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

Events

june

29jun4:00 pm- 6:00 pmHigh Country Tourism Excellence and Awards Information Session4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Bright Brewery

july

3jul11:30 am- 3:30 pmEildon Tourism Excellence and Awards Information Session11:30 am - 3:30 pm Holmesglen at Eildon
5jul5:30 pm- 7:30 pmVTIC Mixer Series 2017 - July Tourism Networking Event5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne
24jul - 25jul 249:00 amjul 252017 Victorian Tourism Conference9:00 am - 5:00 pm (25) Flemington Racecourse

august

10aug6:00 pm- 8:00 pmYoung Tourism Network presents: Alert! Crisis Management6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Crown College
15aug9:00 am- 5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Make social media work for you9:00 am - 5:00 pm Crowne Plaza Melbourne

october

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