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Welcoming Cruise Guests to the West Workshop

October 3, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) and Tourism Western Australia are excited to announce that a Welcoming Cruise Guests to the West’ Workshop will be held in Busselton on Tuesday 3 October. 

Christine Cole, Cruise Tourism Manager, will provide an introduction to cruise, highlighting the benefits for Busselton and Western Australia.

Cruise lines consider unique landside visits an integral element of the overall cruise experience. This workshop will benefit those who interact with cruise guests, by providing insights into the skills that ensure cruise passengers have a memorable visit.  Topics will range from understanding cruise line expectations, to providing interesting commentary and storytelling for passengers. The workshop is a must for tourism attractions, tour guides, volunteers and others.

Workshop facilitator Cherie Toovey, President of Tour Guides WA, has more than 24 years’ experience in the inbound tourism industry as a Tour Guide.  She has been recognised for her extensive industry knowledge and skills, including winning the FACET Golden Guide Award.  Cherie has extensive experience in delivering guiding and interpretive training to the Parliament House and Rottnest Island guides.

When: Tuesday, 3rd October 2023, 9.00am – 12.00pm
Where: Busselton Visitor Centre, Railway House, 17 Foreshore Parade, Busselton
Cost: Free – Supported by MRBTA and Tourism WA (morning tea provided)
RSVPs: By 5.00pm Friday 29 September 2023

Register attendance here via Eventbrite.


Ballaarat Room, Railway House
17 Foreshore Parade
Busselton, Western Australia 6280 Australia
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(08) 9780 5959
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