Our Story

Global Team

Freedom Road has offices in Shanghai, Brisbane, Sydney, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Our network of talent spans a range of nationalities, knowledge and experience, but all with the one common factor - as passion for the art of experiential travel. We are constantly looking for better solutions for planning, creativity and travel coordination, while keeping it uncomplicated and fun.

Innovative Digital Platforms

In Business Event Travel, technology brings people closer together better than ever.

In this age of smart phones and tablets, the right use of technology and digital platforms can bring us all together, faster and more efficiently than ever thought possible. By combining the human touch with the latest in technological & digital innovation, Freedom Road Travel is revolutionising full service event travel with your organization or event brand.

Experiential & Authentic

Raise the bar with each succesive Incentive Travel Event!

The world of Business Event Travel is a constant game of one-upmanship. The more incentive and travel events you undertake, the higher the benchmark becomes for future events. Freedom Road Travel focuses on intuitive, innovative and creative planning to ensure that every event is more successful and memorable than the last.

David Keir , FOUNDER & CEO in
David Keir is a life-long personal and business traveler, who has been based in China for over 20 years. He founded Dash Brands, which has the rights to Domino’s Pizza in China, and is past Chairman of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in China. In founding Freedom Road Travel, he has brought his passion for travel together with his business experience to create a new high service, high experience travel service company.
David Sumich , COO in
David built the International Express Travel Group from a Sydney based Local Travel Agency in Australia in 1999 to a national Travel Management Company with offices in  Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth. Clients included Apple, Bosch and BG Group. In 2007, he sold the company to BCD Travel, the world’s 3rd largest Travel Management Company. David has since owned a Digital Marketing Company in Australia, that specialises in the travel and tourism markets and brings that experience to Freedom Road Travel. David is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce. 
Maite Newell , CXO in
As a experienced technology executive, Maite Newell understands the challenges and complexities of selling consultative and technology solutions. She has implemented major travel systems across the Asia Pacific.  Extensive Travel Technology and Operational Experience with a global TMC. Certified Consultant - Salesforce, Pardot, Hubspot and Google Adwords.
Livia Xia , HEAD OF COMMERCIAL FINANCE
As a qualified CPA, Livia has over 12 years finance experience in the travel industry. With stints at global travel companies both here and in Asia, she brings a wealth of experience. Livia oversees the global financial functions across the Freedom Road Travel Group.
Lisa Blondeau , CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGER in
Lisa is a travel entrepreneur who started her own travel agency, Travel About in 1991, which has been consistently successful. She previously gained 8 years experience in the industry with Flight Centre in Brisbane. Lisa has grown Travel About to be one of the most recognized travel agencies in Brisbane. Lisa has excellent industry relations, including: Qantas platinum member 11 years. Abercrombie & Kent “Connoisseur agent” for 10 years; and a Helloworld Corporate Member.
Rebecca Bell , CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER
Rebecca has been in the travel industry for over 18 years, with 14 years in retail and 4 years in cruise wholesale. Cruising and Travel in general is a passion of Rebecca’s; she spent 4 years working and living on a Private Yacht where she met her husband; travelling throughout the Caribbean, UK and Europe . Throughout her career she has travelled to most destinations and still is amazed and astounded how life changing travel can be. Helping people to explore and enjoy what this beautiful world has to offer is what drives Rebecca.
Jordan McNamara , DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Jordan has over 10 years of management experience in human resources and recruitment, having worked for some of the country’s largest transport, logistics, and pharmaceutical companies. After spending 7 years at BCD travel, she has joined Freedom Road Travel in our Brisbane office as the Director of Human Resources overseeing talent management, HR policy and employment legislation, IR/ER, organisational design and development, remuneration and benefits, employee well-being and workplace safety.