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The latest information regarding OM4Tourism services, packages, staff and events

New Small Business Online (SBO) Grants Announced

Apparently the original $10M allocated for the Small Business Online programme has been extended by $4M specifically to help small tourism operators go online. Investing in online capacity for the tourism industry is a good idea – of course I’m going to see things that way. And targetting funding towards getting small businesses online is […]

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OM4Tourism one year anniversary

We launched OM4Tourism just one year ago – how time flies! To get in before everyone else’s pre Christmas posting wrap up, here is ours. And it is short and sweet: just the top three posts this year: Marketing Niche Accommodation and Tours to Overseas Visitors Liquid Inventory Baz Luhrmann Walkabout Ads for Tourism Australia […]

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OM4Tourism Forums launched

The OM4Tourism Forums have just been launched and are ready to welcome small-medium tourism operators. The Marketing Discussion Forum creates a space to discuss marketing issues, directing questions to OM4Tourism or to other Forum users, and answering questions posted by others. We know that tourism operators recognise the value in working together to boost the […]

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RiverFly declared Australia’s Hidden Jewel

After a long, fascinating and challenging process, the OM4Tourism Hidden Jewel Awards judges have chosen the winners for 2008. The National Winner is RiverFly Tasmania, created by fly-fishing guide Daniel Hackett. Daniel knows Tasmania’s northern rivers like the back of his hand, and spends most of his working life knee-deep in water. Sharing the adventure […]

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The Hidden Jewels of tourism

Winning an award gives small tourism businesses a real boost, but it’s hard for smaller operators to find the time and resources to put together an award submission. That’s why we created the OM4Tourism Hidden Jewel Awards, and the result has been a long and fascinating list of tourism enterprises that deserve more attention. We’ve […]

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Register now for the Hidden Jewel Awards

Small tourism operators across the country are invited to register interest in the 2008 OM4Tourism Hidden Jewel Awards. We launched the Awards in late 2006 because we were coming across so many wonderful tourism businesses struggling to get the word out. This was a chance for those smaller operators to win recognition, without a prolonged […]

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OM4Tourism’s latest website launched

We are delighted to have launched our latest OM4Tourism site this week: Undara Experience is a fabulous tour company that took out the Queensland Hidden Jewel Award earlier this year, and has many other awards under its belt. Take a look at the site. It’s the kind of website that’s good to rummage around, […]

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Welcome to OM4Tourism

I’m delighted to be launching OM4Tourism – a site dedicated to online marketing resources for small to medium tourism businesses. We decided to launch a site just for tourism operators because: you have told us how important the Internet is to your business success, and we believe small tourism businesses offering unique experiences have a […]

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