Media Release: Tuesday 21st November 2023

Gaby Percy appointed as Sales Manager Australia & New Zealand 

Coral Expeditions promotes young achiever Gaby Percy to key sales leadership role.

Coral Expeditions is pleased to announce the promotion of Gaby Percy to the leadership role of Sales Manager for the Australia and New Zealand region based in our Cairns head office. Gaby has been with Coral Expeditions for the past 12 months during which time she has established strong relationships with key partners, led new campaign initiatives and delivered cross-organisational projects with an important level of collaboration, passion for our product and expertise.

Her commitment to delivering exceptional service to our trade partners has strengthened relationships with existing partners and played a key role in expanding Coral Expeditions’ reach in the domestic market through successful business development with new member-based associations nationally, implementation of agent incentive and famile programs and establishing an effective and informative online resources base for trade.

As Sales Manager ANZ, Gaby will continue to lead our sales efforts in the Australia and New Zealand region, overseeing key partner relations and driving strategic initiatives to elevate Coral Expeditions’ presence in the expedition cruise and adventure travel market. With this promotion, Coral Expeditions is now recruiting an additional new Sales Executive to join the team.

“We are delighted to see Gaby grow within the business and look forward to her success in the future,” said Jeff Gillies, Commercial Director at Coral Expeditions. “Her contribution over the past year has been well recognised by the industry and her peers, and we have full confidence in her ability to lead our domestic sales team. We congratulate Gaby on this promotion and on her recent achievements graduating from the ATEC Elite program and being appointed as the Chair of the Young ATEC committee for North Queensland”

Gaby Percy’s promotion reflects Coral Expeditions’ commitment to recognising and nurturing talent through all areas of the business. Now in our 40th year of operation, Coral Expeditions has over 300 full-time employees and is among one of Australia’s largest marine operators and seafarer training providers.




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For media enquiries please contact: 

Jeff Gillies | Commercial Director
[email protected]
0418 415 581.

About Coral Expeditions
Recognised as Australia’s longest established and most awarded expedition cruise operator. Coral Expeditions are Australia’s pioneering cruise line offering a unique style of immersive expedition adventures in small ships purpose-built to take guests closer to nature and cultures. Starting with environmentally sensitive cruises on the Great Barrier Reef, 40 years later the fleet has grown to a modern and intimate expedition fleet including the yacht like Coral Discoverer and the newly built blue-water flagship vessels Coral Adventurer and sister ship Coral Geographer. Headquartered in Cairns, Coral Expeditions offers expedition cruises to the outerknown regions of the Great Barrier Reef, the ancient Kimberley coastline, Tasmania’s wilderness coast, Cape York and Arnhem Land, New Zealand and further afield to the small Islands of New Guinea, Raja Ampat, Japan and through the East Indies.