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Join us alongside corporate and business travel experts to learn more about the reopening of international flights in Australia and the related emerging scenarios within the travel sector.

International travel is on everyone's mind and with some borders starting to open and the travel industry preparing for an influx of interest to travel again, many are wondering about the issues to consider for businesses in relation to the safety and security of their employees when travelling for work, how travel has been affected since the beginning of the pandemic, what to expect in terms of international travel and what they should be doing to prepare for this new post COVID travel 'normal'.

Hear from industry experts, Brett Thomson, TAG Global Travel and Events and Zeid Al-Basheer, Qatar Airways to find out all about international travel, the changing dynamics of the industry and what to expect.


  • Zeid Al-Basheer (Sales Executive at Qatar Airways)

    Zeid Al-Basheer

    Sales Executive at Qatar Airways

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  • Brett Thomson (General Manager | Corporate at TAG Global Travel and Events)

    Brett Thomson

    General Manager | Corporate at TAG Global Travel and Events


    Brett is a senior business leader and business development professional with over 20 years' experience in sales and management roles. He has worked in a variety of travel organisations, gaining experience in both corporate and leisure travel management. Brett started his career in tourism and travel for Contiki Holidays back in 1998. This role ignited his passion for travel and was the springboard for his progression into the retail and corporate travel sectors where he undertook business development and subsequent leadership roles His current role as a General Manager at specialist travel company TAG Global Travel and Events focuses on the business growth and developing the strategic direction of TAG’s corporate division through Asia Pacific. He has been with the company since 2018. Outside of work, Brett is married with a young family, lives in the inner west of Sydney and is passionate about sport, great food and travel. Whilst sporting a salt and pepper (mostly salt) beard, Brett admits he is perhaps more of a wannabe hipster than the real thing!

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