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New Committee for YTN

The votes are in! We are excited to announce eight new committee members that were recently elected by our YTN members. We welcome: Ashleigh Romanjuk from Melbourne Private Tours Caroline Vezeau from Melbourne Convention Bureau Hugh Fitzpatrick from Caravan Industry Association of Australia Lakshmi Cashmore from State Library Victoria Lauren Cowie from Global Ballooning Mohana Ananthanarayan from City of Melbourne and Sustainable Living Foundation Michelle Dall'Ava from Destination Melbourne - Michelle has been part of our Committee for the
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Annual General Meeting

YTN AGM How time flies! We at the Young Tourism Network held our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 30th October at the VTIC Office on Collins St. At this meeting we reviewed our activities and finances for the FY 2017/18, closing another successful year of tourism development and networking. We welcomed our members and partners to the meeting and also announced our newly elected committee members. Bennett Pascoe - outgoing Committee Member reflects on
  • Posted on 5 Nov 2018
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YTN New Committee Nominations

Passionate tourism professionals, read on Are you looking to gain experience in a leadership role? Do you want to expand your networks and contribute to the future of the tourism industry? Then why not nominate yourself for the YTN committee today! As a committee member you will be part of the team working behind YTN operations. Learn new skills, contribute your ideas, work on innovative industry projects and help coordinate great events helping
  • Posted on 3 Sep 2018
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Meet our Speakers – Grow and Glow 15 August

George Josevski – Owner – Bunyip Tours Bunyip’s Managing Director, George Josevski, has devoted the past 33 years to working with group tours and international tourism. When George worked in backpacker industry he identified a gap for visitors who were seeking a more authentic and immersive Australian tour experience. In 1998 the popularity of Neighbours had gained popularity in the UK, it was during this time the idea to create
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New partnership with ISIC

The Young Tourism Network is excited to announce a new partnership with globally recognised discount card ISIC - to allow our members great discounts on travel, dining, entertainment and attractions across the world! YTN is pleased to offer a GREAT PRICE for your ISIC (student), IYTC (youth) or ITIC (teacher) discount card to all YTN members. Normally $30, YTN members can now purchase a virtual card for only $21 including GST.   What is
  • Posted on 11 Jul 2018
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YTN Member Kate Jobling reaps rewards at Leadership Summit

YTN member and Operations Manager at Melbourne Private Tours was the lucky winner of our giveaway to attend the Women in Travel and Tourism Leadership Summit. As part of YTN's sponsorship with Liquid Learning, Kate was nominated by her manager to attend, Kate enjoyed a few days in Sydney attending the Summit and shares her experiences here. YTN is committed to supporting future leaders in the events, hospitality and tourism
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Travellers Aid Trivia Night

This was no ordinary pub quiz! Travellers Aid annual trivia night brings together your everyday trivia novice with the experienced pub veteran for a night of laughs, prizes and fundraising all for a great cause. Travellers Aid provides support, advice and assistance to the travelling public including people with special requirements. Their work to provide end to end support for those journeying into Melbourne plays a crucial role in making Melbourne the
  • Posted on 18 Jun 2018
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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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