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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 voice of the Victorian tourism industry, representing key industry associations, operators and government agencies.

Events

august

29aug8:15 am- 6:30 pmVictorian Chamber presents: Mobile-ising Women in Business8:15 am - 6:30 pm ZINC at Federation Square

september

5sep1:00 pm- 4:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Melbourne Tourism Industry Exchange (MTIE)1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Melbourne Cricket Ground
7sep7:00 am- 9:00 amVictorian Chamber presents: Cyber Security7:00 am - 9:00 am Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Grand Ballroom

october

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

november

december

11dec6:00 pm- 6:00 pmSave the date - Victorian Tourism Industry Christmas Party6:00 pm - 6:00 pm Metropolis