Travels from: New South Wales
As part of the Deloitte Tourism Team, he analysis & forecasts tourism performance across Australia. Other tourism pursuits include being Sydney chapter leader of Travel Massive, organizing Hotels After Hours networking events, and running a domestic tour operator.
Categories: Branding & Marketing, Business Coaching
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Being a serial traveller coupled with a passion for tourism strategy & statistics, Bryon Merzeo has enjoyed a diverse career thus far. His journey began as president of the University outdoor club in 1998, before becoming a regional manager for the world’s largest spring break company. After having a quick go at timeshare sales in Florida, he returned to academia in France, England and Germany for a Master’s degree in International Tourism Strategy. T
his included an internship in London with The Bench. The tourism data focus continued when Bryon moved to Sydney and launched STR Global in Australia & New Zealand with Horwath HTL. Meanwhile, he created a domestic tour operator run entirely on social media, operating 30 tours per year. Bryon’s support of the Australian tourism economy dovetails his tourism advisory and consulting role with Deloitte.
The Hotel and Tourism Market Outlook is his team’s flagship report, investigating the next three years of our nations tourism sector. In 2018, Bryon celebrated his 5th year as the Sydney chapter leader of Travel Massive, the world’s largest network of tourism staff. Later this year he will launch a social enterprise OTA of packaged experiences for the baby boomer and senior market.