Meet Our Friendly Franchisee Team

Find Your Nearest Tour Expert

Trade Travel has a passion for delivering memorable and quality travel experiences to all our clients.

We do things a little differently here at Trade Travel. Common courtesy is not all that common these days, but it’s something we live by. We believe in good old fashioned service, talking travel with you over a relaxing cuppa and following through when we say we will.

Each of our franchise team is a local, and just like you they love to travel. They have each been in the industry for many years (some for decades) and bring a wealth of knowledge. They enjoy working with you to create a quality tour to anywhere in the world – a tour that is designed to perfectly fit the needs of your group. You might like to talk with them about presenting travel ideas to your group or committee – a great way to get everyone on board!

You truly matter to us which is why we build relationships with our clubs and their members and some have been travelling exclusively with us since we first opened our doors.

You can also rest easy knowing our team is backed by a fully accredited travel company that has been working with groups since 1992. As an associate member of Helloworld we have consumer protection insurance in place, so you know your funds are safe in our Trust account.

We know it is important to provide you with a professional, personal service from the moment you first call to when we farewell you on your next adventure.

Connect with a friendly local who is here to help. Give one of our team a call today to set up a time for a cuppa and a chat about your group travel needs.

Bruce Drysdale

QUEENSLAND

Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs and Wide Bay

Bruce Drysdale joined Trade Travel in February 2004, and currently services the Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs, Wide Bay Burnett an...

Greg Hopper

QUEENSLAND

Greater Brisbane, Gold Coast, Northern Rivers NSW

Greg Joined Trade Travel in 2004 as part of the Network Sales & Marketing team and a couple of years later held the position o...

Rod Richardson

QUEENSLAND

Greater Brisbane, Gold Coast, Northern Rivers NSW

Rod is your group travel specialist and Trade Travel franchisee for Trade Travel throughout the Greater Brisbane, Gold Coast and N...

Sue Grady

VICTORIA

Melbourne South

Sue Grady brings extensive experience in international tourism and marketing to Trade travel after her long history with Tourism N...

Glen O’Brien

VICTORIA

Melbourne Bayside, Mornington Peninsula, Gippsland, Phillip Island

Glen has 37 years experience in Tourism and has held a vast range of senior management (including CEO) and marketing positions wor...

Kathy Rivett

VICTORIA

Central & Western Victoria, Ballarat

Kathy joined Trade Travel in 2008 as Area Sales Manager for Central and Western Victoria. During a busy career in Business Managem...

Carolyn Allan

VICTORIA

Central & Western Victoria, Ballarat

My enjoyment of travel commenced at a young age with family caravanning holidays throughout Victoria and interstate then as an adu...

Serina Trickey

NSW & ACT

Central NSW, Sydney North, West & South, Wollongong South Coast, Canberra Central Highlands and Newcastle/Central Coast

Serina Trickey joined Trade Travel in July 2016 and is the Manager for NSW and ACT. All Serina’s life her occupation has been driv...

  • Our "FAMIL" program is an excellent way for Group and Tour leaders to go and experience a destination first hand. You get to sample the airline, meet the accommodation and touring providers and sample the local cuisine. It is a WIN/WIN situation and a lot of fun!Mark O'Brien
    Trade Travel Director

  • The girls in res are brilliant, when I need a quote or booking I go straight to them, knowing they’ll give us the best possible price and they know exactly what we need.”Val Henry
    Tour Coordinator for Donald Simpson Centre

  • Our recent Trade Travel “A Big Week Outback” trip with the Probus Club of Breakfast Point showed us how important it is to look at the country in greater depth. Travelling with the Probus group enabled us to delve beneath the surface and see real outback families and experience the outback in all its many and varied facets. We would recommend the Trade Travel “A Big Week Outback” to all.Client of Trade Travel
    Longreach Tour

  • Our recent Trade Travel “A Big Week Outback” trip with the Probus Club of Breakfast Point showed us how important it is to look at the country in greater depth. Travelling with the Probus group enabled us to delve beneath the surface and see real outback families and experience the outback in all its many and varied facets. We would recommend the Trade Travel “A Big Week Outback” to all.Client of Trade Travel
    Longreach Tour

  • The girls in res are brilliant, when I need a quote or booking I go straight to them, knowing they’ll give us the best possible price and they know exactly what we need.”Val Henry
    Tour Coordinator for Donald Simpson Centre

  • Our "FAMIL" program is an excellent way for Group and Tour leaders to go and experience a destination first hand. You get to sample the airline, meet the accommodation and touring providers and sample the local cuisine. It is a WIN/WIN situation and a lot of fun!Mark O'Brien
    Trade Travel Director

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