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Travel DAZE 2020 speaker spotlight: Phillipa Harrison, Tourism Australia

One person who has been at the forefront of Australia’s tourism industry recovery from the bushfires and COVID-19 is Phillipa Harrison.

And, we’re very pleased to have Tourism Australia’s managing director sharing her wisdom at Travel DAZE 2020 next month!

Harrison first joined Tourism Australia in February 2017 as executive general manager of its international operations, where she led the organisation’s international operations for Asia, the Americas, Europe and New Zealand, as well as global distribution and partnerships.

This role saw Harrison have responsibility for Tourism Australia’s network of international offices spanning 12 countries, as well as managing airline relationships and distribution channels.

Prior to joining Tourism Australia, Harrison spent six years working for Hamilton Island Enterprises, and before that held a variety of globally-focused senior sales, marketing and product roles across e-commerce, retail and wholesale tourism platforms, based in both London and Sydney.

Harrison holds a Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication and Psychology) from Macquarie University and an MBA from AGSM at the University of NSW.

Check out who else will be speaking alongside Harrison at Travel DAZE 2020 here.

The event (which will be the only travel industry event of its scale in Australia this year) will virtually bring together the best minds from within the travel sector, along with external experts, to foster its recovery from COVID-19.

Presented by the Italian National Tourist Board, Travel DAZE 2020 will explore what tangible steps business owners, travel agents, tour operators, marketers, and communication specialists can take toward rebuilding a sustainable and profitable future.

The conference will kick off on Monday 2 November and finish up on Friday 6 November, and the best part is that it’s absolutely FREE!

So, what are you waiting for? Click here to register, and be sure to visit the Travel DAZE website and keep an eye out for more stories regarding rego, speakers and session times.

Those keen on sponsoring Travel DAZE 2020 can get in touch with Harriet Morris (harriet@travelweekly.com.au).



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