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Tourism sector flies the flag for jobs growth

15 /08/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes Tourism Research Australia’s recent 2017-18 State Tourism Satellite Account (STSA) results, which show the …

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Tourism Research Australia releases 2017-18 State Tourism Satellite Account results

14 /08/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Tourism Research Australia (TRA) has released the 2017-18 State Tourism Satellite Account results (STSA) and it’s looking good for team Victoria! …

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Spectacular, spectacular! Melbourne reaffirmed as Australia’s cultural capital with Moulin Rouge! The Musical Australian debut confirmed

29 /07/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council applauds today’s announcement that acclaimed musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical will run in Melbourne in 2021. …

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VTIC Celebrates Young Talent

25 /07/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Last week at the 2019 Victorian Tourism Conference, VTIC awarded a number of young achievers as part of our ongoing support …

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Marysville Visitor Information Services incorporates an Arts Exhibition & Events Space

25 /07/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Marysville Information and Regional Artspace (MiRa) has had an extremely exciting 12 months. After a six-month refurbishment to incorporate the …

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Quality Tourism Framework Updates

25 /07/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Accreditation, a valuable industry asset which supports trust in product, has been undergoing some improvements over the past 12 months. The …

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Chilly Winter Warmers

25 /07/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The recent Quality Tourism Framework winter social media campaign, “Embrace Winter, Escape Winter”, hosted on the Quality Tourism Facebook page, has …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

25 /07/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Wow, where do we start? What a big week. First of all a massive thank you to our friends in Geelong …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

27 /06/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Well, we’re just three weeks out from our annual Victorian Tourism Conference and I urge you to register now and not miss …

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Frankston Visitor Information Services continue to innovate to entice visitors

26 /06/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Visit Frankston and the Frankston Visitor Information Centre team have been thinking outside the “VIC box” and developing new and innovative …

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Regional Victoria triples regional national average in visitation growth

20 /06/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes the latest results of Tourism Research Australia’s International Visitor Survey (IVS), heralding regional Victoria …

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Visitor services support unique experiences in the Bendigo region

30 /05/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Bendigo, Heathcote, Castlemaine and Maldon Visitor Centres have come together to support visitation to the region off the back of the …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

30 /05/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

On Monday, 27 May, VTIC participated in the budget lock-up which gave us a preview of what would be announced by …

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Positive outcomes for Victorian tourism in 2019-20 State Budget

27 /05/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Measures to lower regional business costs, attract new investment and fund vital infrastructure are key pluses for Victorian tourism in the …

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2019-20 State Budget requires a long-term vision for Victoria

21 /05/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council calls on the Victorian Government to use the 2019-20 State Budget to develop and implement a long-term …

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Major Party Commitments for Tourism, Events and Hospitality – 2019 Federal Election

14 /05/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

This time next week the outcome of the federal election will be decided, and with it, the future of Victoria’s tourism, …

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Coalition commits $10.1m for ‘Sovereign Hill: Beyond Fifty’ project

20 /04/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council applauds today’s announcement by the Morrison Government to invest $10.1 million towards enhancing Sovereign Hill’s Gold …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

18 /04/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

As we all head off on what is a very special extended Easter break, it’s great to reflect on what this …

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Port Fairy Visitor Information Services and Local Operators Network for Excellence

18 /04/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Staff from the Port Fairy & Region Visitor Information Centre recently organised the inaugural Local Tourism Product Showcase Networking Event on …

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$50 million Tourism Icons Package needs to invest in regional Victoria

03 /04/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council welcomes the $50 million Tourism Icons Package announced in tonight’s Federal Budget and calls for a …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

28 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Last week, the Victorian Government announced a comprehensive review into regional tourism to consider the broad performance of the industry and …

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Travel and Tourism Research Association international tourism research conference comes to Melbourne

28 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) invite you to the 50th annual international tourism research conference, being held in Melbourne …

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Melbourne Airport plans for future growth

27 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

  Melbourne Airport is planning for future growth through the construction of an elevated loop road network that will make access …

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City of Melbourne grants and sponsorships now available

27 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Have you got grand ambitions for your business or event? Applications are now open to innovative small businesses, social enterprises and …

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Visitor Information Services continue to champion local industry

27 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Werribee Visitor Information Centre continues to show how the personal interactions between Visitor Information Services staff and visitors promote their local …

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Ferry Terminals Vital Missing Piece of Infrastructure for Victoria

13 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes a landmark agreement by the Local, State and Federal Governments towards a $355 million …

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Star Hotel still shines after 20 years

13 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

VTIC member, Walhalla’s Star Hotel is celebrating 20 years of operation since being rebuilt and officially opened on 11 March, 1999 …

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Labor to ban price parity clauses between online travel agencies and accommodation providers

12 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Accommodation Association of Australia Media Release, 12 March 2019 Today’s announcement by the Australian Labor Party is a breakthrough for our …

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Victoria’s regions shine bright at 2018 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

03 /03/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) congratulates last night’s Victorian winners recognised at the 2018 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held in …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

28 /02/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Well, 2019 certainly got off to a ripper start with our annual Visitor Economy Forum at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition …

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Japanese tertiary tourism students need your help

27 /02/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Be part of a great cross cultural, tourism training program. ATEC (Australian Tourism Export Council) is assisting the Tamaguwa University from …

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Phillip Island Visitor Services go mobile to welcome cruise ship passengers

27 /02/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

Bass Coast Shire Council and the Phillip Island Visitor Services team in partnership with Destination Phillip Island continue to welcome cruise …

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Events

august

20aug10:30 am1:00 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Mornington10:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST Red Gum BBQ, Red Hill

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

21aug6:00 pm8:00 pmYTN presents: Career Confidence6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Victoria University

22aug1:00 pm3:30 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Warragul1:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST Warragul Country Club

23aug10:30 am1:00 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Phillip Island10:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST Ramada Resort Phillip Island - Bass room

27aug1:00 pm3:30 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Wangaratta1:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST Wangaratta Performing Arts & Convention Centre

29aug5:00 pm7:30 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Lakes Entrance5:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEST Lakes Entrance

september

04sep10:30 am1:00 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Eastern Melbourne10:30 am - 1:00 pm AEST Ringwood - TBC Melbourne

04sep6:00 pm8:00 pmVTIC 2019 Spotlight on a Member - Auscarts RacingConnect and reconnect at our monthly Spotlight on a Member 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Auscarts

06sep1:00 pm3:30 pmRegional Industry Conversations - Geelong1:00 pm - 3:30 pm AEST Geelong

12sep6:00 pm8:00 pmYTN presents: Building Big Ideas - Discover your Inner Entrepreneur6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

october

30oct4:30 pm6:30 pm2019 VTIC Annual General Meeting4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

november

28nov6:00 pm11:00 pm2019 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards6:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEST Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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