Recent research into the tourism and hospitality industry workforce indicates that critical thinking, problem solving and business acumin are missing from graduates into the industry
Hosted at the spectacular Howard Smith Wharves, on a rather crisp winters morning (yes it was as cold as Queensland gets), 150 tourism gurus, government officials, NGOs and a rabble of QTIC staff gat...
Did you know that before colonisation there were more than 250 language groups in Australia
It is so important that we bring people along for the ride that our outcomes are a true reflection of industry (and community) needs and wants
Reconciliation week is about understanding the history of the country and bringing people along the journey with us to understand where we have been and where we are heading to
Pablo Picasso famously stated, "art is a lie that makes us realise the truth" - this is why I love the Henderson Gallery so much
Last week I got the opportunity to head back to Mamu Country, my roots, my home – you may know it as Innisfail. I took great pleasure in showing off what we call God's Country to my City cousins
Hosted at the Novotel in Creek Street the event saw about 100 employees from Accor properties across Brisbane join together to discuss gender equity and diversity in the workforce
This week the Queensland Tourism Industry Council put its big boy pants on as it turned 18
She was a school-based trainee who had come from Marsden State High, she barely said a word and was a fish out of water in the office environment
It was very exciting to see 2019 kick off with an information session highlighting the potential opportunities for Indigenous businesses
I thought this week it was time to shake it up a bit…..we're off having a break from the office and enjoying the great Queensland weather so I thought I would share my top Indigenous experiences
It's that time of the year again! A time where everything starts wrapping up and we have the opportunity to reflect back on the year that way. Ohh what a year it was
Now it its eighth year, the Tourism Indigenous Employment Forum hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council and supported by The Star Entertainment group
Apologies for not posting, it has been a crazy month for Indigenous tourism in Queensland. That means, it has been a busy month of travel for me with barely a moment to tap my keyboard
My journey into this industry isn't a great tale, a romantic one or one of great purpose….I just fell into it! But it has been a great tale since then!