What an action packed year to the year 2017 was and what an incredible outcome the Young Tourism Network had at the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards winning Outstanding Contribution by Volunteers. Special mention must go to outgoing committee members Robert Ratcliffe, Amelia Maher, Jess Derham along with current committee members Michelle Dall’Ava and Maddy McWha for their tireless work contributing to the submission. The award recognises 'Outstanding contribution by Volunteers'
Breaking News For the seventh year in a row, Melbourne has been named World’s Most Liveable City in the annual Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Global Liveability Index. Melbourne has broken its own record and it is the first city to ever win the title for seven consecutive years. The EIU Liveability Ranking assigns a rating across five broad categories, including: stability; healthcare; culture and environment; education; and infrastructure. 140 of the world’s
Join us along with Young ATEC for an evening of fun and networking. Melbourne Tourism Week 2017 will be celebrated under the theme of Visitability starts with us, as we drive our city from world's most liveable to most visitable. It's time to celebrate the impact of tourism on Melbourne’s economy, and everything that tourism contributes to make Melbourne the coveted destination that it is. And thanks to Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium, we will
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! Committee nominations are NOW OPEN and we encourage our members to nominate themselves to sit on the YTN committee for the next two years* Nominations close on Friday 28 July 2017 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO
We are excited to announce Paul McCarthy, Director of PBM Safety, as our second speaker for Alert! Crisis Management. Paul has worked and rubbed shoulders with the likes of Phil Collins, Pearl Jam, Bon Jovi, U2 and even Michael Jackson! Now presenting at (the even more famous) Young Tourism Network PD Series, Paul will tell us how the events industry can prepare for times of 'crisis'. Paul is the director for PBM Safety, a
Please join Young Tourism Network (YTN) for our annual general meeting (AGM) to be held at the VTIC offices. Please note only current YTN members may attend the AGM, please RSVP by Friday 21 July 2017. Meet at the reception on the ground floor of the Westpac building, 150 Collins Street, where one of our committee will meet you to take you through security. To register click here.
Change is inevitable! Lucky for us, coming to present at our next Professional Development series, are those at the forefront of the latest innovations, technology and trends impacting our industry. We have guest speakers coming in from the innovation and research space, CityLab, who focus on building collaboration between the community, technology and government, Virtual Reality experts from Kasa Digital, who will give you a look at the future through a completely different
On Wednesday 17 May, our eager students arrived for the first meet and greet with their advisors as the YTN Trusted Advisor Program kicked off. All enjoyed drinks and nibbles at Mr Hive while meeting other participants in the program. The advisors were then whisked off to Crown College for their first training session with Mel Neil, of Mind Insurance. Mel covered key tools for the advisors to use in
If you were hoping to apply for the 2017 Trusted Advisor Program but are enjoying your holidays too much, we are happy to announce applications for the program will now close on Wednesday 26 April 2017. Places are limited, so get your applications in early and don't miss out on this opportunity. Apply now.
The Young Tourism Network is proud to present the inaugural Trusted Advisor Program. The program is aimed at fostering collaboration, learning and development between Young Tourism Network members. Student and young professional members are invited to participate, with young professional members advising students. The program will run from May to October 2017, with applications being taken throughout April 2017. The program will begin with an initial meet and greet event, followed by