Simon George & Sons TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards 2022

28 October 2022

Event Details

Join the TTNQ Board Directors and Team at this years Simon George & Sons TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards Cocktail Party at Hilton Cairns from 6pm-9pm on Friday 28 October 2022. 

This years’ awards have one new category which is a Sustainable Tourism Excellence Award and recognises an individual or business that is a leader in sustainable tourism.

The TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements and successes within the Tropical North Queensland tourism industry. The winners of the following awards will be announced:

Life Member

Chair’s Award for Excellence
Sponsored by Cairns Regional Council

Outstanding Contribution by an Individual

Young Achiever Excellence 

Customer Service Excellence
Sponsored by Bang Media

Sustainable Tourism Excellence *NEW*
Sponsored by Cairns Airport

Best of Queensland Experience Program Recognition of Excellence





Cost: $80 for TTNQ members, non-member $100

Inclusions: Substantial canapes and food stations, beverages and entertainment

Dress: Tropical Cocktail

Tickets close: Wednesday 26th October 2022

We welcome both TTNQ members and non-members to nominate and attend.
You won’t require printed or e-tickets on the night. Your ticket will be booked under your name. Should you need to make changes, please log back into Eventbrite and adjust your ticket.

Champion of Tourism Members, Life Members, Board Directors, VIPs, Award Finalists and Event Partners will receive a promo code to book tickets. Please refer to your personalised invitation. Contact Kahlia Pepper at [email protected] for any questions.

Our Event Partners


Simon George & Sons

Proud Major Sponsor

The Simon George & Sons story began back in 1927 with the vision of their great Grandparents who set out to deliver fresh, high-quality fruit and vegetables to members of their local community. Their business has grown a lot since then and they’re proud to now operate across six Australian locations under the capable hands of their fourth generation of leaders. Over time, they’ve built loyal partnerships with some of Australia’s leading hotels, restaurants, retailers and institutions, not to mention countless amazing local farmers.

Cairns Regional Council

Proud sponsors of the Chair’s Award of Excellence

Cairns Regional Council provides community services and facilities, is responsible for making and enforcing local laws, and are involved in the social, economic, and cultural development of our community, improving local living environments.


Cairns Airport

Proud sponsors of the Sustainable Tourism Excellence Award

Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading regional airports, providing air links to a variety of regional, domestic, and international destinations. Described as ‘descending into paradise’, Cairns Airport is the gateway to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rainforests of North Queensland.


Bang Media

Proud sponsors of the Customer Service Excellence Award

Bang Media is the home of bold ideas, brave innovation and media that’s as strategic as it is creative. A Cairns team of storytellers, digital marketers, designers and technologists ready to elevate your business.