AFTA is now accepting Nominations in the 2020 National Travel Industry Awards.
To make a Nomination please use the following forms:
1. Supplier Categories: This form is for Travel agent who wish to NOMINATE A SUPPLIER in one of the various supplier categories - Click here.
2. Travel Agent / Agency Categories: This form is for Suppliers who wish to NOMINATE TRAVEL AGENTS and AGENCIES - Click here.
3. Emirates Travel Consultant Scholarship for self-nominations - Click here.
4. Travel Writer nomination form also for self-nominations - Click here.
The Nomination period will close at 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 14 February 2020.
All Nominees will be contacted to confirm that they accept their Nomination before Nominations are publicly announced on Monday 23 March 2020.
Read on to learn about the 2020 NTIA process.
This section explains the difference between the voted categories and those that are required to complete a written submission and presentation to the AFTA NTIA Judging Panel.1. Voted Award Categories
Following nominations, the award categories listed below will be voted on by the industry and the companies with the five (5) highest number of votes will proceed through to being a Finalist. The company with the highest number of votes will win and this will be announced at the NTIA Gala Dinner on Saturday 18th July.
Voted Categories >
2. Judged Award Categories
A two-step process determines Winners in the categories listed below.
Step 1: Nominees in Judged Categories are required to complete an online submission to accept their NTIA nomination.
All submissions will be marked by an independent assessor. The 5 highest scoring submissions in each category will proceed through to being a Finalist. These categories are NOT voted categories.
Step 2: The 5 Finalists will be required to make a presentation to the NTIA Judging Pannel. Judging will take place between Wednesday 10 - Friday 19 June 2020.
Best Travel Writer is submission only. Face to face judging is not required.
Finalists will be announced on Monday 18 May 2020.
Finalists who are required to make a presentation or provide a submission will be contacted directly.
The Judging period for the NTIA Finalists is Wednesday 10 - Friday 19 June 2020.
The judging schedule will be posted here in due course.
Please note, due to the time commitments of the AFTA NTIA Judging Panel, these dates are unable to be altered. If a person is unable to attend their scheduled Finalist presentation, they may nominate an alternate in the case of company categories. No alternates are permitted in the case of individual categories.
AFTA has compiled a list of the top 5 tips for those Finalists making a presentation to the AFTA Judging Panel.
These tips are based on feedback from previous year's judging and will assist you in preparing for your presentation and best utilising the time allowed.
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