Hospitality and Tourism Executive of the Year

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the Hospitality and Tourism Executive of the Year award, applicants should:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellence in their role within the hospitality and tourism industry (travel and event providers/services, attractions, accommodation, venues, clubs (excluding sporting clubs), and restaurants/cafes).
  • Be employed in a full-time senior position for a private, public, not-for-profit, or government organisation in Australia that reaches an annual turnover of $5m+.
  • Be available to attend the awards from 6pm to 11pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at Crown Melbourne.

Application criteria

As part of the application process, applicants are required to answer four equally weighted questions that refer to achievements in the last 12 months. Each answer has a maximum length of 200 words. The questions for Hospitality & Tourism Executive of the Year are outlined below.

  1. What were your main objectives this year, and how did you achieve them?
  2. How have you improved your management capabilities and how have you measured the effectiveness of your leadership?
  3. What are you doing to ensure your business is innovating more quickly, efficiently and effectively than the competition?
  4. Why should you win this award?

Application process



1. Check criteria

Check eligibility criteria above

2. Register online

Begin application in awards portal

3. Answer questions

Answer questions as outlined above

4. Upload attachments

Upload any supporting documents (optional)

5. Submit application

Submit application and pay fee ($199)

Hospitality and Tourism Executive of the Year – Hall of Fame

Karin Sheppard

2016 Hospitality and Tourism Executive of the Year

Karin Sheppard
COO Australasia & Japan
IHG

 

Barry Robinson Photo

2015 Hospitality and Tourism Executive of the Year

Barry Robinson
President and Managing Director
Wyndham Hotel Group SEA and Pacific Rim

 

Anthony Hayes Photo

2014 Hospitality and Tourism Executive of the Year

Anthony Hayes
Managing Director
AAT Kings