On Thursday, 15 August 2024, the Victorian Accommodation Awards for Excellence will take place at Melbourne's renowned Palladium at Crown.

During the gala dinner, Accommodation Australia (Victoria) will recognise the breadth and diversity of accommodation offerings in the state by acknowledging the most exceptional hotels, industry professionals, and onsite amenities.

We look forward to crowning the best of Victoria, venues that excel in delivering top-tier service and providing exceptional customer experience.

A night to remember, the Victorian Accommodation Awards for Excellence showcase the best of our industry. Nominate your property and team for the opportunity to celebrate success on the highest level.

IMPORTANT DATES 


NOMINATIONS OPEN 
Friday, 15 March

NOMINATIONS CLOSE
Monday, 8 April

WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS & SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS DUE
Monday, 15 April

JUDGING PERIOD
Monday, 29 April - Friday, 14 June

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED & TICKET SALES OPEN
Monday, 1 July

VICTORIAN ACCOMMODATION AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 
Thursday, 15 August

PRESENTATION CEREMONY 


VENUE
Palladium at Crown,
Level 1 Crown Towers, Crown Melbourne,
8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

DATE AND TIME
Thursday, August 15
6pm

DRESS
Gala Event

AFTER PARTY
Palladium at Crown,
10:30pm - 12am

Judging Process:

Depending on the category, awards are judged by anonymous property visit, assessment of a written submission, or online interview.

Following the awards ceremony on Thursday 15 August, each category entrant will receive feedback on how their property performed relative to winning hotels and individuals.

All judging is completed by a third-party anonymous assessment organisation that is completely independent of AA (VIC).

Accommodation Awards: Anonymous property visits to occur Monday -Thursday.

Onsite Offering Awards: Anonymous property visits to occur Monday -Thursday.

Hotel Achievement Awards: Assessment of written criteria

Employee Awards: Review of the employee's resume, coupled with an online interview.

Please note:

        - The Revenue Management Employee of the Year category is judged via written submission.
        - The Inclusion and Accessibility Hotel Award category is judged via an anonymous booking enquiry and website assessment.

Should you be a category winner, you may be eligible to enter the AHA National Awards to be held in Brisbane on Monday, 25 November 2024.

Categories that are eligible at national level will require confirmation of interest during nomination submission.

CATEGORIES

Accommodation Awards

Hotels can only nominate in one accommodation specific category (e.g. Deluxe Accommodation Hotel of the Year) per venue.

Cost: $150 + Reimbursement to cover the cost of anonymous property judging.

Onsite Offering Awards

Hotels can make multiple nominations in the Onsite Offering Awards categories (e.g. Deluxe Restaurant of the Year, Hotel Bar of the Year, Hotel Club Lounge and Hotel Spa of the Year).

Cost: $150 + Reimbursement to cover the cost of anonymous property judging.

OUR PARTNERS

The presentation of the Victorian Accommodation Awards for Excellence would not be possible without our event partners. We acknowledge their invaluable contribution to our industry and thank them for their ongoing support.

 

   

TICKETS 

Tickets for the 2024 Victorian Accommodation Awards for Excellence are now on sale.

To purchase tickets for your venue, please log into your account through the nomination portal.

Ticket Price 

Table of 10     $2550 including GST per table
Individual Ticket     $270 including GST per person

 

Contact Us

Victorian Accommodation Awards for Excellence
events@aavic.com.au

Enquiries