Former journalist travel writer and travel indust

first_imgFormer journalist, travel writer and travel industry pr, David Ellis, passed away in his sleep last Friday at his home at Burradoo in the NSW Southern Highlands.The semi-retired 79-year-old was well known and loved in the travel industry, having looked after the media interests of groups such as the Tahiti Tourism Board, Anaheim Visitors Bureau, Finnair, Berlin Convention Centre, Vanuatu Tourism and, at the time of his death, SeaDream Yacht Club.Our condolences to his family – his wife of 55 years, Gwenda; son Steven, a noted archaeologist in the U.S.; daughter Kimberley; and his eight grandchildren. His son Bradley passed away in 2011.Funeral arrangements are expected to be announced shortly for Thursday, 14 March, 3.00pm at South Chapel, Woronora Cemetery and Crematorium, Sutherland. Vale David Ellislast_img