Best in Tourism Celebrated at Perth Airport WA Tourism AwardsThe best of Western Australia’s tourism industry were recognised on 9 November at the 2019 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards Gala Dinner, presented by Tourism Council WA at Crown Perth.

The industry’s premier awards night showcased the innovation and commitment to business excellence of the State’s leading tourism operators across 31 categories.

In its 47th year, the Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards attracted a record number of entries, representing a diverse range of businesses from across Western Australia.

“The Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards is the most prestigious awards program in the tourism industry, with a long history of celebrating and recognising business excellence, innovation and outstanding customer service by tourism operators,” Tourism Council WA CEO Evan Hall said.

“The longevity and process of the Awards really does mean that those operators which take home medals are the best tourism businesses Western Australia has on offer.”

Perth Convention Bureau CEO Gareth Martin extended his congratulations to all winners and finalists in the awards, particularly the 12 PCB members who were acknowledged:

  • Crown Perth
  • Crystal Swan
  • Discovery Rottnest
  • Fremantle Prison
  • Go Cultural
  • Little Creatures
  • Metro Hotel
  • Optus Stadium
  • The Perth Mint
  • Pullman Bunker Bay
  • QT Perth
  • Rockingham Wild Encounters
  • Rottnest Island Authority
  • Sandalford
  • Sightseeing Pass Australia
  • Two Feet & a Heartbeat
  • Valentino Holidays
  • WAITOC
  • The Westin

“It’s a fantastic outcome to see so many PCB members recognised in these awards, and really speaks to the quality of providers we have here in Western Australia,” said Gareth.

“A special congratulations to Pullman Bunker for winning the Business Event Venues award, which was sponsored by PCB.”

The Awards are made possible by the continual support of several sponsors, particularly Principal Sponsor Perth Airport.

“Perth is the natural entry point to Australia for the majority of the world’s population,” Perth Airport CEO Kevin Brown said.

“And Western Australia has so many amazing tourism experiences to offer these travellers, whether they are here for work, a conference, to study or as tourists.

“The Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards recognise the hard work, inspiration and excellence of our tourism operators and allows us to thank them for promoting and presenting everything that is great about Western Australia.”

The gold medallists in categories 1 to 25 will go on to represent Western Australia at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, being held in Canberra on March 6, 2020.

Click here for the full list of winners and medallists in the 2019 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards.