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National Visitor Survey shows solid growth and opportunity for Victoria

21 /09/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Victoria has continued to experience strong growth in visitors in the year to June 30, the latest results of the National …

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International visitor data shows continued strong growth for Victoria

07 /09/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council welcomes the latest results of the International Visitor Survey, which reveals that Victoria continued to experience …

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Approval of Pennicott Wilderness Journeys’ tourism proposal a win for Victoria’s visitor economy

05 /09/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) today welcomes the State Government’s decision to allow Australian tourism operator Pennicott Wilderness Journeys to …

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Melbourne Metro Rail Authority present to the tourism industry

01 /09/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) presented to tourism industry stakeholders on 29 August 2017 with information on the current status …

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2017 Victorian Visitor Information Centre Summit

31 /08/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The 2017 Victorian Visitor Information Centre Summit took place last week at Silverwater Resort, San Remo. The Summit began on Wednesday, …

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Sky’s the limit for the MCEC Expansion

30 /08/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

This month the VTIC team were lucky to be given a bird’s eye view of the expansion currently underway at the …

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A message from Chief Executive, Brad Ostermeyer

30 /08/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

There has been some exciting recent announcements for the tourism and events industry, with the Melbourne Convention Bureau securing the Lions …

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Melbourne wins World’s most liveable city title again, after strong visitation from tourists

16 /08/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

For a record seventh consecutive year Melbourne has been judged the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Victoria …

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A message from Chief Executive, Brad Ostermeyer

28 /07/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The 2017 Victorian Tourism Conference, held at the spectacular Flemington Racecourse, was an outstanding success and highlighted the wonderful opportunities that …

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Victorian Tourism Conference 24-25 July: The challenges and opportunities in a changing tourism sector

26 /07/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victorian tourism industry’s premier conference begins today, focussing on the ever-changing environment in which the tourism sector operates and what …

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Winter delivers better than expected domestic sales but skills shortages an ongoing issue

19 /07/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The cooler weather has not dampened results for the tourism sector, with strong sales recorded in the June quarter. Despite entering …

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A message from Chief Executive, Brad Ostermeyer

28 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Visitors are flocking to Victoria as the recently released International Visitor Survey and National Visitor Survey results show, with over 2.7 …

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Travellers Aid launch Disability Awareness Training microsite

28 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

This interactive online training is a one-of-a-kind disability awareness program, designed to give participants the confidence to communicate with anyone who …

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Trust the Tick! with ATAP Vic

28 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Did you know ATAP Accredited businesses have their own quality tourism consumer website? It’s called Trust the Tick! and there’s a …

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July Transport Disruptions – A message from Public Transport Victoria

28 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

A 16 day construction blitz from 1 July will prepare Melbourne for the Metro Tunnel project. There will also be road …

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Domestic tourism in Victoria boosted by major events

21 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council welcomes the latest results of the National Visitor Survey, which showed positive results for Victoria across …

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Policy Committees – 2017 Call for Nominations

13 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Every year, three of VTIC’s six policy committees come up for renewal. On behalf of the Secretary, Wayne Kayler-Thomson, VTIC is …

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Regional tourism faces challenges despite strong visitation results

07 /06/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council today welcomes encouraging results for visitation to regional Victoria but is concerned about the small expenditure …

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Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) Accredited Operator Highlight

26 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Proud ATAP Accredited and 2016 Gold Victorian Tourism Awards winner, Cave Hill Creek business owner Tim Chandler speaks with VTIC about …

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Nominations for the Victorian Training Awards are now open

26 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Now in their 63rd year, the Victorian Training Awards recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of Vocational Education and Training students, …

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AMS Passes Star Ratings Baton to ATIC

26 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The tourism industry has reached an historic agreement to maintain and enhance the Star Ratings scheme to benefit both accommodation businesses …

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Budgets deliver mixed results – A message from Chief Executive, Brad Ostermeyer

26 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The month of May has seen the delivery of Federal and State Budgets with mixed results. At a State level, there …

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A Good News Story

26 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

We at VTIC are always happy on Friday’s but some news from one of our foundation members has made this particular …

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Missed Opportunity to Support a Growing Tourism Industry

10 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Federal Budget is a missed opportunity to provide substantial support for Victoria’s visitor economy, as the $1 billion transport infrastructure …

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Victorian tourism and events receive much needed funding in State Budget

02 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes today’s announcement of an additional $25 million over two years for the state’s marketing …

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Early announcements positive for Victoria’s Visitor Economy

01 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes announcements for tourism, events and transport infrastructure in the lead up to tomorrow’s State …

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Lukewarm trading through summer peak a concern for the tourism sector

01 /05/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The latest Survey of Business Trends and Prospects has revealed the tourism sector experienced mixed trading conditions during the peak holiday …

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Significant Investment for our dynamic sector – A message from Chief Executive, Brad Ostermeyer

27 /04/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

VTIC has put a heavy focus on advocating for the State Government to invest significantly in the tourism and events industry …

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Changes to the 457 visa program

27 /04/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The Government recently announced changes to the 457 visa program (view the Prime Minister’s announcement via Facebook). Please see below a …

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Parliament passes new Bill for mandatory data breach notification laws – A message from Adroit Insurance Group

27 /04/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Consumers are concerned about how their valuable data is being used in this new era of connectivity. Parliament has now passed …

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The Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) gets a brand new look

27 /04/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

Did you know VTIC manages Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) Victoria from our Melbourne office, and has done so now for …

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Lukewarm trading through summer peak a concern for the tourism sector

27 /04/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

The latest Survey of Business Trends and Prospects has revealed the tourism sector experienced mixed trading conditions during the peak holiday …

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Events

october

04oct5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC Mixer Series - Tourism Networking Event5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Pullman Melbourne on the Park

10oct12:00 pm2:00 pmVTIC & VEIC Premium Member Luncheon12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Angliss Restaurant

10oct6:00 pm8:00 pmYoung Tourism Network presents: Career Blueprints6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Crown College

18oct10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Smarten up your Chinese Marketing Strategy10:30 am - 11:30 am

november

01nov5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC Mixer Series - Tourism Networking Event (Save the Date)5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

22nov10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Government GrantsWe can show you where to look!10:30 am - 11:30 am

23nov6:00 pm11:00 pm2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards – Gala Ceremony6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Palladium at Crown

29nov4:30 pm5:30 pmSAVE THE DATE - VTIC AGM4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

december

11dec6:00 pm10:00 pmVictorian Tourism Industry Christmas Party6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Metropolis Level 4

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