Martin Kelly is an online publisher, event producer, writer and communications consultant specialising in the travel industry.
He publishes the TravelTrends.biz website and has filed more than 3000 stories on the global travel industry over the past decade.
Martin is also well known as a leading industry conference producer, establishing the respected TRAVELtech and No Vacancy brands, which he sold in 2017.
His latest creation is Travel IQ, Australia’s first travel business and investment conference, the launch edition of which is being staged in Sydney on October 24, 2018.
Travel IQ celebrates the business of travel and features an outstanding program packed with industry leaders including Bob East, Jamie Pherous, Anthony Hayes, Darrin Grafton, Rob Smith, Sue Badyari, Brett Mitchell, Robert Halfpenny, Les Szekely, Simon Lenoir, Rod Cuthbert and many more.
Based in Sydney, Martin started in travel as a PR Manager with Australian Airlines back in the day following a career as a metro reporter with News Limited and several years of travel.
Since selling TRAVELtech and No Vacancy, Martin has built a consulting business working with companies on strategy, content, communications, public relations and marketing. He has deep experience across the travel, property and banking sectors.