We’re passionate about ensuring that your trip is a great success.
If it’s worth going to, chances are we’ve been there – or know someone who has! The travel specialists on our team love to travel, to research and unearth travel tips that will help our clients make the most of their journey. Draw on their expertise and knowledge to help make your next trip unforgettable. We are pleased to introduce you to some key members of our team:
Barbara Whitten | Managing Director
Barbara, an established and respected veteran of the travel industry is a key member of various professional bodies and affiliations. For 35 years she has been the driving force of the development of Anywhere Travel. Further, with 37 years’ experience, her vision for niche market diversification has been consolidated in recent years through implementation of latest technology and specialist staff training. She has a vast network of contacts and an extensive knowledge of the workings of the travel industry.
Nik Young | General Manager
With over 21 years in the travel industry Nik has recently joined Anywhere Travel. Growing up in many different countries led to a love of travel and the aviation industry. After 12 years developing travel programmes in London (UK) and New York (USA) he made the move to Australia in 2006. His role as General Manager covers all aspects of the business, including technology, business & product development, customer & supplier management, as well as staff development.
Amanda Zhong | Financial Controller
Amanda has been in the travel industry as an accountant for over 10 years. Amanda finished her Master’s degree of Accountant CY at UTS and joined the Anywhere Travel team in 2008.
Steve Thompson | Leisure Retail Manager
Steve has been with Anywhere Travel for over 7 years. Steve has 12 years’ experience in the travel industry with 9 years specialising in luxury leisure travel, he successfully guides the leisure team with the best suppliers. He has a wealth of knowledge having personally been travelling for over 12 years and have been to various worldwide destinations and continue to explore new destinations every year on his personal travels.
Fabian Longin | Corporate Account Manager
Fabian recently joined Anywhere Travel in the role of Corporate Account Manager following over 10 years in diverse roles in the world of corporate travel. These include 4 years at Amadeus IT Pacific, a global travel technology company where he helped expand their online presence with Cytric & AeTM, both from Amadeus, but also Concur and Serko. Using this expert knowledge Fabian now works with corporations looking to create, tailor and manage travel programs… Anywhere Travel will work hand in hand with you, to provide analysis and recommendations and implement improvements to drive compliance, delivering ongoing cost benefits, traveller safety and satisfaction.
Naomi Stephens | Operations Manager
Naomi has been with Anywhere Travel for close to 2 years with over 8 years’ experience in the travel industry. Within this time she has gained a vast knowledge of a number of different technologies that we use within the travel industry. Naomi is Anywhere Travels systems guru and along with a dedicated team manages the implementation of new accounts ensuring bespoke travel policies and processes are set-up to meet clients’ needs and expectations…
Rochelle Bird | Corporate Team Manager
Rochelle joined the Corporate Travel team at Anywhere Travel 2014. “I have been in the travel industry for over 19 years and with Anywhere Travel for the last 4 years working with the Corporate and Leisure teams. Throughout my time in the travel industry , I have been lucky to experience many places I never imagined and love to travel to the USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. There’s always a new and exciting destination to explore.”