Tourism Industry Awards

2015 Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award Winner

Congratulations Skyline Rotorua

 Skyline Rotorua, an attraction that offers a visitor experience and customer service second to none, won the tourism industry’s highest accolade, the Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award.

The winners of the 2015 Tourism Industry Awards were announced at a black-tie dinner in Auckland on Friday, 2 October. The dinner was attended by more than 300 industry leaders and supporters.

All our fantastic winners are listed below. Click here to read more about them and judges' comments.

2015 Tourism Industry Award winners  

Air New Zealand Supreme Tourism Industry Award, and 
Business Excellence Award – annual turnover over $6 million, supported by JLT/AIG
Skyline Rotorua

Sir Jack Newman Award (outstanding industry leader) supported by Crowe Horwath International
Sir Peter Jackson, Wellington

Emerging Tourism Leader, supported by PATA New Zealand Trust
Ryan Sanders, Haka Tours Ltd, Auckland

Tourism Industry Champion, supported by Sudima Hotels & Resorts
Jeroen Jongejans, Dive! Tutukaka

Visitor Experience Award, supported by ServiceIQ
Coronet Peak Ski Area, Queenstown

Business Excellence Award – annual turnover under $6 million, supported by Westpac
Haka Tours Ltd, Auckland

Environmental Tourism Award, supported by Mercury Energy
Ziptrek Ecotours, Queenstown

Maori Cultural Tourism Award, supported by Spark Business
TIME Unlimited Tours, Auckland

Tourism Marketing Campaign Award, supported by ReserveGroup
Thrifty Car Rental New Zealand, Christchurch

Industry Alignment Award, supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Department of Conservation / Air New Zealand - The Great Walks Story 

Tourism 2025 Enabler Award, supported by Auckland Airport
Angus & Associates, Wellington


A big thank you to the generosity of our Award Partners Air New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and our Award Supporters: PATA New Zealand Trust, Sudima Hotels & Resorts, ServiceIQ, Westpac, JLT/AIG, ReserveGroup, Spark Business, Mercury Energy, Crowe Horwath International, and Auckland Airport.


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 Tourism Industry Association New Zealand
4th Flr, Tourism & Travel House 79 Boulcott Street, P.O. Box 1697,
Wellington 6140, New Zealand  |  Phone: +64 4 499 0104 Fax: +64 4 499 0827

Updated Monday, 5 October 2015