Kayleen Allen

Kayleen Allen has owned and operated boutique consultancy Tourism Gems since 2010. She is a tourism industry leader and dynamic business and executive coach and offers her clients over 30 years’ experience in the tourism and event sector, specialising in building business capacity and capability.

Kayleen works with progressive individual businesses, tourism and business organisations and government agencies throughout Australia and internationally and has conducted over 250 business reviews and mentoring sessions globally.

For 10 years, she was a Director with Tourism Queensland (TQ – now Tourism and Events Queensland) and was responsible for the development and implementation of numerous destination management and marketing plans in addition to several global marketing initiatives.

Kayleen won her first Australian Tourism Award in 1997. Since then she has been involved in writing, judging and mentoring and has officially served as both a Queensland and a National Tourism Award Judge.

At the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards, Kayleen’s clients took out seven gold and five silver awards. At the Australian Tourism Awards held in Launceston this year, her clients achieved three gold and one silver.

Kayleen is a 6th year Mentor for the Queensland Tourism & Industry Council’s Young Mentoring Program and a current Mentor for the Queensland Government’s, Mentoring for Growth Program.

We are looking forward to her masterclass at the 2019 National Conference and cannot wait to hear her insights and advice.

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