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Bula from Fiji…!

Today the students completed three hotel inspections on the Coral Coast; The Warwick Fiji, The Naviti Resort and Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji. These hotels are all popular with the Australian leisure market and it was great for the students to see the resort facilities and the different room types available at each property. From welcome drinks, to shell leis and a warrior escort to reception – the hospitality shown by Management and Staff at each hotel has just been wonderful.

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Vinaka to The Warwick Fiji, The Naviti Resort and Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji for hosting todays hotel inspections!

Aviation makes a splash!

All smiles as Aviation gets ready for their Wet Drill.
All smiles as Aviation gets ready for their Wet Drill.

AVIATION’S WET DRILL

Article by: Steve Markotis – Aviation Teacher

William Angliss Aviation Certificate III (Flight Operations) students have successfully completed their Wet Drill at the Melbourne City Baths. All students have gained the necessary skill and confidences to one day; complete a wet Drill Assessment during ground school of a major commercial airline. Their dream of becoming a Flight Attendant is another step closer.Continue reading

Aviation takes off!

Article by: Steve Markotis – Aviation Teacher

On Wednesday the 22nd of April 2015, the Certificate III in Aviation (Flight Operations) students went on their first Inflight Excursion to Adelaide on Jetstar Flight JQ 776.  This excursion gave the students the opportunity to experience the day in a life of a Flight Attendant.  To consolidate what they have learnt so far in class with what actually happens on board an aircraft.Continue reading

Marketing Strategy session at Melbourne Star

The Marketing Strategy session with Melbourne Star Marketing Manager, Tracey Hore provided the Advanced Diploma of Tourism students the opportunity to discuss the current marketing strategy of Melbourne’s iconic Melbourne Star Observational Wheel. Tracey highlighted the importance of an integrated marketing approach across a number of marketing channels including digital, print, social media, broadcast and partnerships to communicate with our customers.

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Macedon Ranges Wine Tourism Excursion

Written by Natasha Wainshtein | Wine Tourism Student

On Monday 2nd March twenty Wine Tourism Students embarked on a trip to the Macedon Ranges with John O Donnell to learn and be inspired by the local wines of the Macedon Ranges.

It was a beautiful autumn day arriving at our first destination in Woodend at Campaspe House. The very experienced General Manager Holger Rose explained to us the workings of the conference and wedding facility. Holger’s talk was infused with his own personal background and a comprehensive knowledge on what it is like running a small events and hospitality business in a regional town.

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