Simon Currant AM
MD | Simon Current & Associates; Tourism developer, operator and consultant
With over 38 years’ experience as a tourism visionary, developer, operator and consultant specialising in remote area and marine tourism, Simon’s focus on the tourism experience, particularly the wilderness and excellence in food and beverage, is now synonymous with the Tasmanian brand.
He is the visionary and developer behind some of Tasmania and Australia’s most celebrated tourism experiences, including the development of Australia’s wine tourism industry in the Hunter Valley, Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain Lodge, Strahan Village, Franklin Manor, Peppermint Bay and Hobart Cruises, and the unique World Heritage Area site of Pumphouse Point at Lake St Clair in Tasmania’s central highlands.
Simon consults both nationally and internationally, providing expert advice on operations, new destination evaluation, market evaluation, and infrastructure and experience development.