GALLERY: Travel DAZE Exec 2024 is a wrap. All the action on stage

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Edited by Travel Weekly

    Travel DAZE Exec is a wrap for 2024 and there’s no better time to show you some of our favourite moments.

    The talent that appeared on stage included:

    Chris Taylor: Australian Comedy Writer, Performer and Broadcaster & Travel DAZE Exec MC

    Melinda Petrunoff: Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, Pinterest

    Sunita Gloster AM: Non-Executive Director for Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the UN Global Compact Network Australia,

    Beth Hart: Chief Content Officer, ITV Studios

    Gina ChickAdventurer, Writer and Rewilding Facilitator
    Joseph Maxwell: Head of Unscripted, SBS
    Taryn Brumfitt: Author, Filmmaker, Australian of the Year in 2023

    Fernando Machado: Global Marketing Advisor

    Luc Longley AM: Ex-National Basketball Association (NBA) star and coach

    Sam Lane: Award-winning Broadcast Journalist

    Lisa Wilkinson: Journalist and TV Host

    Justine Lally: Executive General Manager Marketing, Journey Beyond

    Alicia Triggs: Executive General Manager Sales and Partnerships, Journey Beyond

    Dennis Bunnik: Joint CEO, Bunnik Tours

    Louise Laing: General Manager Marketing, Intrepid

    Jules Lund: Founder, TRIBE and Former Host, Getaway

    James Goodwin CEO: Australian Airports Association

    Christina Werkstetter: Senior Vice President of Aviation Partnerships, Sydney Airport

    Debra Fox: Executive Vice President Trade Sales APAC, Abercrombie & Kent and Crystal

    Clinton Hearne: Global Head of Marketing, Flight Centre

    Susan Coghill: CMO, Tourism Australia

    John Pabon: Sustainability Author and Consultant

    Ben Hall: CEO of AAT Kings

    John O’Sullivan: CEO of Experience Co.

    Rachael Hodges: General Manager, Voyages Indigenous Tourism

    Darren Karshagen: Senior Director for Lodging, Expedia Group

    Adam Schwab: Co-founder and CEO of Luxury Escapes

    Dee Madigan: Founder + Executive Creative Director, Campaign Edge

    Mark Wong: Senior Vice President APAC, Small Luxury Hotels of the World

    David Coffey: Industry Lead Retail & e-Com and Financial Services Travel & Government, TikTok

    Adam Ferrier: Founder Thinkerbell

    Plus Travel Weekly’s own Nancy Hromin, Editor At Large, Hoda Alzubaidi, General Manager & Publisher, Editor Grant Jones and Deputy Editor Sofia Geraghty, plus Features Editor and Social Media Editor Zach Havard.

    If you have Cairns Convention Centre envy, or were here and want to share, then scroll through the images.


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