Twelve 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…

Hey ATAC (Australian Travel Agents Co-perative)…

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Cheers Visit USA…

Oh, and check out the handsome fellas at Scoot and Tourism Fiji…

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

WINNER: Courtney Ashes from Helloworld Travel Lane Cove

 

BEST TRAVEL CONSULTANT // RETAIL

WINNER: Giselle Pennington from Spencer Travel Southside

 

BEST TRAVEL CONSULTANT CORPORATE

WINNER: Nicole Hay from Show Group Enterprises

 

BEST HOTEL GROUP

WINNER: Club Med

 

BEST TOUR OPERATOR // DOMESTIC

WINNER: APT

 

BEST WHOLESALER // AUSTRALIAN PRODUCT

WINNER: Qantas Holidays & Viva Holidays

 

BEST TRAVEL AGENCY MANAGER

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

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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

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WINNER: Avis

 

BEST TRAVEL AGENCY RETAIL SINGLE LOCATION

WINNER: Main Beach Travel

 

BEST TRAVEL AGENCY RETAIL MULTI-LOCATION

WINNER: Phil Hoffman Travel

 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE // RETAIL TRAVEL AGENCY OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Bicton Travel

 

BEST TRAVEL BROKER NETWORK

WINNER: MTA Travel

 

BEST TOUR OPERATOR // INTERNATIONAL

WINNER: Intrepid Travel

 

BEST WHOLESALER // INTERNATIONAL PRODUCT

WINNER: Adventure World

 

BEST CRUISE OPERATOR DOMESTIC DEPLOYMENT

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

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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

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

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

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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.