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2015 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards shines spotlight on tourism excellence

12 /11/ 2015 Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) will welcome over 900 tourism and event industry leaders to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for Monday night’s 2015 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards Gala Evening in celebration of business excellence in the industry, said VTIC Acting Chief Executive Erin Joyce.

“The awards acknowledge the outstanding work of operators and showcase the array of innovative, passionate work being done throughout regional and metropolitan Victoria in the tourism and events sector,” said Ms Joyce.

“This gala dinner is a highlight of the industry’s calendar. It is the tourism and events sectors night of nights as it brings people together to celebrate the achievements of the past year. VTIC is thrilled to manage the awards for the first time in 2015 and build on its 30-year history.”

In 2015 there are more than 120 submissions in over 30 categories, including two RACV people’s choice categories being voted on by the public.

“Most importantly the evening is an acknowledgement of the commitment of all entrants, and those operators leading the way in excellence, creativity and sustainability and we look forward to this exciting event,” said Ms Joyce.

The Hon John Eren MP, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, will present the Young Achievers, Outstanding Contribution by Volunteers and Major Tourist Attractions awards.

The tourism sector contributes over $20 billion to the Victorian economy and employs over 200,000 people. Last year the sector achieved over 10 per cent growth in international overnight visitors, and 5 per cent growth in domestic overnight visitors. The Visitor Economy has recently been recognised as the seventh pillar of the Victorian economy, generating 6 per cent of the State’s jobs.

VTIC is managing the awards on behalf of the Victorian Government.

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Events

march

26mar9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Aboriginal Tourism Workshop9:00 am - 5:00 pm Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders

28mar12:00 pm4:00 pmVictorian Chamber Presents: AFLW Grand Final Lunch12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Marvel Stadium

april

03apr6:00 pm8:00 pmVTIC Spotlight on a Member at Melbourne Sealife Aquarium with Party Higher6:00 pm - 8:00 pm SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

17apr10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Skills of the Visitor Economy10:30 am - 11:30 am Online

may

01may12:00 pm2:30 pmVictorian Chamber and Melbourne Press Club present: Post-budget lunch with Tim Pallas MP12:00 pm - 2:30 pm The Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

08may6:00 pm8:00 pmSpotlight on a Member- Save the Date - Melbourne Cricket Ground6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

22may10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Save the Date10:30 am - 11:30 am Online

30may9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Destination Melbourne LIVE9:00 am - 5:00 pm Arts Centre Melbourne - The Pavilion

june

05jun5:30 pm7:30 pmSpotlight on a Member- Floyd’s Aperitivo Bar5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

19jun10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Save the Date10:30 am - 11:30 am Online

july

17julallday18allday2019 Vic Tourism Conference(All Day) GMHBA Stadium

august

21augallday23allday2019 Victorian Visitor Information Services Summit(All Day) Holmesglen at Eildon

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