Young Tourism Leaders QLD - Nikki Dudley
NIKKI DUDLEY FREELANCING
Kick starting her career in the tourism mecca of Airlie Beach in 2007, Nikki subsequently pursued a tourism career via the local economic development agency, followed by the state tourism board.
Nikki now boasts over ten years’ experience in the fields of tourism marketing, communications, digital publicity, project delivery and economic development.
She currently shares her time managing three businesses, including a boutique Public Relations & Copy Writing business specialising in the tourism and construction industries, Building & Interiors business and DIY home renovation blog - nooks & cranny.
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Bridget De Lange of Enchanted Adventure Garden
Bridget describes her role, her lifestyle and the benefits of working on the Mornington Peninsula in an industry she loves: Tourism & Hospitality. Find out what the industry has to offer you!
Jessica Marshall of Londonderry at Red Hill
Jessica shares how her education has shaped her career and has led her to a fulfilling role in food and beverage. She shares how her employer took a chance on her and gave her every opportunity to progress her career.
Michael Cole of Georgie Bass
Michael Cole shares his love of the Mornington Peninsula's local environment and produce and the lifestyle his job as a chef provides. Be inspired to find and live a life like Michael's, loving what you do and where you do it!
Penny Takenaga of Mornington Racing Club
Penny shares her love the Mornington Peninsula, and horses of course! She always dreamed of working in a horse-related area and now she loves working in hospitality and working with a variety of people. Penny tells us about the opportunities for people re-entering the workforce in tourism and hospitality and what it takes to succeed.
Tracey Fleming of Blue Mini Cafe
Tracey speaks of starting out in hospitality at the very bottom and finding her way into business ownership and entrepreneurship. She is now her own boss and her own visionary, following and setting her dreams, every day!
Conleth Roche of RACV Cape Schanck
Conleth shares his love of the work environment on the Mornington Peninsula and the variety and enjoyment of his role in hospitality. According to Conleth, you need to be prepared to work hard but the opportunities and the benefits of working in hospitality make it all more than worthwhile!
Josh Tirant of Flinders Hotel
Josh Tirant is Head Chef at Flinders Hotel. In this video Josh shares his inspirations, motivations, and passion for being a chef as well as the lifestyle benefits of his profession.
Michael Chaffe of Mornington Brewery
Michael speaks of his passion for his work with Mornington Brewery in a sales role. Learn from Michael about his love for his job, the challenges and the great sense of accomplishment he has gained from his role. Tourism, a career with endless possibilities!
Leith Gooding of Endota Spa, Red Hill
Leith tells us about her role as a business owner in tourism. She shares her vision for customer service and what it means to be a true tourism professional, ensuring that every customer is totally satisfied. She shares her tips for those seeking employment in tourism and hospitality; it's all about passion for what you do!