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Member News July 2017 #2

By | Industry News & Updates

Dr John Gladstones accepts the 2017 Cullen Award for Excellence Saturday July 22nd saw a crowd of close to 100 guests turn out at Cullen Wines to celebrate this year’s Award dinner and presentation. The highlight of the evening was the announcement of this year’s recipient, Dr John Gladstones, who…

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New President for Tourism Council WA

By | Research & Statistics

New Tourism WA President Announced Tourism Council WA has welcomed a new President. Long-time advocate for regional tourism, Chris Pye, has been elected as the new President of Tourism Council WA following the resignation of Manny Papadoulis as President and Director. Mr Pye owns and operates regional accommodation provider Hospitality Inns,…

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July Member Mingle

By | Member Events, Networking Events
This month's host is celebrating a double anniversary - 20 years in business and 10 years of their Margaret River region factory. You are invited along to help celebrate with an industry evening of festivities at their soap factory and tasting room! Vasse Virgin invites you for drinks and an...
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Member News July 2017

By | Industry News & Updates

Flametree Wines Celebrates 10 years with Meet the Winemaker Dinners Congratulations to Flametree Wines who are celebrating 10 stellar years with a series of winemaker dinners. The first dinner is at Equinox Cafe in Busselton on Saturday 22nd July. The 5-course degustation menu with matched wines costs $95 per person….

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Social Media Update

By | Uncategorised

Social Media Influencer Results Thank you to all the businesses who expressed an interest in working with social media influencers. Our new social media team jumped on an opportunity last week to engage with a Singaporean social media influencer (Charlene Tan, travel & lifestyle blogger, 117k Instagram followers), and hooked…

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New Tourism WA Commissioners Announced

By | Research & Statistics

Major Industry Changes New Tourism WA Commissioners Announced   Tourism Council WA has welcomed the four new Tourism WA Commissioners announced by Tourism Minister, Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA. Tourism Council WA has consistently advocated for people with industry experience and tourism marketing skills to be strongly represented among the Tourism…

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Cabin Fever Social Media Blitz 4 July

By | Get Involved

Join Cabin Fever for a social media blitz on Tuesday 4 July to inspire visitation and ensure as many people as possible hear about the event.  The idea is to all post on the same day at the same time, to ensure we fill everyone’s news feeds with the good stuff! Use…

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Member News 27 June 2017

By | Industry News & Updates

New soap making workshops – Win a year’s supply of soap Vasse Virgin celebrate 20 years this month, and 10 years operating at their beautiful Wilyabrup Soap Factory. They recently added a soap making class to their suite of hands-on workshops. Participants learn to compound fragrances and the traditional cold-process method of…

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Tourism Council WA Workshops

By | Workshops & Industry Training
Tourism Council WA is delivering a range of its industry relevant workshops in Margaret River and Busselton this July, September and October. These workshops are regularly updated to ensure they deliver the latest information and insights relevant to your business. Upcoming workshops are: Tourism Council WA is delivering a range of...
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CinefestOZ: How to get involved

By | Uncategorised

CinefestOZ Film festival celebrates 10 years this August, with one of the most impressive line-ups of Australian film to date. CinefestOZ is a not-for-profit organisation and relies on the generosity and dedication of the people whose passion and dedication keeps the festival alive. There are a number of ways to lend…

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Tourism Council WA – July 2017 Workshops!

By | Workshops & Industry Training
Tourism Council WA is delivering a range of short, practical and affordable training workshops across Western Australia in 2017. These workshops are updated regularly to ensure they remain relevant to your industry, taking into account the latest information, research and trends.  Upcoming workshops include: Marketing with Strategy Workshop Marketing with Strategy...
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Regional tourism and conservation groups form new alliance

By | What's new from the MRBTA?, What's new in the industry?

A Memorandum of Understanding has been established between The Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) and Nature Conservation Margaret River Region (Nature Conservation) with the aim of further protecting the natural environment of the Margaret River region. The partnership between the two independent not-for-profit bodies will take effect on 1 July…

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Member News June 2017

By | Industry News & Updates

New Chef at Vasse Felix Brendan Pratt will join Vasse Felix as Head Chef in late July 2017, replacing longstanding Executive Chef Aaron Carr. Perth-born and trained, Brendan’s international experience includes positions with Michelin Star Restaurants The Fat Duck and The Ledbury. Since returning to Perth in 2012, Brendan has…

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Regional Tourism Workshops | September 2017

By | Get Involved, Industry News & Updates, What's on?, Workshops & Industry Training
Building Your Brand Through Digital Marketing | September 5th 2017 09:00 - 12:00 | Howard Park/MadFish Winery Introduction to online reputation management Earned, paid and owned media Content strategies Social listening User review websites Social media influencers Working with Tourism Australia and Tourism Western Australia Facebook For Business: Insight Into...
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WA Tourism Awards Workshop Webinar | 28 June 17

By | Get Involved, Industry News & Updates, What's on?, Workshops & Industry Training
This online workshop via webinar will assist prospective entrants in the 2017 Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards to prepare submissions and gain an important insight on the foundations of the awards process. This workshop will cover the following; An explanation of the entire awards process, including the new online submission...
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