Connections Group

GlobalStar Australia

In Australia, GlobalStar is represented by Connections Group

Australia’s largest independent Travel Management Company, moving and connecting everyday people to do extraordinary things. Boasting an excellent reputation within the travel and service sector as the partner of choice in Australia, all brands have an underlying belief that “connections” are what drives us all as human beings. Connections give purpose and meaning to our lives, hence our tagline “Be Connected” as it adds value to all business partners, clients, suppliers and employees.



Client Retention


Workforce with us 7+ years


Retained pre-Covid workforce

Connections Group GlobalStar Australia Service Offering

Corporate Travel Management

We strive to add value to our partners – clients, suppliers and staff alike – at every opportunity, with every piece of advice we give, with every conversation we have and at every connection we make. Our goal as your corporate travel partner is to deliver service excellence, cost management and genuine value at every opportunity.

MICE - Totem Connections

At Totem Connections we have passion and enthusiasm to make Every Event Count. We believe we are in it together. Recognised as one of Australia’s most respected event management companies, we see ourselves as an extension of your people. We work hard to deliver the ultimate customer experience. Our goal is to engage, inspire, offer wisdom, innovate, provide value and expertise at every opportunity.

Leisure - Edge Connections

At Edge Connections we ensure every journey counts. Edge Connections is Australia‘s premier Virtuoso travel agency designing bespoke holidays for discerning leisure clients and comprehensive travel solutions for small to mid-size businesses. Named the #1 ‘Best Luxury Travel Agency’ by Luxury Travel Magazine′s 2019 Gold List, we specialise in custom itineraries for the sophisticated traveller.


Connections Group offer best in market technology with the view of innovation via integration. We value our partnerships with our tech providers over proprietary tools.

24/7 After Hours Service

Wholly owned after hours team, allowing a smooth transition from day to night.

GlobalStar has representation in over 55 countries

Working only with the best in the business, GlobalStar is made up of a network of hand-selected, highly experienced and skilled Travel Management companies that meet our stringent entry requirements and share our passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service.

Click on the map to view all locations on the main GlobalStar website and find out more about the organisations that we work with across the globe.

Connections Group Key Personnel

Gary Reichenberg

Gary Reichenberg

Founder & Director

Founder and Director of Connections Group of Companies, Australia’s largest privately owned mid-market TMC. Responsible for driving culture and strategy for the Group.

Simone Thannhauser

Simone Thannhauser

Chief People & Culture Officer

With a background in psychology and a passion for developing high performing teams, Simone is responsible for driving the well-being and engagement of the Group’s employee family.

Rosanne Blumberg

Rosanne Blumberg

Chief Financial Officer

Rosanne is the head of the finance across the group, responsible for all aspects of accounting, finance, financial reporting, taxation, regulatory and statutory compliance.

James Kelly

James Kelly

Chief Technology Officer

Over 20 years experience in the Travel Industry across Australia, UK and the US. James leads an experienced Technology team responsible for the seamless onboarding of new customers and providing support to the business. 

Tanya Wick

Tanya Wick

Head of Totem Connections & Group Marketing

Incentive travel, conferences, events and marketing has been at the heart of Tanya’s work life for more than 25 years in Australia. As part of the Connections Group of Companies, Tanya heads up Totem Connections, and is also head of marketing for Connections Group.

Sally Bird

Sally Bird

Head of Executive Edge Connections

With over 30 years experience, Sally is the Co-Founder and Head of Edge Connections which encompasses both SME corporate and leisure travel.

Phillip Gleeson

Phillip Gleeson

Chief Transformation Officer

Phil has 14 years experience in the travel industry, working across Operations, Product, Technology, Customer Experience, Sales and Account Management. Phil currently oversees multiple departments for the Connections Group.

Martin Phillips

Martin Phillips

Chief Data Analytics Officer

Martin has 25 years experience in Corporate Travel spanning Operational and Financial Roles. His focus is on providing support to internal stakeholders to ensure we are making the best decisions for our business and our customers.

Contact Us

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If you’d like to find out more about GlobalStar or Connections Group, please get in touch. You can use the contact form opposite or the following details:

Address: 69 Kooyong Road, Caulfield North, VIC 3161, Australia

Phone: +61 3 8527 4000

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