Thursday, January 18, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Get to know the Tourism Whitsundays Team  Ben Summers 

What is your role at Tourism Whitsundays? 

As the Digital and Marketing Coordinator, I am responsible for our website and social media platforms. This role involves a significant amount of behind-the-scenes work, through which I have greatly expanded my knowledge in website development over the past year.  


What is your ideal weekend in The Whitsundays? 

My ideal weekend in The Whitsundays is full of relaxation. Starting with a walk along the boardwalk, enjoying the morning sun. Pulling into one of the many cafés for breakfast. Getting out on the water, maybe doing a spot of fishing or island hopping. Then ending with a nice dinner and some drinks with friends. Simple, but relaxing! 


How long have you been in The Whitsundays? 

2 years. It's my early seachange, coming from Brisbane and Toowoomba, The Whitsundays is very different and such a special place.  


What's the one thing about The Whitsundays you think everyone should know? 

That we have one of the world’s only underwater accommodations! You can sleep with the fishes and live to tell the tale. 

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