Birgit Bourne worked for a German travel wholesaler as a product manager for Australia for 10 years, prior to her moving to Australia in January 1999 working as a business development manager for a leading inbound company before she founded Insight Australia Travel in 2002. She since lead the business from strength to strength working predominantly in the group, cruise ship and student / education travel market. This year she formed a partnership with Australian Geographic focusing on small group conservation, nature and wildlife travel for the domestic market. Her over 30 years experience in selling Australia and her passion about our country, the Aboriginal Culture, the nature and wildlife and sustainable travel will be a great asset the development and growth of our industry.