Author:Janine Hayes

Regional Events and Innovation Fund Guidelines (REIF)

The Victorian Government’s new Regional Events and Innovation Fund (REIF) has been announced. The new REIF has been designed to provide funding for activities that support innovation in securing, hosting and marketing new events, and implementing innovative projects to increase regional event visitation. To be considered...

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Two Outstanding Career Opportunities.

LATROBE VALLEY TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGER  - see pdf here. LATROBE VALLEY TOURISM AND EVENTS OFFICER  - see pdf here. Two outstanding career opportunities; Award winning tourism organisation; Gippsland location Destination Gippsland is seeking two motivated and skilled Tourism and Events professionals'  Based in Morwell you will be...

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Destination Management Plan Workshop consultation

We have commenced developing a Destination Management Plan (DMP) for Gippsland. Destination Gippsland is leading this project on behalf of the region’s six local governments and has the support of Visit Victoria and other State Government departments. The finalised DMP will provide clear recommendations on how...

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Gippsland Events

Gippsland hosts some fabulous festivals and events throughout the year. Follow the local guides below to see what will be happening over the coming months. Promote events to your visitors to encourage them to stay longer and explore further in Gippsland. Bass Coast Baw Baw East Gippsland Latrobe City South...

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VTIC Webinar series

VTIC is hosting a range of webinars during 2018 from 10.30am to 1.30am on the third Wednesday of every month.  The first three webinars will cover the following topics. Workplace Relations Issues You Need to be Aware Of PR for Tourism Businesses- Telling Your Stories Risk Management 101 Follow...

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What’s new in your business or area?

We love hearing about new businesses and events in the region.  Recently Gippsland welcomed some exciting new tourism businesses and events such as Lightfoot Cellar Door, Refuge Cove Cruises and The Meeniyan Square to name a few. If you have a new business or offering or know someone who does please...

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GIPPSLAND VISITATION INSIGHTS

Destination Gippsland has access to quarterly visitation insight reports. The latest figures for travel and visitation to the Greater Gippsland region for the quarter ending: Sept 2017 are available here. June 2017 are available here. Please contact Janine Hayes if you require clarification as to how these figures are...

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Useful business information

Network Know How – Connecting operators across the region http://destinationgippsland.com.au/network-know-how-connecting-operators-across-the-region/ Tourism Tribe – An online tool to assist Tourism businesses (There is a small membership fee) http://www.tourismtribe.com/tutorials/website/ Destination Gippsland website for Industry http://destinationgippsland.com.au/ Destination Gippsland Newsletter – Sign up to stay informed http://destinationgippsland.com.au/news-and-media/industry-newsletter/ Gippsland Tourism Forum Information - SAVE THE DATES Tuesday 27 March 2018 Tuesday...

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Destination Gippsland welcomes new Chairman

Destination Gippsland welcomed the appointment of Sue Smethurst as the new Board Chairman when it held its Annual General Meeting on Friday 10th November in Sale. Sue has been a Board Director for two years and was unanimously elected to lead the organisation. Sue is a...

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Destination Gippsland Ltd AGM

Destination Gippsland held its Annual General Meeting on Friday 10th November in Sale and welcomed the appointment of Sue Smethurst as the new Board Chairperson.  Sue has been a Board director for two years and was unanimously elected to lead the organisation.  She thanked retiring...

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Sydney-Melbourne Touring

Sydney-Melbourne Touring (SMT) is an international marketing program promoting self drive holidays between Sydney and Melbourne.  Destination Gippsland has been a part of SMT for many years and Terry Robinson is the Chair for the Committee of Management. Paul Cooper, John McGaw and Anthony Jiang from...

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