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RACV Victoria Tourism Awards 2019

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
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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
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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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Committee Nominations NOW OPEN

Join us on the YTN Committee Are you looking to gain experience in a leadership role? Do you want to expand your networks and contribute to the future of our tourism industry? Here is your chance... Join our awesome Committee and help us shape the industry while learning great skills. Nominations close on Friday 13 September 2019 by 5pm "YTN has provided me with the opportunity to work with some amazingly talented people. I am grateful
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Refer a friend to YTN

In our everyday life, we tell our friends the things we like. We can’t help it. We’re hardwired to pass on important information. Well, this is one of those you can't miss telling your friends. If you are an active member of YTN and refer a friend to become member, you both get a 25% discount to the professional development seminar, Career Confidence, being held at Victoria University on the 21st
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Networking with Emerging Leaders

Throughout the last week of June international delegates were in Melbourne for the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA)’s 50th conference, held at the Grand Hyatt. Researchers, users, and vendors of research in travel and tourism were brought together to discuss the latest studies, as well as hear from a variety of speakers (including the Chair of the Young Tourism Network, Michelle Dall’Ava!) On Wednesday evening TTRA's Emerging Leaders joined forces
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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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Getting to know our Industry Partners: Lucy Woodward, Sealife

We recently met with Lucy Woodward from Sea Life to talk about her journey in the tourism industry, her current role and some of the challenges she faces. Keep reading to find out more!  How did you come to work in the tourism industry? I have always been interested in tourism, when I was younger I wanted to be an air hostess. I studied Business and Tourism at University in the UK which
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Australian Tourism Awards 2018

Victoria's tourism stars shone brightly at the 2018 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards last Friday, picking up nine awards in total; two Gold, four Silver and three Bronze. Daniel Gschwind, chair of the Australian Tourism Awards, congratulated all the winners and finalists from across Australia.“To reach the finalists stage of the Australian Tourism Awards is a great honour in itself and all finalists should be immensely proud of their efforts. The winners from
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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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