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Consultant Profile: Charlie Ward « HOT on Brandon Outlet Page

Personal Details


Operations Manager – Brandon Street

26 Brandon Street

Why ME?

Community & Charity Events

  • Relay for Life 2019

Where on Earth do you still want to go?

  • Next up is a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing to St Petersburg
  • I've visited-Fiji, Tahiti, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, UK, France & Australia

Useful Apps & Gadgets for Travel

  • House of Travel App
  • XE Currency
  • Google Translate
  • LiveTrekker

HOT Awards & Qualifications

  • Accredited CLIA Cruise Specialist
  • Certified Philippines Fun Travel Expert
  • Certified Tourism Fiji Matai Specialist
  • Tahiti Tourisme Tier 1 Specialist
  • Blue Lagoon Cruises accredited agent
  • Working toward: VisitTheUSA Accreditation
  • Sir George Seymour: Advanced Tourism Training Certificate

Where I've Been


Favourite Holidays


P&O Cruise & Gold Coast

In October 2017 I took my first cruise from Auckland to Sydney upon the P&O Pacific Jewel, comedy themed cruise. First off I couldn't recommend a more relaxing trip, there's something about being in the middle of the ocean that just disconnects you from the World, sitting on the deck with a good book, followed by delicious meals and comedy shows in the evening really made for a superb trip. After the cruise I flew straight to the Gold Coast for a little more R&R, it's a Kiwi favorite and always very affordable. My pick for accommodation: Mantra Circle on Cavil

Hong Kong & Macau

In May 2017 I flew Hong Kong Airlines to this East-meets-West destination and explored the Vegas of China, Macau along with a week in Hong Kong city. As a destination I'd definitely recommend a stopover if flying Long Haul. With a smelting pot of Chinese History, colonial influence and a bustling financial district, there really is something for everyone.  Be sure to contact me for some ideas for your next trip!

Philippines Fun Travel Expert Trip

I strongly urge everyone to try the Philippines in their lifetime! Especially if you've done the likes of Thailand, Vietnam and are needing a new adventure. With over 2,000 inhabited Islands, this destination truly has something for everyone... from the family needing to re-connect, the adventurous thrill-seeker, or even Honeymoon/anniversary couples. 
Having recently become an accredited "Fun Travel Expert", I was personally selected by the Department of Tourism Philippines to represent Wellington with 50 other Travel Agents from Australia & NZ.
I was fortunate enough to experience the best in Hospitality and Tourism the Nation has to offer on the Islands of Boracay & Cebu with a couple nights also in the bustling capital of Manila.
If you're after some inspiration of your own or want to know more, then please get in touch

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