After completing a bachelor of business at Southern Cross University in 1997 Michael hit the road, working at various jobs in Canada, UK and Sweden.
These roles included Concierge, Food and Beverage Service, Resorts and Guiding (Back country snow experiences and River Fishing – BC, Canada).
On returning to Australia he worked at the Sheraton Four Points in Sydney before joining BridgeClimb as a climb leader.
Michael then moved into product development and delivery for Grand Circle Corporation, EF Tours and Go Ahead Vacations.
In 2009 he became Destination Manager at Carnival Australia.
His responsibilities include managing shore excursions for P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises and Carnival Cruise Lines.
He also develops new destinations/product in ANZ, South Pacific and Indonesia for Carnival Group brands.