Michael is an inbound tourism industry professional. He has worked across the hotel/resorts and aviation sectors in all international markets with a focus on the Eastern hemisphere. Growing international business from leisure source markets and generating new air routes in his previous role at Queensland airports Ltd. ensures he has a long standing knowledge of international marketing and trade dynamics. Michael serves on the national ATEC Board and is the Chairman of Japan Tourism Gold Coast – an industry led organisation committed to growing the Japanese market for the Gold Coast.