Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Profiles

Birches Serviced Apartments

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A family motel business and a background in nursing launched Jennie Scheffler’s career in hospitality. Now the successful owner of Birches Serviced Apartments on Simpson St, Jennie’s first hospitality job was on reception at the Old Melbourne Hotel on Flemington Rd back in 1985. “Today it has been turned into student lodgings but in those days it was quite a …

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Zeta Bar – Hilton Sydney

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Zeta changed the face of Sydney’s bar landscape when it burst onto the drinking scene as part of The Hilton Sydney’s red carpet re-opening in 2005. Zeta has since established a reputation as one of the most cutting edge and pioneering bars in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Mariners North

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Brett and Maree Thompson are no strangers to the accommodation industry. Today they are the managers of Townsville’s iconic Mariners North Holiday Apartments but in the past they have managed some of North Queensland’s most prominent properties.

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Coral Cay Resort Motor Inn

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Management rights owner Warner Banks was working as attorney general on the South Pacific island of Niue one moment and cleaning toilets and emptying bins for a living the next. Career changes are of course fairly common in this business but none are quite as dramatic as this one.

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The Beach Club Resort

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The Beach Club Resort managers, Barry and Sharyn Alleway are no strangers to the management rights industry. They first started out with Beachside Mooloolaba and after four years, Barry and Sharyn were looking for a new challenge. That challenge was found in The Beach Club Resort.

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Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa

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Scheduled to open in October 2010, the construction of Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa – Australia’s first luxury conservation-based resort in the heart of the Blue Mountains World Heritage area in New South Wales – is now reaching completion.

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Reaping the rewards of hard work

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Caloundra’s iconic Gemini Resort is a stand out favourite destination for visitors to the Sunshine Coast. Cleverly managed by husband and wife team Caroline and Simon Harrison since 2010, this absolute beachfront resort typifies perfect Queensland holiday relaxation, speaking volumes for its hard working managers.

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Adelphi Springs

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Movers and ShakersPerry and Adrienne Potter recently purchased the management rights to well-known residential resort, Adelphi Springs. Having never dabbled in the accommodation industry before, Adrienne said they are thoroughly enjoying their new business venture.

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Meriton on Main Beach

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It was in September 2004 that longtime managers, Greg and Ian Hill from the Meriton on Main Beach were first profiled. Here we are, five years on, profiling the Meriton on Main Beach again and Greg and Ian are still the managers there.

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