Nick brings more than 40 years hotel experience to The Hotel Network. He trained for 4 years at the Hotel Management School in the UK. Nick joined Thistle Hotels as postgraduate trainee, progressing through the organisation to become the youngest deputy manager at a five star property in the UK. Nick arrived in Australia in 1982 to set up and manage the Regent Sydney’s (now Four Seasons) conference facilities. Nick then managed the conference facilities at the Sydney Hilton and was subsequently promoted within Hilton Australia to negotiate all aircrew and inbound operator contracts for the 7 Hilton properties.
Nick established The Hotel Network, an Australian company, which has been a pioneer of accommodation management services for government departments and corporate organisations for over 25 years. With combination of technological advances, personalised service, and an extensive network of hotels and partnerships, The Hotel Network delivers the most cost effective accommodation booking and reconciliation solution around Australia.
Having studied at university in the UK then worked in London in advertising, Julia moved to Australia in the early 80’s to start up a business venture. As a small business operator for many years Julia has managed all aspects of the business environment from management, training & education, communication and marketing. “Team work and co-operation are important aspects of a good business. It’s all about the people you work with and we have very good people”.
Rogers lives and works in Brisbane and brings with him over 33 years experience in the Australian IT Industry, particularly in Data Content Management Systems (Vignette) and Accounting Systems (PeopleSoft). Roger began his career in Civil Engineering (Africa and London) and then progressed to a sales role in engineering solutions for the London University Computer Service (LUCS).
In 1980, he moved to Australia and worked again in sales for Sperry Univac. Roger then began his own business, Intelligence Australia, which provided marketing and finance modelling solutions in Account Management and Business Development.
Natalie has more than 20 years experience working in hotels from reservations through to event management, Natalie brings a wealth of knowledge to The Hotel Network. Natalie joined The Hotel Network from Carlton Crest (now Novotel Sydney Central) where she managed over 400 conferences & events and organised over 1000 accommodation groups for conventions.
Having previously worked for Accor, Bass Hotels & Resorts (now IHG), SPHC, Pacific International Hotels (now part of Stella), the hotel knowledge Natalie brings has been instrumental in refining The Hotel Network total service to meet changing requirements and has made the system into a complete and fully integrated offering for corporate and government travellers.
Lynda is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the reservation team and ongoing account management. Lynda has been with The Hotel Network for over 10 years and is highly regarded by all our clients and travellers for her great “can do” attitude and ability to resolve issues in a timely manner.
Combined with a strong hotel background and her experiences, Lynda is able to ensure that The Hotel Network are able to provide the best possible level of service to our clients as well as having clear understanding of the workings of hotels.
Arun has over 10 years experience working in the travel industry in a Corporate and Government Account Management role. Having previously worked in the UK for Britannia International he relocated to Melbourne working with Accor and Punthill Apartments.
Arun commenced at The Hotel Network in 2015 and has implemented our successful GDS hotel program for rural and remote hotels and often spoken at hotel conferences. Arun is responsible for the account management of key clients at The Hotel Network.