Australian Traveller’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards exclusive lunch was held at Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel on Wednesday, 4 December, with menu designed by Pete Evans and attended by 120 top travel and hospitality industry guests.

Special thanks go to our major sponsor Lastminute.com.au (link) and to Tasmania’s Saffire Freycinet, for the Reader’s prize for nominations, as well as to our friends at Moet Hennessy for their Cloudy Bay wines  and the Hunter Valley’s Meerea Park Wines.

Gift bag contents included: The Awards issue, beach towel from Lastminute.com.au, Whileaway Guides, Sheraton on the Park voucher, Dermalogica skin kit, Invisible Zinc Tinted Daywear, Corban & Blair voucher, Appelles spa products, Matso’s Broome Brewery Company beer/cider and Madame Flavour tea.