Bridget initially worked in the property sector before discovering her passion for the tourism industry eight years ago and making the move. She is now carving out an exciting career promoting one of Queensland’s most unique tourism properties – Paronella Park – a heritage listed eco-experience of Australian rainforest, gardens, waterfalls and even a castle!.
In her current role, Bridget oversees the marketing for the affiliated businesses of Paronella Park, Mamu Tropical Skywalk and Mena Creek Hotel. She has strong experience in social media, marketing and communications, having built one of the largest social media followings for a tourism business in Far North Queensland. Bridget also coordinates weddings and events, presents at trade shows and expos and shares her experience in the industry through speaking engagements to showcase career opportunities.
Bridget is strongly committed to assisting young people achieve their career goals through her focus on training and mentoring staff.
"Unless they’re paying your bills, pay them no mind"
Having undertaken a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and a Diploma of Management, Bridget has developed extensive experience in tourism marketing, social media and event management. She is passionate about sharing her insights on promoting a unique tourism operation based on natural flora and fauna by being a mentor to young people and encouraging them to consider the diverse careers tourism offers.