Hannah Payer

The Tourism Group
Sunshine Coast

Hannah is an up-and-coming tourism professional on the Sunshine Coast where she is the Project Specialist for The Tourism Group, coordinating and hosting familiarisation visits, assisting in star ratings property assessments and conducting research for consultancy projects.

Her first role in tourism was as a volunteer tour guide at the Chinese Gardens in Vancouver. This led to roles in airline passenger services, destination sales, regional tourism marketing and tourism research in Austria and Australia.

Hannah is very passionate about the future of tourism, and believes it is a truly global industry.

“Tourism provides a great opportunity to promote cultural awareness and the planet’s diversity.”

Hannah was the Queensland Finalist for the 2016 Australian Regional Tourism Network Young Tourism Professional Award, and has since participated in the Queensland Tourism Industry Council’s Young Tourism Mentoring Program.

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.”

Dr. Seuss

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From studying a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Tourism and Leisure Management, Hannah has developed an exciting career in tourism marketing that has taken her around the world.

Having lived and breathed tourism and travel for over a decade, Hannah is now the Project Specialist for The Tourism Group where she applies her tourism management and marketing skills.

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