Published on : Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Tourism New Zealand has completed its primary recruitment for the International Business Events team as well as appointing to the position of Shanghai-based Regional Marketing Communications Manager.
Helen Bambry has been appointed as Business Events Manager Australia, based in Sydney while Cristina McLauchlan has been appointed as Business Events Manager South & South East Asia, based in Singapore.
Nelson-born Sue Marshall has also been appointed to the position of Regional Marketing Communications Manager, based in Shanghai.Helen joins Tourism New Zealand from Millenium Hotels & Resorts where her most recent role has been Sales Manager, Conferences & Incentives at Millennium Hotels & Resorts’.She starts in the Sydney office on Monday 18 November.
Cristina has over 15 years of experience organizing high profile events most recently with Avantgarde in China. She has worked in New Zealand and South East Asia in both the hotel industry and in the events space.
Cristina begins work based in the Singapore office on 28 November.Tourism New Zealand’s Director Trade, PR and Major Events Justin Watson says this newly created team is tasked with increasing visitor arrivals to New Zealand from the lucrative international business events sector.
“We now have our core people in place in market and activity is well underway. “The team’s focus is on building relationships internationally and generating new business prospects that can be worked on with the New Zealand industry to convert into actual bookings.”
Source:-Tourism New Zealand
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