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 …

Liz Ward on Training Solutions for Tourism Operators, Co-Founding a Successful Business & Digital Savvy Small Business Owners

90. Liz Ward on Training Solutions for Tourism Operators, Co-Founding a Successful Business & Digital Savvy Small Business Owners

Liz Ward is the Co-Founder and CEO of Tourism Tribe. Liz started a career in digital strategy and digital marketing when working for Tourism and Events Queensland. Honing her skills whilst project managing the development of the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW), a large online resource used by organisations nation-wide. Liz later became the CEO of ATDW, a position she …

Bert van Spronsen on Traditional Holiday Parks, Four Key Elements of a Successful Park & Focusing on Existing Guests

88. Bert van Spronsen on Traditional Holiday Parks, Four Key Elements of a Successful Park & Focusing on Existing Guests

Bert van Spronsen is the Founder & Managing Director of Kui Parks, a network of over 80 holiday parks across Australia. Parks within the Kui network are carefully chosen against a well-researched criterion, and tend to offer facilities similar to those of traditional holiday parks. On this week’s episode of the ‘That Bad Review’ podcast series, Adrian and Bert have …

Katrina McCarter on Marketing to Australia’s Largest Consumer Group, Inter-Generational Travel & the Power of Testimonials

Marketing to Australia’s Largest Consumer Group, Inter-Generational Travel & the Power of Testimonials

Katrina McCarter is an author, speaker & marketing strategist, as well as the founder and CEO of Marketing to Mums. Through her business, Katrina coaches brands in understanding how to sell more effectively to Australia’s biggest consumer market, mums. Katrina is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to marketing. Sharing her insights through her books, keynote speeches and workshops. …

Alistair Mitchell on Mental Health, Disengaged Employees & Being an Empathetic Boss

Mental Health, Disengaged Employees & Being an Empathetic Boss

Alistair Mitchell is a Mental Health advocate, Performance Coach and Founder of Discovering the Best You. After years growing up on the land, Alistair Mitchell moved to the Gold Coast and took on a Real Estate business. He was a competitive, country kid. A high achiever, especially when it came to sport. Unfortunately, the qualities Alistair developed in his younger …

Alistair Mitchell on Mental Health, Disengaged Employees & Being an Empathetic Boss

86. Alistair Mitchell on Mental Health, Disengaged Employees & Being an Empathetic Boss

Alistair Mitchell is a mental health advocate, performance coach and the founder of Discovering the Best You. ‘Discovering the Best You,’ provides programs and presentations designed to tackle mental health in schools, businesses and sporting organisations. Alistair draws on his own battle with mental health to better equip others with the skills necessary to support people going through difficult times. …

Andrea Plawutsky from Amplify Me on: Becoming China Ready, 8 Tips for Tapping into a New Market & Selling Benefits not Features

Becoming China Ready, 8 Tips for Tapping into a New Market & Selling Benefits not Features

Andrea Plawutsky is the Director of Amplify Me, a Tourism Consultancy specialising in the Chinese market. Andrea and I have crossed paths at numerous industry events and functions. I value her perspective on a wide range of industry related topics. In particular, I was interested to chat with Andrea about the growth of the inbound Chinese visitor market, and discuss …

Andrea Plawutsky from Amplify Me on: Becoming China Ready, 8 Tips for Tapping into a New Market & Selling Benefits not Features

85. Andrea Plawutsky on: Becoming China Ready, 8 Tips for Tapping into a New Market & Selling Benefits not Features

Andrea Plawutsky is the Director of Amplify Me, a Tourism Consultancy specialising in the Chinese market. Andrea spent numerous years living in China, learning the language and building a solid understanding of the Chinese culture. With over twenty-years experience in tourism and travel, one service Andrea provides is to guide Australian business owners through the process of becoming ‘China Ready’. …

Sean Haylan on Positive Attitude Verses Skill Set, The Growth of Tourism in Regional Areas & The Benefits of Collaboration - That bad Review Podcast

Positive Attitude Verses Skill Set, The Growth of Tourism in Regional Areas & The Benefits of Collaboration.

Sean Haylan is the General Manager of Destination Southern NSW (DSNSW). DSNSW is a regional, industry focused tourism body, driving the visitor economy in the south east of NSW. I caught up with Sean and had a great chat around the growing recognition of the tourism sector as a powerhouse industry. A sector that embraces positive attitude over skill set, …

Sean Haylan on Positive Attitude Verses Skill Set, The Growth of Tourism in Regional Areas & The Benefits of Collaboration - That bad Review Podcast

84. Sean Haylan on Positive Attitude Verses Skill Set, The Growth of Tourism in Regional Areas & The Benefits of Collaboration.

Sean Haylan is the General Manager of Destination Southern NSW (DSNSW), a regional, industry focused tourism body, driving the visitor economy in south east New South Wales. On this week’s episode of the ‘That Bad Review’ podcast series, Adrian and Sean have a great chat around the growing recognition of the tourism sector as a powerhouse industry. A sector that …