Visitor Economy Resources
There are a number of tourism bodies nationally and in Victoria that are charged with advancing the Visitor Economy. Each offers a range of resources to the industry including relevant information about networking, promotion and business opportunities.
Visit Victoria - Business Support Website
Victorian Government’s lead tourism agency
Here you will find detailed information on a range of resources from Visit Victoria and the broader industry including Starting up a Tourism Business, Tourism Excellence, Business Development, Sustainable Tourism, Victorian Tourism Awards, Marketing Opportunities, tips on Working with the Media, Crisis Resources, Useful Facts and Figures.
Visit Victoria- Victoria’s destination website
Promote your tourism business or event on www.visitvictoria.com
Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)
VTIC is the peak tourism industry body in Victoria designed to help members enhance their tourism businesses. They arrange workshops, forums, and are great at facilitating business networks.
Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB)
MCB is a not-for-profit company that markets Melbourne and Victoria as a premier Business Events destination. Become a member - visit www.melbournecb.com.au
Destination Melbourne was established by the industry in partnership with Tourism Victoria and the City of Melbourne. Destination Melbourne is Melbourne’s Regional Tourism Organisation and provide leadership, industry development and successful co-operative marketing of Melbourne by working in partnership with the tourism industry.
Daylesford and Macedon Ranges Tourism (DMRT)
DMRT is the peak industry body for tourism in the Daylesford and Macedon Ranges region. We are an independent body, operating as a not for profit business, where all products are reinvented back into developing and promoting the region. Visit Victoria and local government are key financial stakeholders in the organisation's operations.
We are your peak body for tourism and we are here to listen and represent your interests. As a regional tourism board we are advocates for the region's tourism sector, engaging with local, state and federal governments. We are always here to support you, to hear your ideas, take your feedback and listen to your views. Equally we are here to provide advice and be a sounding board to ensure the success of your business.
Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI)
VECCI's core activities are lobbying, commercial activities and the promotion of membership services. VCCI works effectively at a federal level to improve the environment for Australian businesses, achieving broad success in taxation and regulation reform.
Young Tourism Network (YTN)
The YTN is a Victorian member based networking group that aims to connect young and new people in the Victorian tourism industry and all affiliated sectors and businesses such as travel, leisure, hospitality, marketing, events, attractions, tour operators and other tourism business operators.
YTN is run by a committee of members who work and study within tourism related fields. Join now and start working towards getting your dream job, or just meet like minded young people in the industry at networking and social events.
Tourism Australia, established by the federal government in 1967, promotes Australia to the world as a tourist destination. Tourism Victoria works closely with Tourism Australia in targeted international markets and participates in the Partnership Australia program.
Tourism Research Australia
Tourism Research Australia provides statistics, research and analysis to support industry development, policy development and marketing for the Australian tourism industry.