Visit Seattle has undertaken a trade mission to Australia this week, with plans to return each year and solidify the relationship.
Last night they hosted a dinner for wholesalers and trade partners at Bennelong Restaurant, Sydney.
Product managers from Evergreen, Excite Holidays, Expedia, Adventure World, Helloworld and Contiki were in attendance.
Tom Norwalk, President & CEO of Visit Seattle
Left to right (wholesalers & VS): Kristy Prince, North American Product Manager at Adventure World; Tom Norwalk, President & CEO of Visit Seattle; Ali Daniels, Head of Marketing at Visit Seattle; Sarah Anderson, Director of GTI Tourism; Monique Roos, Senior Commercial Specialist at the U.S. Consulate General; Lisa Whitelaw, Senior Business Development Manager at Expedia
Left to right (Visit Seattle delegation): John Boesche, Vice President of International Tourism; Ali Daniels, Head of Marketing; Amanda Parsons, General Manager of The Thompson Seattle; Leslie Kunde, Chairman at Visit Seattle/Director of Customer Relations at Boeing; Tamara Thorhallsson, Tourism Manager of Australian & New Zealand; Tom Norwalk, President & CEO
Left to right: Lauren Whicker, Account Director at GTI Tourism; Caroline Hitchen, Head of Marketing at Si Holidays, Leslie Kunde Chairman of Visit Seattle/Director of Customer Relations at Boeing