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helena anderson - wholesale travel consultant

house of travel product - Longhaul

Brief summary of what you do:
My team provides support to the House of Travel retail agents selling longhaul travel (Asia, UK Europe and USA/Canada).  We deal with the retail consultants by phone and email and assist with processing their bookings along with offering suggestions/assistance with land product at these destinations.

What’s the best thing about working in the travel industry?
We are selling something fun and exciting. The travel industry is such a dynamic and fast paced industry so things are never boring.  

How long have you worked for HOT?:
9 years
2004-2010:  Retail consultant at House of Travel
2010-present:  Wholesale consultant at House of Travel Product

Why do you like working for HOT?:
I love working for a NZ owned and operated company.  The culture and values of the company are excellent.

Favourite Holiday Destination?
I try to visit new places each time I travel.  The world is a huge place and the wish list gets longer before it gets shorter, especially when working in the industry. Places that have been really special to me are Egypt, Germany and Rarotonga.