Young Tourism Network welcomes today's announcement that the Victorian Government will be providing $45M in economic relief to International students who are in a vulnerable financial position. Register your interest here.
Resources Regarding COVID-19 and the Tourism Industry- Official COVID 19 Government website- Victorian Tourism Industry Council website- Tourism Australia websiteWebinars- Australian Tourism Export Council: ATEC is running a series of weekly webinars for members covering the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic- Victorian Tourism Industry Council: VTIC supports the development of our members and all businesses in the tourism and events industry- Mind Insurance: We use the leading empirical science of Human Flourishing and
Dear valued members and stakeholders, It's with deepest regret that we announce the postponement of our Professional Development Event - Catastrophe, which was scheduled on 26 March 2020. Supporting the tourism industry is our mission, and the safety and well-being of event participants is our critical priority. The rapid escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommendation from the federal government restricting "non-essential gatherings" have forced the decision to postpone any upcoming events.
Melbourne Cellar Door was full of excitement and good cheer on December 14 as The Young Tourism Network (YTN) and Young Australian Tourism Export Council (YATEC) committees, members and guests came together to celebrate the holidays and the end of 2019. The Christmas Party is not only for celebrating the holidays, but also for reflecting on the past year, especially for YTN committee members who have volunteered their time to coordinating and running the
The Victorian Tourism Industry came together Thursday evening for another successful RACV Victorian Tourism Awards presented by the Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) and hosted by comedian and TV star Claire Hooper. The tourism awards are a way for the Victorian tourism community to come together and reflect on their hard work and dedication to the industry over the past year. Even with much anticipation amongst the finalists, the night was
At the end of YTN’s 2019 Trusted Advisors Program, five student participants feel better prepared to begin their careers in tourism. Claudia (Monash University), Hayley (William Angliss Institute), Jacqui (Holmsglen Institute), Rajat (Victoria University) and Thao (The Hotel School) met with industry professionals in their workplace to learn about their roles in entrepreneur, hospitality, digital, events and public tourism. Anita Donnelly (City of Port Philip), Anthony Szostak (Melbourne Marriott Hotel), Clare West
“Some people went home and played hairdresser, I went home and played travel agent” 2019, Oct. 16 - YTN’s 2019 Trusted Advisor Program held its last session Tuesday morning in Melbourne CBD with Expedia Group, Senior Market Manager, Clare West. West talked about the journey that brought her to where she is today in the tourism industry (not quite what she had in mind when she first entered the scene, but that
Ballarat reminded us (in the best way!) why Victorian tourism is paying attention to its regional destinations
Tourism professionals and students joined YTN’s industry famil in Ballarat, Victoria last Sunday to gain valuable insights from local industry professionals about regional tourism. Melissa Diamond, general manager of Kryal Castle; Peter Freund, marketing and public programs officer at the Art Gallery of Ballarat; and Vanessa Wilson-Browne, founder of Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Gin Distillery, took us behind the scenes of their organisations while sharing their experiences and knowledge of
We met with Anita Donnelly, Placemaking Program Director at City of Port Philip to kick off session 3 of the Trusted Advisor Program at the South Melbourne Market on Wednesday 25th September. Anita went back to basics using a storyboard to walk us through her colourful professional journey. Starting off as a Marketing Coordinator at National Trust of Australia, Anita’s career has seen her work in Events, PR, Regional Tourism Boards
We have never done this before and we are very excited to announce our first regional famil to one of Victoria's most popular regions: Ballarat. We have partnered up with a group of local businesses to enjoy a beautiful spring day by the countryside to learn more about what tourism in Ballarat is all about and what opportunities there are for emerging professionals in the region. For non-members, the full price is $70