The Adventure Tourism Awards recognises the outstanding achievements of tourism businesses and individuals that service the backpacker, youth and adventure travel sector across Australia and New Zealand.

Do you know an outstanding person who has helped make a difference to Australia / New Zealand Youth Tourism Industry either through their work locally, nationally or internationally, or excelled as a leader?

Recognise their contribution by nominating them for the 2019 Industry Legend or Young Industry Legend of the Year Award.

To nominate an individual for the prestigious Industry Legend of the Year use the following selection criteria:

  • Nominee must actively work in the Youth Tourism Industry.
  • Nominations are acceptable from any party except the nominee.
  • Young Industry Legend award winner must be aged 18 – 35 years at the time of nomination.
  • Demonstrated leadership and excellence in the nominated category.
  • Nominee must be an Australia / New Zealand resident.

Finalists will be shortlisted on the Adventure Tourism Awards website and winners will be announced at the Adventure Tourism Awards being held on 14th November 2019 at The Island, Gold Coast.

Nominations are now open for the Industry Legend and Young Industry Legend of the Year.

Nominations close: Friday 18th October 2019, 5:00pm

Nominate Now

  • Nominee Information

    The 2019 Industry Legend and Young Industry Legend award is a blind nomination process. You are only required to provide details of the nominee. If shortlisted, the nominee will be notified and invited to accept their nomination.
  • This may include a brief history of their career and current work within the backpacking and adventure travel industry.
  • This could be ANY area including: performance, initiative, leadership, community impact, cultural or other.
  • If you wish, you may provide up to 3 documents in support of the nomination (jpg, png, pdf, doc accepted)
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