Being fascinated with the development in the industry, its opportunities and living and working in multi-cultural societies & environments I later moved to London, Dubai, Thailand & now Doha
I joined the hospitality industry when I was still at school, in my late teens working summer jobs, from stewarding to waiting tables and kitchen preparation
It might be strange, but I would say my biggest achievement is that I have done my best everyday
My first boss with his concept “staff come first” If staff are happy, they will keep up good work and ensure the customer is happy. It is always so true!
Working as an airline director is one of the best jobs a person can have. It gives you so many opportunities to learn and gain experience.
I like applying what I have learnt from another industry to the airline industry
In 1976 I was employed at the University of Surrey to study Bed and Breakfast accommodation in England
After meeting with the Team at Collette I was very excited to be part of a great company
I see the growth of sustainable or green tourism particularly volunteer tourism
Whether investigating business angles or crafting more lifestyle driven pieces, there is always a story that can be shared
My favourite Aussie celebrity - Kyle Sandilands. I love his raw comments and sense of humour
Dr David Beirman, Senior Lecturer, Tourism, Management Discipline Group, University of Technology-Sydney
ATALA brings together all the knowledge and insight from a big group of Latin America Travel Experts
I joined the industry in 1970 and spent 29 Years with Diethelm and was the first Thai national to obtain Executive Management status within the company.
Collette reached out to me and I was very intrigued, since I have always had a strong love for travel.
I relish the opportunity to sell my home town of Newcastle as a destination for business events
Started at the young age of 15 years, I saw the opportunity to travel and work in many countries and to be part of a growing industry
It will be 100% digital, with mobile devices at the centre of the on-stay experience. Hotels will offer Tailored Experiences and on-demand
I would have to say that the greatest achievement for me is creating new relationships with the travel industry while working for a company new to Australia
Being here in the Maldives, we need to create a family atmosphere, because we work together, we eat together, we have social events together