Speakers and moderators

Kerry Tate

General Manager, Get Lost Travel Group

Kerry Tate has for the past 12 years flown the flag for global youth travel in a variety of roles across sectors, from accommodation to travel retail to tour operations. Having worked for some of the most inspiring global touring product available, Kerry has an incredible knowledge of the market, and holds valuable relationships across key global wholesale partners.

Kerry is currently the General Manager of Get Lost Travel Group, home to a range of touring brands showcasing the best of what Australia has to offer. Prior to joining Get Lost Travel Group, Kerry worked for Topdeck, a youth group travel provider. In 2011, he was charged with launching the brand’s Australasian touring programme throughout inbound markets. With a focus on building strategic distribution partnerships, this region grew quickly in a short timespan becoming one of their key business drivers. Embarking on the well-trodden road from Sydney to London in 2012, Kerry held the role of European Director of Sales at Topdeck where he headed up the sales and customer service teams across the continent.

Why attend

  • Over 600 attendees from the global youth and student travel industry
  • 180+ pre-selected buyers
  • Up to 48 pre-scheduled business appointments
  • 92% senior management attendees
  • 25 seminars and workshops
  • Up to 7 networking events