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Before joining Positively Wellington Tourism, “Positively Pom Pom Shaking Perks” - as the Dominion Post once referred to him - spent 16 years in the hotel sector. He is now GM Venues, Marketing and Destination Development at WREDA, and also is the chair of Regional Tourism Organisations NZ (RTONZ) and sits on the boards of Conventions Incentives New Zealand, Arts Wellington, NZ Sevens, and i-SITE NZ.
WREDA's David Perks says the opening of Te Papa 20 years ago marked the dawn of Wellington’s modern tourism era....