Managing Director / Owner
Spanning over 20 years experience in tourism marketing, Linkd Managing Director, Kylee Kay has enjoyed sharing many successes with companies seeking in depth tourism industry knowledge for representation in the Australian and New Zealand markets.
Leadership and cohesive strategy sits within the DNA for Kylee. Boasting a high level of efficient management, financial oversight and analysis, Kylee has built Linkd into one of Australasia’s leading and highly sought after, representation companies in tourism today.
Delivering full service integration of marketing, media, pr and sales consultation to the tourism industry, both domestically and internationally, Kylee has developed long-standing relationships connecting organisations immediately and directly with key decision makers, who stop and listen when messaging is delivered by Linkd.
Kylee considers it a privilege to represent all Linkd Tourism’s clients, bringing passionate, energetic and enthusiastic approach to all marketing, media and sales activations. Kylee has also held honorary leadership roles in tourism including a three year stint as President of Visit USA Organisation Australia.
Without a team approach and mutual respect for each client’s strengths, an organisation does not move forward. It’s this blending that has allowed Linkd to assist all clients take that step forward and remain at the forefront of the industry.
Accreditations, Memberships, Awards & Affiliations:
- Finalist, Employer of the Year, Women in travel Awards (2019)
- Executive Committee member and President, Visit USA Australia (2016-2018)
- Member, Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW)
- Visit USA Australia Member, Expo and Trade Liaison Committee chairperson
- IPW Media committee member, 2018
- Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) board member (2007)
Countries Visited: USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Germany, Thailand, Indonesia, China, India, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Italy, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Greece, Egypt, Spain, Turkey, Hong Kong, Phillipines, Monaco, Singapore, Fiji, UAE, Lebanon
Upcoming Trip Destination: USA (Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Denver)
Last Trip Destination: USA (Hawaii)
Prior Trip Destination: USA (Washington DC)
Most Defining Phrase: A life lived for others is a life worthwhile (Albert Enstein)
Any 10 For Dinner: Kym Berg, David Attenborough, Angelina Jolie, Jeff Buckley, Paulo Cohelo, Penny Wong, John Lennon, Virginia Wolf, Ghandi and to mix it all up a little, Amy Winehouse