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Become a Quality Tourism Business

27 March 2024

All VTIC members are invited to become a Quality Tourism Business as part of their membership at no additional cost by completing their accreditation assessment before 31 May 2024.


  • It is a national requirement that all entrants of the awards demonstrate minimum business standards – this can be done via accreditation or by completing a Business Standards pre-assessment. The work in completing accreditation is very similar to the work involved in this pre-assessment; so it’s a no brainer… get started on your accreditation today!
  • It’ll greatly benefit your submission as many of the plans and procedures you put in place as part of your accreditation will support your entry. And you’ll be able to highlight your accreditation achievement in the submission which will give you an advantage.
  • Becoming a Quality Tourism Business also offers a range of benefits including access to ReviewPro, discount on ATDW, training opportunities, and more. Don’t miss out on these valuable perks.
  • Access to Quality Tourism Business Training Program. From the fundamentals of quality tourism to strategies of accessibility and cultural inclusion, our program covers every aspect needed to thrive in today’s competitive tourism landscape.
  • To assist you in the process, we are pleased to also provide 2 × 30-min coaching sessions with our Business Mentor, Despina Karatzias. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your business profile and standards.

If you have entered the Tourism Awards in recent years, you would have completed the Business Standards pre-assessment, so you are almost there.

→ If you’d like to take up on this offer, or have any further questions, please contact us on 03 7035 5700 or email us.

Are you entering one of the accommodation categories?

For those entering categories 17–23, and whose properties are not officially Star Rated, completion of the Accommodation Standards pre-assessment is also mandatory. Therefore, VTIC invites accommodation providers to apply for Star Ratings under the same offer.

Star Ratings encompass accreditation, allowing you to fulfill both pre-assessments mandated by the national body.

Are you not a VTIC member yet?

Don’t worry… join now and you will also qualify for this offer*. As a VTIC Quality Tourism Business member your nomination** for the Awards is complimentary.


*Join as a QTB Member – cost depends on FTE numbers.
**Only one nomination is free. Additional entries: $150+GST per nomination.


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