MBRIT Tourism Business Excellence Award

MBRIT Tourism Business Excellence Award

This award will recognise a tourism, leisure or entertainment business operating in the Moreton Bay Region that can demonstrate their commitment to consistently delivering an exceptional visitor experience over the past 24 months, which allows them to stand out from their competitors and enhances the appeal of the Moreton Bay Region.

Eligible businesses:

  • Hotels, Motels & Resorts
  • Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
  • Self-contained Short Stay Apartments
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Music and other cultural events
  • Sporting events
  • Local and regional events
  • Trade and other Expos


Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

Located on the calm waterways of Pumicestone Passage across from the iconic Bribie Island. Surrounded by magnificent beaches and scenic bushland, the resort offers luxury world-class facilities and a variety of accommodation options and facilities suitable for all ages including a pool, waterpark, jumping pillow, tennis court, fire pit, bar, playground and more.


Ocean View Estates

Ocean View Estates is a perfect place to escape and be spoilt for the day, or a weekend getaway in one of three stunning spa cottages. Enjoy excellent food served in our restaurant, or a picnic in the vineyards with wines carefully grown and crafted on site. Tour the vineyards and winery getting close to the action and tasting from the vats. Let us create your special day in "the Binary" whether you are looking for the perfect wedding location or a corporate event.


Pitstop Café

Cafe on tourist route 1-hour North West of Brisbane with exceptional views up to 80Km serving breakfast, lunch, light meals, and refreshments. Licenced. Lots of interesting motoring memorabilia on show. Large function room available for hire, weddings, parties, corporate events.


Redcliffe Farmers and Artisan Markets

Set alongside the picturesque Redcliffe Peninsula, the Redcliffe Markets are an iconic seaside marketplace bustling with the very best of what farmers and artisan markets have to offer. With everything from surf to sand, parklands, historical and cultural experiences plus the best hospitality from our local foreshore restaurants, cafes and pubs; Redcliffe Markets ties the entire Redcliffe offering together in a fun, family friendly experience that is not to be missed each and every Sunday!


The Store of Requirement

The Store of Requirement is a family-owned small business. We pride ourselves on our extensive range of licensed memorabilia and collectibles, and we go out of our way to find things that no-one else stocks in Australia. We are proud to say that we have the most diverse and unique range of authentic wizarding wares in Australia and are constantly adding to our range every week.


Review full list of finalists here.


Michael Bailey
Founding Director, Open Architecture Studio

Dr Aaron Tham
Program Coordinator - Tourism, Leisure and Events, University of the Sunshine Coast

Brett Kapernick
Deputy Chief Executive Officer & General Manager Strategy, Queensland Tourism Industry Council

Dr Sarah Gardiner
Deputy Director, Griffith Institute for Tourism, Griffith University

John Aitken
Managing Director, Inspiring Cities

Review judge profiles here.