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$130 billion JobKeeper package is what tourism has been waiting for

30 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) today welcomed the announcement from the Prime Minister and Treasurer introducing a $130 billion JobKeeper …

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Chief Executive’s Coronavirus Member Update

29 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

If you would like to receive these updates along with other VTIC communications straight to your inbox, now is the time …

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VTIC calls on Governments to deliver hibernation and wage subsidy package immediately

27 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is calling on the State and Federal Government to immediately agree to elements of the …

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$66 billion lifeline to business will support our industry’s survival

22 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement of a $66 billion economic recovery package with a focus …

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TOURISM INDUSTRY WELCOMES UNPRECEDENTED BUSINESS LIFELINE IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES

21 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes the announcement made today by the Andrews Government of a $1.7 billion business support …

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$715 million support package a vital lifeline for Australian airlines

18 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) applauds the announcement by the Federal Government of a $715 million support package to help …

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Current Visitor Information Servicing Reduced Hours and Closures due to COVID-19

17 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

With the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 and the announcements by Federal and State governments regarding public health and safety, the below …

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Coronavirus Stimulus Package will Support Tourism Businesses in Navigating Challenges

12 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

VTIC welcomes the Federal Government’s $17 billion stimulus package, which provides $1 billion of direct support and relief for tourism businesses …

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2018-19 tourism industry report positive, but support crucial to repair current state in wake of crises

06 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Tourism Research Australia (TRA) has today released its State of the Industry 2018-19 Report, highlighting the importance of the tourism industry …

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From the Chief Executive

05 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

This year’s Visitor Economy Forum was an event to be remembered. With over 550 people in attendance, it was a tremendous …

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Are you making the most of your ReviewPro account?

05 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Your business’ online reputation is a significant factor in attracting customers, and paying attention to what is being said on consumer …

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Bass Coast Shire Council and Visitor Information Services on the pathway to Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Destination Certification

05 /03/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Bass Coast Shire Council is acutely aware of its responsibility to preserve and enhance its natural environment and to ensure its …

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VTIC applauds new Bushfire Tourism and Business Fund

27 /02/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes today’s announcement of $10 million by the State Government to assist bushfire affected businesses …

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Tourism Budget focused on crisis recovery and resilience

24 /02/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Support for visitor economy recovery and resilience in the wake of the devastating bushfire and Coronavirus crises, and delivering secure and …

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A statement from VTIC Chief Executive Felicia Mariani, on RTBU’s planned industrial action during the 2020 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

21 /02/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is concerned by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union’s (RTBU) decision to take industrial action …

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VTIC welcomes much needed support of recovery marketing

19 /02/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes today’s announcement of $5 million by the State Government for Victoria to be promoted …

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Immediate update on coronavirus travel restrictions – increased to Level 4

01 /02/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Further to our advice on Friday afternoon, we are updating you on advice that has just been received from the Prime …

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Important information update on coronavirus

31 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Following on from my Chief Executive’s update yesterday, we’ve received further advice overnight that may be useful for our operators. According …

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Critical information update from the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

29 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

I hardly know where to begin in crafting an update that needs to cover off yet another crisis unfolding for our …

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Melbourne Tourism Leadership Program 2020 participants announced

29 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

VTIC is pleased to announce the 25 participants of the 2020 Melbourne Tourism Leadership Program (MTLP). They are: Adeline Keh, Business …

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Regional tourism in Victoria needs your support

28 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is urging all Victorians to support regional tourism operators as they face a ‘double whammy’ …

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More support welcomed for bushfire affected businesses

28 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Victorian Chamber) and the Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcome the announcement by the …

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VTIC welcomes national campaign to holiday at home, but a holiday in Victoria now is what’s needed

23 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) today welcomes the launch of the Tourism Australia $20 million domestic campaign, Holiday Here This …

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Sport and big business come together to support bushfire-affected regions

20 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is delighted by the announcement made today by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for …

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$76 million Federal bushfire recovery marketing package will deliver a much-needed boost to tourism

20 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes the announcement today from Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, …

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Tourism again proves its vital role to regional economies

17 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) welcomes results released today by Tourism Research Australia, indicating record numbers in international and national visitation …

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Joint Statement: Support for bushfire affected business

08 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Victoria and many states across Australia are suffering from the tragic bushfire disaster. The fires have been devastating for communities, individuals …

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Have you been impacted by the bushfires?

08 /01/ 2020 By Comments are Closed

Emergency assistance payments and other non-financial support is available to people affected by the bushfires. More support may be provided by …

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From the Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani

19 /12/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

“’Twas the week before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse….” It’s still …

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Celebrating our Volunteers – A Night with the Stars

19 /12/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

After a very busy 2019, the Tourism Greater Geelong & The Bellarine team took time to celebrate the achievements of the …

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Accredited Visitor Information Services (VIS) encourage visitors to spend more and stay longer

18 /12/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The latest results from the ongoing Victorian Visitor Information Servicing Survey continue to illustrate the value accredited Visitor Information Services (VIS) …

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Statement on Melbourne Airport Rail Link from Victoria Tourism Industry Council Chief Executive, Felicia Mariani:

13 /12/ 2019 By Comments are Closed

The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) applauds the State and Federal Governments for having discussions regarding Melbourne’s Airport Rail Link and …

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Events

june

02jun6:00 pm8:00 pmSpotlight on a Member with Chateau Yering Hotel in the Yarra Valley6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Chateau Yering Hotel

july

01jul6:00 pm8:00 pmSave the Date - Spotlight on a Member with Australian Sports Museum6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

august

12augallday13allday2020 Victorian Tourism Conference(All Day) RACV City Club

september

02sep6:00 pm8:00 pmSave the Date - Spotlight on a Member with Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

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