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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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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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