Meet 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.