Upcoming events


The 2019 Annual President’s Dinner

The Four Seasons Hotel, Monday December 2, 2019

Join us for this iconic, annual travel, tourism and hospitality event, as we celebrate our industry in style.

This year's President's Dinner, an event now well into its third decade, will proudly announce the first recipient of the Galvin Foundation's Bill Galvin Award in conjunction with TAFE NSW.

Join us — along with senior Government representatives, travel organisations, hotels, motels, restaurants, registered clubs, airlines, supply organisations, manufacturers, TAFEs, private RTOs, government agencies and others from across the nation Australia, the Pacific and Asia — to celebrate our wonderful industry at this iconic industry event. 

Corporate tables are most welcome.

Recent Events

The 2019 TTA Teacher / Trainer of the Year Awards

The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney | Monday June 24, 2019


Tourism Training Australia is pleased to announce that entries for the 2019 TTA Teacher / Trainer of the Year Awards are now open.

The purpose of the awards is to acknowledge, promote and encourage trainers to excel in a particular area of Vocational Education and Training (VET), and are open to all trainers / teachers currently employed in these fields.

Ten categories of awards are open and include Trainer in the area of Commercial Cookery, Trainer in the area of Asian Cookery, Trainer in the area of Patisserie, Trainer in the area of Hospitality Management, Trainer in the area of Food and Beverage, Trainer in the area of Travel and Tourism, Trainer in the area of Event Management, Classroom support / assistant, Food Service Outlet, Training Initiative

To register to attend the Awards Dinner, please download the registration form here.


The 2019 Industry Training Solutions Summit

The Grace Hotel, Sydney | Tuesday April 30, 2019

The Tourism Training Australia National Skills Summit was conceived by the late Bill Galvin OAM as a peak forum to focus on issues facing training and education in the tourism, travel and hospitality sectors.

Tourism Training Australia is pleased to announce that the third annual Industry Training Solutions Summit will be held at the Grace Hotel in Sydney on April 30, 2019. This exciting one day event will welcome over 100 key industry personnel to Sydney to discuss skills requirements for the tourism, travel and hospitality sector across the nation.

Join us and our sponsors — Australian Training Products, Deloitte, Learning Vault, Qantas, Restaurant and Catering Australia, TAFE NSW, Tyrrell’s Wines, THCI and the THCC — in celebrating training across the nation. Together, industry can find the solutions.

A full report and selection of presentations from the day will be available here soon.


2018 Summit Overview

Tourism Training Australia was pleased to welcome 100 industry leaders to the Grace Hotel in Sydney on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 for this exciting and informative event. 

Speakers from across the industry addressed a wide range of topics facing the industry and provided valuable insights to continue to support the real skills for real careers agenda.

For an archived version of the Summit brochure, please click here. 

We are pleased to make available a review, as well as a selection of the presentations delivered at the Summit on our Research page.