Peter brings to BCD Travel 37 years of travel industry experience & expertise. Peter's career began in 1978 at the New Zealand Tourist Bureau, and in 1987 he founded his own corporate travel management company, Barlow Associates, which later became BTI Barlow NZ, partner in the global BTI Group (Business Travel International). He sold the company in 2002 and in 2005, Peter became a Shareholder and Director of Williment Travel Group. In 2006, BCD Travel global invited Peter to represent their brand in New Zealand and become the exclusive New Zealand partner. Peter sold Williment Travel Group to TUI PLC in 2009, and in 2011, he re acquired the Corporate Travel Division (BCD Travel).
Peter is a man of great integrity and cares passionately about his business and the people involved in it. Everyone at BCD admires his commitment to the travel industry proven not only within BCD but also through his involvement as the President of TAANZ (Travel Agents Association of New Zealand) and the former Chairman and current board member of the WTAAA (World Travel Agents Associations Alliance). Peter is warm, generous, and talented and not only does he understand but he also genuinely cares about the needs of the corporate traveller. In his spare time Peter, funnily enough loves to travel, enjoy sport and to spend time with his family, Liarne and their two sons Luca and Toby.