Hot summer brings local tourism boom

Hot summer brings local tourism boom

A BOOMTIME summer for tourism in the Geelong region has set the scene for future growth this year, according to a local industry chief. But converting day trip into extended overnight stays remains a primary challenge, says Tourism Geelong Bellarine executive director Roger Grant. “Our region is getting over five million visitors annually but hree […]

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Mayor adds holidays to trip

Geelong Mayor Bruce Harwood has added two weeks of holidays to an international conference in Italy, with ratepayers footing the bill for his flights. Council...