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Meet The Team

Cruise and Travel Centre Springwood

Meet The Team

Cruise and Travel Centre Springwood

Lalani Pathikirikorale – Travel Centre Manager / Director

Lalani has over 32 years-experience in the travel industry. She has travelled extensively through Europe, America and Asia. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Administrative Accounting (London). Lalani currently specialises in Business Travel Management, IT, and Group Travel. Prior to migrating to Australia, she was a ticketing executive for SriLankan Airlines.

Among the many Group Tours that Lalani has co-ordinated are a group of 59 from all over Australia to Russia; a group of 54 to Jerusalem; a group of 32 to Boodhgaya in India; and a group of 85 to the Holy Land.

In 2002, she organised a group 59 to Russia from all parts of Australia. In 2006, she organised a group of 54 to Jerusalem in Israel. She had a confirmed group of 28/32 to Boodhgaya in India in Feb 2010 and 2012 respectively and a group of 85 to the Holy Land in 2013.

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Jayantha Pathikirikorale – Marketing Manager / Director

Jayantha was in the Air Force for 15 years, and has toured Europe and America extensively, as well as Asia and the former USSR. He specialises in Group Tours to Sri Lanka, Maldives and India. In 2001/2002, he organised the largest Group of 86 pax to travel to Sri Lanka and India from Australia. In 2004, he organised a group of 26 from the Queensland Universities Cricket Team, including Mr Alan Border as Manager for a tour of Sri Lanka and India and in July 2004, he organised a group of 40 from Perth and Sydney to tour Sri Lanka for 19 days and 07 days to North India. Jayantha is the Vice President of the Sri Lanka Disaster Relief Fund of Queensland and the Sri Lanka Sports Association of QLD supporting the development of junior cricket in Sri Lanka.

 

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Margaret Phillips – Senior Supervisor - International Consultant

Margaret has worked in the industry for more than 44 years and is the regular recipient of industry awards. She has widely travelled to U.K., Europe, America and the Asia/Pacific. In 2006 she organised the Annual Chiropractors Seminar in Melbourne for 823 members. In 2005, she organised and accompanied a group of 50 for an Alaskan Cruise, for 21 days and accompanied groups to China, Egypt and Europe in 2006, 2007 and 2008. She has worked at our Travel Agency for over 12 years.

 

 

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Melissa Atkin - International Travel/Cruise Consultant

Melissa is an International Consultant and specialises in Cruises.

She is an Accredited Cruise Consultant of the International Cruise Council of Australia. She has widely travelled to U.K., Europe, America and the Asia/Pacific. She specialises in worldwide cruises and International Air Travel. She has worked at our Travel Agency for over 12 years.