Memberships and Awards

Memberships

QTIC Membership

Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Current Member

Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland, acting as “The Voice of Tourism”. We’re a not-for-profit, private sector, membership-based organisation representing the interests of Queensland’s tourism and hospitality industry.

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Mackay Tourism Ltd.
Current member
ATB

Australian Tourism Accreditation
Accredited Tourism Business

The Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) certifies tourism businesses that meet specific quality assurance criteria ensuring they are committed to exceeding consumer expectations with great customer service and the highest standards of business practice. All ATAP accredited businesses undertake regular onsite audits to ensure compliance.

 

Association of Australian Convention Bureaux
Current Member

Mackay Regional Council are a member of the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux, the peak Australian business events network driving economic prosperity for Australia. The AACB brings together Australia’s most influential city and regional convention bureaux dedicated to marketing their specific region as premier business events destinations. AACB uses its influence and a collaborative approach to bring stakeholder groups together to support growth in Australia’s business events industry.

Awards

MTL Tourism Awards Logo 2018 2021 Mackay Region Tourism Awards
Gold Winner - Business Event Venues Category

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2019 Mackay Region Tourism Awards
Gold Winner - Business Event Venues Category

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2018 Mackay Region Tourism Awards
Gold Winner - Business Event Venues Category
 2018 Local Government Managers Australia (Qld) Annual Awards for Excellence
Excellence in Teamwork Award (for central co-ordination, catering and local management of Elton John’s ‘Once in a Lifetime Concert’ in Mackay in Sept 2017)
2018 Wotif Award 2018 Wotif Australian Town of the Year Award
"With the Great Barrier Reef at its door, wallabies and kangaroos at Cape Hillsborough National Park and platypuses in the Eungella National Park, there’s no beauty more rich or rare than at Queensland’s Mackay!"
MTL 2017 2017 Mackay Region Tourism Awards
Silver Winner - Festivals and Events Category - Mackay Mazda Festival of Arts
MTL Tourism Awards 2016 2016 Mackay Region Tourism Awards
Gold Winner - Business Event Venues Category
Drovers logo Drovers Award
Performing Arts Centre of the Year 2015 - WINNER
2014 TA Winner of the 2014 QantasLink Mackay Isaac Regional Tourism Awards
Festival and Events Category for the Kiss Monster Tour - WINNER
Spinal Injuries logo 2013 Inclusive Community Champion Awards (Spinal Injuries Association)
Best Government Department Category, for overall ease of access, automation of doors, ice skating all abilities session and our day to day work with working with all members of the community.
Drovers logo Drovers Award
Performing Arts Centre of the Year 2012 - Runner Up MECC
Mackay-Isaac Region Tourism Award Winner Mackay-Isaac Tourism Awards 2012
Other Tourism Products / Services including Events - Ice Skating at MECC
 Mackay-Isaac Region Tourism Award Runner Up 2011 Mackay-Isaac Tourism Awards 2011
Other Tourism Products / Services including Events - MECC
 Mackay-Isaac Region Tourism Award Runner Up 2011 Mackay-Isaac Tourism Awards 2011
Tourist Attractions - Runner Up MECC