2021 QATA winners
2021 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards
First established by the Federal Government in 1985, the Australian Tourism Awards are now owned and managed by the Australian Tourism Industry Council, on behalf of the tourism industry. A wide and diverse range of tourism businesses enter their state and territory Tourism Awards. Over 200 reach the prestigious status of becoming a national finalist.
Winners from these finalists are announced at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Ceremony in front of an audience of their industry leaders and peers. The prestigious Hall of Fame trophy is awarded to an entrant who has won the same category for three consecutive years. For both the industry and the consumer an Australian Tourism Award is recognised as a mark of excellence in Australian tourism.
The winners of the 25 business categories at the Brolga Awards are automatically entered into the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards (QATA).
An individual award, Australian Tourism Legend, is also presented to a member of the tourism industry who over a number of years has greatly contributed to the Australian Tourism Industry.
Visit the Australian Tourism Awards website to view all the winners.
The 2021 Australian Tourism Award Winners were announced on 18 March 2022 on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and the Northern Territory was recognised with the following:
Tourist Attractions - Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Outback Experience celebrates and showcases life on the land through real horse-starting, work dog demonstrations, horse riding, live music and humorous bush tales. It is raw and real, and things don't always go to plan, but that's part of the beauty of the real Australian outback.
Business Event Venues - Darwin Convention Centre
The Darwin Convention Centre is a world-class conference and business events venue and the centre piece of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct. The Centre hosts hundreds of business events every year and offers delegates space to think, opportunities to learn and time to network.
Cultural Tourism - Venture North Safaris
Venture North Safaris offer guided micro-group 4 wheel drive safaris throughout the Top End. Catering to the higher end of the market and through strong relationships with Traditional Owners we specialise in taking guests off the beaten track, to experience remote Arnhem Land, in style.
Tour and Transport Operators - Uluru Camel Tours
At Uluru Camel Tours, visitors choose from one of five captivating experiences riding with a majestic train of camels through the red dunes of the Australian Simpson Desert. A photographer’s delight, signature tours retrace the steps of early explorers immersed in the stunning, World Heritage landscape at Uluru.