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Award-Winning Tour Operator

APT is honoured when our guests and travel industry bestow us with prestigious awards, and over the years there have been many. We are very proud of our 98% customer satisfaction rating and take great pride in our membership of all key travel industry associations.

Most outstanding tour operator global 2023 logo in navy

Here is just a taste of the awards APT has achieved:

ATIA - Australian Travel Industry Association

  • Most Outstanding Tour Operator - Global - 2023
  • Best River Cruise Operator, 2015 - 2019
  • Best Tour Operator – Domestic, 2012 - 2016, 2018 – 2019
  • Best Tour Operator – International, 2014 – 2015
  • Best Cruise Operator – International Based Operation, 2011, 2013 – 2014

Australia Day Honours List

  • Medal of the Order of Australia for services to Tourism – Judy Vanrenen, 2019
  • Medal of the Order of Australia for services to Tourism – Geoff McGeary, 2014 

Australia’s Northwest Tourism Awards

  • Best Last Based Operator – Kimberley Wilderness, 2014

Cruise Critic – Editors Picks Awards

  • Best River Cruise Line, 2019

Cruise Passenger - Reader's Choice Awards

  • Best Overall River Cruise Line, 2015, 2017 – 2019
  • Best Adventure Cruise Line, 2015 - 2018
  • Best Luxury River Cruise, 2018
  • Best Small Ship Line, 2017    

Reader's Digest

  • Best Holiday Operator, 2023

Travel Weekly Globe Awards

  • Best Premium Escorted, 2019
  • Best River Cruise, 2019 

APT’s key industry memberships

Australian Travel Industry Association (ATIA)

Australian Travel Industry Association (ATIA)


AFTA Travel Accreditation Scheme (ATAS)


Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO)

APT Assurance

APT Assurance Trusted

Recognised & Trusted

We are a multi award-winning travel operator with a 98% customer satisfaction rating and a member of all key travel industry associations.
APT Assurance Confidence

Security & Confidence

For your peace of mind, we offer freedom and flexibility with our booking security and protection promise and client fund protection.
APT Assurance Health

Health & Wellbeing

We’ll look after you with strict pre-departure health screenings, industry-leading hygiene practices and enhanced cleaning and disinfection protocols.