Tourism Industry Awards is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors
Sponsor - Pata Young Tourism Leader Award
PATA NZ Trust supports training and professionalism in tourism and links to the Pacific Asia Travel Association internationally.
“The PATA NZ Trust believes that the challenges facing the tourism industry today, including intense international competition and the imperative for environmental sustainability, requires focus on developing human resources – having highly capable people working at all levels,” says Neil Plimmer, PATA NZ Trust Chairman. “Recognising the outstanding contributions of young individual talent is a great way of encouraging this.”
The Pacific Asia Travel Association based in Bangkok is committed to promoting training, education and career development across the industry. PATA NZ Trust acknowledges the support of ATTTO and TIA in making the Young Tourism Entrepreneur the high profile Gold Award prize that it is for the best and brightest of our younger leaders.
Sponsor - Crowe Horwath International Sir Jack Newman Award
Crowe Horwath International is ranked among the top 10 global networks of independent accounting and advisory services firms, with more than 150 independent firms with 560 offices and 26,250 partners and staff in more than 100 countries around the world.
In New Zealand, Crowe Horwath International is represented by Crowe Horwath (formerly known as WHK), the largest provider of practical accounting, audit, tax and business advice to individuals and businesses from a network of over 20 offices throughout the country, and Horwath HTL, specialist consultants in the Hotel, Tourism and Leisure industries.