Samantha Hartley has been appointed sales and marketing manager for Kakadu Tourism, based in Darwin.
She is filling the role of Becca Mills, who is taking the year off on maternity leave.
Hartley (nee Thompson) joins the group after working on the Gold Coast for over a decade for hotels such as the Sofitel, Crowne Plaza and The Star Gold Coast. She has also represented the IHG hotel group and Destination Gold Coast.
Her appointment also coincides with a massive Federal Government spending commitment to upgrade Kakadu National Park’s accessibility and tourism infrastructure.