List of Finalists: 2018 Qantas Business Travel Awards

In News by Alana Hay

Now on its second year, the 2018 Qantas Business Travel Awards aims to “recognise the places that make doing business more pleasure than pain.” With 10 categories, the awards team seeks to identify anything from the best business hotels to the best place to have a breakfast meeting in.

This year, Sydney comes in with the most number of finalists across all categories (fourteen finalists). Followed by Melbourne (10 finalists), and then Perth (seven nominations). Winners will be publicly announced in the July issue of the Qantas inflight magazine.

Here is the list of finalists per category:

Best New Business Hotel
InterContinental Perth City Centre
West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Westin Perth
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour
Paramount House Hotel, Sydney

Best Business Hotel
Park Hyatt Sydney
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Crown Towers Melbourne
Next Hotel Brisbane
Como The Treasury, Perth (2017 Winner)

Best Business Hotel, Asia- Pacific
Rosewood Beijing
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
The Peninsula Shanghai
Park Hyatt Tokyo

Best Hotel Club Lounge
Sheraton on the Park, Sydney
Shangri-la Hotel, Sydney
InterContinental Sydney
Crown Towers Melbourne
InterContinental Perth City Centre

Best Restaurant for a Business Lunch or Dinner
Saxe, Melbourne
Wilson & Market, Melbourne
Cirrus, Sydney
The Bridge Room, Sydney (2017 Winner)
Otto, Brisbane

Best Private Dining Room
Garden State Hotel, Melbourne
Vue de Monde, Melbourne
1889 Enoteca, Brisbane
Bentley Restaurant + Bar, Sydney
Pendolino, Sydney (2017 Winner)

Best Venue for a Breakfast Meeting
Gauge, Brisbane
Higher Ground, Melbourne (2017 Winner)
The Grounds of the City, Sydney
Muse, Canberra
Petition Kitchen, Perth

Best New or Improved Corporate Retreat
The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, Byron Bay, NSW
Elements of Byron, Byron Bay, NSW
Jackalope, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Lindenderry at Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
The Darling, Gold Coast, QLD

Best Conference Venue
Adelaide Convention Centre
ICC Sydney (2017 Winner)
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
National Convention Centre Canberra
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Best Co-Working Space – New Category
Spaces, Melbourne
River City Labs, Brisbane
Flux, Perth
Hub Adelaide
The Office Space, Sydney