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Flying high as Avalon goes global!

A 20-year dream realised Putting the region on the flight map. With the news that Air Asia will soon be flying international paths out of Avalon Airport, we asked TGGB Executive Director Roger Grant for his thoughts. "This announcement has the potential to be a 'game...

Hubcaps to Creative Hubs…

Hubcaps to Creative Hubs is a living-history research project documenting the creative transformation taking place in Geelong’s former industrial sites.  It’s now been a year since $20,000 was raised to help make the Hubcaps to Creative Hubs research film project by...

The year that was.

The year that was. 2017. Thanks for the memories. Amidst the excitement and chaos of Christmas, the latest data form Tourism Research Australia crossed our desks this week. It shows growth of around 15% across most of the key measures. We now have 5.1 million visitors...

Farewell Elizabeth. A Legend Retires.

The hairstyle may have changed but one thing has been constant in the 24 years since Elizabeth Curtain started managing the Geelong Visitor Information Centres - her passion and love for the job. Since she began we've had four offices, seven prime ministers and...

Welcome to summer. It’s going to be a big one.

It doesn't feel much like the first day of summer. In fact, it's felt rather apocalyptic today with all the predictions from the Bureau of Meteorology. The weather will undoubtedly improve and with it will come the seasonal influx of visitors wanting to explore, enjoy...

Victorian Tourism Awards Trophies.

We had a big night last night. We celebrated with the state tourism industry last night at Crown Melbourne after our Professional Development program won the Tourism Education and Training category at the Victorian Tourism Awards. Managed by Industry Development...

Christmas in Geelong starts tonight.

Jingle all the way. We start celebrating Christmas in Geelong when the floating Christmas tree is lit - complete with a concert and fireworks display - tonight. The Catenary star at the corner of Moorabool and Malop Strees will also be lit and the City Hall light...

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