Graeme Haycraft & Jeremy Wilshire on Mental Health Support, Keeping Community Spirit High & Access to Recovery Resources

Mental Health Support, Keeping Community Spirit High & Access to Recovery Resources

This week on the podcast, we present episode three of the Southern NSW, Visitor Economy Bushfire Recovery Summit – Podcast Series. The episode begins with a chat I have with Graeme Haycraft.  Graeme was instrumental in leading the tourism recovery efforts on behalf of the Murrindindi and Mitchell Shire Councils, after the Black Saturday Fires of 2009. Graeme shares some …

Graeme Haycraft & Jeremy Wilshire on Mental Health Support, Keeping Community Spirit High & Access to Recovery Resources

103. Graeme Haycraft & Jeremy Wilshire on Mental Health Support, Keeping Community Spirit High & Access to Recovery Resources

This week on the ‘That Bad Review’ podcast series, we present the third episode in the Southern NSW, Visitor Economy Bushfire Recovery Summit podcast series. Episode three begins with a conversation between Adrian and Graeme Haycraft.  Graeme was instrumental in the tourism recovery efforts on behalf of the Murrindindi and Mitchell Shire Councils, after the Black Saturday Fires of 2009. Graeme …

Richard Beere on Target Markets and Best Fit Products, Building Resilience Through Diversity & The Holistic Circle Driving Consumerism

102. Richard Beere on Target Markets and Best Fit Products, Building Resilience Through Diversity & The Holistic Circle Driving Consumerism

Richard Beere is the Managing Director ofFastrak Asian Solutions and the Chair of Destination Southern New South Wales. With over 40 years’ experience working in the Tourism Industry, Richard possess a wealth of knowledge. Adrian was keen to chat with Richard, and hear what advice he has for industry stakeholders. Richard’s insights are even more valuable at this period in time, …

Richard Beere on Target Markets and Best Fit Products, Building Resilience Through Diversity & The Holistic Circle Driving Consumerism

Target Markets and Best Fit Products, Building Resilience Through Diversity & The Holistic Circle Driving Consumerism

Richard Beere is the Managing Director of Fastrak Asian Solutions and the Chair of Destination Southern New South Wales. With over 40 years’ experience working in the Tourism Industry, Richard possess a wealth of knowledge. His insights are even more valuable at this period in time, as we navigate through uncharted waters, not only within the Tourism Industry, but throughout every …

Locally-Led Recovery, Reactivating Local Economies & Building Better Futures

Locally-Led Recovery, Reactivating Local Economies & Building Better Futures

In February 2020, a Visitor Economy Bushfire Recovery Summit, was held on the South Coast of NSW, in the wake of a prolonged and devastating bushfire period. The event was hosted by Destination Southern NSW (DSNSW) and Destination Sydney Surrounds South (DSSS), with a focus on sharing strategies to support communities through a locally-led recovery process. The event also provided …

Bart Easdown on Working with Family, Social Media Diluting the Human Connection & Understanding Employees

Working with Family, Social Media Diluting the Human Connection & Understanding Employees

This week on the show, I have the pleasure of chatting with a very special guest, Bartholomew Easdown. Bart is the Operations Manager for all four of the holiday parks my wife Casey & I manage, and the youngest of my brothers. A musician at heart, Bart has always felt an underlying pull towards hospitality and tourism-based roles. He has …

Bart Easdown on Working with Family, Social Media Diluting the Human Connection & Understanding Employees

95. Bart Easdown on Working with Family, Social Media Diluting the Human Connection & Understanding Employees

This week on the show, Adrian chats with a very special guest, Bart Easdown. Bart is the Operations Manager for all four of Adrian’s holiday parks and the youngest of his brothers. A musician at heart, Bart has felt an underlying pull towards hospitality and tourism-based roles. For the good part of a decade, Bart has tried his hand at …

Craig Coughlin on Outsourced Hotel Services, Tapping into Hidden Skills Sets, Eliminating Waste in Guest Accommodation

Outsourced Hotel Services, Tapping into Hidden Skills Sets & Eliminating Waste in Guest Accommodation

Craig Coughlin is the CEO of LUXXE Outsourced Hotel Services, a company that offers outsourced service solutions to hotels. I was keen to chat all things staffing with Craig. In particular, I wanted to get some tips on maintaining a healthy balance when employing a large number of people. Especially in the often-transient hospitality sector. Outsourced Hotel Services LUXXE Outsourced …

Craig Coughlin on Outsourced Hotel Services, Tapping into Hidden Skills Sets, Eliminating Waste in Guest Accommodation

93. Craig Coughlin on Outsourced Hotel Services, Tapping into Hidden Skills Sets & Eliminating Waste in Guest Accommodation

Craig Coughlin is the CEO of LUXXE Outsourced Hotel Services, a company that offers outsourced service solutions to hotels. Adrian was keen to chat all things staffing with Craig, and get some tips on how to maintain a healthy balance when employing a large number of people, especially in the often-transient hospitality sector. On this week’s episode of the ‘That …

Hugh Fitzpatrick on Industry Insights, Caravan & Camping Trends & Rebuilding after a Natural Disaster

92. Hugh Fitzpatrick – Tourism Insights, Caravan & Camping Trends & Rebuilding after a Natural Disaster

Hugh Fitzpatrick works with Industry Insights at the Caravan Industry Association of Australia (CIAA) and is also the chair for the Young Tourism Network. Hugh is passionate about regional Australia and works hard to provide business owners with actionable insights to help businesses succeed. On this week’s episode of the ‘That Bad Review’ podcast series, Adrian and Hugh discuss the …