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Edition 09

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CEO Christmas Message

* 2013 TNT Champions of Tourism

* TNT Local Host

*Check Your Listing

* Facebook Group

* Contact Us









 

CEO Christmas Message


This marks the end of a brilliant year for TNT. It’s almost one year, one week, and one day since we started operations as your Regional Tourism Organisation and we’ve been overwhelmed by the positive support from industry, councils and stakeholders in what we’re aspiring to achieve. Some highlights for the year have included:
 
  • Setting up Tourism HQ, upstairs at Centreway Arcade
  • Developing a regional tourism brand aligned to Go Behind The Scenery
  • Creating a Destination Plan with industry to direct our industry’s future endeavours
  • Promoting the region both inter-state and intra-state
  • Facilitating ‘China Ready’ workshops
  • Advocating for cycle tourism infrastructure developments
  • The launch of our regional website – www.northerntasmania.com.au
  • Working with Dark Mofo on the 2014 Winter Festival!
  • To name but a few!
We took the opportunity on Thursday 12th December to celebrate with our industry these achievements, as well as recognise the people in our industry that really make this region a great visitor destination.
 
It only leaves me to say please have a safe and happy Christmas break – enjoy your time with friends and family – and if they’re from out of town, do make use of the TNT Local Host program to show off a bit!
 
Merry Christmas
 

2013 TNT Champions of Tourism - Roll Call
 

On Thursday 12th Decemberas an industry we celebrated our Champions of Tourism at the Earl Arts Centre. Co-hosted with the Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania the night was an absolute blast and our 2013 Champions were well and truly recognised for their remarkable efforts during the year.
 
Winners roll call -
 
- Tourism Personality of the Year – Natalie De Vito, Junction Arts Festival
 
- Best Northern Welcome – Ben Pyka, 41 Degrees South
 
- Best Tasmanian Menu Creator – Tanya White, Lilydale Larder
 
- Event Organiser Extraordinaire – Natalie De Vito, Junction Arts Festival
 
- Best Story-Teller – Bob Pitt, Longford Information Centre volunteer
 
- Most Adventurous Guide – Craig Williams, Pepperbush Adventures
 
- Most Inspiring Maker – Gina Butler, Yondover Cheese
 
- Most Dynamic Newbie – Brendon Morice, Peppers Seaport
                                         

TNT Local Host

TNT launched the Local Host promotion on Saturday 7 December. There will be dedicated TV and newspaper advertising focused on northern locals leading up to the Christmas break. It’s not too late to get involved. Please go to www.tnt.org.au to submit your Local Host deal and get more of the visiting friends and family market into your business.

See all the Local Host offers promoted on our consumer site.
 

Check your FREE Business Listing

TNT’s consumer website is now live, and will continue to be updated.
We’ve just introduced a great new search function which will allow users to filter their search by area or town, traveller type, date, price range and a whole assortment of other useful categories.
 
It is essential for all tourism operators to ensure your listing is up to date.  Our website is fed by information contained in the Tourism Tasmania’s database: Tigertour.
 
If you need to update images, contact details, specifications, business information or prices, please email the changes to tigertour@discovertasmania.com
We cannot manually update your listing, the only way to make changes is to email them to Tigertour.  Expect around 48 hrs turnaround for changes.  All changes will reflect automatically on our site once they’ve been made.
 

Facebook - TNT Stakeholders

Have you joined our Stakeholders group yet?  This is an invitation only group – just between you and other interested tourism people.  It’s a private group where we can post updates, ask questions, start a discussion, promote something to the industry etc.  Ask to join the group – we’ll let you in, promise!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/270406349756833/

Contact Us


Phone:    03 6380 6099

Postal:    PO Box 582
                Launceston TAS 7250

Email:      Chris - chris@tnt.org.au
                 Sam  - sam@tnt.org.au
                 Abby - admin@tnt.org.au

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