Tasmania will be the host state for the 2012 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be held in Hobart in February 2013.
The Awards are the Australian tourism industry’s premier annual event, and promise to bring over 700 Australian tourism industry leaders to Tasmania to celebrate excellence and innovation in tourism.
The gala event will be held on Friday, February 15th, and will showcase two of Tasmania’s most famous visitor icons – MONA and the Hobart Waterfront
An Awards pre-dinner function will be held within the MONA Galleries, before guests travel by river cruise into Hobart for the gala dinner in the Princes Wharf Shed.
The event will be showcase the very best of Tasmania – with Tasmanian restaurateurs, chefs, producers and wineries from across the state being invited to contribute to the gala menu.
The event will also ‘bring MONA’ to the waterfront with entertainment set to be heavily influenced by the MONA FOMA being held just weeks earlier.
Tourism Tasmania are confirmed as the host state sponsor for the event.