Meet MTA Business Development Manager QLD, NT and northern NSW, Amber Smith

MTA - BDM QLD NT northern NSW - Amber Smith Oct 2018Meet MTA Business Development Manager QLD, NT and northern NSW, Amber Smith

How long with MTA – Nearly eight years.

Background: Studied travel after school and have worked in travel ever since – 28 years and I am still here.

What did you do before you joined MTA? Worked for Bali Retreats, a specialist Bali villa vacations company.

Do you have a specialised area in travel? Asia, South Pacific and the USA.

What is the weirdest request you have had from a client? A fridge in a Hong Kong hotel room, I booked a room with a mini bar fridge, but on her return found out she actually wanted a large 300-litre fridge.

If you hadn’t become a Travel Agent:  Flight attendant.

What’s one of your biggest personal achievements? Personally, my three children. Professionally my BDM role with MTA.

Describe your perfect holiday. Sunny weather, a beautiful beach, yoga and a good book

If you had a time machine where would you travel to and why? Back to the 80’s so I could tell my younger self a thing or two.

If you could choose one, what would your super power be? Flying – I always had dreams of flying as a kid.

What three things do you always take with you when travelling? A book, my phone so I can share on facebook and comfy shoes for walking.

Source = MTA PR - Mike Parker-Brown

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