Name: Isabelle Fennessy

Role: Judge

A highly skilled and experienced tourism professional, Isabelle’s career within the visitor economy spans over 25 years across Europe and Australia.

She holds a Masters of Tourism Management from Bournemouth University (UK) and is a graduate of the Melbourne Tourism Leadership Program (MTLP).

During the decade she worked at Visit Victoria, Isabelle has had the privilege of working with and mentoring hundreds of tourism operators across Victoria. In her last role, she managed the Product Development area as well as the International Mentoring Program.

She is the founder of Tourism Linked, a boutique consulting company that specialises in assisting businesses to create remarkable visitor experiences.

A fervent supporter of the tiny living movement and passionate about decluttering and beautifying spaces, she recently completing a course in interior design.

Her vision is to be part of lifting the unique and tiny accommodation offering for visitors in regional destinations.