Executive Vice President, North America

Location: Los Angeles

Contact: kieron.keady@trav.com.au Tel: +1 310 536 6699

Kieron has worked in the tourism industry since 1989 and has a long and distinguished history in the American travel trade with a particularly strong emphasis on outbound travel to Australia. Kieron has held senior positions in several well-known companies and has gained a reputation for integrity and commitment.

Professional Experience

Parker Travel Collection

  • Executive Vice President

Goway Canada

  • Director Commercial Partnerships USA


  • Director Commercial Partnerships USA

Qantas Vacations

  • Vice President - Sales & Marketing

AAT Kings

  • International Sales & Marketing Manager

Telford Hotels of Australia Group

  • Sales Manager, North America

K Lines Hellenic Cruises

  • Sales Manager, Western USA


  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

Personal Achievements

Father of two beautiful girls (Erin & Frances)

Enacted/created substantial business on six continents

Built two multi-million dollar Australia travel businesses from scratch

Designed, marketed and executed best-selling vacation programs to Australia & New Zealand ex-North America

Cornered the market to Australia ex-USA for World Youth Day 2008 (92 groups traveled)

Things You Didn't Know

Avid scuba diver, golfer and salt water game fisherman

Competed in rodeo events (team roping)

Has traveled extensively to and within every Australian state