This week, not-for-profit SuperYacht Group Great Barrier Reef farewells Manager Joanne Drake and welcomes Virginia Edwards to lead the group through the exciting challenges ahead as Australian borders open to fully vaccinated international Super Yacht crew and guests.
Chairperson for the group, Kathleen Ferguson says ‘Joanne Drake has done an outstanding job of steering the group over the previous 6 years and been instrumental in harnessing growth through some of the most difficult times our industry has faced. We now look forward to welcoming Virginia to continue promoting our incredible region as a premier Super Yacht destination for cruising and maintenance’
Virginia Edwards brings to the cluster a wealth of destination marketing experience, cruise ship itinerary planning, tourism industry knowledge and event management.
‘I am delighted to have this unique opportunity to entice the elite Super Yachts of the world to experience our superb Great Barrier Reef marinas from Airlie Beach to Port Douglas to explore not only the beauty of these destinations but to also discover the exceptional refit facilities, the fresh local produce and the incredible array of touring opportunities available’ says Virginia Edwards.