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Movers + Shakers: Bryan Wye retires as Wye & James Travel Associates adds Hyslop as new leader 

As one chapter ends, another one begins, or more accurately, continues … After a long and fruitful career of more than 30 years, Wye & James Travel Associates Business Leader Bryan Wye has retired.

As one chapter ends, another one begins, or more accurately, continues … After a long and fruitful career of more than 30 years, Wye & James Travel Associates Business Leader Bryan Wye has retired.

In a sendoff for Bryan, the Wye & James Travel Associates team and over 100 clients recently gathered to honour Wye’s contribution to the business and the Flight Centre Travel Group company.

With Bryan stepping down, Malcolm Hyslop will move into the role of Business Leader at the Wye & James Travel Associates store in Turramurra. 

“Under Bryan’s leadership, Wye & James Travel Associates has flourished, thanks to his unwavering dedication and commitment,” Travel Associates General Manager Rachel Kingswell told Karryon.

Bryan Wye (left) and FCTG Global MD of Luxury Leisure Danielle Galloway (right).
Bryan Wye speaks at his farewell gathering.

“We are immensely grateful for his years of service and the profound impact he has had on our team and clients alike. 

“As Bryan embarks on this new chapter of retirement, we extend our heartfelt thanks, while excitedly welcoming Malcolm into this new leadership position.” 

A travel professional with around 33 years of experience, firstly at Flight Centre and for the last two decades with Travel Associates, Hyslop said, “it is an honour to take over from Bryan as the Business Leader of Wye & James Travel Associates as he steps into retirement”.

Bryan Wye (left) and FCTG Global MD of Luxury Leisure Danielle Galloway (right).
Bryan Wye (left) and FCTG Global MD of Luxury Leisure Danielle Galloway (right).

“I am committed to continuing his admirable legacy of providing exceptional service to both his current and future clients with their travel needs,” he said. 

“As leaders in luxury travel, our team remains dedicated to innovation and efficiency, and we look forward to growing together within our vibrant Turramurra community.”

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A big turnout for Bryan.

In an update on LinkedIn, the FCTG company said Hyslop’s expertise would help keep Wye & James Travel Associates at the top, delivering bespoke travel experiences to customers.

A group of Travel Associates recently attended a luxury famil to Ireland. Read all about the trip.

In 2023, the brand and the first store to bear its name, Ashmore, Harris & James Travel Associates, celebrated 25 years of operations.