WISDOM OF YOUTH
WHEN Tony Cosgrove started an internship with Luxury Escapes, he knew he would be mentored by a younger generation.
He has worked as a teacher, principal and senior education officer so was comfortable working with all ages.
“In teaching, I was inspired by kids every day,” he says. “(At Luxury Escapes) I am dealing with young professionals and (I accept) any inspiration they can give me.”
Cosgrove, 64, recently started writing travel blogs, with some of his work published on Starts at 60.
He applied for the internship with hope of gaining skills in this area. From day one, he noticed a few differences to his past workplaces. “I watched the chief executive of this amazingly successful business talk to a bunch of older people wearing his blue jeans and thongs,” he says. “That is something I never experienced.”
Luxury Escapes welcomed 10 senior interns after being inspired by the movie The Intern, which starred Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.