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Around Australia – Captain Cook would be impressed.

July 12, 2014 Global Travel Media TV, Headline News No Comments Email Email

EGT mediaTVWith Captain Cook Cruises Australia recently becoming part of the SeaLink Travel Group, I bumped into Richard Doyle recently head of sales and marketing for Captain Cook SeaLink and I was amazed to discover the scale of the operation right around Australia.

Captain Cook Cruises began in Sydney in 1970, established be recently passed away tourism doyen Trevor Howarth and for over four decades has been the market leader and premier Sydney Harbour cruise line, with a  fleet of restaurant, sightseeing, ferry and sailing vessels offer an exciting range of public cruises and private charters for 2 to 2000 guests.

Guests and events have included the Pope, the Presidents of China and the United States of America, Vice Chancellor of Germany, members of the British Royal family, the American basketball `Dream Team’; Incentives for Ford, Amway, Mazda and Nissan; the Supreme and Federal Courts Judges Conference, Commonwealth Games Fundraising Dinners and the Oprah audience – to name just a few and Richard told me that they are proud to have provided employment opportunity for thousands of young Australians, many of whom have gone on to become leaders in their fields including actor Hugh Jackman.

On the Murray River, Captain Cook Cruises Murray River operates the largest inland paddlewheeler in the Southern hemisphere “Murray Princess” from Mannum South Australia, with a choice of three to seven night cruises offers a true outback river adventure for up to 120 guests through towering sandstone gorges, ancient red gums forests and flood plains.

Sealink Travel Group’s award winning brands include: Captain Cook Cruises, Kangaroo Island Sealink, Kangaroo Island Odysseys, Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours, Adelaide Sightseeing, Sealink Queensland,

Sealink Northern Territory and Sealink Travel Group.

To hear what Richard had to tell me about this mammoth Aussie tourism business, please click on the video box below: –

A report by John Alwyn Jones on location from around Australia

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