Australasia Nominees 2008

Oceania nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Australasia nominees of the 15th annual World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.


Australasia's Leading Airline 2008Qantas Airways
Air New Zealand
Air Pacific
Air Tahiti Nui
Jet Star
Virgin Blue
Australasia's Leading Airport 2008Sydney (Kingsford Smith) International Airport, Australia
Auckland International Airport, New Zealand
Melbourne Airport, Australia
Nadi International Airport, Fiji
Tahiti Faa'a International Airport, Tahiti
Wellington International Airport, New Zealand


Australasia's Leading Car Rental Company 2008Europcar
Holiday Autos


Australasia's Leading Beach 2008Aitutaki, One Foot Island, Cook Islands
Able Tasman National Park, South Island, New Zealand
Cable Beach, Broome, WA, Australia
Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Ninety Mile Beach, North Island, New Zealand
Return to Paradise Beach, Afega, Samoa
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, QLD, Australia
Wine Glass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Australasia's Leading Destination 2008Sydney, Australia
Auckland, New Zealand
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Tourist Board 2008Tourism Australia
New Zealand Tourist Board
South Pacific Tourism Organisation
Tahiti Tourisme
Tourism Queensland, Australia

Hotels & Resorts

Australasia's Leading Airport Hotel 2008Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport
Centra Auckland Airport
Hilton Melbourne International Airport
Hyatt Regency Perth
Australasia's Leading Boutique Hotel 2008The Spire Queenstown, New Zealand
Aachen House, Auckland, New Zealand
Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Medusa Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Pacific Resort Aitutaki
The George Christchurch, New Zealand
The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, Australia
The Kirketon Sydney, Australia
The Lyall Hotel & Spa, Melbourne, Australia
Australasia's Leading Boutique Resort 2008Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Bedarra Island, Queensland, Australia
Blanket Bay, New Zealand
Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, French Polynesia
Claremont Country Estate & Nature Reserve, New Zealand
Double Island, Queensland, Australia
Taveuni Palms, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Business Hotel 2008InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
Park Hyatt Sydney
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney, Australia
Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Australia
The Westin Melbourne, Australia
The Westin Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Casino Resort 2008Star City Hotel & Casino Sydney, Australia
Burswood International Resort Casino, Perth, Australia
Conrad Treasury Brisbane, Australia
Le Meridien Port Vila Resort & Casino, Vanuatu
SKYCITY Auckland, New Zealand
Sofitel Reef Casino, Cairns
Australasia's Leading Conference Hotel 2008Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia
Crown Towers, Melbourne, Australia
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
The Langham Hotel Auckland
The Westin Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Family Resort 2008Hayman Island Resort, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Dunk Island, Australia
Paradise Resort Gold Coast, Australia
Sonaisali Island Resort, Fiji
St Regis Resort, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Australasia's Leading Golf Resort 2008Hyatt Regency Coolum Resort, Australia
Bonville International Golf Resort, Coffs Harbour, Australia
Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
Millbrook, New Zealand
Terrace Downs High Country Resort, New Zealand
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Green Hotel 2008Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort
Cradle Mountain Lodge, Australia
Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Australia
InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Longitude 131° Ayer's Rock, Australia
Waipoua Lodge, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Hotel 2008Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
Ascott Auckland Metropolis, New Zealand
Hyatt Regency, Tumon Bay, Guam
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia
Park Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne
Royce Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia
The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Australia
The Observatory Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Hotel Brand 2008Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
Pearl Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts
Australasia's Leading Resort 2008Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa
Bedarra Island - Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Hayman Island Resort, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Hotel Bora Bora
Le Meridien Port Vila Resort & Casino, Vanuatu
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort, Yanuca, Fiji
Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Ski Hotel 2008The Spire, Queenstown, New Zealand
Bayview Chateau Tongariro, New Zealand
Hotel Pension Grimus, Mount Buller, Australia
Huski, Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia

Meetings & Conventions

Australasia's Leading Conference Centre 2008Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia
Auckland Convention Centre at THE EDGE, New Zealand
Cairns Convention Centre, Australia
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
The Langham Hotel Auckland
Wellington Convention Centre, Wellington, New Zealand


Australasia's Leading Spa Resort 2008Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Angsana Resort & Spa Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, French Polynesia
Cypress Lakes Resort
InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa, New Zealand
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia
The Golden Door Health Retreat - Elysia, Hunter Valley, Australia
The Sebel Reef House & Spa, Australia
Yasawa Island Resort, Fiji

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Australasia's Leading Travel Agency 2008Harvey World Travel
Elixir, New Zealand
JTB Travel
STA Travel
Tahiti Nui Travel


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