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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...

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Places still available in the Tourism Tribe

The Creating Smart Connections program has been expanded and we are offering the opportunity for Gippsland tourism businesses to join the online community Tourism Tribe at no cost. Tourism Tribe connects tourism operators, industry and digital experts in a supported learning environment. We are offering Gippsland tourism businesses...