Industry Awards & Memberships

Rumba Beach Resort is proud of its industry affiliations and awards. Choosing a hotel online can be difficult, but it helps if the property you select carries industry accreditations for excellence.

Like many regional areas, Caloundra is a close knit community and Rumba Resort takes great pride in getting involved. In addition to being active members of the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce, Rumba holds memberships with leading regional and State tourism organisations ensure industry best practice is maintained at all times.

As a customer focused business, the team at Rumba Resort are dedicated to innovation, collaboration and service.

Here are some of the organisations Rumba Resort proudly supports:

Accredited Tourism Business

Rumba Beach Resort is an Accredited Tourism Business, assuring we have met specific criteria to ensure we are committed to exceeding your expectations with great customer service and the highest standards of business practice.

Business Awards 2015

Rumba Beach Resort was honoured with receiving the Sunshine Coast “Tourism Accommodation of the Year” Award for 2015 & 2014.

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QLD Tourism Award 2015

The Queensland Tourism awards are hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council. Operating for over 30 years, the Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of tourism operators across the State.

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Business Award 2014

Rumba Beach Resort was honoured with receiving the Sunshine Coast “Tourism Accommodation of the Year” Award for 2015 & 2014.

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HotelsCombined 'Stella Stays' winner

HotelsCombined compare 1000s of sites in just one search to find the best hotel deals. The HotelsCombined 'Stellar Stays' awards are the world's most comprehensive travel awards program.

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QLD Tourism Award 2014

The Queensland Tourism awards are hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council. Operating for over 30 years, the Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of tourism operators across the State.

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QLD Tourism Industry Council

Queensland Tourism Industry Council is the State's peak body representing the tourism sector. QTIC hosts the prestigious Queensland Tourism Awards and provides valuable industry benchmarking with its Business Barometer. As the voice for tourism, QTIC also plays an important role co-hosting the annual DestinationQ Forums.

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CCIQ Sunshine Coast

CCIQ Sunshine Coast is new brand for the Sunshine Coast Chamber's of Commerce Alliance. This progressive collective of many of the region's independent business representative groups  comes together monthly to discuss issues that all parts of the Sunshine Coast have in common when it comes to policy direction and government lobbying. 

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SKAL International Sunshine Coast

Skål is the only international organisation that brings together all branches of the Travel & Tourism Industries. Representing the industry's managers and executives, Skålleagues meet at local, national and international level in an environment of friendship to discuss subjects of common interest.

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AAA 5 Star Tourism Award

Rumba Beach Resort has been awarded an officially accredited 5 star rating by AAA Tourism. This is in the category of self-catered accommodation. Five stars are awarded to properties that typify excellence across all areas of operation.

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Visit Sunshine Coast

Visit Sunshine Coast's core role is to promote the Sunshine Coast as a premier holiday and Business Events destination locally, nationally and internationally, to achieve maximum social and economic benefit for the local community, residents and businesses.

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Caloundra Chamber of Commerce

In 2010 Rumba Beach Resort won the President’s Award for outstanding contribution to Caloundra in the Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.
Rumba Resort’s director Bill Darby serves as the Chamber’s Tourism & Event’s Chair. A position he has held since 2011.

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Trip Adivsor

Proudly, Rumba Beach Resort is a star hotel on Trip Advisor. We consistently rank in the top 10 hotels on the Sunshine Coast and we regularly hold the number one spot for Caloundra. As a five-time winner of the Certificate of Excellence Caloundra's Rumba Beach Resort has now been inducted into TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame.

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Industry Awards & Memberships