Hospitality and tourism writer

A former editor of trade and consumer publications in the tourism and hospitality industry, I’ve handled tourism writing for public relations and communications projects for organisations including tourist commissions, airlines, regional tourism associations, wholesalers, hotels, major tourist attractions, winery tourism, special events, rental car companies and the meetings industry.

My thorough understanding of the tourism industry means I’ll be across your brief very quickly, and will add value and knowledge to your project.

Major tourism writing projects have included:

Ayers Rock Resort:
13 years as public relations consultant and writer

Northern Territory Tourist Commission:
Seven years as public relations consultant and writer

Hotel Sofitel Melbourne:
Seven years as public relations consultant and writer

Traveland:
Five travel stories for Traveland’s 30th anniversary book

Eight Victorian ‘Jigsaw’ regional tourism brochures:
Yarra Valley (1998, 1999), Macedon Ranges and Spa Country (1999, 2000), Phillip Island and Gippsland Discovery (1999), Legends Wine and High Country (2003), Gippsland Lakes and Wilderness (2003), Goldfields (2004)

Fourteen official visitor guides:
Macedon Ranges and Spa Country (2003), Mornington Peninsula (2003 and every year from 2005 to 2016)

Five Melbourne Guides:
The Insider’s Guide to Melbourne, produced for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, the 2006 Melbourne Dining Guide, the 2007 and 2008 Spring Racing Carnival Guide and the Melbourne and Surrounds 2007 Touring Map.

Testimonials

Just a note to thank you so much for the work you did in preparing the successful submission for the Tourism Award. I felt very humbled but extremely proud to have been chosen for this recognition. Your outstanding writing certainly did the trick and I am eternally grateful to you in this regard.
Jeremy Johnson, CEO, Sovereign Hill