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Board Director

Destination Gold Coast Board Director - Craig Davidson

As former CEO of Dreamworld, WhiteWater World and SkyPoint, Craig oversaw all growth, development and operational aspects in liaison with the Ardent Leisure board of directors during his tenure from August 2013 to July 2018 .

Craig’s career has been spent at large within the Australian tourism industry, bringing with him substantial industry based experience with a proven ability to work with Industry and Government on industry matters. His last post was with Tourism Australia as General Manager, Destination Development, focused on Investment Attraction and Aviation Capacity in Australia’s Tourism Industry.

Prior to joining Tourism Australia, Craig was the Chief Executive Officer of nature based, experiential tourism company ‘Anthology.’ Before that he spent over 10 years as an executive involved in the transformation of Hamilton Island and as Executive General Manager Operations for Voyagers Hotels and Resorts.

Along with his industry experience, Craig has also been involved in a number of tourism related bodies, including Tourism Whitsundays, Eco-Tourism Australia and the Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators in varying capacities.