Talking Tourism Episode #48: Covid Special: Industry insights with Industry Leaders, Clint Walker and Kath McCann
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Some of our most downloaded COVID podcasts are those featuring the insights and lived experiences of tourism operators and stakeholders working through the different stages of the crisis.
In this episode, TICT CEO Luke Martin, sits down with his two Deputy Chairs, Clint Walker, and Kathryn McCann, who share their insights on the COVID crisis from two very different perspectives.
Clint Walker is the CO-Proprietor of Stanley Seaview Inn, Horizon Deluxe Apartments and Burnie CBD Apartments. He is a long-time industry leader in the north-west, at the local, regional and State level. Clint has served on the TICT board for the 10 years, including the last three-years. He is also Deputy Chair of West by North-West Regional Tourism, and President of the Circular Head Tourism Association.
Kathryn McCann has held a series of senior executive roles across the Tasmanian tourism industry, including a period as Director of Marketing for Tourism Tasmania, with Business Development for Hobart Airport, and as Marketing Manager for Wrest Point and Country Club.
Kath now works for Beacon Foundation, empowering young people to seek career opportunities in growth sectors, including tourism and hospitality.
A long-time director of TICT across her various hats, Kath now serves on the board as the Nominee of Women in Tourism & Hospitality Tasmania. She is also Deputy Chair, the first woman to serve in a leadership role with the State's peak tourism industry body.