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Globus unveiled as 2020 CATO Awards platinum sponsor

The Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) has announced that the Platinum Sponsorship rights to the 2020 CATO Awards has been awarded to Globus family of brands.


Brett Jardine (3rd from left) with the Globus family of brands team. L-R Chris Fundell, Head of Marketing Australasia; Gai Tyrrell, Managing Director Australasia; and Peter Douglas, Head of Sales


"We are absolutely thrilled to have secured the Globus family of brands’ Platinum Sponsorship commitment for the 2020 CATO Awards," said CATO Managing Director, Brett Jardine. 


"Their contributions to CATO’s support of Australia’s land-supply sector over the years has been immense — we’re delighted to have them on board." 


Confirming the CATO Awards Platinum Sponsorship, Gai Tyrrell, Managing Director Australasia said, “The Globus family of brands is a longstanding supporter of the Australian travel industry, so we’re delighted to come on board as CATO’s first dedicated Platinum sponsor for its inaugural awards.”


“It’s essential the industry continues to celebrate excellence and encourage growth within the field, and I have no doubt CATO’s travel awards will be a coveted event in the travel industry calendar for decades to come.”


Jardine at the first CATO Awards, which was held in conjunction with NTIA 2019


The inaugural CATO Awards were held as a stream within the National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) gala in 2019. But it’s a different story in 2020 — the CATOs will, for the first time, be run as a stand-alone event, one that recognises the outstanding achievements of retail travel agents as well as trade and mainstream media.


CATO Awards Need-to-Knows

  • Date: Friday 23rd October 2020
  • Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney
  • Tickets: Just $150 per person
  • Cocktail dress code
  • 6pm till late


Tickets are limited. Grab yours now:


Contact CATO to find out more about tailored sponsorship opportunities. 


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Published: 6 March 2020

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