Tour East Australia welcomes Jeff Skinner as new GM


Jeff Skinner will join Tour East Australia as its new general manager, based in the company's Sydney office.

In his new position, Skinner will assume immediate responsibility for all aspects of the company's Australian international inbound operation including the company's Indian operation into Australia.

His previous appointments include general manager roles with Tourism Queensland, Territory Discoveries, the Sydney Aquarium Group and the Gazebo Hotel Group.

Skinner was also head of marketing at Qantas & Viva Holidays' 'Readyrooms' division.

His overseas experience includes a role as managing director in the UK with Top Deck Travel's wholesale division before he relocated to Australia to manage the company after it became part of the Flight Centre Travel Group.

In his most recent appointment, Skinner was director of the Dynamic Tourism Group and Chairman of the Global Tourism Network, organisations he founded in 2013.