Plenary Session: Future Market Directions & Challenges | Jeff Ellison | SeaLink Travel GroupSeaLink is a great tourism success story for Australia, as Australia’s largest tourism and marine transport company transporting over six million passengers per annum. As CEO and Managing Director, Jeff Ellison has been at the helm since the early 1990s and sees great opportunities in tourism as more Australians are holidaying at home. Jeff will share his insights into future market directions and challenges ahead. Log in to access and download conference materials.
Chief Executive & Managing Director | SeaLink Travel Group
Jeff is the Chief Executive and Managing Director of the SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SeaLink), a position he has held since early 1997. Jeff is a Chartered Accountant and joined SeaLink following eight years in Private Practice. Jeff has been instrumental in the development of SeaLink from a ferry and day tour operator to a diversified tourism and transport operator increasing operating revenue from $12.8 million in 1997 to around $200 million in 2016. The ASX listed SeaLink Travel Group (SLK) is Australian’s largest tourism and marine transport company and on completion of the acquisition of Transit Systems Marine businesses in October 2015, will transport over 6 million passengers per annum.
Jeff is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and sits on the boards for Tourism Australia’s International Industry Advisory Panel, Solstice Media Limited and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards SA judging panel.