Author:Janine Hayes

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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Regional Events fund Round 2

The Regional Events fund Round 2 opened on the 2 October and EOI's will close on the 15 December 2017.  Applications will close on 29 December and successful applicants will be announced in February 2018. FAQ's can be found here. For further information visit the Regional Events Fund website here. Other funding...

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Ken Hore Tourism Mentoring Program 2017-2018

Once again we have a talented group of Mentees participating in the Ken Hore Tourism Mentoring Program  for 2017/2018. The are from left to right.  Cageon Loy - Bass Coast Shire Council, Jie Liu - Latrobe City Council, Jaci Hicken - Jacican, Nick Stephens - Phillip Island...

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Australian Cycling Holidays

A cycling holiday is the perfect way to see Australia. Choose a self-guided, fully supported cycle tour or plan your own cycle tour with our Cyclewayz app cycling travel guide. Our self-guided, fully supported tours travel by bike through outstanding countryside, forests, beaches and towns in...

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Tourism Leader/Industry Forum

Destination Gippsland in conjunction with Baw Baw Shire will be hosting the final forum for the year at the Warragul Country Club on Thursday 5 October 2017 commencing at 10.30am. The forum is an opportunity to be updated on relevant policy issues affecting the Tourism Industry...

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