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The tourism industry is a diverse, vibrant, exciting sector of wonderful people.

Without its people, there is no industry.

Tourism Employee Association (TEA) is a for-purpose social enterprise driven by a social mission to create positive social change for tourism employees.

TEA is about positive connections, career development, upskilling, mentoring, recognition, and employee well-being.

TEA is for the people. TEA is for you.

1. SIGN UP – create your account

2. JOIN – purchase your TEA Community Cap, earn 100 TEA points and receive your TEA Rewards code

3. REDEEM your points in the TEA Shop on training or TEAM UP 4 Tourism initiatives

It’s easy to get started!



TEA Professional Development

Tourism Employee Association supports the upskilling and development of tourism employees by providing access to quality developed micro-credentials and train the trainer resources for learning & development teams.

Courses include:

  • Leadership Skills for Supervisors
  • Business Leadership
  • Project and Process Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Public Speaking and Presenting
  • Revenue Management
  • Sales Training and Communication
  • Customer Service Training
  • Overcoming Objections in Sales
  • Selling Smarter

Celebrating YOU – Tourism Employee Awards

Gala Dinner – May 25 2023

The Tourism Employee Awards is 100% employee oriented and encourages opportunities for continued learning, mentoring, and upskilling.

Entries for the Tourism Employee Awards 2023 are open to people who work in the tourism industry in Australia, tourism educators and student nominations studying tourism related qualifications.

It is FREE to submit a nomination.

All finalists receive 20 TEA points they can used towards future mentoring and training.

All finalists are invited to attend the Tourism Employee Gala Dinner.

The TEA Gala Dinner is a night for senior leaders and educators to come together and celebrate the tourism industry, its valued employees and students.

Nominations Open: January 30, 2023

Venue: The Jackson – Sydney Harbour

TEAM UP 4 Tourism

Tourism Employee Association supports the well-being of tourism employees by offering a selection of TEAM UP 4 Tourism events focusing on mentoring connections and community.

  • TEAM UP 4 Tourism – Community walk with colleagues

TEAM UP 4 Tourism – Community is an initiative to encourage employees to get outdoors with a colleague or form a small walking group, register your group with TEA by first creating an account.

Next purchase your TEA Community Cap, collect 100 TEA points and get walking! Share a group social post, tag team members and tag @Tourism Employee Association #tourismemployee #teamup4tourism.

We will reward you all with 10 TEA reward points for each social post 4 future mentoring and training.


Your support helps Tourism Employee Association support tourism employees.

Join TEA by creating an account and purchase a TEA Community CAP for a 12-month community membership plus earn 100 TEA reward points for joining and your TEA Rewards code for discounts.

Start collecting your TEA points and redeem on training, or TEAM UP 4 Tourism sessions.

Make purchases in the TEA Shop.

Purchase a gift card for someone.

Recognise someone for a job well done.

Become a TEA partner and support tourism employees.


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