Christine Gee is the Managing Director of Go Wild Pty Ltd. Christine is also Business Development Manager Asia Pacific, Space Adventures Ltd. Based in Washington DC. With a background in adventure travel, space tourism is truly the last frontier. Space Adventures arranged for Dennis Tito to be the world’s first space tourist in April 2001 at a cost of US$20 m. This was followed by Mark Shuttleworth, who in 2002 became the first African in space. Christine’s dream is to find the first private space explorer from the Asia Pacific region.The hallmark of her efforts over the past twenty-five years has been her involvement in ground-breaking ventures in adventure travel. Christine is recognized as a pioneer in adventure travel, and she is renowned for her marketing flair, passion and persistence, together with her capacity to inspire teams to create sensational results from humble beginnings
Christine was co founder of Australian Himalayan Expeditions (now World Expeditions) that became the world’s largest trekking company. From an initial investment of $250 the company led by Christine and her co-founder Goronwy Price grew to have an annual turnover of Aust$14 m. AHE was renowned for its superb brochures, innovative PR & marketing initiatives, dynamic events and original and exciting tours to the world’s remote and exotic destinations. The company pioneered adventure travel business development in the Asia Pacific region and Indian Sub-continent. World firsts included: treks to Everest via Tibet, bicycle rides in India, China and Japan, & camel rides in Rajasthan, rafting trips in Nepal, plus hot air ballooning trips in Australia.
Christine was runner up in the Qantas/Bulletin Business woman of the year (1983), and AHE received many awards from a variety of trade & industry associations including the AFTA brochure of the year award in 1981. She is Honorary Consul for Nepal.
Christine Gee travels from New South Wales Australia
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