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The Art of Recovery

Taking inspiration from resilient Christchurch tourism operators, and facilitated by the 2014/2015 Local Government and Tourism Organisation Development Award, I can share some key learnings about crisis management. New Zealand and Victoria share a similar nature based tourism offering and our target markets and tourism structures...

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PR WRAP 2015

For 2015, Hatching Communications and Destination Gippsland’s PR arm celebrated Gippsland’s diverse and inspiring region with journalists and bloggers sent on road trip expeditions on the Villages Campaign, and celebrating East Gippsland’s inaugural Australian Adventure Festival! The Villages Campaign highlighted the spectacular and quirky towns nestled...

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Tourism Town Improvement Kit

We are supporting a number of Gippsland towns to participate in the Gippsland Tourism Towns of Excellence (GTTE) Pilot Project. The GTTE proposes to assist and encourage towns across Gippsland to actively provide an excellent visitor service experience by providing them with guidance and resources through...

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How was your Long Weekend?

We are conducting two short surveys to understand the impact of the Grand Final Eve long weekend on business operations in comparison with the Melbourne Cup long weekend. Grand Final Long weekend: Please take the survey here Melbourne Cup Long Weekend: Please take the survey here  ...

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Australian Adventure Festival success

The inaugural Australian Adventure Festival was held over the weekend of October 23-25, 2015. It was a beautiful weekend for the event, and saw nearly 500 people compete in events across the weekend in the Adventure Challenge, trail runs, mountain biking, paddle and the 5km...

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What’s the Tribe up to?

Member only online training sessions are available on Tourism Tribe.  The next online training session to be delivered is an online reputation management module by expert Avril Carter, of Review Pro and previously TripAdvisor. The training session will take place on Thursday 19th November at 12...