New ACA Chair
THE Australian Cruise Association (ACA) has announced Port Authority of New South Wales Chief Executive Officer Phillip Holliday will become interim Executive Committee Chairman in the lead-up to the ACA’s Annual General Meeting, now scheduled for 25 Nov.
Holliday replaces Grant Gilfillan who has been Chair for the last three years, while Tourism NT Executive GM of Industry Development Scott Lovett will take on the role of Deputy Chair, which was recently vacated by Martin Bidgood, when he left Intercruises/TUI.
His position on the committee will be filled by James Coughlan of Intercruises.
Port of Brisbane Senior Manager for Port Operations Matthew Carley remains in place as ACA Treasurer.
The Association’s Chief Exec Jill Abel thanked Gilfillan for his strong support while heading the Committee, saying he had been an “incredible