By Nahrain John @karryontravel21 Jul 2018Twelve months worth of hard work and dedication has paid off for some 38 people (and brands) in the travel industry tonight after being named the best of the best. Winners of this year’s National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) were revealed in Sydney on Saturday night at the International Convention Centre. Attendees looked INCREDIBLE in their ball gowns and suits, as you can see in the pictures shared with us on social media… Shout out to Out & About Travel for this gorgeous picture! You all look amazing! Have fun tonight. We’re letting #NTIA2018 attendees takeover our twitter page tonight! Just tag #KARRYONTRAVEL to get a repost! #ntia #travel pic.twitter.com/apmf7srGZU — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 21, 2018 Hey ATAC (Australian Travel Agents Co-perative)… Cheers Visit USA… USA in the house! Loving this picture of the Visit USA team (@USAtraveltrade). Thanks for sharing guys. We’re letting #NTIA2018 attendees takeover our twitter page tonight! Just tag #KARRYONTRAVEL to get a repost! #ntia #travel pic.twitter.com/LULNGDMp2t — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 21, 2018 Oh, and check out the handsome fellas at Scoot and Tourism Fiji… The guys from @TourismFiji & @flyscoot are looking incredibly handsome and ready for tonight’s NTIA Awards! Thanks for sending through the pic guys! We’re letting #NTIA2018 attendees takeover our twitter page tonight. Just tag #KARRYONTRAVEL to get a repost! #ntia #travel pic.twitter.com/L8FTgnNYA0 — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 21, 2018 But enough about how good looking travel industry professionals are, it’s time to find out WHO WON! Even though EVERYONE in the industry ROCKS, here are this year’s winners: YOUNG AGENT OF THE YEAR Courtney wins #Young #Agent of the Year 👏👏👏 #ntia2018 #helloworldlc #travel #travelagent #lanecove A post shared by helloworld Lane Cove (@helloworld_lanecove) on Jul 21, 2018 at 3:05am PDT WINNER: Courtney Ashes from Helloworld Travel Lane Cove BEST TRAVEL CONSULTANT // RETAIL Our very own Giselle won Best Retail Travel Consultant at the National Travel Industry Awards tonight! We couldn’t be prouder of her!! Congratulations 🎉🎉🎉#nationaltravelindustryawards #spencertravel #travel #spencertravelsouthside #bestretailconsultant #WINNER #sowelldeserved #ntia2018 A post shared by SpencerTravelSouthside (@spencertravelsouthside) on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:05am PDT WINNER: Giselle Pennington from Spencer Travel Southside BEST TRAVEL CONSULTANT CORPORATE WINNER: Nicole Hay from Show Group Enterprises BEST HOTEL GROUP Don’t the guys from @CLUBMED_AU look ecstatic with their win! CONGRATS guys & thanks for sharing the pic! We’re letting #NTIA2018 attendees takeover our twitter page tonight! Just tag #KARRYONTRAVEL to get a repost! #ntia #travel pic.twitter.com/7VVplhgagY — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 21, 2018 WINNER: Club Med BEST TOUR OPERATOR // DOMESTIC WINNER: APT BEST WHOLESALER // AUSTRALIAN PRODUCT WINNER: Qantas Holidays & Viva Holidays BEST TRAVEL AGENCY MANAGER Winner! Debbi awarded the Best #travel #agency #manager #ntia2018 #helloworldlc #lanecove A post shared by helloworld Lane Cove (@helloworld_lanecove) on Jul 21, 2018 at 3:02am PDT WINNER: Debbi Ashes Helloworld Travel Lane Cove BEST TRAVEL AGENCY MANAGER // CORPORATE SINGLE LOCATION WINNER: Jamie Maclean from Corporate Traveller Cathedral Place BEST TRAVEL AGENCY MANAGER // RETAIL MULTI LOCATIONS WINNER: Renee Nightingale from Helloworld Travel Albury, Wangaratta & Wodonga BEST TRAVEL AGENCY CORPORATE // MULTI LOCATION Stage and screen won woo hoo!!! #stageandscreen A post shared by shaunmanuain (@shaunmanuain) on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:36am PDT Stage and Screen Travel Services BEST TRAVEL AGENCY MANAGER // CORPORATE MULTI-LOCATION WINNER: André Moten from Corporate Travel Management BEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE WINNER: Qantas BEST CAR // CAMPERVAN RENTAL OPERATOR WE WON!!! 