Injidup Beach, Yallingup, Margaret River Wine Region, WA

Aussie Talkabout Tuesday Hub

Talkabout with Melissa McKinley [Travel by Melissa]

This Talkabout Tuesday we meet one of our Premier Aussie Specialists, Melissa McKinley from Travel by Melissa, Dallas, TX. Melissa shares some of her favorite experiences from her six visits to Australia and has some great advice for those who are relatively new to selling Australian vacations.

Talkabout with Chris Allison [TA]

This Talkabout Tuesday Chris Allison explains how Aussie Specialists can keep themselves updated on the coronavirus situation in Australia, as well as where they can find useful information on COVID-Safe practices being implemented by Australian tourism providers - super handy for any client queries.

Talkabout with Judi Henninger

This Talkabout Tuesday we chat to one of our US Aussie Specialists, Judi Henninger from Always Honeymoon Travel, who has written a children’s book titled Grandma’s Glasses Visits Australia. Hear how Judi came up with the concept, the fun experiences Grandma has in Australia, plus how you can get a copy of the book!

Talkabout with Alison Beer [ACT]

This Talkabout Tuesday we cross to Australia's national capital for a chat with Alison from Visit Canberra. Alison talks to us about the must-do experiences on offer during a visit to Canberra. You'll hear about Canberra's progressive and innovative locals, its world-class galleries & museums, the many wineries very close to downtown, where to spot kangaroos and emus in the wild, and how you can float above the city on a hot air balloon - not many capital cities allow that!

Talkabout with Karen Stotz [TAS]

This Talkabout Tuesday tune in for Brandon's chat with Karen (with her Tourism Tasmania hat on) about all things Tassie. You'll hear Karen's tips for designing an incredible Tasmanian adventure including top nature & wildlife experiences, the best time to visit, and much more.

Talkabout with Tricia Carvajal [NT]

This Talkabout Tuesday we meet Tricia from Tourism NT who talks to us about outback adventures found in both the Red Centre and the Top End of the Northern Territory. Any idea of what Karlu Karlu is? Watch this quick update and you'll find out!

Talkabout with Kylie Smith [WA]

This week we meet Kylie from Tourism Western Australia and hear her thoughts on why your clients will love traveling to the Western side of Australia. You'll also hear about some secret unknown places and some very unique things Western Australia has to offer!

Talkabout with Amanda Ladd [VVIC]

This Talkabout Tuesday we meet Amanda from Visit Victoria and hear her thoughts on why your clients will love their time in Melbourne and the surrounding regions. You'll also learn what a 'magic' is and hear Amanda's Melbourne whisky bar recommendation.

Talkabout with Ambassador Marsha Ramage

This Talkabout Tuesday our Aussie Specialist Ambassador Marsha Ramage chats to Gustavo about her awesome Australian adventures including a scenic flight over Wineglass Bay in Tasmania; wandering Melbourne's atmospheric alleyways; wine tasting in the Barossa; and spotting koalas in the wild along the Great Ocean Road!

Talkabout with Ambassador Amanda Kelly

For this Talkabout Tuesday, we have a quick chat to our Aussie Specialist Ambassador, Amanda Kelly from Live Well Travel, MN about her sensational visit to the Red Centre and Tropical North Queensland taking in Uluru, Alice Springs, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest!

Talkabout with Michael Brown [TEQ]

This week we are joined by Michael Brown from Tourism and Events Queensland! Check out the video and take your own virtual trip to Queensland as you learn about some of Michael's top recommendations for places to visit and favorite experiences, including swimming at the Great Barrier Reef, enjoying rainforest hikes, and chilling out at vibrant cosmopolitan cities.

Talkabout with Gustavo Inciarte [TA]

Gustavo gives us an update on the Travel Club - a special benefit of your Aussie Specialist qualification. This is where you can find exclusive deals on accommodation, tours and attractions for your own personal trip to Australia. Take a look and see what is waiting for you once the world starts to travel again! Your could start planning your own personal fam trip!

Talkabout with Karen Stotz [TA]

This week Brianna chats to Aussie Specialist Trainer Karen about her favorite Australian experiences and what's next on her Australian hit list. Karen also talks through where you can find a series of educational videos filmed by our Australian supplier mates, and how you can keep yourself up to date with the latest tourism news from Australia.

Talkabout with Heather & Irene [DNSW]

This week we are joined by the team from Destination New South Wales. Tune in and hear Irene and Heather discuss highlights of Sydney and New South Wales, including Vivid Sydney - the iconic festival of light, music, and ideas.

Talkabout with Brianna McCarthy [TA]

For this Talkabout Tuesday, Aussie Specialist Trainer, Brianna shares her favorite Australian experiences and discusses our new range of Destination Spotlights, available within the Aussie Specialist Program.

Talkabout with Sunnie Rossi

This week we chat to our good mate and a long-time Premier Aussie Specialist - Sunnie Rossi. With 30 years of experience in selling Australian vacations and 48 visits to Australia, Sunnie has a lot of knowledge and advice to share with her fellow Aussie Specialists.

Talkabout with Ambassador Lesley Stone

This week we have a quick chat with Aussie Specialist Ambassador, Lesley Stone from Legacy Travel, Plano, TX. Lesley tells us about her trip to Australia and how she met a Hemsworth in Byron Bay.

Talkabout with Ernst Flach [SATC]

This week we are joined by Ernst from the South Australian Tourism Commission for a quick chat about the key reasons your clients will love a visit to South Australia.

Talkabout with Brandon Tate (TA)

This Talkabout Tuesday we get a chance to meet Brandon - our Aussie Specialist Coordinator. Brandon tells us about the fun and interactive activities available within the Aussie Specialist Program.

Talkabout with Liam Sweeney (TA)

Watch Tourism Australia's Distribution Development Manager for the Western United States, Liam Sweeney, give an update on the Australian tourism industry for our first Talkabout Tuesday!