’ll be sent a link to the submission form. Submissions close on 27 June 2019.
16 MAY 2019
Complete the online entry form, choose the categories you wish to enter and then pay the entry fee. You’ll be emailed a link to start the submission process straight away.
27 JUNE 2019
You’ll have until 5.00 pm (NZST) on 27 June to complete your submission.
Dinner Tickets on Sale
2 AUGUST 2019
Who will take out the top tourism title? You’ll be able to book your tickets to the Awards Dinner and be there to find out.
3 SEPTEMBER 2019
We’ll be ready to share the good news, with finalists being announced for each award.
24 OCTOBER 2019
Drum roll please!
The New Zealand Tourism Awards culminates in a prestigious black tie dinner at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch. Finalists will be recognised, winners announced and the recipient of the coveted Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award revealed.
“We have a team across the world who work incredibly hard for our purpose of creating unforgettable holidays. To be recognised by industry colleagues in this manner was a fantastic way to celebrate the achievements of our staff.”
Grant Webster – Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Holdings Limited (thl)
2018 Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award Winner
“As a growth oriented brand with big ambitions, winning the Supreme Award
has really put us in the spotlight and facilitated some terrific partnerships
that will propel us even faster towards our goals.”
Ryan Sanders – Founder, Haka Tourism Group
2017 Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award Winner
“Entering and winning the New Zealand Tourism Awards has supercharged our business with genuine once in a business lifetime opportunities.”
James Fitzgerald – Managing Director, Rotorua Canopy Tours
2016 Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Award Winner
“it is a great way to reflect on the work you do and there is a chance to challenge if you are really doing enough everyday to strive for continuous and innovative solutions.“
Trent Yeo, Ziptrek Ecotours
Winner 2015 Environmental Tourism Award