Author:Janine Hayes

International Program

This year Destination Gippsland in partnership with Sydney-Melbourne Touring have attended three travel trade events in Australia and one Visit Victoria led international mission to the UK/Europe.  We attended the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Perth, the largest travel industry trade show held annually in...

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Gippsland Tourism Forum – Register now

OUR THIRD GIPPSLAND TOURISM FORUM FOR 2019 WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER AT THE BOROUGH DEPT. STORE IN SOUTH GIPPSLAND. TO REGISTER PLEASE SEE HERE. The Gippsland Tourism Forum starts at 11.30 with an ATDW workshop (limited places available), followed by a networking lunch. The...

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Gippsland Hosts International Tour Operators

Gippsland’s tourism strategy to attract more international visitation received a further boost with a visit by seven of the leading International Tour Operators (ITOs) who came to experience first-hand what Gippsland has to offer international visitors. Destination Gippsland partnered with the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC),...

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Murals of Loch Sport lead PR for July

Gippsland has been featured in a variety of publications over the past few months. These include The Age, Qantas Magazine highlighting Raymond Island, Outdoor Australia, Concrete Playground, The Weekly Times, The West Australian, Let's Travel Magazine, The Urban List, Beat Magazine, Elite Daily (USA), Which...

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Regional Industry Conversations

As part of the Regional Tourism Review you are encouraged to attend one of the Victorian Government’s ‘Regional Industry Conversations’. The Regional Industry Conversations are a series of workshops being held throughout Victoria where the tourism industry and communities are encouraged to have their say on...

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Useful business information

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 Forums  http://destinationgippsland.com.au/industry-development/events/ (past presentations) Destination Gippsland - A page for tourism businesses https://www.facebook.com/destinationgippslandindustry/ Marketing Partnership Opportunities  - Contact Alison Conroy for information on new marketing partnership opportunities.   aconroy@destinatongippsland.com.au 2019 Gippsland Eat.Drink.Guide – Expression of Interest - Contact Kelly...

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Become a Gippsland Tourism Award Winner

"Thoroughly enjoyed our Folly accommodations! Kim is the consummate host, providing informative and current rental instructions, travel ideas, as well as making herself personally available - need be. A bottle of local wine was a lovely touch, making us feel at home! This house is...

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VTIC Tourism Awards 2019

This year VTIC is fine tuning the way it supports entrants and Regional Tourism Boards. VITC will be conducting five regional workshops in 2019 in partnership with Tourism Events and Visitor Economy (TEVE).  The focus of these workshops will be to promote awareness of the awards, discuss...

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‘Boost your business’ online ATDW listing

Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listings are an essential marketing tool for tourism businesses and events that will: Give your business a presence on major tourism websites Boost Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) of your own website, Will drive traffic through the new Destination Gippsland website to your website, Provide...

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Latrobe City Tourism and Major Events Advisory Committee

Call for Expressions of Interest: Community Representatives Latrobe City Tourism and Major Events Advisory Committee  Do you have an interest in furthering the development of tourism and events in Latrobe City?  Are you skilled in tourism, events, education, marketing, fundraising, business, sport, art or culture?  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/ 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 Forums Save the dates for 2019 Tuesday 26 March – Wellington Thursday 27 June – East Gippsland Tuesday 17 September – South Gippsland http://destinationgippsland.com.au/industry-development/events/ (past presentations) Destination Gippsland -...

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New Gippsland website

We are very excited to let you know about a new marketing project we are working on - a new tourism website for the Gippsland region. The website, visitgippsland.com.au, will be the key marketing tool developed for our target audiences to find information about a...

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‘A record year for Gippsland Tourism’

6.1 million visitors to Gippsland *an $87 million boost to region’s economy Record visitor numbers and the appointment of two new Directors to the Board were the highlights of Destination Gippsland’s Annual General Meeting held in Wonthaggi on Thursday. Neil Travers owner of Fish Creek’s Waratah Hills Winery...

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German Journalists visit Gippsland

Many options are considered when creating itineraries for visiting journalists.  This month Gippsland has hosted a range of famil visits within the region including journalists from Germany.  To see where the journalists have been, follow the links to the businesses and activities.  Thank you to...

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Gippsland a success at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards

Gippsland’s visitor economy was acknowledged and celebrated at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards last night in Melbourne, cementing the region’s role as a leading destination in regional Victoria. In a gala ceremony at Crown in Melbourne, the Gippsland region secured two Gold awards, two Silver and...

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