Leader Tours Team

 Lawrence Rowley

Owner & Groups Manager

I have been living in Canada for over 19 years based in Calgary, Alberta.

I am originally from New Zealand and grew up involved in both commercial fishing and farming industries. After completing my commerce degree at the University of Otago I travelled and lived overseas in Asia, United Kingdom and Australia.

In 2002, I moved to Canada and worked for a large tour operator as the district sales manager for Alberta. This position was the perfect steppingstone to owning and developing my own group travel business.

I have been group’s manager and owner of Leader Tours Inc. for the past 10 years and have enjoyed organizing and developing different tours for our clients. I enjoy customizing tours based on our client’s interest and making sure all the groups needs and expectation are met while on tour.

Where I have travelled…Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Mexico, Hawaii, United States, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland, Czech Republic, Belgium, Austria, Canada, Disney Cruise- US & Mexico, European River Cruise    I have been living in Canada for over 14 years based in Calgary, Alberta.

 Julie Rowley

Inside Sales & Office Manager

I am from Ontario and have been living and working in Calgary for over 26 years.

I have always loved travelling…I travelled extensively from a young age with my family across Europe and loved every minute of it! I have lived & worked in Australia and New Zealand for two years, both countries hold a special place in my heart, the culture and people and the incredible sights really make Australia and New Zealand a top destination in the world.

I manage the office at Leader Tours which includes managing the booking process for our groups, I also build and develop customized itineraries based on our client’s requirements. I advise our groups on travel requirements to the destination they have booked and offer extensive travel insurance coverage which is very important in the current climate the world is in. 

Where I have travelled…Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Mexico, Hawaii, United States, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Belgium, Germany, Disney Cruise -US & Mexico    I have been living in Canada for over 14 years based in Calgary, Alberta.