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Personal Details

 

Travel Consultant

quintonh@hot.co.nz

03-214-3500

36-40 Kelvin St
Invercargill

Why ME?

I’ve been in the industry for over 14 years, I am here to assist and take my time with you to plan that perfect holiday. I haven’t been everywhere in the world but it’s on my list and I look forward to meeting you.

Image Gallery

 
  • Sailing out of Sydney Sailing out of Sydney
  • Standing on the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau Standing on the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau
  • Alongside the Crown Princess in Bonaire Alongside the Crown Princess in Bonaire
  • Aruba - Caribbean Aruba - Caribbean
  • At Sea, working onboard Crown Princess At Sea, working onboard Crown Princess
  • Princess Cruises Ocean Medallion Princess Cruises Ocean Medallion

Community & Charity Events

  • Hospice - Invercargill / Weekly Baking

Where on Earth do you still want to go?

  • Antartica
  • Petra - Southern Jordan
  • South America

Useful Apps & Gadgets for Travel

  • HOT App
  • AcccuWeather App

HOT Awards & Qualifications

  • NZQA Certificate in Travel - Level 3 & 4
  • CLIA Master Cruise Consultant
  • Princess Academy - Commodore
  • Fiji Matai Specialist
  • P&O Flagship Masterclass 2017 / 2018 / 2019
  • Aussie Specialist

What I always take on holiday

  • Camera - Any phone these days have great cameras, worth the investment.
  • Insurance - Always get Insurance, a must on any holiday.
  • Travel Adapter - An essential for any travel
  • Sense of Humor

Where I've Been

 

Favourite Holidays

 

Ruby Princess - 2019

Ruby Princess was a stunning ship, she is a Crown-class cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. She was built in 2008 by Fincantieri in Trieste, Italy. She is a sister ship to Crown Princess and Emerald Princess.

I sailed to, Tasmania, an isolated island state off Australia’s south coast, is known for its vast, rugged wilderness areas, largely protected within parks and reserves. On the Tasman Peninsula, the 19th-century Port Arthur penal settlement is now an open-air museum. In Hobart, the port capital, Salamanca Place's Georgian warehouses now house galleries and boutiques

I was lucky to travel on board and did the CLIA Masters Conference where I've since become a CLIA Master Cruise Consultant. I am now the only CLIA Master Cruise Consultant this far South for House of Travel.

Fiji - 2017

 Bula!!

Fiji is amazing, and there are so many ways you could possibly describe it. In November of 2017 I re discovered the island and fell in love with a place I can’t wait to visit again.

We flew with Fiji Airways the national airline and arrived into Nadi International Airport to warm weather and a fantastic greeting by locals. A quick 20 min transfer out to Denarau island, we spent an overnight at The Westin Resort Denarau Island, what a fantastic resort – the beds are truly heavenly. The next day we explored Nadi, checking out the local markets, the Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami, a Hindu temple reflecting Fiji's large Indian population and the amazing and the lush Gardens of the Sleeping Giant which has orchids and hiking trails.

Heading back to Denarau Island which is an upscale resort area with a golf course and marina, we set sail out to the beautiful Tokoriki Island in the stunning Mamanuca Islands. We stayed at The Sheraton Tokoriki Island Resort and spent 2 nights of pure relaxation. The views are amazing, the staff are outstanding the property is absolutely outstanding.

Any trip to Fiji must include a day at Malamala Beach Club – famous for crystal clear waters and just 25 minutes from Port Denarau. Enjoy the beach club with a day pass and experience white sand beaches, beachside cabanas, a resort style infinity edge pool, and views across the Mamanucas. The food at Malamala Beach Club is amazing, you must visit and try for yourself.

Lastly, we then spent our last night at The Sheraton Resort Denarau – which is a great hotel after a fantastic couple of days rediscovering Fiji. I was blown away by Fiji’s beauty, how friendly the locals are and how close to New Zealand it is. It’s country so rich in culture and a place full of happy smiles.

Borneo - 2007

Borneo is a magical region with plenty of things to do. Kota Kinabalu is a favourite place of mine which is a beautiful place full of serene beaches to tropical rainforests, there is so much to see and experience in Kota Kinabalu.

I flew in from Singapore, transferred to our Hotel and enjoyed a perfect holiday in a place I can’t wait to visit again. I stayed at the Shangri-la’s Tanjung Aru Resort a modern luxury resort which is a 10-minute drive from the international airport. The resort has a private beach with stunning views, award winning gardens and it overlooks the South China Sea. Any visit must include seeing the world-famous heritage-site Kinabalu Park and Poring Rainforest, the park boasts views of Mt Kinabalu that towers way above this region, along the journey you may get a chance to mingle with the local villagers at roadside stalls learning about produce they sell such as local fruits and handicrafts.

I touched the surface of a place so full of life and culture with so much more to explore.

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