The tourism team works closely with operators to ensure that Sun Country on the Murray is a sustainable year round tourism destination.
We are here to assist your business to achieve your business goals.
We aim to create economic and social value for our region through innovation, collaboration and opportunity.
There are a wide range of business programs, events and services that are availabile to you. Check the Upcoming Webinars and Workshop's section to see if there are any programs and training sessions available that are align with your business needs.
Website Listings & Australian Tourism Data Warehouse Listings
As a local tourism business within the Sun Country on the Murray region you can ensure that you have a listing on our website www.suncountryonthemurray.com.au you must ensure you have made a business listing on the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW).
Expressions of interest for the 2018 Sun Country Food and Wine Festival
We are now seeking expressions of interest from operators wishing to hold an event as part of the Sun Country Food and Wine Festival 2018. Again our regional Food and Wine Festival will be held in line with the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Council will submit an application to have the festival included as an umbrella event of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival to tap into the significant marketing that goes into this.
Council requires participating operators to be responsible for coordination and management of their individual events. Events must be held between the festival dates, (yet to be announced) and have a food and or wine focus. All submitted events are expected to comply with Council’s permit and event management requirements
NSW Digital Webinars
Destination NSW conducted a number of workshops and webinars as part of the NSW First Program. The Destination NSW Corporate website provides a number of webinars covering the following topics:
1. Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) Online for Visitor Information Centres
2. ATDW Online for tourism businesses
3. Love your listing
4. Social scenes: Promoting your business on social media
5. Mobile me: Becoming mobile ready
6. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Tips
Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism & Business Speaker Series 2017
Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism & Business are running a group of Speaker Series 2017 workshops. These will be an invaluable source of education to all businesses and they encourage you to book a seat. For more information on future events please contact Jenn Donovan through YMTB on 5744 1989.
2017 Tourism Awards Support Program
Murray Regional Tourism (MRT) is the peak body for the tourism industry in the region. Working in partnership with your local Tourism Organisation, our aim is to promote and develop tourism in the Murray Region. MRT would like to invite tourism businesses or organisations considering entering the Victorian or NSW Tourism Awards to participate in the MRT Tourism Awards Support Program.
Get Social with Sun Country on the Murray
We strongly encourage our local operators to get social with Sun Country on the Murray and be part of the promotion our beautiful region.
How to get involved with Sun Country on the Murray's social media activities.
Join in Sun Country on the Murray's social media conversations by visiting:
Get Social with Tourism Australia
Tourism Australia provides great tips for how you can benefit and feed into the aquatic and coastal focus, which is in full swing as part of the next iteration of their There’s Nothing Like Australia campaign.
Tourism Australia have posted a series of tips and tricks here, so you can be across the best ways to continue to contribute to their popular social media profiles. They also include updates about some of the latest developments in technology, to help you keep your own social media presence up to speed.
How to get involved with Tourism Australia's social media activities
Join in Tourism Australia' social media conversations by visiting:
- Instagram (@australia)
Upload your photos directly from your business Facebook profile to the Tourism Australia Facebook page and participate in fan conversations on our wall.
Hashtag your Instagram photos with #seeaustralia or tag them @australia for the opportunity to be featured on the Tourism Australia profile.
Tweet your news or any interesting images to @Australia on Twitter.