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David Joubert, the first tourism Minister of the Republic of Seychelles dies

December 1, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

David Joubert, at one time the strong man of Praslin Island politics in the Seychelles and first Tourism Minister has died following a long illness. … Continue Reading

Giant Of Tourism Industry Richard Davis OAM Dies

November 10, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

It is with deep sadness that Top Tourist Parks announces the passing of its Chairman Mr Richard Davis OAM, aged 70. Mr Davis was a successful businessman and a key player in the tourism industry who had owned caravan parks, a motel and hotels both in Adelaide and on the Yorke Peninsula. … Continue Reading

Pioneer of Travel Broadcasting Dies

September 16, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

TV veteran and Logie award winner John Crook, who pioneered travel television, has died. … Continue Reading

A personal tribute

August 14, 2015 Obituaries No Comments
Travel industry colleagues in Asia are still reeling over the sudden, shocking and horrific passing of Marco Battistotti (49) the Skål Asia President, who was tragically killed on the 8th August 2015 while travelling from Malacca to Kuala Lumpur.

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The Loss Of An Icon

June 3, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

On Friday, May 29, we at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Ed Gilligan. … Continue Reading

Brand South Africa saddened at the passing of former Chairperson Ms Anitha Soni

May 19, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

Brand South Africa ( has learnt with sadness of the passing of former Chairperson Ms Anitha Soni on Sunday. … Continue Reading

Statement on passing of former Emirates Group Executive Vice Chairman, Sir Maurice Flanagan, KBE

May 11, 2015 Obituaries No Comments

The Emirates Group today notes with great sadness the passing of our former Executive Vice Chairman, Sir Maurice Flanagan, KBE. … Continue Reading

Founder Of Tucan Travel, Pip Tyler, Passes Away

October 31, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

We are sad to announce the passing of a dear friend and the founder of Tucan Travel, Pip Tyler. Aged 64, Pip died peacefully in Sydney after a long battle with cancer. … Continue Reading

Captain Trevor Haworth AM Mariner and Tourism Pioneer

March 4, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

Trevor Haworth, Master Mariner and founder of Captain Cook Cruises passed away on 1st March 2014, aged 82. … Continue Reading

SeaLink Travel Group pays tribute to an Australian Tourism Pioneer

March 4, 2014 Obituaries No Comments

Today marks a solemn day in the Australian tourism industry with the recent news of the founder and original owner of Captain Cook Cruises – Captain Trevor Haworth AM passing away this last weekend. … Continue Reading

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