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Luxperience, the only bespoke travel exchange in the Southern Hemisphere focused on high end experiential travel has enhanced its Advisory Board with four well known and respected industry experts to assist the trade event evolve to the next level

553146Lindy Andrews CEO of Luxperience today announced the appointment of four new members to the Luxperience Advisory Board. With solid experience in their respective fields each member has been chosen for their specialities and strengths,  able to provide strategic advice to help Luxperience establish its footprint within the global luxury and experiential travel market in the years to come.

“Our original advisory board made a significant contribution during our establishment and infancy but we felt it was important to renew our advisory board as we start moving Luxperience onto the next level.” said Ms Andrews, She added: “Each of these new board members are strong partners and advocates and we will utilise their expertise and knowledge toward the establishment of an unrivalled business event for the global high-end tourism industry .”

553149The new Luxperience Advisory Board members are:

  1. Hilary Doling – Editor in Chief and Founder; The Luxury Travel Bible
  2. Jeremy Lindblad – Business Development Director- Australia ; Lindblad Expeditions
  3. Sam Russell – Global Sector Manager, Premium; Tourism New Zealand
  4. Aileen London–Senior Manager Global Meeting Services, JAPAC, Oracle Corporation

553152Hilary Doling is one of the country’s most respected travel experts known for her passion for luxury travel She currently heads one of world’ s most respected travel websites and  has worked for newspapers such as The Sunday Express, The Times and The Guardian. She also served as Editor in Chief of Luxury Travel and Style Magazine and appears  on Australian TV as a commentator on the latest luxury travel products and trends from around the world.

Jeremy Lindblad has expedition travel in his DNA.  A third generation Lindblad, he is the grandson of Lars-Eric Lindblad, considered the “father of ecotourism” and the son of Sven Lindblad, Founder and President of Lindblad Expeditions. With considerable business expertise in the worldwide travel and hospitality industry Jeremy is now based in Sydney and oversees Lindblad Expeditions business development opportunities in the Australia and Pacific region

553155Sam Russell was recently appointed by Tourism New Zealand to lead the development of the destination within the global premium travel market. With over 20 years’ experience working in the luxury goods, travel, hospitality, banking and medical sectors, Sam’s significant career background, industry contacts and extensive experience make him an ideal mentor for Luxperience.

Aileen is the Senior Manager Global Meeting Services, JAPAC at Oracle Corporation and also currently the Regional Chairperson Australasia and Global Board Member for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives. With a well established and highly respected background in hospitality, travel and event procurement , Aileen’ s contribution to the Luxperience Board is vital to the positioning of the event to both the Australian and worldwide corporate travel market.

Luxperience 2014 will take place 31 August to 3 September 2014.

For further information on participation at Luxperience 2014, contact or visit

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