Visit Victoria understands the importance of regional tourism and works closely with Regional Tourism Boards (known as RTBs) across Victoria to deliver initiatives that drive visitation and support our vital visitor economy. The role of Regional Tourism Boards is to act as a key conduit in supporting local tourism products and services in building capability and providing them with marketing opportunities to amplify destination awareness.Visit
The Tourism, Events and Priority Infrastructure branch (TEPI) is within the Department for Jobs, Precincts and Regions. TEPI is responsible for strengthening the profile of tourism and events across government and influencing strategic reforms and economic outcomes for the sector.
Tourism, Events and Priority Infrastructure undertakes research and provides policy, strategy and industry development advice to the government and industry on the visitor economy. The branch also provides governance support and advice on a number of entities that market the state, secure events, and manage large scale tourist attractions, precincts, facilities and entertainment venues in Victoria.Visit
Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource designed to help start, run and grow businesses. You can access information about the tourism sector, discover which government regulations apply to your business, and receive relevant financial advice and training.Visit
VTIC is a not-for-profit Victorian membership based tourism and events entity that provides solutions to everyday business challenges. They work as respected advocates and supporters of the industry. Members receive access to important industry updates, training opportunities, business advice and networking events. VTIC operates in partnership with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.Visit
YTN is a not-for-profit Victorian membership based group that aims to connect young and new people in the Victorian tourism industry across travel, leisure, hospitality, marketing, events, attractions and tour operators.The not-for-profit body provides members with job alerts, regular e-news, professional development events and networking opportunities.Visit website
Parks Victoria is responsible for managing a diverse estate of more than 4 million hectares including 3,000 land and marine parks and reserves making up 18 per cent of Victoria’s landmass, 75 per cent of Victoria’s wetlands and 70 per cent of Victoria’s coastline. Victoria’s parks are home to more than 4,300 native plants and around 1,000 native animal species.Visit
Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia both for leisure and business events. The organisation is active in 16 key markets and undertakes extensive marketing communication programs globally to inspire travel to Australia. The team arrange global trade shows, industry programs and provide important consumer research.Visit
TRA is a government branch within the Tourism Division of Austrade. They are Australia's leading provider of quality tourism intelligence across both international and domestic markets. They equip industry with information to strengthen their marketing and business decisions. The data gathered underpins government tourism policy nationally and helps improve the performance of the tourism industry for the benefit of the Australian community.Visit
The Quality Tourism Framework (QTF) is a national business development program, providing a single online pathway for business development that incorporates online training, quality assurance, product development, digital distribution and market development. The QTF integrates multiple previous industry programs, including the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP), Star Ratings Australia and the Australian Tourism Awards.Visit
The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is the peak industry body representing Australia’s $43 billion tourism export sector. As an organisation, our views are informed by the broadest cross-section of the Australian tourism industry. ATEC represents more than 1,000 members across Australia including large national and multinational companies as well as small-and medium-sized enterprises, many of whom are based in regional and remote parts of Australia.Visit
ATDW is Australia’s national platform for digital tourism information. Incorporated in 2001, it is jointly owned and managed by all Australian state/territory tourism bodies. The ATDW collects and distributes product and service information from all Australian States and Territories which is automatically made accessible to tourism business owners (operators), wholesalers, retailers and distributers for use on their websites and booking systems. A great marketing tool for Victorian businesses.