Tourism

How Christian Hunter failed

Good lord, surely the Managing Director of Travellers Choice hasn’t failed? Well, according to the hottest industry event this year, every successful pioneer has got failure to thank for it.

From Wendy Wu to the Vice President of Carnival Australia, everyone has a story on failure – and just how important it is to building a better career.

Hunter is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the leisure, travel & tourism industry.

Skilled in strategic planning, business strategy and financial leadership, he is a strong business development professional with an excellent capacity in developing people and creating enduring, strategic commercial relationships.

So what’s his take on failure?

“Failure, whether in life or business, is a vital element of everybody’s development,” he told TW.

“For me it has delivered lessons in humility – specifically that none of us ever knows it all – and provided timely reminders of the need to be continually learning.”

Keen on hearing who else has failed and what it’s taught them? Get an eyeful of the bad-ass speaker line-up here.

And if you need to convince your boss to let you attend (and pay for your ticket), here’s a neat little letter to sweeten the deal.

Lastly, are our tickets – and you can scoop those bad boys hereThe conference will be capped with a fab networking and mingling soiree, complete with yes – you guessed it – a delightful spread of (alcoholic) beverages.

Get involved, folk, this is one event you do not want to miss.

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