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NOW IS THE TIME TO LIST WITH ATDW!

In February 2018 Visit Victoria announced a price increase for ATDW listings – the first in 10 years – so now is a great time to create or renew an ATDW listing.​ From 1 July 2018 the new fees are: $295 for a standard listing $120 for businesses accredited through ATAP, Ecotourism, Auscamps, or RVMAP Not For Profit listings remain…

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VTIC REACHES FOR THE FUTURE

Photo: Marc Olivier Jodoin, unsplash.com From the grass roots to the innovation of tomorrow, the VIC Tourism Conference – 30-31 July – is designed to support and transform the tourism industry at all levels Held at the newly redeveloped RACV Cape Schanck Resort, VTIC is bringing together the best minds in tourism, events and beyond…

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HONE YOUR TOURISM SKILLS

Each month Tourism North East delivers a range of free sessions aimed at helping regional businesses enhance their tourism offering. Click on the links for full details and to book your place. Snow Briefings facilitated by Jade Miles, Industry Development Strategist, Tourism North East Who is Tourism North East and how we can help you…

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7 PEAKS – IT’S A WRAP!

Pictured: Grand prize winner, Terry Golding (centre) with sons Sam (left) and Will at the summit of Mt Buller. The extended Ride High Country 7 Peaks season wrapped up at the end of April after a full six months during which more than 9000 peaks were climbed, with 321 cyclists conquering all 7 Peaks. Registered…

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WINE TOURISM RESEARCH

In 2017, as a result of a Wine Growth Fund grant, TNE commissioned extensive, region-wide research into current and potential wine tourism in the High Country, encompassing all 84 operating cellar doors. The work, by Quantum Market Research, provided much-needed insights and education with particular focus on: Exploring motivations and preferences when it comes to…

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Beechworth Farmers Market

$60K FOR AGRITOURISM RESEARCH

Identifying current and emerging food and agritourism businesses and visitor opportunities is the focus of a new TNE-driven research project being funded by a $60,000 Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) grant, with co-contributions by TNE, Murray Regional Tourism and Goulburn River Valley Tourism. The research, taking place over coming months, will…

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Carmichael Falls

TNE ROLLING OUT NEW WALK HIGH COUNTRY BRAND

After successfully developing and launching the Ride High Country brand and marketing campaign, TNE is developing category-leading master brands for each of the region’s five product pillars. The region’s diverse nature-based tourism pillar will be led by a new Walk High Country brand. Market research recently commissioned by TNE found that walking and/or hiking is…

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The Razorback

PARKS VICTORIA RELEASES FALLS TO HOTHAM MASTERPLAN

Photo: Guy Evans Parks Victoria recently released the masterplan for the expansion and development of the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing trail. Identified as one of four walks in Walk Victoria’s Icons portfolio (along with the Great Ocean Walk, Grampians Peaks Trail and the Coastal Wilderness Walk), the Falls to Hotham trail will offer a…

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GET THE EDGE AT FREE INDUSTRY WORKSHOPS

Registrations are now open for two FREE industry workshops at The Northo Hotel, Benalla on 15 May. The morning session will be a hands on Futures Briefing bringing to life current global trends gleaned by UK based global trends analysis company, Future Lab, including whole of system thinking right down to the nitty gritty of…

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MoVida and High Country Harvest

MOVIDA HITS THE HIGH ROAD

Far left – Melbourne journalist and multimedia producer, Dani Valent, documented the Movida team’s High Country Road Trip. With her (left to right) are MoVida chefs and sommeliers, Scott Stevens, Matthew Kingsley-Shaw, Frank Camorra, Andreas Becerra Caldero, Jamie Munro Lynch, Gerry Winter and Andreas Infirmo with regional producers, including from the King Valley, Christian Dal…

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