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Travel Update: COVID-19

Meet APT GM Sales – Scott Ellis

Did we say enthusiasm? Anyone who knows "Scotty" professionally will appreciate his sheer love of life and passion for the travel industry. He enjoys an impressive track record in Sales at APT and good banter – especially when it comes to family, travel and footy.

What exciting things are you and your team working on?
We are excited to have a massive range of Australian products for 2021. Right now we are working on tools for our industry partners to promote and sell. From APT Kimberley Cruising, Kimberley 4WD, Outback Australia, Walking Holidays, Luxury Short Breaks and Private Air Tours. Also the launch of TravelGlo’s WA, Tasmania and NZ offering. Plus Travelmarvel and Botanica – we are always busy!

ATG General Manager Sales Scott Ellis Head Shot

Why APT?
I love that we provide clients with life enriching experiences. Creating moments that become memories they will cherish for the rest of their lives. I have also been very lucky to have travelled the world with APT, seen some incredible places and met amazing people.

What sets APT apart?
I’m very proud of our culture and our investment in the wellbeing of our staff. During challenging times we have focused on strategies to help remain positive and resilient. In terms of within the market, what makes us different is our history and commitment to Australian Touring and Cruising. APT stands for Australian Pacific Touring, so our Australian programs remain core in our DNA. We have celebrated over 50 years of interstate tours in Australia and over 40 years in the Kimberley. We are the specialists and very proud to showcase all the beauty of Australia.

APT GM Sales Scott Ellis Kimberley

What innovations has APT made to connect and support with industry parties?
Our highest priority right now is working with agents to inspire their clients. We recently recorded a series of virtual information sessions for agents to send to their database. The Kimberley Series remains the most popular and a fantastic way for agents to “host” an information evening virtually.

APT GM Sales Scott Ellis Kimberley Coast Cruising

What destination is 'calling' you? 

I need to travel sooner rather than later so I will nominate something domestically. As a massive fan of APT Private Air Tours, my pick is Western Australia. Would love to fly into Exmouth and swim with the whale sharks.

Answer the Call

If Western Australia is calling you too, then the 8 Day Kimberley and West Coast Horizons by Private Plane  could be just the adventure you’ve been waiting for. From Darwin to Perth, explore the heart of the Kimberley and its pristine coastline along Cape Leveque to Broome. Spend two nights in Exmouth to fully enjoy the wonders of Ningaloo Reef, including a cruise in search of whale sharks. Heading inland discover the gold mining centre of Kalgoorlie before stopping in Margaret River wine country and departing from Perth. This is one escape from it all that really proves there's no place quite like home.