Inspiring Industry Newsletter

Keeping you informed

We produce our Inspiring Industry newsletter on a monthly basis.

Inspiring Industry features industry news items, information on Melbourne tourism events, industry development, and Melbourne tourism career opportunities.

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Our latest newsletters 


April: Records IVS results | New CBD dining precincts | TRA's flagship publication released

March: Collaboration 101 | How neighbourhood tourism improves cities | Accessibility in the Arts Precinct

February: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | Fed Square hosts F1 season launch | New Melbourne Now eDM

January: India the market to watch | Melbourne's top attractions | How tennis serves the visitor economy


December:New Tourism Minister I Young Achiever Award winner I New Melbourne Now website

November:Farewell Sisto Malapisma | International Visitor Survey | Christmas celebrations

October: Greater Melbourne Visitor Plan | National Visitor Survey | New Board Members | MTLP

September: There are new names, new development and award wins across Melbourne|new Visitor Hub|Melbourne Tourism Week wrap up

August: Industry interview|latest podcast|tourism progress report|world's most liveable city|Melbourne Tourism Week|Event Awards|technology workshop

July: New visitor stats|Destination Melbourne is growing|new podcast|shape the future of Melbourne|funding opportunities

June: Tackling over tourism|national visitor stats|new events and products

May: Key tourism fact sheets|budget boost|industry interview|New York comes to Melbourne

April: April podcast|government grants|new tourism campaigns|competitions

March: Latest visitor stats|technology and tourism|enter the tourism awards|airport volunteer program|Berlin DMO CEO at Melbourne LIVE

February: MTLP 2018 launch|tapping into tourism workshop|state of the industry report

January:New accessible tourism research | Melbourne LIVE 2018 announced | Australian Open|opportunities to plan ahead


December: 2017 wrap up|international visitor stats|construction disruption|blockbuster exhibitions|new air routes

November: RACV Victorian Tourism Awards|DYOB relaunched|new visitor stats|First ever MTLP executive program

October: A new look for DYOB|Harry Potter hits Melbourne|Meet Caroline Ralphsmith from VRC|Observations from Copenhagen

September: Wrap up of Tourism Week|New training opportunities|Latest visitation stats

August: Melbourne:World's Most Liveable|Tourism Week|Visitability|Meet Frank Bischoff

July: Tourism week | Melbourne's great China opportunity |Latest visitor stats

May: Meet Peter King of MCEC | More cruise arrivals for Melbourne | Check-in to China

April: Industry Interview | Spotlight on the south | Win with DYOB | Professional development opportunities

March: Melbourne LIVE keynote | Industry Interview | Tourism Excellence Workshops

February: MTLP 2017 | Visitability Case Study | Spotlight on Melbourne's West

January: Industry Interview | DM & Alibaba Event | Tourism Awards Mentoring


December:Year in Review | Tourism Awards | A Spotlight on Melbourne's north

November: Check-in to China report | VFR Research | Acland Street

October:  Free Wi-Fi for Melbourne | MTILP Class of 2016 | DM Podcast

September: New OVG Launched | World Tourism Day | DM Board Opportunity

August: Melbourne Tourism Week | Melbourne: World's Most Liveable City

July: Destination Management Plan | Xiamen Airlines | Courtney Barnett

June: Millennials | Check-in to China | Partnership Marketing | Visitability Study

May: Check-in to China | Meet our Design Team | Transport Improvements

April: Celebrating 15 years of DM | Melbourne LIVE Forum | Our 2016-17 Program

March: The Ripple Effect | Challenges facing Chinese travellers | OVG Overhaul

February: Holidays are serious business | ATDW website | Visitability Case Study 

January: Chinese New Year | New Board Members | Melbourne Lovability Index 


December: Year in Review | Our Publications | Visitor Industry Developments 

November: Visitor Economy worth $8.9B | Tourism Awards | PTV Night Network 

October: New Crown Proposal | MTILP 2016 Open | Largest Cruise Ship Season