Are you looking for someone to assist you with writing your submission? Would you like to engage a consultant to help you through the process? Below are details for a number of consultants who have have experience in writing Queensland Tourism Award submissions.

Disclaimer: This list is presented as information only. We recommend before engaging their services that you interview prospective consultants to ensure you are clear on their experience, track record, qualifications, capabilities, time frames, costs and what they will deliver for you.


John Atkin

John, a former Queensland Tourism Awards judge, has had a long association with the tourism industry through his senior management roles, committee memberships and directorships, ownership of the multi-award winning property, The Falls Rainforest Cottages of Montville and writing and critiquing numerous tourism awards submissions. He is a very passionate advocate of the tourism awards with more than 15 years involvement as a Judge for local, regional, state, national and Norfolk Island tourism awards. In 2008 John was the recipient of the prestigious “ Marie Blake-Watson Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Tourism by an Individual”.

John Atkin
M: 0419 738 580
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The Tilma Group

The Tilma Group is a boutique tourism and events agency with offices in Wagga Wagga (NSW) and Toowoomba (QLD). Linda Tillman, Managing Director of Tilma Group, has been a judge and business mentor for the Inland Tourism Awards and NSW Tourism Awards since 2008. In 2013 Linda was named the NSW Young Achiever in Tourism, and she is a Director on the Board of The Australian Regional Tourism Network. The award submission and mentoring services offered by Tilma are based on the teams in-depth and personal knowledge of what it takes to impress the judges and ensure that all the criteria is understood and met. The results speak for themselves, with over 20 gold submissions under their belt, including the 2015 Queensland Tourism Awards.

The Tilma Group's Tourism Awards Toolkit is available to download. 

 

Linda Tillman (Managing Director)
P: 0439 192 193
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www.tilmagroup.com.au 


Tony Charters and Associates 

Tony Charters has written numerous successful State, National and International Award nominations. Importantly he has the experience of writing submissions and judging nominations. He has been a judge of the prestigious international Tourism for Tomorrow Awards for the past 10 years and a judge of National Geographic's World Legacy Awards. He will only undertake to complete one nomination within any category.
 
Tony Charters 
P: 07 3012 9575
M: 0418 122 025
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www.tonycharters.com

JJ Strategic Consulting

Jayne and her team are successful award writers for state and national programs, zeroing in on what makes the difference in award submissions. Let us help you to produce an award winning submission for the Queensland Tourism Awards. 
 
Jayne Jennings 
M: 0423 133 530 
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The Tourism Smith

Matt and his team are among Australia's most successful Tourism Awards writers with five Gold, four Silver and three Bronze wins at the Australian Tourism Awards and 24 Gold award wins at State Tourism Awards over the last 4 years. Matt has completed stints as an Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards Judge and is regularly sought out by awards organisers for his awards expertise. Get in early as opportunities are limited for submission writing, submission reviews, Mock Judging and mentoring sessions. Very reasonable rates are offered considering our success rate! 

Matt Smith
M: 0407 504 269
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DR Tourism

 

DR Tourism is a tourism development, consultancy and marketing representation group that provides a range of services for individual tourism operators, accommodation providers and tourism organisations, including the preparation of award winning submissions at a local, state and national level.  Based on Queensland’s stunning Fraser Coast, the personnel of DR Tourism have exceptional knowledge and experience working within regional tourism, particularly within Queensland.

 

Robbie Cornelius
M: 0427 531 278
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www.drtourism.com.au


TOURISM GEMS PTY LTD

Kayleen Allen has extensive experience in successful submission writing, having won her first National Tourism Award in 1996!  Kayleen has been a tourism award judge Nationally, State and/or Regionally for over 25 years and is still an active mentor to industry. She was excited to have written a National Gold and Bronze submission in 2016 and several placement awards in various States and a Queensland Premiers Award.  Kayleen has a strong belief that a tourism award submission should be an opportunity to not only be recognised for the great work to-date but it can and should set you up for continued success into the future – making your business more efficient and financially viable.

Kayleen Allen
M: 0407 133 690
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NB: The above consultants are members of the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), the organisation responsible for hosting and coordinating the annual Queensland Tourism Awards program. If you or your organisation are members of QTIC, and you wish to be considered for inclusion on the above list of consultants, please contact the QTA team on (07) 3236 1445 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please visit www.qtic.com.au for further details about QTIC membership.

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