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Australian Regional Tourism

Australian Regional Tourism (ART) is the peak national body representing regional tourism practitioners. ART acts as a hub for collaboration, cooperation, ideas generation, knowledge sharing, networking and so much more. On behalf of its members, ART advocates for sustainable regional development and amplifies key messages to government, other industries and industry sectors, researchers, educators and the public.
Australian Regional Tourism
Australian Regional Tourism
ART is calling for nominations of Directors to be appointed to its Board.

To nominate for a board position, please complete the Nomination Form available in the link below and ensure you are a financial member of ART.

For further information, please contact Executive Officer, Lauren Douglass: eo@regionaltourism.com.au

Nominations must be submitted by 12noon (AEST), Thursday 1st October 2020.

https://regionaltourism.com.au/art-calls-for-board.../
Australian Regional Tourism
Australian Regional Tourism
'Premium' means different things to different people and so understanding your visitor needs and motivations is essential.

Kate Shilling, ART Tourism Ambassador and Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia Executive Officer, recently shared her insights on 'how to develop premium experiences in regional destinations'.

What are potential visitors to your business or destination looking for? Join the conversation and read Kate's full post on The Tourism Hub: https://members.regionaltourism.com.au/blog/

#regionaltourism
Australian Regional Tourism
Australian Regional Tourism
Convention Presenter Spotlight:

Dr Gabby Walters is an Associate Professor in Tourism with the University of Queensland’s Business School. She holds significant expertise in image and reputation management and in particular market recovery following crises and disastrous events. Her research focuses primarily on the tourism sector. She has conducted numerous consultancies and projects with tourism destinations from different parts of the world seeking to enhance or revitalise their reputations and regain trust among the tourism market as a result one or many critical events.

She has a well-established publication record including her recently published book "Image and Reputation Recovery for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry" (Goodfellow, 2019) and she is the Associate Editor of a reputable academic publication – the Journal of Vacation Marketing. In 2017 her work in the tourism and hospitality field was recognised through the Centre of Australian Universities Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Fellows Award.

Gabby is passionate about using her work to assist destinations through all phases of the recovery process. Her presentations are filled with current research led facts that will be beneficial to all tourism stakeholders whether they be from small business, destination marketing authorities or government.

Gabby will be presenting on ‘Welcoming and managing tourists in current times: What VICs need to know’ on the first day of Convention. You can find out more here - https://regionaltourism.com.au/convention/ #ARTC20

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We’re thrilled to release the program for the 2020 ART Convention. You can view the program on our website - https://t.co/vpnIyOj8zF
Don't forget that Convention early bird registrations close today. Visit the link above 👆 #ARTC20

Registrations for the 2020 Australian Regional Tourism (ART) virtual Convention are now open.

The Convention will be held from 27-29 October.

The convention theme is ‘Building resilient and adaptive communities that thrive’.

Find out more https://t.co/vpnIyOj8zF

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Have you got a suggestion for a keynote, workshop or masterclass for ARTC20? Then we would love to hear from you. Call for papers are now open
https://t.co/YcX528cJRy
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Drum roll please...the host destination for the 2020 ART Convention is...Ballarat, Victoria.
We hope you can join us from 26-28 October in @cityofballarat as we celebrate the 2020 theme of ‘building resilient and adaptive communities that thrive’
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Join Linda Tillman from @tilmagroup & Ali Uren of Kiikstart, this Wednesday 13 November, at 10am for ART's first Webinar Session: 'What is the role of Local Government in a Modern and Changing Tourism Industry?'
Register here: https://t.co/lPzPfBOlb7
#regionaltourism https://t.co/W9FHAX0c6H
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