SkyBus Melbourne Wins at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Fast-growing airport transfer service takes home bronze in the Specialised Tourism Services category at the national tourism awards.

Melbourne, Australia – SkyBus, the operator of Melbourne’s express CBD to airport transport service, took the Bronze prize back to their Melbourne offices after coming up trumps in the ‘Specialised Tourism Services’ category of the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards on Friday 24 February.    

The Qantas Australian Tourism Awards are the tourism industry’s peak awards for recognising and promoting excellence in tourism. First established by the Federal Government in 1985, the Australian Tourism Awards see a wide range of tourism businesses enter their state and territory Tourism Awards. Over 200 reach the prestigious status of becoming a national finalist. 

Commenting on the win, Co-CEO at SkyBus Michael Sewards said “We’re overjoyed to be recognised for our hard work at a national level. We would like to thank everyone involved for making this happen, particularly to our team here in Melbourne who work exceptionally hard to help deliver our service.” 

“For 2017 we are looking forward to our continued growth in a highly competitive field and are excited about the 2018 awards already,” Sewards added. 

SkyBus is steadily expanding in Melbourne. Over the last two years, SkyBus have purchased 35 new vehicles and introduced new services to both Frankston and St Kilda, a new route connecting Avalon Airport to the CBD. Both express services from Melbourne CBD operate 24/7, with departures leaving from Southern Cross Station every five minutes during peak periods.  

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SkyBus has been providing safe, convenient airport transport in Melbourne for more than 38 years. Its iconic red vehicles run seven days a week, transferring over three and a half a million passengers each year between the CBD and Tullamarine Airport on the most affordable airport transport service in Australia, when measured by cost/kilometres travelled. SkyBus pairs affordability with superior service, offering customers free Wi-Fi, luggage racks, reliable running times, and online, mobile and kiosk ticketing options. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter @skybusmelbourne