Down Under Tours Australia
Born in Cairns, George undertook high school in Brisbane and then kick-started his career in tourism in a food and beverage role at a hotel in Cairns. He then joined Accor’s graduate management trainee program where he gained experience across all aspects of hotel operations with roles in reservations, guest relations, food and beverage. George subsequently moved to the Ingenia Cairns Resort where his role focused on planning guest activities, building relationships with local businesses and tour agents to enhance the guest experience and overseeing guest relations.
George is now a Sales Executive for Down Under Tours where his focus is on business development of the local market, driving revenue enhancing opportunities across all Down Under Tours’ brands and maintaining ongoing relationships in the market.
George is also passionate about assisting Indigenous youth to achieve their potential and is a coordinator/mentor with a community organisation - Deadly Inspiring Youth Doing Good – which provides professional development and social activities to empower young people with skills, attributes and experiences to become future leaders.
"Freedom is Dreaming, If you can dream it, you can achieve it."
From initially studying Applied Science at university, George changed his career track into tourism. Undertaking a graduate management trainee program with a hotel group provided George with experience in hotel management operations before moving to a business development role with a tour operator. George is active in the local community mentoring Indigenous youth and assisting them achieve their potential.