Australasia Nominees 2018


Australasia nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
25th annual World Travel Awards for Australasia entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2017 re-qualify automatically for the 2018 award*.

Voting opens on 26th March 2018 when all of the short-listed nominees for Australasia 2018 will be announced.

Entries close on 18th March 2018.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Australasia's Leading Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air New Zealand
Fiji Airways
Qantas Airways
Australasia's Leading Airline Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air New Zealand
Air Tahiti
Fiji Airways
Australasia's Leading Airport 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Auckland Airport, New Zealand
Melbourne Airport, Australia
Sydney Airport, Australia
Australasia's Leading Airport Lounge 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge
Etihad Airways Premium Lounge @ Melbourne Airport
Qantas First Lounges @ Sydney & Melbourne Airports
Australasia's Leading Inflight Magazine 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
FijiTime (Fiji Airways)
KiaOra Magazine (Air New Zealand)
Paradise - the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini

Car

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Australasia's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Australasia's Leading Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz

Cruise

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Australasia's Leading Cruise Line 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
P&O Cruises
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Australasia's Leading Cruise Port 2018New for 2018

Destination

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Australasia's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fiji
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea
Australasia's Leading Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Queenstown, New Zealand
Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Auckland, New Zealand
Melbourne, Australia
Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Tourist Board 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Tourism Australia
Tourism Fiji
Tourism New Zealand

General

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Australasia's Responsible Tourism Award 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Tourism Western Australia
Treetops Lodge & Estate, New Zealand
Whale Watch Kaikoura

Hotels & Resorts

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Australasia's Leading Airport Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Airways Hotel Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Holiday Inn Auckland Airport, New Zealand
Pullman Sydney Airport, Australia
Australasia's Leading Beach Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa
Intercontinental Moorea Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Laucala Island, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Boutique Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Gaia Retreat & Spa, Australia
Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Australia
Australasia's Leading Boutique Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Blanket Bay, New Zealand
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Business Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
InterContinental Sydney, Australia
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Casino Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jupiter Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Australia
SKY CITY Auckland, New Zealand
The Star, Australia
Australasia's Leading Conference Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
SKY CITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Executive Club Lounge 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Club InterContinental @ InterContinental Sydney, Australia
Club InterContinental @ InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Executive Club @ Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Experiential Luxury Property 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Annandale, New Zealand
El Questro Wilderness Park, Australia
The Owners Cottage at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Family Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, Fiji
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Green Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Daintree EcoLodge & Spa, Australia
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Waipoua Lodge, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Australia
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, Australia
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Australasia's Leading Hotel Residences 2018New for 2018
Australasia's Leading Hotel Suite 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Imperial Suite @ Palazzo Versace, Australia
Imperial Suite @ Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa
The Australia Suite @ InterContinental Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Royal Beach House @ Qamea Resort and Spa, Fiji
The Residence @ The George Christchurch, New Zealand  
Vale’O @ Wakaya Club & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading New Hotel 2018Open for New nominations
Australasia's Leading Private Island Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Laucala Island, Fiji
Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji
Turtle Island, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, Fiji
SKYCITY Auckland, New Zealand
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Citadines Apart'hotel
Frasers Hospitality
Meriton Serviced Apartments
Australasia's Leading Serviced Apartments 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fraser Suites Sydney, Australia
QT Bondi, Australia
Somerset on the Pier Hobart, Australia
Australasia's Leading Villa Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Eagles Nest, New Zealand
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji
Australasia's Most Romantic Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji
Seabreeze Resort Samoa
The Remote Resort, Fiji Islands

Meetings & Conventions

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Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, New Zealand
Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island. Australia

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Australasia's Leading Adventure Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Adventure Tours Australia
Flying Kiwi Adventure Tours
Sigatoka River Safari
Australasia's Leading Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Abercrombie & Kent
G Adventures
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Australasia's Leading Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Flight Centre
House of Travel
STA Travel
Australasia's Leading Travel Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Corporate Travel Management (CTM)
FCM Travel Solutions
Pan Pacific Destination Management

Travel Technology

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Australasia's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
eTourism
JETMAX
Sabre Hospitality Solutions

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