Thank you to our guest speakers and everyone that attended locally and internationally. We appreciate your time coming together to hear on the state of play in the Australia and New Zealand markets. For those that weren’t able to attend, a recording of the event can be viewed below.
Key discussion points:
COVID-19 and the impacts on the industry
Previous disasters that have impacted the Australian travel industry and how the industry bounced back
The mindset of the Australian travel agents
The event, hosted by Damian Francis, Head of Content at Mumbrella included:
A welcome from US Consul General Sharon Hudson-Dean
A panel discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian Travel Industry Our panellists included:
Carolyn Childs, Strategist, Futurist and Co-Founder MyTravelResearch.com
Matt Leedham, Founder, KarryOn
Bruce Piper, Editor in Chief and Publisher, Travel Daily
A best practice feature from Visit USA local members on agent education:
Corey Marshall, Director, Canuckiwi
Chris Ingram, Managing Director, IGG Destination Marketing
Commentary on the industry by Tourism Restart Taskforce member, Jacqui Walshe, The Walshe Group.