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Learn about the latest tourism and industry news, plus opportunities available to High Country businesses here.

$12 MILLION FOR MURRAY TO MOUNTAINS RAIL TRAIL

May 9, 2017

Cycle tourism in Victoria’s High Country has received a massive vote of confidence with a State Government commitment of $12 million during 2017/18 to extend, enhance and market the iconic Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. The funding boost was announced by Jaclyn Symes, Member for Northern Victoria, with the project forming part of a broader…

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VTIC Conference and Membership

May 9, 2017

Registrations are now open for the 2017 Victorian Tourism Conference – VTC17 – in Melbourne in July. The 2017 Victorian Tourism Conference is coming up on Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 July at Flemington Racecourse. The conference will offer an inspirational line-up of local, national and international speakers with a focus on building profitable, sustainable…

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High Country Welcomes Visit Victoria CEO

May 9, 2017

Tourism business operators recently took the chance to hear first hand Visit Victoria’s new CEO outline his vision for regional tourism at an All of Industry Networking Dinner at Brown Brothers. Around 90 tourism business operators had the chance to meet and hear Visit Victoria’s new CEO, Peter Bingeman,  at a Tourism North East Industry…

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Trail Running Open For Business

May 9, 2017

Tourism North East is seeking submissions from suitably qualified individuals, companies, or organisations within the private sector interested in a commercial trail running business or event series in the High Country. TNE envisages this could include current outdoor activity providers looking to diversify their offering to include trail running, or potentially new operators to the…

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Profitable Small Producers in Mansfield

May 9, 2017

Small producers and landowners, tourism, food & beverage and agribusiness operators are invited to join in two days of industry networking, business mentoring and educational sessions at the Profitable Small Producers forum in Mansfield on 5 & 6 June. Join the Profitable Small Producers in Mansfield on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 June to network…

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Region Toasts Biggest Ever High Country Harvest

May 9, 2017

The region’s signature event, High Country Harvest, kicked off  in fine style on 5 May with hundreds of happy visitors enjoying a superb Grand Opening Dinner, a progressive feast, an Autumn forage, a voyage around the Shiraz’ of the world and a masterclass in craft beer. With 53 events encompassing 75 industry partners, this year’s…

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Key Appointments Announced For New High Country Tourism Projects

May 9, 2017

Tourism North East has appointed the organisations which will scope the business cases for development of two new High Country experiences,  Ned Kelly Alive and the Hume Aboriginal Cultural Trail. The first phase of work on two new tourism initiatives for the High Country is underway with the appointment of leading organisations to research and…

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Embrace the Future

May 9, 2017

Join Tourism North East for a hands on, interactive workshop that brings to life global tourism trends and learn how this applies to your business. Find out how you can apply to your own tourism business insights into future tourism trends at these informative TNE presentations. The workshops will be rolled out region-wide from late…

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Special VTIC Membership offer

May 8, 2017

Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is the peak body for Victoria’s tourism and events industry. TNE works collaboratively with VTIC to drive positive tourism outcomes for the High Country and the State as a whole. In recognition of the great working relationship that TNE has with VTIC, the organisation has developed a special membership offer…

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Are you TNE’s new Marketing Manager?

March 30, 2017

Tourism North East is currently looking for a dynamic and experienced marketing professional. The Marketing Manager develops and implements integrated marketing and communications programs that position the High Country as the leading regional tourism destination in Victoria. Integral to success in this role is effective engagement with key stakeholders including Visit Victoria, local government and…

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