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Natassia Wheeler - Chief Executive Officer

Natassia Wheeler is a dedicated and loyal professional with a strong passion for tourism, having worked in multiple Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) throughout her career.

Tash has proven she is the key ingredient to building, strengthening and maintaining strong relationships with key industry and stakeholders.

Being a dedicated team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills has helped Tash quickly rise to the role of CEO. Tash is a strong positive leader at the helm of the Tourism Whitsundays team.


Donna van't Hoff- Marketing Manager

Donna moved to the Whitsundays in 2012 and is happy to call it home - perfect for her love of the sunshine, sea and laid back outdoor lifestyle.

Donna is responsible for the marketing activity of the domestic and regional markets and looks after trade relationships to help grow the Whitsundays domestic visitor numbers. Donna comes to Tourism Whitsundays with many years experience in the tourism and hospitality industry, working previously on Hamilton Island, Zanzibar and London. 








Liza Muller - Publicity & Content Manager

Being a fifth generation Whitsundays girl Liza has a great affinity with this beautiful region, she understands the vital role tourism plays to every industry in the area. Being a part of helping to grow and showcase The Whitsundays is a career highlight.

Liza comes to the organisation with a strong publicity, advertising & marketing background. In her previous role as Senior Publicist & Artist Relations Manager for Mushroom Group in Melbourne she was responsible for the strategy, implementation and roll out of many numerous high-profile campaigns.

As Publicity and Content Manager Liza will create, develop and implement public relations strategy through Australian and international media. She will deliver marketing content initiatives, across multiple platforms and formats.  



Alison Rosemond - Finance and Operations Manager

Alison moved to the Whitsundays in 1999 and is passionate about the growth and development Whitsunday region, the lifestyle & its Community.

With qualifications in Finance, Business & Training & Assessing plus being a registered BAS agent, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Tourism Whitsundays and joined the team in mid-2018 as Finance & Operations Manager.

Having worked in Civil Construction for over 14 years, she has been involved with many  major infrastructure projects including Airlie Beach Main Street Upgrade, Port of Airlie, Abell Point Marina, Hamilton Island & numerous subdivisions and government projects.

She also had a successful bookkeeping business and provided business mentoring and training services to many small businesses in the region.

Alison loves to travel but admits that its hard to better what The Whitsundays has to offer & is still 'Wowed' by its natural beauty. 

In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, friends & her 2 Aussie Shepherds, get lost in her garden, dabble in a little artwork or escape with her husband & son on their boat and explore the Whitsundays whenever possible.


Henrik Bossmeyer - Market Development Manager - Germany

After finishing his vocational training in international management, a one-year work-and-holiday stay in Australia excited Henrik to join the tourism industry.

He finished his studies in Tourism and Travel Management at the University of Applied Sciences Worms including a semester abroad at the Griffith University in Queensland. He is now representing his favourite place in Australia, the Whitsundays, in the German market.


Aimee Cameron - Project Manager

For the past five years Aimee has enjoyed living and working in the Whitsundays. Prior to Tourism Whitsundays she worked with both Daydream Island Resort & Spa and Cruise Whitsundays, in Sales and Marketing positions. Before moving to paradise, Aimee was fortunate enough to work in Melbourne, Phillip Island and Charters Towers.

Aimee has over 18 years’ experience in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries, and has developed skills in in communication, stakeholder management, negotiation, time management, project management, coordination of events, and staff training.

In her spare time Aimee enjoys all activities involving food! Eating, baking, eating, entertaining, eating & cooking! Conway Beach is Aimee’s favourite place to visit for a BBQ breakfast or a run in the sun with her fur babies.  

 Haylee Eaves

Haylee Eaves - Membership Officer

Haylee is the Membership officer for Tourism Whitsundays. Her role is to engage with existing members and reach out to potential stakeholders in order to increase the business diversity and marketability of the Whitsundays region.

In her previous role as the Local Sales and Marketing Executive for Cruise Whitsundays, her passion was ignited for account management and client engagement. Haylee joins the team with over 10 years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry, and prides herself on developing positive customer relationships and representing the team in a friendly and professional manner.

Haylee is mother to two energetic boys, so spare time is a rarity, but there is nowhere in the world she would rather be. She loves to be outside enjoying all that the Whitsundays has to offer, be it on land or water.


Tracey Tyler- Information Services Coordinator

After completing an advanced Diploma in Tourism Management & Tour-Guiding Tracey moved to the Whitsundays 20 years ago where she has worked in various roles within the Tourism Industry in the Whitsunday region.

Both of her children were born in the Whitsundays & when not working Tracey loves being at home with her family & enjoying family activities.

Passionate about Tourism in the Whitsundays, after having holidayed here with her North Queensland family since a child, Tracey has seen the many changes occuring in the region over the past 30 years.

Tracey joined the Tourism Whitsunday Team in July 2019 as the Information Services Coordinator. Her role is to facilitate the Cruise Ship Ambassador Program, allowing the ambassadors to welcome cruise ship visitors & promote the Whitsundays as a destination.


Kylie Forgione - Marketing & Content Coordinator

Kylie comes to Tourism Whitsundays with several years of experience in the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality industries. She has called the Whitsundays home for the last 6 years and hopes to keep calling it home for many years to come!

As the Marketing & Content Coordinator, Kylie ensures all marketing resources are maintained whilst assisting Tourism Whitsundays members and operators in updating their online listings.

Kylie also works to promote our wonderful region globally through social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Her favourite place to be is with her family and fur babies, enjoying her idyllic surroundings and living her best life!

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Cherie Morel - Marketing Assistant

Cherie moved to the Whitsundays in 2013 for the Whitsunday lifestyle. Her role at Tourism Whitsundays is Marketing Assistant; assisting the marketing team with all aspects within the organization plus graphic design.

With 9 year’s experience in the Tourism and Hospitality industries Cherie has excellent customer service and over her time here has developed long-term relations with members and key stakeholders in the region. In addition, Cherie is regularly out exploring the Whitsunday region armed with her camera to share the beauty of the place we call home. 


Alyssa Turner - Marketing Assistant

Alyssa is a born and bred local with years of knowledge about the area.

With her she brings a wealth of experience working within the local tourism industry and she has a great love for the region. Alyssa is extremely passionate, and as the Marketing Assistant she assists in driving visitation to this amazing area and helps with all aspects of the organisation.

In her spare time she loves taking in the sights of the Whitsundays with family and friends. 

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