Young Tourism Network

Trusted Advisor Program 2022

The Young Tourism Network (YTN) is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in 2005 with the aim of providing students and young professionals the opportunity to learn and grow through networking opportunities and professional development programs, gaining valuable knowledge and building strong relationships across the broader industry. YTN’s Trusted Advisor Program started in 2017 and […]

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“Pave Your Path”: An inspired evening reminds us of the deeper meaning behind our industry

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the overwhelming sentiment of the evening expressed that the travel and tourism industry is the core to wellbeing, meaningful experiences and entertainment. Melbourne, VIC – Young professionals and industry leaders alike gathered May 16 at the European Bier Cafe on Melbourne’s once-again-bustling Bourke Street to join the Young Tourism Network at our first

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Trusted Advisor Program 2021 – It’s a wrap!

The Trusted Advisors Program 2021 ran from August to October 2021 during which industry professionals were partnered with students and new entrants to the industry for 3 months of advising, guiding, leading and learning. After 2020 being an immensely turbulent year for tourism in Victoria, there was a strong need to connect emerging professionals with

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What’s ahead for travel and tourism and what that means for new tourism professionals?

Students and professionals joined YTN on Wednesday 18 July 2021 to hear three speakers respond to “The Big Question”— Will tourism return to how it was before the pandemic or has it been forever disrupted? The event’s speakers offered insights to changes, challenges and future outlooks from three different perspectives from within  the industry: entrepreneurial/tour

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Young Voices in Tourism Report highlights need for rethink on engaging young people in tourism sector.

A report released today by Young Tourism Network and Regeneration Projects has highlighted that young people felt they experienced significantly worse outcomes through 2020 compared to others in the tourism, hospitality and events industry. This has led to young people being more likely to dissuade someone from working in the visitor economy, rather than recommending

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Trusted Advisor Program 2021

The Young Tourism Network (YTN) is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in 2005 with the aim to provide students and young professionals the opportunity to learn and grow through networking opportunities and professional development programs, gaining valuable knowledge and building strong relationships across the broader industry. YTN’s Trusted Advisor Program started in 2017 and

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Adapting to the Year 2020 – A Story of Resilience, Determination and Collaboration – Part 2

The student perspective Written by Maddie Stephen (Tourism Student at William Angliss) I have always, well, for as long as I can remember, had a passion for food and travel. During high school my favourite subjects always included anything to do with food, so when I was able to attend classes at William Angliss as

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Adapting to the Year 2020 – A Story of Resilience, Determination and Collaboration – Part 1

The teacher perspective Written by Jess Derham (Tourism Lecturer at William Angliss) I still remember the first tutorial I ever took, the first class that I stepped into. I was so nervous, it was 2005, I was 22, completing my Honours Degree in Tourism Management at Latrobe University. I got such an exciting feeling when

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