Tourism Australia was announced as the overall winner of the Asia heat of this year's Routes Marketing Awards. Over 800 aviation professionals were gathered to witness the presentation of the awards and to take part in the 13th Routes Asia - the largest route development event for the entire Asia-Pacific region. Tourism Australia was also named as the winner from the Best Destination Marketing category. Commenting on the win, Tim Jones - Regional General Manager Asia and Strategic Partnerships for Tourism Australia - said: "Our partnerships with airlines around the world are crucial in helping us drive demand for Australia and sharing with the world why 'There's nothing like Australia' through innovative marketing campaigns. It's a fantastic honour to collect the Best Destination Marketing and Best Overall Marketing awards on behalf of everyone behind 'team Australia' - recognition of the work of Australia's airports, our State and Territory tourism colleagues and Tourism Australia."