You know how valuable experience can be in providing professional and high quality services to your customers and we share this value.  The owners of 4 Corners are Travel and Tourism professionals with more than 50 years wide ranging industry experience between them.

Our many years of  industry experience includes:
  • Owning and operating successful travel businesses
  • Working in airline, destination management, retail and wholesale travel sectors
  • Result-driven, innovative entrepreneurship throughout our careers
  • Range of business environments from sole proprietorship to major corporations
  • Strong industry networks that combine to deliver results for our clients

 

Richard Hankin - Director.

Richard has over 25 years background in the travel industry, including 12 years as Managing Director and major shareholder of Coral Seas Travel, one of Australia’s leading South Pacific specialist travel companies. He also has experience in destination management. He holds a Masters of Business Administration (Executive) degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management. 

Richard is passionate about travel, with wide ranging travel and business experiences. His network of contacts and sound working relationships ensure a high level of professional service and facilitation on behalf of our clients. 

Richard’s key strengths include: 

  •  Sales & Marketing
  •  Product Development & Contracting
  •  Business & Strategic Planning
  •  Financial Management & Budgeting
  •  Organisational Structure and Change  

Richard Skewes - Director. 

Richard has spent the past twenty five years working in tourism. He has personally experienced most facets of the industry including management roles within key wholesalers in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane as well as extensive experience in both resort and destination management. 

As a result he is well versed in the competition all competing for the tourism dollar. Coupled with retail, wholesale and airline experience Richard’s expertise has been instrumental in the forward success of all of clients as well as introducing many new opportunities and initiatives developing growth. 

Richard thrives on the challenge of creating – proven sales methods have led to proven results. He is always on the look-out for new ways to benefit clients and his experience in online opportunities available to the travel industry creates a successful bridge from old world to new in an ever changing market place. A testimony to his businesses success is that after 15 years he still represents many of the resorts who originally employed him from the onset, as well as also having been awarded Talpacific Holidays’ Hotel Representative of the Year 4 times in the past. 


 Garry Ilich - Sales Manager. 

Garry has an extensive background in the retail travel sector. He is responsible for key sales activity to the retail network and all wholesale training as well as assisting in trade and consumer shows and general day to day activities (in WA). Garry provides our clients with a important presence in the Western Australian market.  


Kylie Bayly-Pike – Social Media & Online Training Manager. 

Kylie brings a vast experience of wholesale travel combined with managing our online distribution channels such as Facebook and online training opportunities (including TrainingModules.Travel) aimed at both consumer and industry.   


Kathryn Spinney - Administration & Accounts Manager.

Kathryn has 14 years background in travel industry administration. She also has a background in banking having held various positions with Westpac for a number of  years and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sydney University. Kathryn has extensive experience in managing accounts, human resource and payroll management and office process administration.


Our Other People. 

Our directors and management are supported by a team of specialists in public relations, graphic and web design, digital marketing and travel systems and operations.  This talent pool ensures professional delivery of your message to the Australian market.