Tourism Victoria

Type: Organization
Name: Tourism Victoria
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Essentials 27 August 2014

New NT visitor studyTourism Research Australia and Tourism NT have investigated the influence of touch points on visitor decision-making within the Northern Territory's interstate and international travel markets. Download the study .Gate-to-gate use ... [Published Tourism Australia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bendigo region strengthens tourism ties

Tourism Victoria will work towards a stronger commitment to Bendigo following past neglect of regional towns.TOURISM Victoria will work towards a stronger commitment to Bendigo following past neglect of regional towns.Chairman Andrew Dwyer visited the ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Government backs Riverboats Music Festival

«Back to previousTuesday, 26 August 2014Music fans are set for an array of quality performances at the 2015 Riverboats Music Festival, which has received $27,500 in Victorian Coalition Government funding through Tourism Victoria’s Events Program.Tourism ... [Published Premier of Victoria - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Helping Chinese Tourists Find Their Way

An Australian-made Chinese language Map of Australia has been released. Spatial Vision launched the new map, the first produced in Australia, at the International Map Industry Association Asia Pacific Conference being held in mid August in Melbourne.Mr ... [Published Australia China Connections - Aug 25 2014]
Entities: Australia, Melbourne, China
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Trekker creates new virtual Melbourne experience

«Back to previousThursday, 21 August 2014Prospective tourists from all over the world will be able to experience virtual versions of Victoria's key tourist attractions after Tourism Victoria partnered with Google to bring the latest Google Street View ... [Published Premier of Victoria - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Tourism Victoria straps on Google’s panoramic backpack camera to map popular destinations

Tourism Victoria has partnered with Google to collect the next level of street-level imagery using Street View ‘Trekker’, which extends Google’s mapping offerings to tourist locations accessible only  by foot.Street View Trekker is Google’s newest Street ... [Published Marketing Magazine Australia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Australia: New social media toolkit for regional events

By: CIM MagazineA new online social media toolkit released by Tourism Research Australia aims to help event managers understand in eight easy steps how best to use social media to promote their regional events.The toolkit has been developed as a result ... [Published International Meetings Review - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

Report shows events drive regional tourism

A national study has found a strong link between events and festivals and tourism in regional areas.The study is part of the Destination Visitor Survey commissioned by the South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Victoria, and funded by Tourism ... [Published Australasian Leisure Management - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

$50,000 Grant for Melbourne Festival

«Back to previousTuesday, 12 August 2014One of Victoria’s major cultural drawcards, the 2014 Melbourne Festival, will be promoted with the assistance of a $50,000 grant through Tourism Victoria’s Events Program, Tourism and Major Events Minister Louise ... [Published Premier of Victoria - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian city makes list of the worlds friendliest

CTV Saturday 9th August, 2014annual reader's choice survey by leading travel magazine Conde Nast, Victoria, B.C. ranked as the third-friendliest city in the world, out of a list of 12. Approximately 46, 000 readers responded to the survey, which was ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

South Australia: Events drive regional tourism

A national study has found a strong link between events and festivals and tourism in regional areas.The study is part of the Destination Visitor Survey commissioned by the South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Victoria, and funded by Tourism ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

China tourism campaign wins international

Tourism Victoria has won a prestigious international award for its highly  successful Open Up to More – Melbourne campaign targeting prospective  visitors in China.Tourism and Major Events Minister Louise Asher said the campaign was named  the winner ... [Published Liberal Party Victoria - Aug 04 2014]

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"Traditionally we have neglected regional tourism in Victoria and the market is somewhat flat at the moment" he said
"The amount of money Chinese visitors are spending in Melbourne and Victoria surpasses the next three countries aggregated together. China is a critical tourist market for Victoria."
"We are using the StreetStreet View Trekker technology to capture 360 degree panoramas of some of Melbourne and regional Victoria's most visited attractions, including Federation Square, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Great Ocean Road and the Yarra Valley" Ms Asher said
Andrews also said the quality of the entry forms submitted varied hugely even within single companies. "You guys all have sub editors on staff – you should bloody well use them!"

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Essentials 27 August 2014 [Published Tourism Australia - Aug 28 2014]
Bendigo region strengthens tourism ties [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 28 2014]
Government backs Riverboats Music Festival [Published Premier of Victoria - Aug 26 2014]
Helping Chinese Tourists Find Their Way [Published Australia China Connections - Aug 25 2014]
Trekker creates new virtual Melbourne experience [Published Premier of Victoria - Aug 21 2014]
Tourism Victoria straps on Google’s panoramic b... [Published Marketing Magazine Australia - Aug 19 2014]
Tourism Victoria partners with Google’s Street ... [Published Mumbrella - Aug 19 2014]
Google Street View Trekker To Map Victoria’s To... [Published B&T Online - Aug 19 2014]
Finalists for MPA Magazine Awards 2014 announced [Published StopPress New Zealand - Aug 15 2014]
Australia: New social media toolkit for regiona... [Published International Meetings Review - Aug 15 2014]
Report shows events drive regional tourism [Published Australasian Leisure Management - Aug 14 2014]
Strong link between festivals and regional tourism [Published Roxby Downs Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Social media toolkit for regional events [Published Australasian Leisure Management - Aug 14 2014]
Sport pulls visitors to State [Published PSNews - Aug 13 2014]
2014 Magazine Awards Finalists [Published Scoop - Aug 13 2014]
$50,000 Grant for Melbourne Festival [Published Premier of Victoria - Aug 12 2014]
Coming soon: a dozen 747 loads of Chinese touri... [Published Business Spectator - Aug 10 2014]
Canadian city makes list of the worlds friendliest [Published Canada Standard - Aug 09 2014]
Canadian city makes list of the world's friendl... [Published CTV News - Aug 09 2014]
We're really a friendly lot [Published Victoria News - Aug 08 2014]
IAB Mixx Awards 2014 Shortlist Showcases the Be... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 08 2014]
South Australia: Events drive regional tourism [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 08 2014]
South Australia: New social media resource for ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 08 2014]
Grampians Peak Trail could damage environment -... [Published Wimmera Mail Times - Aug 08 2014]
Essentials 6 August 2014 [Published Tourism Australia - Aug 06 2014]
7 Ways to Rekindle The Passion of Market Research [Published B&T Online - Aug 06 2014]
LinOpinion GH wins the Communications mandate f... [Published Agencyfaqs! - Aug 05 2014]
LinOpinion GH wins VIP Industries [Published Adobo Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
Initiative planned for Tasmanian visitor inform... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 04 2014]
LinOpinion GH wins communications mandate for VIP [Published Indian Television - Aug 04 2014]
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Melbourne art ‘pops up’ at South Ea... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 18 2014]
Tourism Victoria has joined forces with 26 leading Victorian tourism operators as part of its second Victorian Government Super Trade Mission to South East Asia.The mission involves a series of media and travel industry business events designed to engage ...
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