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Welcome to Ian and Michael

27 /08/ 2014 Comments are Closed

VTIC is delighted to welcome our new Business Development Manager, Ian McDougal, and Project Officer, Michael Hamilton, to the team.

Ian McDougal

Ian joins VTIC with more than 30 years of travel industry experience, having held management, marketing and sales positions in government and private organisations from bases in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra) and overseas (New Zealand, Singapore and United Arab Emirates).

In his most recent role, Ian spent six years in Dubai, where he was responsible for commercial operations and partnerships with tour operator Emirates Holidays. Prior to his Middle Eastern contract, Ian was well known to many in the Victorian industry through his role as International Marketing Manager at Tourism Victoria, a position he held for almost 14 years.

Passionate about Victoria and all things tourism, Ian is delighted to have joined VTIC. In his role as Business Development Manager, he will be working with the team to build membership and new business opportunities, as well as managing VTIC communications and its events program.

To contact Ian, email imcdougal(@)vtic.com.au or phone 03 8662 5425.

Michael Hamilton

Originally from South Australia, Michael has more than 15 years of experience in the tourism industry. His career has been very ‘hands-on’ and has included overseeing busy visitor information centres and major attractions, as well as working as a tourism marketing professional for both local and state government. Michael has a passion for nature-based tourism and he headed up a small marketing team for South Australia’s national parks before specialising on investment attraction for the state.

More recently, Michael was responsible for the marketing of National Trust visitor attractions and their exhibitions here in Victoria.

To contact Michael, email mhamilton(@)vtic.com.au or phone 03 8662 5425.

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VTIC

The peak body for Victoria's tourism and events industry, VTIC represents key industry associations and operators, with over 1400 members.

Events

july

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

15aug10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Bring On An Intern!Improving the world, one webinar at a time!10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

22aug5:30 pm8:00 pmVictorian Chamber Presents: Fast Forward Speed Networking5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

28aug9:00 am12:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Transformative Technology Workshop9:00 am - 12:00 pm Citadines on Bourke

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

11sep9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: The Exchange9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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