Loren Heaphyby lesley - June 26th, 2012. Filed under: Meet the Members.
What is your role in the business? International Marketing Manager
How long have you been in the tourism industry? I suppose it depends on how you clarify tourism as I’ve worked for the World of WearableArt on 7 New Zealand shows and 2 International shows. Essentially I have worked in travel trade for 18 months with NTT.
What got you into the tourism industry? A love for my region and country – as well as an addiction to travelling!
What’s your dream job?Full time beach babe complete with pina coladas, occassional volleyball game and a refreshing swim each hour.
What’s something most people don’t know about you? I was a semi professional rugby player in Asia for 3 seasons and I even had my own cereal box cards.
What NZ destination would you like to holiday in next? Why Fiordland – it’s on my bucket list as the final frontier in New Zealand. Once I’ve been there I can safely say I know New Zealand from top to bottom.
What do you think makes NZ the ultimate visitor destination? The genuine, honest and friendly people – there is an absence of the need for fear of wariness as a traveller in New Zealand which is present when travelling in so many other countries.