Fiji Group Tours – making a difference the Hands On Journeys way

Fiji is an island well known for its tropical climate, beautiful hotels, stunning islands and picture-perfect sunsets… But even if you have been to Fiji before I bet you haven’t experienced Fiji the Hands On Journeys way! During International Women’s Day 2018, Founder of Hands On Journeys – Simla Sooboodoo generously gave away a Free…

Q&A with Mariam Alkhal & her advice for young leaders…

INSPIRING ARTICLE by JC Inspire Mariam Alkhal – Director Traveller Services Australia & NZ – Carlson Wagonlit Travel Greatness has no age limits… What is your proudest career moment so far? I have had many proud moments courtesy of the team I am leading. I am very fortunate to work alongside a team of individuals who…

Penny Spencer’s Inspiring Story, Be brave, you will never regret it!

INSPIRING STORY by JC Inspire Penny Spencer – Managing Director – Spencer Travel Powerhouse Penny Spencer is one amazing entrepreneurial female who really epitomises the word BRAVE for all of us in the Travel Industry. Penny Spencer, Managing Director of Spencer Travel, would be among the first to agree that entrepreneurs are not born. And what…

Are you suffering from burnout?

 BY HELENE TAYLOR Are you suffering from burnout? Our body is great at letting us know when it’s not happy but are you guilty of ignoring it’s warning signs? If you are anything like me, you ignore the warning bells until your health starts screaming so loud you simply can’t ignore it. So lets check……..

Laura Ruffle’s Inspiring Story, Anything is POSSIBLE if you have enough NERVE

INSPIRING STORY BY JC INSPIRE Laura Ruffles – Chief Executive & Global COO – Corporate Travel Management If you’ve ever wondered whether women who are mothers can be successful, then Laura Ruffles is living proof. The Australia and New Zealand Chief Executive and Global Chief Operating Officer of Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has four children…

How to build great teams and celebrate their achievements

By Steve Reynolds Chief Executive Officer – APT Successful staff recognition and engagement is simple in theory yet far more complex in its application.  Like any good recipe, it’s the delicate balance of ingredients that will determine the quality of the dish.  Much the same with managing and recognising staff; it requires a balance and…

Lynne Clarke’s Inspiring Story, Bringing MSC Cruises to Australia

INSPIRING STORY by JC Inspire Lynne Clarke – Managing Director – MSC Cruises Opportunity DOES NOT KNOCK, IT PRESENTS ITSELF WHEN YOU beat down THE DOOR   You can’t connect the dots going forward but you see the connection when looking back say MSC Cruises Managing Director Lynne Clarke. She remembers a significant moment early in life…

Annabel Ausmus’s Inspiring Story…

INSPIRING STORY BY JC INSPIRE Annabel Ausmus – Global Chief Marketing Officer – Corporate Travel Management (CTM) TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF, WHO YOU ARE? AND WHAT YOU DO? I’m Annabel Ausmus and I am the Global Chief Marketing Officer for Corporate Travel Management (CTM). I was born and raised in England, but have…

What could we be doing to improve our legacy?

By David Hughes Managing Director Asia/Pacific – Uniglobe Travel International On the 8th of March, I had the pleasure of attending Jito Connected’s Inspiring Greatness event, on 2018 International Women’s Day. I am only guessing, but I would say perhaps 10% of the room was male.  In an industry that is 70% female I suppose it isn’t surprising…