Hall of Fame winners SkyBus shine at the 2019 Victorian Tourism Industry Awards

SkyBus wins GOLD for the fourth consecutive year at the VTIC Tourism Awards.

Melbourne, AustraliaSkyBus, operators for 41 years of Melbourne’s popular airport express services, was honoured on Thursday nights RACV Victorian Tourism Awards which recognises the industry’s highest achievers. SkyBus entered the Victorian Tourism Industry Council Hall of Fame as it took the much-coveted Gold prize for the fourth year running, and third in the category of the ‘Major Tour and Transport Operators’ category at the 2019 RACV Victoria Tourism Awards.

Winning its first Gold in 2016, SkyBus has continued to recognised by the industry’s highest accolade by receive Gold this year for its major contributions to Victoria’s tourism industry for its unparalleled world-class service transit between Melbourne city, its inner and outer suburbs, Tullamarine and Avalon airports.

“We’re extremely honoured to win such a prestigious award in the tourism industry over the last three years, to now be the recipients of the Hall of Fame. I am extremely appreciate of the consistency of every SkyBus employee and  would like to thank everyone involved in the submission process and our entire team here who work exceptionally hard to help us provide an excellent service that is reliable, safe, affordable and convenient,” said Michael Sewards, Co-CEO and Director, SkyBus.

“Over the last 12 months, SkyBus has expanded rapidly through the launch of two new airport express services in Victoria to the Western and Eastern suburbs of Melbourne on top of two interstate airport service launches – Hobart and Byron Bay. This triumph is true recognition to all SkyBus employee’s commitment to ensure we provide the best tourism experience. From increasing frequency on all services, through to innovation of our new SkyBus app and self-service ticketing kiosk, the year 2019 was important for us to focus on ensuring the customer experience is seamless as possible.”

“All of these new services have exceeded our expectations tremendously and feedback from customers is nothing but positive. Our continued success has resulted with us receiving our fourth TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customers’ rating,” added Mr Sewards.

“Congratulations to Felicia and the VTIC team on a wonderful evening. The support and dedication of this team over the past few years is greatly appreciated by SkyBus.”

In its 41st year of service, SkyBus will continue to contribute significantly to the Victorian tourism industry. With successful services now operating in Gold Coast, Hobart and Auckland New Zealand, SkyBus plans to continue to develop and launch more services in the months to come.

For more information about SkyBus, visit skybus.com.au .

Co-CEOs Michael Sewards & Adam Begg
Co-CEOs Michael Sewards & Adam Begg