Nigel Bale

GM Partnership Services

+64 9 977 2279
+64 22 6197859

Nigel’s passion for travel began while studying and traveling in Japan and has led him across the globe, especially enjoying emerging destinations like Bhutan, Ecuador, Jordan and The Cocos Islands.  He keeps this love for travel close when considering strategic pathways, ensuring customer experience are always central to any decision making.

Understanding distribution across multiple markets and strong global relationships with some of the world’s leading travel brands have allowed him to develop the knack of creating and assessing when travel technology will have the biggest impact on customers. Leading The Walshe Group’s Technology Services team allows him to work to Agile principals to explore new opportunities for our existing clients, as well as bringing to market new software and ideas to help keep the company at the forefront of Travel Distribution.

Nigel is the groups General Manager Airline and Technology Services, with a background in travel consolidation and Airline representation in New Zealand, Australia and Asia. Combined with his experience leading inbound tourism, both in our regions and beyond, this gives him a wide scope for understanding tourism segments.