At Travel Counsellors, we pride ourselves in offering full support for our agents who are running their own travel businesses. From an accounts team to a GDS helpdesk, business coaching to marketing, our dedicated local team is by your side every step of the way.

Every member of our friendly team is a part of a Travel Counsellors journey. On Thursday 15th February, we invite you to meet with Fred and Simon to have an informal chat, ask all your burning questions and learn how starting your travel business with Travel Counsellors can be the most rewarding experience.

Fred Van Eijk, Managing Director

Opening his first travel agency at the tender age of 22 years old, it comes as no surprise that travel has played an important part in Fred’s career and life. As Managing Director Travel Counsellors Australia and General Manager Netherlands & Belgium, Fred’s dual roles are a testament to his passion for and commitment to both the Travel Counsellors brand and the travel industry as a whole. From sitting at the helm of several travel companies in Europe to serving as CEO of Qatar Tourism Authority, Fred’s creative, flexible approach to leadership has enabled him to foster change and empower individuals and teams to achieve more than previously thought possible. Driven by witnessing the successes of individual Travel Counsellors, Fred is proud of his role in helping Travel Counsellors achieve great things in their businesses while living balanced, happy lives.

Simon Gatt, Corporate Manager

With extensive experience working with industry heavyweights such as Qantas, Simon knows the travel sector through and through. Managing key relationships with airlines to ensure Travel Counsellors get the best rates, Simon’s airline experience is invaluable. Believing that as a brand Travel Counsellors is in the best position to manage corporate travel arrangements for organisations, Simon also hunts, gathers and hands over corporate and group accounts to individual Travel Counsellors to manage. Getting a huge buzz out of working with and guiding Travel Counsellors working in home offices all over Australia, Simon believes that it’s an exciting time to be working in travel.

Come along and meet the team anytime from 5pm until 8pm. Simply complete the short form below and we'll be in touch to confirm your attendance.

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