Participants at the Destination Inspiration event series who want assistance to advance their ideas are invited to apply for a
one-on-one mentoring program. The 6-month program will be facilitated by Karen Oliver of KO Tourism and will have spaces for up
to 15 participants. The program is designed to accelerate the product development process and progress ideas into new or enhanced
experiences for visitors to the region. The program will run from May until November 2021 and will follow the format below.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
MENTOR PROFILE – KAREN OLIVER
Bachelor of Commerce – Management (Honours), University of Melbourne
Karen is a Tourism Consultant specialising in regional tourism industry development. Over nearly 10 years she has undertaken numerous industry development projects and supported 60+ tourism businesses with their Victorian and NSW Tourism Awards submissions.
She has extensive experience working with tourism operators, local government, regional tourism boards and state government to improve outcomes for both businesses and visitors.
Living and working in Regional Victoria, Karen is passionate about the success of regional tourism and is excited to be supporting tourism innovation in the regions.