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BECOME ‘INTERNATIONAL READY’ WITH THREE-DAY WEBINAR

If you’re ready to learn more about the inbound tourism sector, the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is holding a series of online live webinars between January 28-30, 2020.

REGION SHINES BRIGHT AT RACV VICTORIAN TOURISM AWARDS

Picture: The team from Live Wire Park, Lorne. The Great Ocean Road region shone brightly at the annual RACV Victorian Tourism Awards on November 28, 2019. Several local businesses and organisations won awards for their innovation, customer service and commitment to...

A FRESH TAKE ON DESTINATION ACTION PLANS

Great Ocean Road Tourism Inc (GORT) is working with communities across the region to update and create  Destination Action Plans (DAPs). Plans have been updated for Anglesea, Aireys Inlet and Port Fairy Plans for the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland are being updated...

Have your say about new GOR authority

The public is invited to find out more about the establishment of a Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority by the Victorian Government, at a series of information sessions to be held across the region in November. The Authority is being established as part of the...

BAY OF WHALES GALLERY & COFFEE SHOP WINS AWARD

Narrawong’s Bay of Whales Gallery and Coffee Shop has won the 2019 Glenelg Shire Council Business of the Year Award. The gallery and cafe sit alongside the home of renowned artist Brett Jarett. Visitors can see Brett's work on display and even see him in action...

I AM WHERE STORIES UNFOLD GROWS

Apollo Bay and the Otways are now being featured as part of the 'I Am Where Stories Unfold' winter marketing campaign being rolled out by Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT). Colac Otway Shire Council partnered with GORRT to create photos and footage for: A...

MEDIA COVERAGE – JULY 2019

Sunday Herald Sun - July 21 The following article appeared in the Traveller section as part of our Great Ocean Road Centenary PR campaign. Other recent coverage: The Captain magazine Avalon airport magazine Weekly Times AFAR...

ALPACA MAPS: A NEW TOOL FOR TOURISM

Alpaca online maps are a new way for visitors to quickly find a business or natural attraction on the Great Ocean Road. They can use the tailored maps to plan a trip - whilst in transit, or after they've arrived. Easy to navigate on a smartphone, the interactive maps...

Please don’t feed the wildlife

Bird-feeding and promoting feeding birds is a big problem in some townships in our region. Native birds shouldn't be fed by humans as it can cause them to become dependent on us, become aggressive, get sick and even die. Bird feeding is such an issue in Kennett River...

Media clippings: June 2019

Escape Magazine   Out and About - winter edition (print) http://specialpubs.fairfaxregional.com.au/e-mags/2019/OAW/0524_01/ Family Magazine (online) https://www.familytravel.com.au/stories/great-ocean-road-family-guide/

MEDIA RELEASE

May 24, 2019 World-class Eden Project could transform visitation to the Great Ocean Road  GREAT Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT) has welcomed a...

China Host Graduation

On March 20th we celebrated the graduation of the inaugural China Host business graduates! A huge congratulations to each and every participant for...