Australasia Nominees 2018

Australasia nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Australasia nominees of the 25th annual World Travel Awards as*:

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

Air

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Australasia's Leading Airline 2018Air New Zealand
Air Tahiti
Fiji Airways
Jetstar Airways
Qantas Airways
Samoa Airways
Virgin Australia
Australasia's Leading Airline Brand 2018Air New Zealand
Air Tahiti
Fiji Airways
Jetstar Airways
Qantas Airways
Virgin Australia
Australasia's Leading Airport 2018Sydney Airport, Australia
Auckland Airport, New Zealand
Brisbane Airport, Australia
Christchurch International Airport, New Zealand
Faa'a International Airport, Tahiti
Melbourne Airport, Australia
Perth Airport, Australia
Wellington Airport, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Airport Lounge 2018Etihad Airways Premium Lounge @ Melbourne Airport
Air New Zealand Auckland International Lounge
Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounge @ Melbourne Airport, Australia
Fiji Airways Premier Lounge @ Nadi International Airport
Qantas First Lounges @ Sydney & Melbourne Airports
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge @ Melbourne Airport
Virgin Australia Airport Lounges
Australasia's Leading Inflight Magazine 2018FijiTime (Fiji Airways)
Jetstar Magazine
Kia Ora Magazine (Air New Zealand)
Malaga, the inflight magazine of Samoa Airways
Paradise - the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini
Qantas Spirit of Australia Magazine
Reva Tahiti Magazine (Air Tahiti)
Voyeur (Virgin Australia)

Car

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Australasia's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2018Sixt
Alamo Car Hire
Avis
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
Australasia's Leading Car Rental Company 2018Europcar
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Sixt
Thrifty

Cruise

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Australasia's Leading Cruise Line 2018Royal Caribbean International
Celebrity Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Cunard
Oceania Cruises
P&O Cruises
Princess Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Destination

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Australasia's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 2018Fiji
Australia
New Zealand
Papua New Guinea
Samoa
Tonga
Australasia's Leading Destination 2018Sydney, Australia
Auckland, New Zealand
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Gold Coast, Australia
Queenstown, New Zealand
Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Dive Destination 2018Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Australia
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2018Melbourne, Australia
Adelaide City, Australia
Auckland, New Zealand
Brisbane, Australia
Perth, Australia
Sydney, Australia
Wellington, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Tourist Board 2018Tourism Fiji
Cook Islands Tourism
South Pacific Tourism Organisation
Tahiti Tourism
Tourism Australia
Tourism New Zealand

General

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Australasia's Responsible Tourism Award 2018Treetops Lodge & Estate, New Zealand
CQ Hotels Wellington
G Adventures
Tourism Western Australia
Whale Watch Kaikoura

