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ATDW Eligibility Criteria

ATDW Eligibility Criteria

To list on the ATDW, your business or event must meet the following criteria:

  • Operate within Australia
  • Provide a tourism or leisure experience
  • Have a physical presence in Victoria where visitors can access your product or service
  • Align with of the following listing categories: Accommodation; Attraction; Food and Drink; Event; Hire; Tour; Transport and General Service
  • Tour operators and Accommodation providers must provide a current ABN upon registration.

To read the full eligibility criteria and to help you in selecting the most suitable listing category, see ATDW's listing guidelines.

ATDW Listing Categories


Accommodation establishments allowing short term stay. Property styles can range from apartments, backpacker and hotels, bed and breakfasts, caravan and camping, farm stays, holiday houses, motels, hotels and resorts.


  • Apartment
  • Backpacker and Hostels
  • Bed and Breakfasts
  • Caravan, Camping and Holiday Parks
  • Cottages
  • Farmstays
  • Holiday Houses
  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Retreat and Lodge
  • Resorts


Attractions must be places/areas of interest that offer a distinct visitor experience to the leisure tourist.


  • Natural Attractions
  • Shopping and Markets (including retail outlets, centres and arcades)
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Galleries, Museums and Collections
  • Amusement and Theme Parks
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
  • Spas and Retreats
  • Landmarks and Buildings
  • National Parks and Reserves
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities
  • Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

Food & Drink

Establishments that are targeted at leisure visitors and/or offer a unique dining experience.


  • Bar
  • Produce
  • Breweries and Distilleries
  • Restaurants and Cafes
  • Cooking School, Lessons, Workshops
  • Wineries


Events must have a leisure tourism focus with the best potential to stimulate visitation.


  • Festivals and Celebrations
  • Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks
  • Food and Wine
  • Markets
  • Concert or Performance
  • Exhibitions and Shows
  • Sporting Events
  • Business Events


Eligible tour operators must offer regularly organised tours with a leisure-tourism focus, organised by experienced guides. These may include a personal host and/or commentary.


  • Adventure and outdoor tours
  • Walking and biking tours
  • Air, helicopter and balloon tours
  • Food and wine tours
  • Cruises, sailing and water tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Nature and wildlife tours
  • Shopping tours
  • Sports tours
  • Nightlife tours


Transport companies must provide point to point travel or transfers for the leisure tourist.


  • Air services
  • Bus services
  • Coach services
  • Ferry services
  • Train services
  • Tram services 
  • Transfers


Hire services must provide products or services hired for a specific time to be used/operated by the leisure tourist.


  • Bicycles
  • Boats
  • Caravans, Campervans and Motorhomes
  • Cars and Motorcycles
  • Equipment
  • Minibuses and Coaches
  • Tents

General Services

General Services are limited to products or services which support tourism and those who travel.

*Listings from this category are published to at Visit Victoria discretion.

Classifications include:

  • Accommodation Booking Services
  • Wedding Services
  • Supermarkets
  • Pharmacy
  • Service Station