Richard Howarth Appointed to Look After UK Trade Partners for Great Southern Rail, Australia
Written by: Jovanka Ristich
Date: 11th May 2017
Richard Howarth has been appointed by Great Southern Rail, Australia to look after its UK trade partners in order to drive bookings and increase sales on both The Ghan and Indian Pacific. To achieve this, he will be providing support and product training as well as marketing assistance.
In his new capacity, Richard will be attending Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) which this year is being held in Sydney 14th -18th May 2017.
Previously Richard worked for nine years as Product Manager for Trailfinders before becoming Head of Product for ebookers.com. This was followed by 13 years as Sales & Marketing Director for AAT Kings Tours. Most recently he was responsible for contracting product and producing brochures on behalf of Stella (Travel 2/Travelbag) and Dnata UK.
Today, Richard provides travel trade support as RMH Travel Consulting.
Great Southern Rail operates both of Australia’s cross continental rail journeys – The Ghan which runs north to south between Darwin to Adelaide (and vice-versa), and the Indian Pacific, travelling east to west between Sydney and Perth (and vice-versa).