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Chit Chat Series: Ashleigh Romanjuk

First thing’s first: to help our readers get to know you. What did you study at uni? What were some of your past roles? I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. There were a few things I was interested in, but nothing that made me want to go to school and study. I worked in administration when I first left high school and progressed to
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Chit Chat Series: Jess Derham

Tell our readers a bit about your background. Where are you from? What did you study? Did you always want to become an educator? I started my Tourism journey back in 2001, completing my Advanced Diploma of Tourism Management at William Angliss Institute. I loved everything about the Tourism Industry growing up and would often be the one organising the family holidays and negotiating with the Travel Agent from a young
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Chit Chat Series: Michelle Dall’Ava

First thing’s first: to help our readers get to know you, tell us a bit about yourself and your career journey so far. What/where did you study? Did you always want to go into tourism and events marketing or is that something you fell into? I was born and grew up in a small town of Brazil. My parents divorced when I was pretty young, so my mum moved back to
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Chit Chat Series: Caroline Vézeau

First thing’s first: to help our readers get to know you, tell us a bit about yourself and your career journey so far. What/where did you study? Did you always want to go into tourism and events or is that something you fell into? I’ve always been jealous of those people who knew what they wanted to do since they were kids, because I never had any idea! When I finished
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Chit Chat Series: Hugh Fitzpatrick

First thing’s first: to help our readers get to know you, tell us a bit about yourself and your career journey so far. What/where did you study? Did you always want to go into tourism and events marketing or is that something you fell into? I definitely didn’t know I always wanted to work in tourism, I originally moved to Canberra from regional Victoria after high school and studied my Bachelor
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Chit Chat Series: Matt Sykes

Let’s start off by learning a bit about you. How long have you been working in the industry? What/where did you study and what roles have you worked in up to today? My entry into the Tourism Industry was in 2014 when I studied at TASTafe in Hobart where I studied a certificate 3 & 4  in Adventure tour guiding. Now before this I studied Landscape architecture at Melbourne University. Then
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What happened on the Qantas flight to nowhere

After months of working almost nonstop during the coronavirus pandemic, doctor Fiona Downes says stepping on board Qantas' seven-hour round-trip to nowhere was "like being home again." A Qantas frequent flier, Downes spent unused points to treat herself to a Business Class ticket on board the Australian airline's scenic Great Southern Land flight. Read more here.
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Chit Chat Series: Connie Trathen

To help our readers get to know you, tell us a bit about yourself and your career journey so far.  I grew up in Geelong when it wasn’t cool, fled to Melbourne for 15 years in my 20’s and wised up and moved to the Bellarine (Portarlington) just over 10 years ago. Geelong is cool now, and it’s great having access to the city while living in a gorgeous
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Chit Chat Series: Chris Ritchie

Let’s start off by learning a bit about you. How long have you been working in the industry? What/where did you study and what roles have you worked in up to today? I’ve been working in the Tourism and Hospitality industry since starting my career as a 17yo young kiwi man, almost 20 years ago. I made my first defining adult decision at the age of 16 to leave school and
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Committee 2021/22 Nominations are OPEN!

Have you seen what we've been up to this year at the Young Tourism Network (YTN)?? Think it's been pretty rad? Want IN?? If you're nodding at your screen and could not agree more, great news, committee nominations to join us ARE OPEN! Get around us and NOMINATE YOURSELF NOW * : https://form.jotform.com/202530756102848 Know another current YTN member whom you know would be interested in being a part of our volunteer
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