2017 Gala Ceremony

Don’t miss the tourism industry’s night of nights!

Thursday, 23 November 2017 – 6pm til late, Palladium at Crown

Unite with your industry friends and colleagues to help celebrate Victoria’s tourism and event leaders at the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards Gala Ceremony.

Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) with RACV and the Victorian Government, are pleased to announce that the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards Gala Ceremony will again be held at the Palladium at Crown.

This prestigious black-tie event will recognise our state winners across 27 business and three individual categories.

Rob Mills

Be entertained by Master of Ceremonies Rob Mills, now recognised as one of Australia’s leading stage talents (Ghost, Wicked) and more recently for his title role in Jesus Christ Superstar.

Enjoy world-class catering from leading chefs of the Palladium at Crown matched with award-winning Pizzini Wines, beers from Bright Brewery and also Grand Ridge Brewery. Don your dancing shoes, there will be an assortment of entertainment and music all night long.

The SkyBus Club 23 After Party

For the first time, VTIC in partnership with SkyBus is introducing the ‘SkyBus Club 23 After Party’. For many of those wish to continue the celebrations into the early hours, Club 23 (located on level 3 at Crown) will be the exclusive venue for guests of the Gala Ceremony.


The Victorian Tourism Awards is now in its 33rd year, attracting over 100 entries and around 1000 industry representatives at the Gala Ceremony.

Remember to hashtag your photos on the night with #RACVVTA

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Ticketing Options

VTIC Members: $214.50 (Table of 10: $2,145)
Non-members: $269.50  (Table of 10: $2,695)

Ticket price includes pre-dinner drinks, three course meal, accompanying beverages and GST.


*Please note refunds will not be provided within 7 days of the event.

*Please note contact details and dietary/special requirements for each guest.

**All efforts will be made to seat guests with others from their respective regions.

***To access member rates when booking online, you will need to login as a VTIC / Vic Chamber member (top right corner of the booking page) before placing your booking. Confirmation of your booking is sent within 24 hours.2016 Gala Ceremony - inside Palladium2016 Gala Ceremony - table setting


Winners of categories 1-25 automatically go through to National judging. The 2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards will be held in Perth in either February or March 2018 (date to be confirmed).

Along with other entertainment throughout the night, you will also have the chance to let your hair down on the dance floor.

Stay at Crown Metropol – Special Tourism Awards Rate

The Crown Metropol has kindly provided an industry rate for those attending the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards for Thursday and Friday 23 & 24 November.


Choose from the following room options:

  1. Luxe King Room – $230
  2. City Lux King – $265
  3. Urban Lux King – $315

Call Crown Metropol FIT Reservations on 1800 056 662 or 03 9292 6211 or email Crown at reservations.mcm@crownhotels.com.au quoting ‘Victoria Tourism Industry Council Accommodation’  (for 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards only).



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