Head of International Sales & Distribution
Sam hails from the small town of Feilding in the north island of New Zealand. He attended university in the south island where he completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Otago followed by a Graduate Diploma in Journalism at the University of Canterbury. After five years working as a reporter for Radio New Zealand, Sam set sail for Europe where he began his foray into the travel industry as a Tour Guide. He later ventured into the sales side of travel progressing from Sales Manager to General Management roles with international travel companies throughout New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia before moving to Queenstown at the beginning of 2021 to join Active Adventures just prior to the brand’s acquisition of Austin Adventures.