CRUISING WITH THE SPENCER GROUP OF COMPANIES

Our resident cruise guru Maria Theodosatos has recently returned from escorting a group on a wonderful Mediterranean cruise. Not only was she looking after clients from the Spencer Group of Companies but also those from across the Virtuoso travel network. It’s always nice to be on a cruise with a host, especially one you know well. [...]

By |2017-02-01T17:51:04+11:00October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CRUISING WITH THE SPENCER GROUP OF COMPANIES

LUXURY TRAVEL: An Occasional Glimpse Behind the Curtain

  As a member of a number of hotel advisory groups, I'm fortunate to peek behind the luxury curtain a couple of time a year. I travel to exciting destinations with other industry folk and we workshop current and emerging trends, plans and developments, new experiences and services. It can be a fascinating forum of [...]

By |2017-02-01T17:51:04+11:00July 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LUXURY TRAVEL: An Occasional Glimpse Behind the Curtain

LUXURY: The Grand Old Dame Still Has It

I’ve just returned from Hong Kong - one of my absolutely favourite cities. There’s something about the place - the energy, the history, the pockets of tranquility, the confidence, the sense that you’re somewhere where anything’s possible. Hong Kong has been a regular business destination of mine for years, this bubbling, boiling melting pot. I’ve [...]

By |2017-02-01T17:51:05+11:00March 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LUXURY: The Grand Old Dame Still Has It

PONDERING LUXURY

The word ‘luxury’ gets tossed around a lot these days. Luxury. Highly subjective. But what is it? What does it mean to you? For a long time I imagined that luxury, etymologically speaking - was related to the word deluxe. And that deluxe had its origin in describing quality goods that came from Luxembourg (de-Luxe) [...]

By |2017-02-01T17:51:05+11:00February 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PONDERING LUXURY

TRAVEL CONVERSATIONS: Lazy Susans, Office Huddles, Drinking Bubbly on the Great Wall, Passion, Books and Mentoring

I was absolutely thrilled to be interviewed by Ryan Montgomery & Aaron Christian for Travel Conversations - Australia’s first dedicated tourism industry podcast. Travel Conversations is about tapping into the business experiences of industry figures, mentors and aspiring leaders. A place where business and personal learnings are shared, and secrets of success (and perhaps the [...]

By |2017-02-01T17:51:05+11:00February 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TRAVEL CONVERSATIONS: Lazy Susans, Office Huddles, Drinking Bubbly on the Great Wall, Passion, Books and Mentoring
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