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Jeff Skinner has been made General Manager of Tour East Australia. Skinner will also take responsibility for the company’s Indian operation into Australia. Previously Skinner has held General Manager positions at Tourism Queensland and the Sydney Aquarium Group.
International tour operator Collette has announced Ron Lonsdale will now serve as Vice President of the company’s Canadian office. Lonsdale will work with partners to grow sales and build relationships.
Erin Kramer will take over the role as Trade Marketing Manager at Scenic. Kramer has previously worked at groups including Club Med.
Destination Queenstown has appointed Rae Baker as the Director of the Queenstown Winter Festival. Baker will commence her new position in Oct and oversee the event’s promotion in New Zealand and abroad.
Ashley Gabriel has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of Sales & Marketing at Novatech. Gabriel brings over 18 years of experience in the live events industry to the event tech company.
Fantasea Cruising has named two new staffing additions to its Sydney division. Alexia Ligonnet has been appointed to the role of Charter & Groups Sales Executive, while Bilal Qureshi will become Retail Sales Manager at the company.