Tourism movers and shakers meet
Tourism industry stakeholders from across the State are meeting in Albany this week as part of the WA Regional Tourism Conference.
The industry event, which began yesterday, aims to provide business development and education along with networking opportunities within the tourism sector.
Tourism Council WA chief executive Evan Hall said it was fantastic for the event to be held in Albany.
“We are delighted to be bringing the WA Regional Tourism Conference to Albany for the first regional event of its kind,” he said.
“The event is an opportunity for tourism business operators and representatives of the tourism industry to engage in professional and business development, network with industry colleagues, and hear from industry-leading speakers on critical issues and innovative ideas. The conference will be attended by more than 200 delegates from throughout WA, with addresses from Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia and Dome Cafes founder Patria Jafferies, among others.
The event will be held at Centennial Stadium with a tour of Albany’s key tourism destinations tomorrow.
The conference will be presented in partnership by Tourism Council WA, Visitor Centres WA, the Caravan Industry Association WA, the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council and Australia’s South West.