Port Stephens has been announced as the host of this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Australian Institute of Tourism Officers (AITO) Conference to be held in July 2013.
AITO is a leader in tourism professional development for tourism professionals.
Port Stephens is set to host the AITO conference in July.
This yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s conference will build on digital strategies and destination management planning. All tourism professionals are invited to this intensive development opportunity delivered by leading tourism professionals.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Attending this conference myself for many years I see the value for all tourism professionals in attending this event. I am pleased I am able to showcase Port Stephens to my colleagues at the 2013 eventÃ¢â‚¬Â says Tars Bylhouwer, marketing manager, Destination Port Stephens.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The ability to attract events like the AITO Professional Development Conference to Port Stephens is a clear indication of the growing Port Stephens Meetings, incentive conferences and eventÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s market. Following on from the successful Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW (LGSA) Tourism Conference held in March this year and a strong bid to attract the Australian Regional Tourism Network Conference in 2014, Port Stephens has shown its commitment to make any size conference a huge success.Ã¢â‚¬Â said Bylhouwer.
This years topics will expand on technology and tourism, digital strategies and destination management planning.