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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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RACV Tourism Awards 2018

Members of the Young Tourism Network attended the RACV Tourism Awards at Palladium Crown on Thursday night. The awards are a celebration of the Victorian tourism industry business excellence, innovation, professionalism & collaboration. A big Congratulations to our YTN Committee Chair, Michelle Dell'Ava, who received the Young Achievers Award! We are so proud of Michelle's hard work and dedication to YTN and the industry as a whole. She works tirelessly to make a
  • Posted on 26 Nov 2018
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New Committee for YTN

The votes are in! We are excited to announce eight new committee members that were recently elected by our YTN members. We welcome: Ashleigh Romanjuk from Melbourne Private Tours Caroline Vezeau from Melbourne Convention Bureau Hugh Fitzpatrick from Caravan Industry Association of Australia Lakshmi Cashmore from State Library Victoria Lauren Cowie from Global Ballooning Mohana Ananthanarayan from City of Melbourne and Sustainable Living Foundation Michelle Dall'Ava from Destination Melbourne - Michelle has been part of our Committee for the
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Annual General Meeting

YTN AGM How time flies! We at the Young Tourism Network held our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 30th October at the VTIC Office on Collins St. At this meeting we reviewed our activities and finances for the FY 2017/18, closing another successful year of tourism development and networking. We welcomed our members and partners to the meeting and also announced our newly elected committee members. Bennett Pascoe - outgoing Committee Member reflects on
  • Posted on 5 Nov 2018
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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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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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