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Push to the bush

On the evening of Thursday 11th June 2020 YTN members and friends joined Madeleine Sawyer (from Caravan Industry Association of Australia) and Stacey Barnes (from Greater Hamilton Shire Council) for an insightful webinar discussing domestic travel, regional events, and the push and pull to increase the dispersal of locals throughout Victoria and Australia.  Guests were treated to excellent industry knowledge, experience and the goings-on in two important businesses aiming to increase
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Domestic Tourism post Covid19

Domestic tourism has sprung into the limelight in 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the direct implications it has had on international travel in the medium term. However domestic tourism has always been a large, yet somewhat undervalued, part of the Australian tourism system. In 2019, overnight domestic tourism was responsible for $81B in visitor expenditure, significantly higher than international visitor spend of $45B (Tourism Research Australia, 2019). Domestic travellers are significantly more
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Links and Resources

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
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COVID-19 Update from YTN

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. 
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Join YTN on our regional famil to Ballarat

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
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YTN Kicks Off 2019 Trusted Advisor Program

YTN began our 2019 Trusted Advisor Program (TAP) Wednesday evening with a Meet and Greet at Georges on Collins for advisors and advisees in this year’s program. We are excited to welcome five professionals and five students to the program, which consists of five coaching sessions that are designed to give students a better understanding of tourism sectors and engage with leaders in the industry. The event Wednesday evening allowed leaders and
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VU Business School Awards Night- YTN Award

YTN attended the VU Business School annual Student Awards to recognise the outstanding achievement of 2019 students. The student awards are typically sponsored by close partners of the Victoria University Business School and the broader University. Sponsors include alumni, employers, Work Integrated Learning host organisations, professional bodies aligned with the School. This year, Eliza Jones was the winner for ‘Outstanding Student Bachelor of Business – Tourism, Hospitality or Event Management’ which is the
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We are looking for a passionate Social Media Intern

Are you passionate about the tourism, events or hospitality industry and LOVE social media? This is the internship opportunity tailor for you. We are looking for a student who would like to gain professional experience working with the YTN marketing and communications crew to curate social, blog and website content. The lucky applicant will join the team for 4-months (July to October). This is the perfect opportunity to meet industry members, gain hands-on experience
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New Member Directory

Network like never before Introducing the hottest networking platform since LinkedIn... the YTN Member Directory! Keep in touch with all the friends you've made at our events and make new connections right here in your member portal. Make sure your profile is up to date with a profile picture and your current place of employment/study, and let's get talking! Time to check it out >>> YTN Member-Directory <<< Click Here If you do not wish to be
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