Hotels & Resorts

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Australasia's Leading Airport Hotel 2018Holiday Inn Auckland Airport, New Zealand
Naumi Auckland Airport, New Zealand
PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport, Australia
Pullman Sydney Airport, Australia
Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel, Australia
Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport, Australia
Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport, Australia
Australasia's Leading Beach Resort 2018InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, French Polynesia
Laucala Island, Fiji
Likuliku Lagoon Resort Fiji
Malolo Island Resort, Fiji
Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort Hotel, French Polynesia
The Brando, French Polynesia
Australasia's Leading Boutique Airport Hotel 2018Airways Hotel Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Airport Hotel Sydney, Australia
Aitutaki Private Island Resort, Cook Islands
Kingsford Brisbane Airport Hotel
Scenic Hotel Tonga
The Islander Hotel, Cook Islands
​Oceania Hotel, Micronesia
Australasia's Leading Boutique Hotel 2018Gaia Retreat & Spa, Australia
Huka Lodge, New Zealand
Lyall Hotel and Spa, Australia
Medusa Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Ovolo Woolloomooloo, Australia
The George Christchurch, New Zealand
The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, Australia
The Spire Hotel, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Boutique Resort 2018Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji
Blanket Bay, New Zealand
Double Island, Queensland, Australia
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
The Remote Resort, Fiji Islands
Australasia's Leading Business Hotel 2018InterContinental Sydney, Australia
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Australia
InterContinental Perth City Centre
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia
Sheraton on the Park
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay, Australia
The Langham, Melbourne, Australia
The Westin Melbourne, Australia
The Westin Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Casino Resort 2018Crown Perth, Australia
Jupiter Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Australia
SKY CITY Auckland, New Zealand
The Star, Australia
Treasury Brisbane, Australia
Australasia's Leading Conference Hotel 2018InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Crown Towers Melbourne, Australia
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Australia
Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia
SKY CITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
The Westin Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Executive Club Lounge 2018Club InterContinental @ InterContinental Sydney, Australia
Club InterContinental @ InterContinental Perth City Centre
Club InterContinental @ InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Crystal Club Lounge @ Crown Towers Melbourne, Australia
Executive Club @ Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
Sheraton Club Lounge @ Sheraton on the Park, Australia
The Executive Lounge @ The Star Sydney, Australia
Westin Executive Club Lounge @ The Westin Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Experiential Luxury Property 2018Annandale, New Zealand
Crystalbrook Lodge, Australia
El Questro Wilderness Park, Australia
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
Lodge at The Hills, New Zealand
Mahana Villa, New Zealand
Spicers Peak Lodge, Australia
The Owners Cottage at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
The Owner’s Cottage at Wharekauhau, New Zeeland
The Remote Resort, Fiji Islands
Australasia's Leading Family Resort 2018InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, Fiji
Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, French Polynesia
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Green Hotel 2018InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Daintree EcoLodge & Spa, Australia
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Australia
Waipoua Lodge, New Zealand
Australasia's Leading Hotel 2018Sheraton on the Park, Australia
Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand
Crown Towers Melbourne, Australia
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, Australia
Millbrook Resort, New Zealand
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia
Park Hyatt Melbourne, Australia
Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, Australia
SKYCITY Grand Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand
The Langham, Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Hotel Brand 2018InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Park Hyatt
Radisson
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts
Australasia's Leading Hotel Suite 2018The Australia Suite @ InterContinental Sydney, Australia
Chairman Suite @ Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand
Imperial Suite @ Palazzo Versace, Australia
Imperial Suite @ Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa
Penthouse @ Hotel Montreal, New Zealand
Presidential Suite @ Le Méridien Tahiti
Presidential Suite @ The Westin Resort Guam
Australasia's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2018The Residence @ The George Christchurch, New Zealand  
Royal Beach House @ Qamea Resort and Spa, Fiji
Vale’O @ Wakaya Club & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading New Hotel 2018InterContinental Perth City Centre
Aloft Perth, Australia
Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands, Australia
M Social Auckland, New Zealand
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, Australia
The Westin Perth
Australasia's Leading New Resort 2018Conrad Bora Bora Nui, French Polynesia
Kokomo Private Island Fiji
Six Senses Fiji
Australasia's Leading Private Island Resort 2018The Brando, French Polynesia
Fafa Island Resort, Tonga
Laucala Island, Fiji
Nukubati Island Resort, Fiji
Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji
Turtle Island, Fiji
Vahine Island, French Polynesia
Viwa Island Resort, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Resort 2018The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, French Polynesia
Conrad Bora Bora Nui, French Polynesia
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, Fiji
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa, Australia
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Qualia Great Barrier Reef, Australia
SKYCITY Auckland, New Zealand
Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa, Cook Islands
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Australasia's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2018Frasers Hospitality
Citadines Apart'hotel
Meriton Suites
Quest Apartment Hotels
Australasia's Leading Serviced Apartments 2018Fraser Suites Sydney, Australia
QT Bondi, Australia
Somerset on the Pier Hobart, Australia
World Tower, Sydney, Australia
Australasia's Leading Villa Resort 2018Eagles Nest, New Zealand
Elements of Byron, Australia
Emaho Sekawa Resort, Fiji
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa, Cook Islands
Taveuni Palms Resort, Fiji
Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa, Cook Islands
Australasia's Most Romantic Resort 2018The Remote Resort, Fiji Islands
Hidden Cove Eco Retreat, Vanuatu
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, French Polynesia
Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji
Seabreeze Resort Samoa
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, Tahiti
Turtle Island, Fiji

Meetings & Conventions

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Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2018Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
Cairns Convention Centre, Australia
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Australia
SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, New Zealand
Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, New Zealand

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Australasia's Leading Adventure Tour Operator 2018Sigatoka River Safari, Fiji
Active Adventures, New Zealand
Adventure Tours Australia
Flying Kiwi New Zealand Tours
Australasia's Leading Tour Operator 2018Abercrombie & Kent
G Adventures
Intrepid Travel
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Virgin Australia Travel
Australasia's Leading Travel Agency 2018Flight Centre
Concierge Traveller
helloworld
House of Travel
STA Travel
Tahiti Nui Travel
Australasia's Leading Travel Management Company 2018FCM Travel Solutions
American Express Global Business Travel
APX Travel Management
Corporate Travel Management (CTM)
Gray Dawes Group
Pan Pacific Destination Management
Spencer Travel

Travel Technology

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Australasia's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 2018TravelClick
eTourism
Instant Bookings
RMS Hospitality Solutions
Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Starfleet Business Solutions
Welman Technologies

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