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PD Event 2 – Grow and Glow

Event Wrap Up The room was buzzing at our second Young Tourism Network professional development event for the year. Students and young professionals gathered to hear from three insightful speakers. And it was all about growing and glowing in your career development. Peter Davey, Head of HR at Visit Victoria, discussed ways to perfect your CV and cover letter. His passion for leadership and team management shone through. He also provided some background
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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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MCEC Famil

Young tourism professionals check out MCEC YTN members had a sneak peek at the new, improved and expanded space at the  Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). Soni Barm, Business Development Specialist was delighted to guide us through the space and provided an insight into what the expansion means for the Melbourne tourism and major events industry. This was a great opportunity exclusive to YTN members. Due to open in less than 2 months, the MCEC expansion is
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Trusted Advisor Program Launch

The Young Tourism Network Trusted Advisor Program is a free initiative focused on encouraging collaboration and peer assisted learning in the tourism industry. We recruited 16 stellar Advisors for the 2018 program and have matched them with eager tourism students ready to take the next step in their career journey. Meet and Greet Advisors, advisees and YTN committee members gathered at the gorgeous Garden State Hotel and chatted, ate, drank and had an all around
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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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Melbourne LIVE Tourism Forum

Melbourne's tourism industry gets under the skin of the world's most liveable city. High profile businesses from Melbourne’s visitor industry will come together in the world’s most liveable city at Destination Melbourne’s Melbourne LIVE forum on 31 May 2018. Together with our Principle Partner, Transport for Victoria, Melbourne LIVE will deliver an innovative event focused on Leadership, Innovation and the Visitor Experience. Now in its third year, the full-day conference boasts a program of globally
  • Posted on 1 May 2018
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