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consultant , Travel company executive

James Saunders Pinkerton, Australian travel company executive, consultant. Achievements include opening Vietnam to Australian tourists in 1977; organization of first tour group to Vietnam after war ended. Committee Young Liberals, Naracoorte, 1958-1960. Fellow Australian Institute Travel & Tourism; member Sydney Swans Football Club.

Background

Pinkerton, James Saunders was born on July 21, 1940 in Naracoorte, Australia. Son of Thomas Peter and Ruth Constance (Saunders) Pinkerton.

Education

Certified, Scotch College, Adelaide, Australia, 1955. Tourism diploma, Foreign University, Perugia, Italy, 1976. Advanced fares diploma, Lufthansa School, Germany, 1982.

Career

Stockman Dalgety & Company, Naracoorte, Australia, 1957-1960. Real estate clerk Saunders & Company, Adelaide, Australia, 1960-1963. Traveling education, 1963-1964.

Travel consultant TAA, Adelaide, Australia, 1964-1968. Company director Travel Associates, Sydney, Australia, 1972-1988. Executive, manager Wentworth Travel, Australia, 1988-1997.

Member Panam Travel Agent Advisory Board, Sydney, Australia, 1982-1985, Australian Institute International Affairs, Sydney, Australia, 1975-1982.

Achievements

  • Achievements include opening Vietnam to Australian tourists in 1977. Organization of first tour group to Vietnam after war ended.

Membership

Committee Young Liberals, Naracoorte, 1958-1960. Fellow Australian Institute Travel & Tourism. Member Sydney Swans Football Club.

Connections

father:
Thomas Peter Pinkerton

mother:
Ruth Constance (Saunders) Pinkerton