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Edition 05
TNT Corporate Website
We are very excited to introduce our new corporate website that is available to industry. Please have a look and feel free to forward any feedback.
TNT Website For Industry

Message From Chris

The crowds went wild for one last time this weekend past with Hawthorn’s last Tasmanian game and we at TNT are working with Hawthorn to plan for next year already!

In the midst of winter the TNT team has been hard at work lining up spring promotions and a new regional website! Both of which are work in progress, but you’ll hear from us real soon regarding opportunities to get involved and timing for both launches.

Following 3 months of stakeholder consultation, market research and review, we are in the final stages of drafting a 3 year plan for Northern Tasmania. This will give us all a clear view on where we should be going as a tourism destination, and what we need to get done.

Over spring we’ll be out to see you all with this draft plan seeking your final input before its completed.


Events Tasmania Grants Program
The Events Tasmania Grants Program for events held in 2014 is now open.
More information, guidelines and application forms are available at: http://www.eventstasmania.com/grants
 
The following Grants are offered for 2014:
- New Idea Grants
- Small Project Grants

For assistance with your application or more information, please email info@eventstasmania.com or
phone 03 6237 6431.
TICT Conference Reminder

The 2013 Tasmanian Tourism Conference will be bigger and better than ever, so big in fact that you can choose to attend for 2 full days! This year TICT will be talking all things Sustainable Tourism and the four pillars of successful tourism - People, Places, Profit & Passion!

When: Tuesday 13 - Wednesday 14 August 2013
Where:Hotel Grand Chancellor & Country Club
Tasmania, Launceston

For further information please go to: http://www.tict.com.au/ttc2013

National NBN-enabled Digital Forum

Register now for the National NBN-enabled Digital Economy Forum on Tuesday 30 July from 5.30-8.30pm.

For further information please go to http://workforceplanningtools.com.au/products-page/capability-assessment-and-development/national-nbn-enabled-digital-economy-forum/
MARKETING NEWS WITH SAM DENMEAD

Spring is in the Air
For those of you that have attended the “Go behind the Stats” workshops held by Tourism Tasmania, you’ll know that the first quarter of the financial year ie. Spring, is when people are most likely to look for and notice advertising for holiday destinations. Read more statistics and insights here http://www.tnt.org.au/IndustryResources/Research.aspx
Our Spring campaign prospectus will be out soon. Catch out for a special spring promotions newsletter.

Corporate Website
We’re pleased to be able to direct you to our new corporate website www.tnt.org.au which is designed specifically for you – the tourism industry.  The website is an on-going work in progress, so visit often as you will see more and more things being added. 
What’s happening, Research, insights, campaigns, resources, ‘who does what’ and general news will all be there for you to read and absorb.   Your comments are appreciated, please just let me know: sam@tnt.org.au



Regional (consumer) Website
To align with the new discovertasmania.com website, TNT are building a website for potential visitors to the North.
Our aim is to ensure users can access rich information on our region that will better inform how they make decisions to visit and what there is to do here. 
We’ll keep you posted as we get closer to launching the site, and talk more about how you can get involved in this site as well as the new discovertasmania.com.

Trade Show
I’m off to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to represent Tourism Northern Tasmania as part of the Talkabout Tasmania Roadshow organised by Tourism Tasmania.  Along with a ‘Tamar Triple Pass’ group and Hotel Grand Chancellor we’ll ensure our region is covered with lots of information for agents to ensure they book their clients into Launceston and disperse throughout the region. 

Conference Market
Those of you that play in this space might be interested in an advertising opportunity in MICENET.  In October there will be a Tasmania feature, the opportunity exists for advertisers to increase the size of this feature, focusing on Northern Tasmania. MICNET are also offering discounted rates.

Booking deadline:  14 August.  Material deadline:  21 August. Contact Helen at BT Publishing for more: Helen@btp.net.au
Taste of Tasmania

The Taste of Tasmania is looking to encourage greater involvement from Tasmanian regional groups and agencies to promote participation of food and beverage producers from across the state. The Taste of Tasmania attracts up to 300,000 people over one week from 28 Dec to 3 Jan taking place on Hobart’s waterfront during the holiday festive season.

Taste organisers will be seeking to meet with either groups of regional producers or single businesses interested becoming stallholders.

For further information please contact: Karyn Rendall rendallk@hobartcity.com.au

Tasmania's Wine Route Brochure 

Wine Tasmania's Wine Routes Brochure is a high quality, popular touring publication is widely distributed, reaching more than 250,000 consumers via the print and online versions. 

The website http://www.winetasmania.com.au/ has recently been upgraded and is now responsive, through mobile phones and tablets. 
 
If you would like to advertise in the new edition, please contact Katrina Martin on 0439 011 684 or brochure@winetasmania.net.au.

Vibe Publishing 10% Discount for LTA Members

TNT have negotiated discounted advertising for any tourism business who is a member of their Local Tourism Association.

The Welcome to Launceston & the North and Welcome to Tasmania visitor Guides are distributed extensively across Tasmania and at select information centres on the Mainland.

For information please contact Vibe by
Phone: 03 6234 4666 or
Email:  info@vibetasmania.com.au

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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