😁♥️ #avisaustralia #ntia2018 #bestcaroperator A post shared by Lara Kelly (@larak123) on Jul 21, 2018 at 3:14am PDT WINNER: Avis BEST TRAVEL AGENCY RETAIL SINGLE LOCATION WINNER: Main Beach Travel BEST TRAVEL AGENCY RETAIL MULTI-LOCATION Look who we bumped into in the elevator! It’s last night’s Best Travel Agency Retail Multi Location winner Phil Hoffman (@PhilHoffmannTvl). CONGRATULATIONS! #KARRYONTRAVEL #ntia2018 pic.twitter.com/vC2kY9NZzT — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 22, 2018 WINNER: Phil Hoffman Travel PEOPLE’S CHOICE // RETAIL TRAVEL AGENCY OF THE YEAR Cheers to the guys from @BictonTravel who are up for TWO awards at tonight’s NTIAs! Good luck guys & thanks for sending through the pic! We’re letting #NTIA2018 attendees takeover our twitter page tonight! Just tag #KARRYONTRAVEL to get a repost! #ntia #travel pic.twitter.com/HaweIMuxif — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 21, 2018 WINNER: Bicton Travel BEST TRAVEL BROKER NETWORK WINNER: MTA Travel BEST TOUR OPERATOR // INTERNATIONAL We won!! Intrepid Travel = Best Tour Operator – International #ntiaawards #ntia2018 @intrepidtravel #beintrepid #intrepid #intrepidtravel A post shared by ele coleman 🌵🌵🌵 (@elecoleman) on Jul 21, 2018 at 3:11am PDT WINNER: Intrepid Travel BEST WHOLESALER // INTERNATIONAL PRODUCT WINNER: Adventure World BEST CRUISE OPERATOR DOMESTIC DEPLOYMENT We did it – Best Domestic & International Cruise Line!!👌🏼👌🏼#2/2 #ntiaawards18 #ntia2018 @royalcaribbean_aunz #loyaltoroyal A post shared by Jessica Jones (@shippy1988) on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:11am PDT WINNER: Royal Caribbean BEST SALES EXECUTIVE // INDUSTRY SUPPLIER WINNER: Michelle Nickelson from Air New Zealand BEST AGENCY SUPPORT SERVICE WINNER: Air Tickets BEST TOURIST OFFICE INTERNATIONAL WINNER: Tourism New Zealand BEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE // OFFLINE WINNER: Finnair BEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE // ONLINE WINNER: Singapore Airlines BEST RIVER CRUISE OPERATOR WINNER: APT (That’s two awards for them!) BEST CRUISE OPERATOR INTERNATIONAL DEPLOYMENT We did it!!! international too!! Thanks NTIAs so proud and happy! #royalcaribbeanaunz #lovetravel @royalcaribbean_aunz A post shared by Belle Osmic (@belle_azamara) on Jul 21, 2018 at 3:30am PDT WINNER: Royal Caribbean (That’s two awards for them too!) BEST TRAVEL AGENCY CORPORATE SINGLE LOCATION WINNER: DBT Corporate Travel BEST REGISTERED TRAVEL INDUSTRY TRAINING INSTITUTION WINNER: Cornerstone Learning & Development BEST BUSINESS EVENTS TRAVEL AGENCY WINNER: Event Travel Management BEST NATIONAL TRAVEL MANAGEMENT COMPANY WINNER: Corporate Travel Management BEST TRAVEL AGENT TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION WINNER: Qantas Learning Hub BEST TRAVEL WRITER WINNER: Jocelyn Pride BEST ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCY WINNER: Flybuys Travel BEST SPECIALTY WHOLESALER SUPER EXCITED for the @BenchAfrica team! Well done on the Best Specialty Wholesaler win! Thanks for sharing the pic guys! We’re letting #NTIA2018 attendees takeover our twitter page tonight! Just tag #KARRYONTRAVEL to get a repost! #ntia #travel pic.twitter.com/uleT3TGEWk — KARRYON (@karryontravel) July 21, 2018 WINNER: Bench Africa EMIRATES TRAVEL CONSULTANT SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: Rachel Husoy Cleary from Noosa Travel BEST NON-BRANDED TRAVEL GROUP WINNER: Helloworld Business Travel BEST TRAVEL AGENCY GROUP Flight Centre loving at #NTIA2018 A post shared by Lena Nielson (@lenan7) on Jul 21, 2018 at 4:44am PDT WINNER: Flight Centre A HUGE well done to all of the nominees and finalists and of course to all the amazing winners on the night. CONGRATULATIONS! Please join us in congratulating this year’s NTIA winners. Other stories you may like MUSIC TO OUR EARS: Check out the new Delta Air Lines B777 & win a trip to the GRAMMY Awards® ceremony! STATUS UPDATE: Don’t be one of the top 10 most unfollowed travel Facebook friends WIN BIG: Are you truly a New Zealand expert?