Who got a new gig this week? Check out this week’s travel industry movers & shakers!
1. Olsen returns to Carnival Australia
Carnival Australia is facing Australia’s port infrastructure limitations head-on, with the re-appointment of Sandy Olsen in the newly created Corporate Affairs role.
The widely respected corporate affairs specialist, re-joins Carnival on 1 June 2015 – four years after she left the company to take up a position at Infrastructure NSW.
In her new role, Olsen will address port facility requirements in Sydney and Brisbane to support further cruise industry growth and its economic contribution of more than $3.2 billion annually.
2. Beyond Travel expands Sydney team
EASTERN European and river-cruise specialists Beyond Travel, celebrating 21 years of operation this year, are expanding its Sydney team with the appointment of Tegan Hackett as the new marketing co-ordinator.
Mrs Hackett joins the business after successfully operating her own small business over the last six years in the signage industry.
She has completed her studies in marketing and due to hands on skills and knowledge has made a smooth transition into the travel industry.
Ms Hackett commented that she has always had a passion for the travel industry and a desire to work within it.
She added, she is excited to join the highly respected Beyond Travel team and looks forward to promoting their unique destinations and cruising products.
3. Harvey joins Outrigger Fiji
Geri Harvey has stepped into her new role as Global Account Manager for the West Coast of the USA at Outrigger Fiji.
She wasted no time in becoming familiar with Outrigger’s Fiji properties, visiting Castaway Island Fiji and Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort where she met the executive teams and enjoyed the warmth of Fijian hospitality.
She arrived on Castaway Island in time for Management Cocktails and to experience her first meke or traditional Fijian dance.
Geri will represent Outrigger at the Tourism Fiji North America Roadshow which commences next week for 14 days.
“I’ve hit the ground running and feel that I’m one hundred percent prepared to promote Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort and Castaway Island to the US market.”
Geri Harvey, Outrigger Fiji Global Account Manager for the West Coast of the USA
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