Champions of Tourism

Entries are now open for the 2019 Champions of Tourism

We’ve made a lot of changes for this year that we’re pretty excited about:

- Nominations will now be open all year round

- We’ve changed the categories

- Finalists from each category will be announced each season (Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn)

- Seasonal finalists will be selected by the Board of Tourism Northern Tasmania.**

- All seasonal finalist's will be recognised to attend the Champions of Tourism event

Submit your nomination(s) via the below form, either by written submission or by uploading a 60 second video on who and why you are nominating. Applications close for each season on the last day of that season.

This year’s Champions of Tourism event will be held on Thursday 21st November 2019.

Tickets can be purchased here!


1. Local Leader

Recognises those individuals who go above and beyond to support tourism in their community

2. Dynamic Newbie

We all know it when we see it, a talented new-comer using their energy and new ideas to get things done! We need to celebrate these future leaders!

3. Event Specialist

That one person who works, drives, inspires and excites everyone around them so our local events go off with a bang!

4. Service Wizard

We all love receiving great customer service. This award recognises that person who provides the best experience to our visitors.

5. Trailblazer

This is a special award that recognises a business person who excels in creating new and innovative visitor experiences – big or small, that inspire us all.

Thank you to all our Champions of Tourism sponsors:

**The decision of the judges will be final and will be based on the nominations received and, if judges deem it necessary independent verification of information provided. Judges will not release any details about nominees, or the information contained in the nominations.

Nominator Details

Nominee Details

Congratulations to our winner so far......

Local Leader: Maureen Lacey (George Town DAP), Jess Carins (NE DAP), Rebecca King

Dynamic Newbie: Greg Murray (Kooparoona Niara Tours), Nick Brau (Liberty Balloons), Justin Turner (Turner Stillhouse)

Event Specialist: Rick Marton (QATA18), Jane Forrest (AMTF), Kristy Parker (Cityprom)

Service Wizard: Buck Gibson (Vertigo MTB), Jana Monnone (Flinders Wharf), Doug Cox (Swinging Gate Vineyard)

Trailblazer: Anna Yip (Off the Table), Jo Youl (Flinders Wharf), Louise Archer (Brickendon)