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News

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

Beechworth Farmers Market

$60K FOR AGRITOURISM RESEARCH

April 30, 2018

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,…

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Carmichael Falls

TNE ROLLING OUT NEW WALK HIGH COUNTRY BRAND

April 30, 2018

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…

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The Razorback

PARKS VICTORIA RELEASES FALLS TO HOTHAM MASTERPLAN

April 30, 2018

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…

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GET THE EDGE AT FREE INDUSTRY WORKSHOPS

April 30, 2018

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…

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MoVida and High Country Harvest

MOVIDA HITS THE HIGH ROAD

April 30, 2018

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,…

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HIGH COUNTRY TOURISM A $1 BILLION INDUSTRY

April 3, 2018

In a first for High Country tourism, visitors spent more than $1 billion in the year ending December 2017, according to the latest industry research. During this time the region…

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GET WITH THE PROGRAM!

April 3, 2018

The 2018 High Country Harvest returns on 4 May, bringing more than 50 ticketed and a host of associated Harvest menus, Autumn Warmers and village bonfires to all corners of…

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$50K BOOST FOR FOOD & WINE MARKETING

April 3, 2018

Tourism North East secured $50,000 for strategic High Country winery tourism marketing including the development of a new wine and food brand and for a winery tourism marketing campaign aimed…

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GET AHEAD OF THE TREND!

April 3, 2018

Innovating to meet changing visitor expectations is the focus of a new and exciting Consumer Insights session open to all High Country tourism industry businesses at Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre…

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TO CATCH A RISING STAR

April 3, 2018

Pictured: Young chefs with Patricia’s Table at Brown Brothers chef, Doug Elder, behind the scenes at the 2017 High Country Harvest Grand Opening Dinner. Applications have opened for the Melbourne…

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PARKS EXPLORES BUFFALO GLAMPING

April 3, 2018

Lake Catani, Mount Buffalo. Credit: Brendan Holland Parks Victoria is keen to hear from tourism business operators interested in developing glamping experiences at four national park locations in the Grampians,…

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ARTS & CULTURAL RESEARCH COMMISSIONED

ARTS & CULTURAL RESEARCH COMMISSIONED

February 26, 2018

Tourism North East has commissioned Quantum Market Research to analyse and provide insights into arts and cultural heritage tourism in the High Country. This is a key priority of TNE’s…

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