ABOUT US

Sno’n’Ski Group Holidays are Australia’s leading school and group ski trip organiser. Since 1992, we have been providing memorable ski holidays and educational adventures for thousands of skiers and snowboarders. We send over 60 school groups to the snow every year and are committed to providing the best winter wonderland experience possible for our schools. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, excellent customer service, extensive knowledge and attention to detail to organise unforgettable ski trips and educational adventures at extremely competitive package prices. We take care of all aspects of the trip including flights, coach transfers, accommodation, lift passes, lessons and equipment hire and aim to make the organisation as uncomplicated and hassle free for our teachers and ski trip coordinators as possible. We can also include a vast array of optional activities and stopover options linked to the Australian curriculum.

Through years of experience we know the little things that make a good trip great!

 

• Personalised packages with extremely competitive prices

• Dedicated group ski specialists with extensive knowledge of tour destinations

• Friendly and professional customer service

• Understanding the importance of ‘duty of care’ and risk assessments

• Student friendly selection of preferred group hotels and lodges

• 24/7 Emergency assistance 

• Experienced Sno’n’Ski Tour Representatives on snow

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100% Australian Owned & Operated

24 Hour Emergency
Support

Highest Standard of Financial Accreditation

Bespoke Group Travel Itineraries

Competitive Group Pricing

Safety First

 
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Sno'n'Ski Group Holidays are 100% Australian owned and operated and passionate about building custom itineraries for ski resorts worldwide, and through our Sister brand, Educational Adventures we can make any destination achievable to meet your school curriculum or specific group needs.

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MEET OUR TEAM

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DAVID WALKER

Managing Director

A career spanning 40 years in wholesale, retail, group touring, inbound and state tourism. A business owner since 1992, guiding the parent company, ITC Pacific, and its brands to a prominent position in the travel sector.

Elected to the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) Executive Committee in 2016, a past CATO Treasurer with a continued focus on Governance, Constitution and Codes of Conduct guidelines. A current member of the CATO Road to Recovery Committee.
 

David has always been focused on ensuring ITC Pacific maintains Best Business Practices, Safe Travel Protocols, Risk and Crisis Management, Financial Integrity, and Duty of Care which has provided security and confidence to all our schools, many of which have supported the company for over 20 years. David’s journeys have taken him through many countries, experiencing their culture, tour operations and travel networks.

Through David’s expertise in travel and tour management, the team at Sno’n’Ski Group Holidays brings to life the visions of teachers and students on their journey to ski and snowboard with the professionals.

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DANIEL WALKER

General Manager

Daniel has been with the company for 15 years. During that time, he has skied over 50 resorts all over the world. Daniel was previously Groups Manager, and coordinated the first Australia school ski trip to Hakuba, Japan and Panorama, Canada. Daniel is very hands on, and enjoys guiding our schools from time to time. Daniel has a passion for snow travel, specifically enhancing students experiences by offering new destinations.

Emily grew up skiing in Australia, and learning to ski amongst the snow gums and wombats is one of her favourite childhood memories. 

Now, she travels to ski resorts around the world whenever possible, ticking them off one by one, taking in the unique experiences and food, wine and culture at each destination.  When she’s not making turns on her favourite snowboard, Emily loves the sound of fresh snow compacting underfoot, the fresh mountain air and stopping mid-mountain to take in the views.

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EMILY PORTER

National Sales Manager

Emily grew up skiing in Australia, and learning to ski amongst the snow gums and wombats is one of her favourite childhood memories. 

Now, she travels to ski resorts around the world whenever possible, ticking them off one by one, taking in the unique experiences and food, wine and culture at each destination.  When she’s not making turns on her favourite snowboard, Emily loves the sound of fresh snow compacting underfoot, the fresh mountain air and stopping mid-mountain to take in the views. 

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JEN WALKER

Groups Sales and Operations Manager

With over 17+ years of travel industry experience, Jen lives and breathes travel. Her latest adventure which was a road trip through Canada, Jen ticked off her 18th ski resort worldwide. Since 2010, Jen has enjoyed the daily variants of what group travel planning entails. Primarily responsible for brokering competitive group packages, Jen is always seeking new and exciting ski destinations for our 70+ groups. Jen has personally escorted groups to destinations such as Queenstown and Hakuba, and appreciates the opportunity to witness travelers experience snow fall for the very first time. 

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LAUREN FORDE

Marketing Manager

With 8 years’ experience in the Travel Industry, in 2019 Lauren starting working with the team at Sno’n’Ski Group Holidays … and it was all downhill from there! Lauren looks after all things Marketing, from flyers and advertising to social media and events. Lauren is a relatively new snowboarder, having only visited 5 ski resorts, however would consider herself an expert in snowball fights and après-ski. Her two favourite winter holiday destinations are Queenstown because of the variety of activities and amazing dining; as well as Shiga Kogen for it’s incredible snow and lack of crowds.

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HALEY HOOPER

Accounts  Team Leader

Haley has worked for Sno’n’Ski Groups for just under 4 years and runs the Accounts and Administration department. She is the one who keeps the office running smoothly and keeps the accounts balanced. Haley started out with Sno’n’Ski as one of our ski specialists before moving into the accounts department. Originally from Vancouver, Haley has visited and skied at 11 resorts across the USA and Canada and is a North American Expert. She even speaks fluent Canuck, ‘eh!

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ELLIS MITCHELL

Groups Product and Operations Team Leader

Ellis is the Groups Product and Operations Team Leader in the groups department and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and organizing all group travel, domestic and international. With over 5 years’ experience in the travel industry, Ellis thrives on making impossible destinations achievable. She has a passion for intricate itineraries and loves everything travel related. Ellis grew up in Europe surrounded by snow and has visited 4 resorts worldwide. Her enthusiasm for travel and new love of snow has many destinations on her bucket list.

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OLIVIA WHEELER

Groups Travel Specialist

Spending her childhood traveling to Thredbo and Perisher, Olivia found her passion for the Snow and travel world. She has worked and snowboarded at multiple ski resorts within Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Olivia is a Groups Travel Specialist at Sno’n’Ski and enjoys the excitement and work that goes behind prepping a group for their snow and travel experience! Her favourite snow adventure was spending two winters in Japan where she not only got to snowboard in world class powder, but experience the Japanese culture and unique experiences that Japan offers; along the way developing an addiction for Ramen and the unique foods Japan offers to each area. In total Olivia has visited over 20 ski resorts worldwide and counting!

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