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National Volunteer Week

Celebrating our amazing volunteers! It's National Volunteer Week (NVW), 21-27 May 2018. This year, Volunteering Australia​ announced the theme - Give a little, Change a lot - to represent the millions of volunteers nation-wide who make a significant impact in their communities, industries and on society, by giving a little of their time. The Young Tourism Network committee is made up of passionate industry professionals - all of whom volunteer their time outside
  • Posted on 23 May 2018
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PD Event 1 – Tourism in the World Wide Web

“Be Excellent!“ That was the message that greeted the participants who attended Young Tourism Network’s first professional development event of 2018. It was a message that rang true throughout the night as those in attendance heard from Despina Karatzias and Lindsay Goding on the importance of understanding how to market yourself and your business to the world through the world wide web. Held at Victoria University’s city campus, the evening kicked of
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Our website has been upgraded!

Notice anything different? Young Tourism Network can happily announce the launch of our new, integrated website! Behind the scenes committee members have been working hard to put the final touches on a new and improved website that will provide new features and integration, improving the way we can communicate to you. The new website includes an improved user experience including a featured news section, image galleries and dedicated events page. While we work
  • Posted on 24 Apr 2018
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Guide Dogs Victoria 10,000th Visitor

Dialogue in the Dark welcomed its 10 thousandth visitor earlier this month and YTN was lucky enough to be there. Our University and Tafe Partnership Coordinator James Tranter joined the fun! After 10 months of operation, Dialogue in the Dark welcomed its 10 thousandth visitor on Wednesday 11th April. The winner - Naomi Gray, was presented with an invitation to Guide Dogs Victoria from CEO Karen Hayes to meet the puppies, a
  • Posted on 24 Apr 2018
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Meet your new Chair – Michelle Dall’Ava

YTN Chair - Michelle Dall'Ava "Becoming a member of the Young Tourism Network (YTN) was the best thing I’ve done when I moved to Melbourne three years ago. YTN not only helped me to create strong connections in the industry but it also led me to the position that I am now. I’m ever so grateful for the Committee members who supported, advised and guided me and I feel privileged to
  • Posted on 31 Jan 2018
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Strategic Planning Day – Planning for 2018 & Beyond!

Your elected committee is busy transforming the way we do things. Over the past few months we have been working hard with many of the new and existing committee members to take on the feedback from members, partners and industry. We hope to provide improved outcomes for our members, stronger relationships with our partners and create a vision to take Young Tourism Network forward over the next three years. Thank you
  • Posted on 30 Jan 2018
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Partner Spotlight – Clementine’s

When Melanie Ashe was travelling through the province’s and villages of France, little did she know it would be the inspiration needed to create one of Melbourne’s best-known local retailers. Since 2011 Clementine’s in Degraves St has been regarded as the place for Victorian made Fine Food & Gifts in Melbourne’s CBD. Melanie wanted to bring the same locally sourced products and goods that inspired her in France and provide quality
  • Posted on 30 Jan 2018
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YTN Trusted Advisor Program begins!

On Wednesday 17 May, our eager students arrived for the first meet and greet with their advisors as the YTN Trusted Advisor Program kicked off. All enjoyed drinks and nibbles at Mr Hive while meeting other participants in the program. The advisors were then whisked off to Crown College for their first training session with Mel Neil, of Mind Insurance. Mel covered key tools for the advisors to use in
  • Posted on 19 May 2017
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Applications extended- Trusted Advisor Program

If you were hoping to apply for the 2017 Trusted Advisor Program but are enjoying your holidays too much, we are happy to announce applications for the program will now close on Wednesday 26 April 2017. Places are limited, so get your applications in early and don't miss out on this opportunity. Apply now.
  • Posted on 21 Apr 2017
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Trusted Advisor Program

The Young Tourism Network is proud to present the inaugural Trusted Advisor Program. The program is aimed at fostering collaboration, learning and development between Young Tourism Network members. Student and young professional members are invited to participate, with young professional members advising students. The program will run from May to October 2017, with applications being taken throughout April 2017. The program will begin with an initial meet and greet event, followed by
  • Posted on 10 Apr 2017
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