Author:Janine Hayes

‘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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Visit Victoria to partner with Booking.com

Visit Victoria has partnered with Booking.com, one of the world’s largest online booking companies, to enhance and facilitate the visitor booking experience across its consumer websites. The new digital booking partnership will offer dedicated Booking.com buttons to all ATDW listed accommodation providers on visitvictoria.com from late-August...

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International Marketing

The International Marketing Opportunities Guide for Visit Victoria has been released for 2018/2019. Destination Gippsland partners with Visit Victoria and offers promotional opportunities through a variety of channels. *attendance at the Victorian International Exchange *attendance at the Tourism Australia industry briefing *ATE 2019 (which will form part of...

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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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