Awards and Achievements

Tourism Awards

2012 WINNERS in the Adventure Tourism Category

Tropical North Queensland is home to a myriad of premium, world-class tourism products competing annually for the prestige and distinction of being awarded a Tourism Excellence Award at the Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards Gala Evening. Cape York Motorcycles would like to thank the judges and organisers for allowing us to be a part of, and allowing us to win this prestigious award in 2012. It is an honour and a privilege to hold this award. We have worked long and hard to obtain it and very much appreciate this opportunity to showcase the motorcycle industry.

Adventure Tourism - We are adventurous by nature too. 


2011 finalist in the Adventure Tourism Category

 


2011 Queensland Tourism Awards

CYMCA was proud to be recognised as finalists in the 2011 Queensland Tourism Awards, running for more than 25 years, the Queensland Tourism Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of across the State. The Awards are a submission and inspection based program and provide the opportunity to publicly acknowledge and showcase Queensland's finest tourism operators.

 

The Awards cover 31 categories across the areas of attractions, events, tour and transport, restaurants, cultural and heritage, ecotourism, marketing and more.


Telstra Business Awards

2008 Queensland Finalist

Local tour operator, Cape York Motorcycle Adventures has been recognised for their continued success in one of the nation's most prestigious business awards programs.

The Queensland finalists in the 2008 Telstra Business Awards were announced recently, and Cape York Motorcycle Adventures has been selected in two categories: The MYOB Small Business Award (for businesses with six to 20 employees) and The Social Responsibility Award (for businesses that have demonstrated leadership and contributed to the environment, people, education or the community).

Cape York Motorcycle Adventures General Manager, Mrs. Renae Kunda, said that being selected as a finalist in both the Small Business and Social Responsibility categories was an amazing achievement. She said...

"This recognition is testament to our continued commitment to industry improvement, environmental sustainability and community awareness."

Renae Kunda accepts the finalist certificate from David Hughan, Marketing Manager of MYOB

Renae Kunda accepts the finalist certificate from Gary Birmingham, National Sales Director of Regional Sensis

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Australian Institute of Management

Management Excellence Award

The Management Excellence Awards have always held within them the seeds to grow, to meet changing environments, to identify exceptional individual potential and endeavour and to expand the participants and winners vision of personal and business excellence.

“The awards night was fabulous, Guy Sebastian was the opening act. I told my Mum who came with me that we should just leave now because nothing will top this. I am a big fan of Guy's. Ross form Rockhampton won the category and I am really happy for him. It is a great honour. I am even prouder of Tania Cobham from Cairns who bought home the young manager category. So many people helped me to get to the state finals and I feel like I have let them down so I will definitely try again next year!”


Cairns Owner Manager of the Year 2007

Renae Kunda representing Cape York Motorcycle Adventures

Renae was delighted to receive this award on 31st August 2007. She said...

“...it is not often that a self employed manager gets to be rewarded for the hard work they do behind the scenes. While the award took 17 years to earn, it just goes to show how well this team is working together now. A manager is only as good as the team.”


Small Business Champion Awards

The Australian Small Business Champion Awards recognise the achievements of small businesses in the retail, service and manufacturing industries.

Specialised Small Business Category

Queensland State Finalist - Cape York Motorcycle Adventures

 

Small Business Entrepreneur Category

Queensland State Finalist — Roy Kunda representing Cape York Motorcycle Adventures


Cairns Business Women's Club

The Cairns Business Women’s Club Annual Awards

The Cairns Business Women’s Club Annual Awards are now in their 21st year and going from strength to strength.

Each year the Cairns Business Women’s Club seeks to recognise the exceptional skills of Cairns Business Women and the contribution they make to the community as a whole — through the annual awards.

Women seldom give themselves credit for their efforts, especially in business. So why don’t you show a woman in business or management that she deserves to celebrate her business achievements.


Winner of Small Business Woman of the Year

In her acceptance speech Renae said, “This submission took 6 weeks to write. At first I thought that I wouldn't have enough to write about but with the help of friends, family and team mates, I found my self editing. To reflect on one’s career breeds motivation and helps you to appreciate the efforts that have brought you to this point. Learning to appreciate your own efforts and the efforts of others simply makes you better and more motivated to take on bigger challenges.”


Small Business Woman of the Year Category

2007 Finalist — Renae Kunda representing Cape York Motorcycle Adventures