In 2012, with 20 years’ experience as a Travel Agent working in both corporate travel management, and leisure travel, I had acquired the confidence, experience & knowledge that I needed to become a self-employed Broker and join the team of over 100 Travel Brokers nationwide with helloworld.
I had 8 years of consistent successful business growth year on year, and then Covid hit, and I just managed to keep my head above water for 2 years. So thankful to have a home office, without the overheads of a store.
Here we are in 2022, onwards & upwards! A move from Waimauku to Kumeu to set up a new home office, and forging ahead again.
At our fabulous overseas Annual conferences, from 2012-2019, with my successful business growth, I was awarded The Travel Brokers Marketeer of the Year twice, a Top 10 Achiever SIX times, and a Top FIVE achiever once!
In 2019 I was awarded the Matai Fiji Tourism expert & was rewarded with a 3 night stay at the gorgeous Six Senses Spa & Resort on Malolo Island, flying Fiji Airlines. I have lost count in how many times I have holidayed in Fiji now, 20+, and also holidayed several times in Vanuatu, Rarotonga, Tahiti, Samoa, & Noumea. I am a certified “South Pacific Expert”. Whether you are after a 5 star luxury resort, a family resort with packages like “kids stay, play & eat free”, or an all-inclusive resort where your activities, meals & drinks are all included - it is likely that I have either stayed there, or have visited it! Family holidays are of special interest to me, with my 2 teenagers. I am always keeping an eye out for great family deals, and will happily talk through all the pros and cons of the varying resort options for you to compare, with my first-hand experience..
Cruising is an incredibly popular way to travel. 2 weeks on Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas around Spain, Portugal, Majorca, the highlight being Gibraltar. 7 nights on The Pride of America visiting the Hawaiian Islands; 7 nights on the gorgeous NCL’s Escape ex Miami in the Caribbean - she was only launched 4 months prior. We loved the 7 night Alaska Vancouver to Anchorage cruise on NCL’s Jewel with the highlight jaw dropping Hubbard Glacier.
4 nights ex Singapore on RCL’s Voyager of the Seas, plus 3 cruises through NZ waters on both the ‘good old’ P&O Pearl, Holland America Line’s MS Volendam, and the 7 night Genteng Dream’s inaugural Circumnavigation cruise of NZ with the incredible grandeur of the 2020 New year’s morning cruise through the Milford & Doubtful sounds. I am lucky enough to have experienced BOTH the gorgeous small ship cruises for 4 nights in Fiji’s Yasawa islands - The Blue Lagoon Cruise & The Captain Cook Cruise.
With two active boys, theme parks can be a highlight of our holiday. May 2016 we did Disneyland & Disney’s California Adventure Park in Anaheim, Universal Studios with the newly opened Harry Potter World was a highlight! Legoland, SeaWorld & San Diego Zoo & African Safari park completed this fantastic family holiday full of theme parks & adventures! Just over a year later in July 2017 we did Orlando doing Disneyworld (all 5 parks) plus the 3 parks of Universal, and we had a fascinating day out at Cape Canaveral at NASA.
I am very well-travelled, and YOU will receive the huge benefits of this as I can give you first-hand information & travel tips, & tricks, with my recommendations of what I think will work best for you so that your holiday experience is the very best that it can be.
Being a Broker allows me the flexibility & independence that I love, and being a member of helloworld gives me access to the very best of deals from all suppliers, and ensures that I have the opportunity to match deals that you may have seen advertised elsewhere. Having worked in Corporate travel for 15 years, I understand that building a relationship of trust in your consultant means everything. My attention to detail is excellent, I look outside the square to give options & solutions to travel requests, and I make it work.
I can offer you the ‘one stop shop’ with flights, accommodation, cruises, coach tours, car/campervan/motorbike hire or lease, rail sectors & passes, small group hosted tours, tailor made private tours, Travel Insurance, advice on Visa & Health & Covid-19 travel requirements. Anything & everything travel related, please just ask.
I support many fundraising efforts in my wonderful community, Waimauku School & the local Lions Clubs, and am a Committee Member our local Scouts group where our two boys are involved.
Feel free to phone or email me, and you can make an appointment to meet me in my home office in Kumeu.
Wherever in the world you want to go, I’d love to help you get there, please let my 30+ years travel experience enhance yours!
“Many many thanks for all your work in setting up this trip for us! You have been amazing and made it so easy! I have already recommended you to a few people and will definitely recommend you to many more! You are a superstar!!!!! Thanks” Ange P. Waimauku
“Thanks again for creating one trip of a lifetime. Now time to start saving up for the next trip. You’ll just have to help us to decide where to!!!” Caroline L. Waimauku
“Oh wow, thank you Tanya, that's amazing! What a wonderful surprise! And thank you for going the extra mile, I cannot recommend you highly enough. ☺” Kirsti L. Waimauku
"Tanya has managed my business & personal travel arrangements for over 15 years. She has a bright & pleasant personality that shines through and makes it a pleasure to deal with her. In my long experience in the international world I believe Tanya is the best Travel Consultant I have ever used, she is a great asset" Ian G. Director.
"For years I had used Tanya’s services for my business travel, and found her so efficient my wife & I have used Tanya’s services for our personal holidays for close to 20 years. I have no hesitation in providing Tanya with the strongest reference possible." Dr Stewart R