About

About Our Company

Orbit World Travel, formally World Travel Professionals, is proud of its 25-year heritage growing from one leisure travel agency located in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay to now six offices in six cities around Australia. In 2016, we joined forces with Orbit World Travel New Zealand and in 2017 we opened an office in Singapore.

Our team of highly qualified globetrotters means the Orbit World Travel client receives not only the latest information but also the wisdom that only comes with years of experience in the travel industry. Representing the best of the best, we are delighted to be part of the Virtuoso travel network.  As the travel industry’s leading luxury network, we can offer our clients exclusive Virtuoso benefits, deals and experiences.

We look forward to providing you with insider tips, exclusive offers and unsurpassed personal service.

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Meet the Team

Read why our team are the best Travel Advisors to manage your holiday plans.

Heaven Hansen

Leisure Manager

Heavens’ passion for travel has seen her explore a wealth of countries, with a special affection for Europe and the UK. Heaven is an avid explorer, and some travel highlights include volunteering in South Africa and hiking the Cinque Terre paths in Italy. Whether it is camelback riding across Egypt, or cheese and wine beside the Rhine River, Heavens’ expertise is in crafting unforgettable experiences for her clients.

Holly Ireland

Travel Advisor

Holly is a passionate traveller who loves exploring the world, including her own backyard. In the last decade, she has travelled to 69 countries, covering all seven continents. Some of Holly travel highlights include Antarctica, Machu Picchu and summers in Europe. If you are looking for a holiday filled with unforgettable memories that will have you leave as a tourist and return as a storyteller stop and have a chat with Holly.

Teresa Mason

Travel Advisor

Exploring the world is Teresa’s passion having visited 30 countries to date. Her knowledge of the world’s most inspiring places is extensive. Her experience, passion and love of other cultures drive her belief that to travel is one of life’s ultimate joys—it never fails to thrill, expand our perspectives and fill us with wonder and gratitude. Teresa is recognised as an accredited cruise consultant and appreciates that cruise offers value for money, is perfect for multi generation holidays and allows people to do as much or as little as they like.

Carol Horlock

Travel Advisor

Having spent her formative years in the UK Carol has enjoyed extensive travels in Europe. She has had opportunity to focus on a country or region and dig deep into all that it has to offer. Since migrating to Australia she has travelled to all corners of Australia and appreciates the wonders that are available to us at our own back door. In order to ensure that your holiday will be perfect Carol will take time to get to know you, believing that by forming a relationship with her client she will be sure to hit their holiday brief to guaranteeing that every journey is a trip of a lifetime.

Aaron Spriggs

Travel Advisor

After spending 6 years living in Canada and touring the world, Aaron chose to kept his lust for travel alive by joining the travel industry upon his return to Australia. His passion is curating once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences for the young, and the young-at-heart, from budget travel to luxury guided safaris and world cruises. Aaron loves getting to know each of his clients so he can tailor-make a dream holiday that is going to meet their expectations and provide life-long memories. He’ll always make an incredible restaurant recommendation also, just for good measure.

Alicia Philips

Travel Advisor

After a long history in teaching Alicia switched careers combining her thirst for knowledge with exploring the world. Alicia enjoys the challenge of creating specialised individual itineraries for her clients, she loves fun experiences, things that are off the beaten path and will go to great lengths to find the perfect highlight for your journey. North America has become a recent passion, she’s building a list of non mainstream places to visit and looks forward to introducing you to her treasures.

Linda Higgins

Travel Advisor

Linda caught the travel bug when travelling to Europe with her family during high school. She still hasn’t found a cure for her bug and hopes she never will! Linda loves to learn about new products, destinations, experience and airfares, so spends a lot of time digging around to open up new opportunities for her clients. Over the years Linda has appreciated the value that she can bring to her clients holiday via Orbit’s affiliation with Virtuoso. The benefits that she will offer in added value, service and luxury can make a substantial difference to your holiday.

Ruth Carlton

Travel Advisor

Ruth’s career in travel spans over 40 years, she has worked in Switzerland, United Kingdom, Italy, Mexico and of course her adopted homeland Australia. She has had opportunity to visit each continent multiple times. In order to fulfil her clients’’ dreams she knows it is critical to ask the questions leading her to recommending the perfect solution. She respects that well travelled clients wish to “do their own thing”, in their own time so will ensure that your itinerary is tailored to allow meet with your expectation.

Ros Hakim

Travel Advisor

Having notched up over 50 years in the travel industry Ros has long been a passionate traveller. She continues to investigate and familiarise herself with the latest trends in hotels, resorts and experiential travel. In addition she is a passionate foodie, she always has the best restaurants to recommend. In conjunction with Virtuoso’s network of onsite specialists, she will offer the ultimate travel experience ensuring that all of your special requests are delivered seamlessly.

David Wood

David commenced his travel career in 1969 and over the last 50 years, he has acquired the knowledge and experience that is second to none. He will happily curate a unique travel experience that is perfect for you. He developed a keen interest in art, history, food and wine as he spent many months travelling throughout Europe. Among his favourite places in the world are Italy, France and Germany. In recent years David has spent a significant amount of time cruising the high seas and qualifies as a ‘frequent cruiser’ with the luxury cruise line, Silversea. Anything you need to know about Silver Spirit or Silver Muse – David is your man!

Join Our Team

If you are an Australian based experienced, passionate and well-travelled Travel professional, then get in touch. With offices around Australia deliver expertise in leisure travel, corporate travel and conferences, we offer our team a supportive, professional and fun environment to make peoples holiday dreams come true. Contact us today to find out more.

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Our Partners

Orbit World Travel is proud to work with the below preferred travel partners.

CruiseCo
Virtuoso Travel Agent
Mandarin Oriental hotel group