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Investment urgent if Victoria is to become Number One

20 /06/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The latest results of the National Visitor Survey highlights the need for significant State Government investment to maximise the untapped potential …

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VTIC member benefits update

12 /06/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

We sincerely thank you for your ongoing support of the Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC), the peak policy and advocacy body …

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New guide to help local governments to engage with visitor economy

01 /06/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Victoria Tourism Industry Council has partnered with Visit Victoria to produce a guide outlining how local government can support the growth …

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Message from the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

01 /06/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

This month, I would like to use this forum to acknowledge the incredible contribution and commitment of a true leader in …

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Securing global conferences is good for Victoria’s health

31 /05/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Melbourne will host five premier international conferences in the next couple of years, showcasing Victoria’s strength in innovation, technology and liveability. …

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VTIC welcomes election of Melbourne Lord Mayor, Sally Capp

19 /05/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is looking forward to working with the City of Melbourne’s new Lord Mayor Sally Capp …

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Mixed results for Victoria’s tourism industry in Federal Budget

09 /05/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

This year’s Federal Budget has delivered a mixed bag for Victoria’s tourism industry with wins and losses in some key areas. …

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$20 million federal funding will help Avalon take-off as international airport

08 /05/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment of $20 million to assist Avalon Airport in building …

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2018/19 State Budget – what’s in it for tourism and events?

04 /05/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

This year’s Victorian Budget has delivered crucial funds to key tourism and events priorities across the State. Many priorities funded were …

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Victorian tourism celebrates State Budget investment in infrastructure and regions

01 /05/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Victoria’s tourism sector has emerged as a winner in the 2018/19 State Budget. The announcement of $153 million under the Geelong …

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Message from the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

24 /04/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Hopefully by now you’ve received the email from me that launched our campaign outlining VTIC’s 2018 State Election Priorities and our …

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Victoria’s Tourism Industry Supports Cowes to Stony Point Ferry Initiative

19 /04/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Victorian tourism’s most powerful industry group has praised Bass Coast Council’s support for a car ferry between Cowes and Stony Point. …

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Tourism asks delivered

13 /04/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes the $225 million redevelopment of Etihad Stadium that will transform it into a multi-purpose …

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VTIC launches Tourism is Victoria’s Business Election campaign

13 /04/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) today launched its election campaign, Tourism is Victoria’s Business, outlining a bold plan to make Victoria’s …

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Multi-billion dollar bonanza for Victorian tourism

28 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Victoria is enjoying strong year-on-year growth in visitor numbers and spend from our state and national visitors, reaffirming Victoria as the …

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Message from the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

26 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

It was a pleasure to host my first Visitor Economy Forum last month at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. From …

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Accredited Tourism Business Spotlight: Isabella at Kyneton – Star Rated since 2005

23 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

VTIC interviewed Dianne Padgham, owner of the 4 Star Rated property Isabella at Kyneton, and 2015 & 2016 RACV Victorian Tourism …

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Magnificent Marvellous Melbourne

22 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Melbourne, the world’s most liveable city, has again reinforced that it is centre stage for major international events. The Victoria Tourism …

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Keep up to date with developments in employment law

19 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Fair Work Commission makes a ranges of decisions on issues such as unfair dismissal, bullying and dispute settlements which are …

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Victorian tourism welcomes $12 million funding for business events

15 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council welcomes today’s announcement from Minister Ciobo of a $12 million fund to support bids for international …

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Regional Victoria attracts only seven cents of every international tourist dollar as rest of the state booms

14 /03/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

While Victoria continues to attract an ever increasing number of international tourists, regional Victoria is missing out on this financial bonanza. …

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Victoria dishes up a triple serve of tourism wins on the national stage

24 /02/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council congratulates last night’s Victorian winners of the 2017 QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards held in Perth. Victoria …

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Melbourne Airport continues to soar with record results

23 /02/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Victoria has again reinforced its position as an extremely alluring destination for tourists with today’s announcement that more than one million …

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A message from the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

21 /02/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Seven weeks in for me and it’s all systems go.  As you’ll see in our e-news articles here, there’s a great …

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VTIC welcomes Apple Global Flagship Store to Federation Square

09 /02/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes the development of Australia’s first ever Apple Global Flagship Store at Melbourne’s iconic Federation …

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VTIC welcomes Avalon’s international boost for western Victoria

04 /02/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) has welcomed news of the development of Victoria’s second international airport at Avalon. The long-awaited …

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Tourism Excellence magazine summer edition now available

25 /01/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

The summer edition of VTIC’s official quarterly magazine, Tourism Excellence is out now. In this edition, we feature coverage of the …

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A message from the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

23 /01/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s been an incredible start to 2018 and I’m thrilled to be taking on the challenges of leading …

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New export support grants announced

19 /01/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

‘Boost your Business’ Voucher program Are you looking for funding to develop international markets, develop or commercialise a new product or …

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We’re Hiring! New Year New Role. ATAP Accreditation Officer at VTIC

04 /01/ 2018 By Comments are Closed

Join the peak body for Victoria’s tourism and events industry and work alongside tourism businesses to help their business development including …

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Message from the Acting Chief Executive, Chris Porter

20 /12/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

‘Tis the season to be jolly and the industry certainly did kick up its heels at the Victorian Tourism Industry Christmas …

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Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) Accredited Operator Highlight

20 /12/ 2017 By Comments are Closed

ATAP Accredited and proud VTIC Member Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine won Gold at the recent 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism …

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Events

july

04jul6:00 pm8:00 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - July Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers6:00 pm - 8:00 pm SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

18jul10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Bring On An Intern!Improving the world, one webinar at a time!10:30 am - 11:30 am

20jul9:00 am11:00 amVictorian Chamber presents: ignite+VU9:00 am - 11:00 am MCG

30jul(jul 30)8:00 am31(jul 31)3:30 pmVictorian Tourism Conference 201830-31 July, Cape Schanck8:00 am - 3:30 pm (31) RACV Cape Schanck Resort

august

01aug5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - August Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne

15aug6:00 pm8:00 pmYoung Tourism Network presents: Grow and Glow6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Victoria University

22aug(aug 22)9:00 am24(aug 24)1:30 pmFeatured2018 Victorian Visitor Information Services (VIS) Summit9:00 am - 1:30 pm (24) Capital Theatre

september

05sep5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - September Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne

october

16oct6:30 pm8:00 pmYoung Tourism Network presents: Emotional Intelligence with Mel Neil6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Victoria University

november

22nov6:00 pm11:00 pm2018 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards – Gala CeremonySave the Date6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Palladium at Crown Dress Code: Black Tie

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