Western Melbourne Tourism
Western Melbourne Tourism (WMT) is an urban regional tourism board developed to strengthen the tourism sector in Melbourne's West, including Hobsons Bay. WMT focuses on working collaboratively with other key stakeholders to support local industry operators, advocate to government, and undertake steps to grow the capability of the sector and the quality of the visitor experience in the region.
Visit melbourneswest.com.au to stay informed, learn about local marketing initiatives and access local Destination Management Plan's and other resources.
Victorian Tourism Industry Council
Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is Victoria's peak tourism industry body. VTIC is a membership organisation and provides opportunities for members to connect and keep informed on the latest research, policy development and impacts that shape the Victorian visitor economy.
For more information visit VTIC.com.au.
For information on grant opportunities, upskilling programs, crisis management and mentoring or one-on-one guidance visit the VTIC Support Hub.
The Quality Tourism Framework (QTF) provides businesses with the necessary online tools and resources to ensure best practice management, customer confidence and ongoing sustainability.
The Prime Mentoring Program offers mentoring to enhance tourism operations and marketing skills and support tourism businesses to thrive as they rebound from a period of extreme business disruption.
The Victorian Tourism Awards showcase the state's leaders in tourism excellence and encourage businesses to meet and exceed industry standards.
Visit Victoria is Victoria's tourism and events company, responsible for tourism marketing and event attraction.
Visit corporate.visitvictoria.com to learn about local industry events, marketing & industry development opportunities, and to access regional insights.
Tourism Australia offers a wide range of insights and resources to support tourism operators.
Download the free Future of Demand report to assist in making decisions about who your target market is and ways to maximise the opportunities.
The Australian Tourism Toolkit provides businesses with the basic tools, knowledge and key contacts needed to enter the export tourism market.
Download a Welcome to Country Guide to learn about best practice ways to incorporate a 'Welcome to Country' or 'Acknowledgement of Country'.
Visit Tourism.Australia.com for more information and subscribe to their newsletter.
Tourism Research Australia
For national tourism survey results, forecasts and State of the Industry reports visit Tourism Research Australia.
Australian Trade and Investment Commission
Austrade works to support the sustainable growth of Australia's visitor economy. Visit austrade.gov.au to learn more about the national long-term strategy for the visitor economy and to access tourism data and research.
Austrade also provides information on grants and supports for tourism businesses.
The team at Tourism Tribe deliver up to date, high quality, relevant and support for Tourism operators to grow their confidence and digital business skills.
Tourism Tribe offer paid mentoring and courses however there are also a number of free resources available.
Sign up to their newsletter and receive access to free resources such as the Tourism Digital Essentials free eCourse.
Tourism Tribe also share tips and tricks in their articles and videos available on Youtube.