7 November 2024 | Pier One Sydney Harbour

Your #1 destination for travel marketing insight

Mumbrella's Travel Marketing Summit brings together brand marketers, agencies and travel experts to share their knowledge and insights into key issues facing the sector, with a series of discussions, debates and presentations designed to inspire, educate and inform. The summit is set to spotlight the most debated industry opportunities, analyse the biggest campaigns, reveal the latest trends and challenge the industry with new thinking.

Featured speakers

Libby Minogue

Chief Marketing Officer, Virgin Australia

Libby was appointed the Virgin Australia Chief Marketing Officer in April 2021. Libby has over 20 years of experience in marketing, media, content and digital across Australia and the US. Prior to joining Virgin Australia, Libby held executive roles at REA Group, Foxtel Media and FOX Cable Networks in the US.

Toni Ambler

Managing Director, Contiki Oceania

A seasoned strategist, innovator, marketer and leader, Toni Ambler is steering Australia’s largest youth travel brand into the future. Backed by 10 years of experience in delivering industry-leading youth marketing activations in her previous position as Contiki’s global CMO, Toni’s business intelligence and visionary approach has not only defined the trajectory of Contiki but established her as an influential thought leader within the travel industry. From dissecting the nuances of travel marketing to unravelling the secrets of customer engagement, if it’s about breaking down barriers, embracing challenges, or being ahead of the curve - Toni Ambler isn’t just part of the conversation, she’s leading it.

Leigh Barnes

Chief Customer Officer, Intrepid Travel

‘Barnes’, as he is known, is responsible for leading Intrepid’s global marketing, CX and digital functions with a focus on embedding a customer-focused culture across the business. Previously chief purpose officer, Leigh is an advocate for the business for good movement and has been instrumental in building Intrepid’s reputation as a purpose-led organisation. Outside of work, Leigh is a keen supporter of Melbourne’s arts and culture scene and a passionate fan of the Aussie Football League (AFL) team, the Geelong Cats.  

Leigh's top Intrepid trip is Everest Base Camp Trek, which he credits for changing the way he sees the world.  

Maria Parisi

Marketing Director, Contiki Oceania

An accomplished and multi award-winning strategic leader and thinker, Maria Parisi joined leading youth travel brand Contiki as Marketing Director in April 2023.

No stranger to the travel industry, Maria was a Strategy Director at Qantas Loyalty, Senior Manager of Marketing Strategy and Planning at Qantas Airline, and a Senior Strategist at creative agency TBWA. Her diverse experience across agency, in-house and consultancy makes Maria a rare strategic thinker; equal parts creative and commercially driven.

Maria has led the charge on several major marketing projects for Contiki, including large-scale brand research, new trip launches, refreshed strategies for media, PR, and customer experience, and most recently, oversaw the development and implementation of Contiki’s Australian brand campaign ‘Live the Legend’.

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Who should attend?

Mumbrella's Travel Marketing Summit is an essential gathering for marketers and senior decision makers involved in hotels, attractions, travel services, insurance, tourism, airlines, and travel media.


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Event details

Event Date: 7 November 2024

Venue: Pier One Sydney Harbour



Conference: 8:25am - 4:30pm

Networking drinks: 4:30pm - 5:30pm


Getting there:

11 Hickson Rd, Dawes Point NSW 2000

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