Australasia Nominees 2011

Oceania nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Australasia nominees of the 18th annual World Travel Awards as*:

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


Australasia's Leading Airline 2011Air New Zealand
Air Pacific
Air Tahiti Nui
Jetstar Airways
Qantas Airways
Virgin Blue
Australasia's Leading Airport 2011Wellington International Airport, New Zealand
Auckland International Airport, New Zealand
Melbourne Airport, Australia
Nadi International Airport, Fiji
Sydney Airport, Australia
Tahiti Faa'a International Airport, Tahiti


Australasia's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2011Avis
Drive Away Holidays
Australasia's Leading Car Rental Company 2011Europcar
Holiday Autos


Australasia's Leading Cruise Line 2011Costa Cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Cunard Line
Princess Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line


Australasia's Leading Beach Destination 2011Aitutaki, One Foot Island, Cook Islands
Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Cable Beach, Broome, WA, Australia
Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Ninety Mile Beach, New Zealand
Palm Beach, NSW, Australia
Return to Paradise Beach, Afega, Samoa
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, QLD, Australia
Wine Glass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Australasia's Leading Destination 2011Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Auckland, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Tourist Board 2011New Zealand Tourism Board
South Pacific Tourism Organisation
Tahiti Tourisme
Tourism Australia


Australasia's Responsible Tourism Award 2011Responsible Tourism Code for the Pacific
South Australian Tourism Commission
Tourism Western Australia
Treetops Lodge & Estate, New Zealand

Hotels & Resorts

Australasia's Leading Airport Hotel 2011Airways Hotel Port Moresby
Hilton Melbourne International Airport
Holiday Inn Auckland Airport
Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Hotel
Australasia's Leading Boutique Hotel 2011The Spire Queenstown, New Zealand
BLUE Sydney
Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Kirketon Hotel Sydney, Australia
Medusa Hotel, Sydney, Australia
The George Christchurch, New Zealand
The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, Australia
The Lyall Hotel & Spa, Melbourne, Australia
Australasia's Leading Boutique Island Resort 2011Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Paradise Bay, Long Island
Qualia Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island
Turtle Island, Fiji
Vomo Island Resort, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Boutique Resort 2011Taveuni Palms, Fiji
Bedarra Island Resort, Queensland, Australia
Blanket Bay, New Zealand
Claremont Country Estate & Nature Reserve, New Zealand
Double Island, Queensland, Australia
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Australasia's Leading Business Hotel 2011InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Australia
Crowne Plaza Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia
Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney, Australia
The Westin Melbourne, Australia
The Westin Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Casino Resort 2011Star City Hotel & Casino Sydney, Australia
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Australia
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns, Australia
SKYCITY Auckland, New Zealand
Treasury Casino & Hotel, Brisbane, Australia
Australasia's Leading Conference Hotel 2011The Westin Sydney, Australia
Crown Towers, Melbourne, Australia
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia
Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
The Langham Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Family Resort 2011Hayman, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Paradise Resort Gold Coast, Australia
Sonaisali Island Resort, Fiji
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, French Polynesia
Australasia's Leading Golf Resort 2011Millbrook, New Zealand
Bonville Golf Resort, Australia
Hyatt Regency Coolum Resort, Australia
Joondalup Resort, Australia
Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand
Quay West Resort Magenta Shores, Australia
Terrace Downs High Country Resort, New Zealand
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Green Hotel 2011Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort
Cradle Mountain Lodge, Australia
Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Australia
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Longitude 131° Ayer's Rock, Australia
Waipoua Lodge, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Hotel 2011Sheraton on the Park, Australia
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
Hyatt Regency Guam, Micronesia
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Australia
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia
Park Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
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 Langham Hotel Auckland, New Zealand
The Observatory Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Hotel Brand 2011Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
SPM Hotels, Resorts & Spa
Westin Hotels & Resorts
Australasia's Leading Resort 2011Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa, Australia
Hayman, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Qualia Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Ski Hotel 2011Hotel Pension Grimus, Mount Buller, Australia
Bayview Chateau Tongariro, New Zealand
Huski, Falls Creek, Victoria, Australia
Perisher Ski Resort, Australia
Riverrun Lodge, New Zealand
The Spire Queenstown, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Villa Resort 2011Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa, Cook Islands
Double Island, Queensland
Eagles Nest, New Zealand
Le Tahaa Island Resort & Spa
Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Taveuni Palms, Fiji

Meetings & Conventions

Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2011Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia
Adelaide Convention Centre
Auckland Convention Centre at THE EDGE, New Zealand
Cairns Convention Centre, Australia
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
Wellington Convention Centre, New Zealand


Australasia's Leading Spa Resort 2011InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Angsana Resort & Spa Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Cypress Lakes Resort, Australia
Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel, New Zealand
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa, Australia
Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia
The Golden Door Health Retreat - Elysia, Hunter Valley, Australia

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Australasia's Leading Business Travel Agency 2011FCm Travel Solutions
ABC Travel
Corporate Travel Management
Phil Hoffmann Travel
Pure Travel
Spencer Travel
Australasia's Leading Tour Operator 2011Abercrombie & Kent
All Pacific Travel Concept
Artisans of Leisure
Bill Peach Journeys
Flying Kiwi Adventure Tours
Intrepid Travel
North Star Cruises
Wilderness Australia
Australasia's Leading Travel Agency 2011Flight Centre
Best Flights
Elixir, New Zealand
Harvey World Travel
Jetset Travel
STA Travel
Tahiti Nui Travel


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