Penny Spencer – Managing Director

Penny has had over 25 years experience in the Travel Industry, working in a number of areas but predominately Corporate Travel.

She has a passion for Travel and the Industry and having travelled extensively can advise you on her favourite pastime and give her own personal recommendations.

After starting Spencer Travel Oct 1998, Penny has educated herself in Business skills and has grown the business 150% since opening the doors.

Having been awarded numerous industry and non industry awards, including being a Finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards, Penny continues to contribute to the Travel Industry by being on numerous committees and a member of different associations.

Recently being awarded as one of only a few accredited Space Agents in the World, Penny continues to strive for excellence and innovation in everything that she does.

Penny Spencer  –  penny.spencer@spencertravel.com.au

Lisa Allan – Manager Shire Travel

Lisa has been in the travel industry for over 25 years, during this time she has specialised in all facets of Travel from Leisure, Corporate and Management.

She has travelled the world extensively before children and now with her children aged 13yrs & 15yrs she always loves to keep elements of luxury combined with adventure in all her family holidays.

Her favourite holiday was travelling through Morocco and sleeping under the stars in a luxury tented camp in the Sahara Desert and with her family was cruising down the Mexican Riviera and then Cruising the Caribbean!

She recently hosted a fabulous Group Safari in Africa with 5 local Shire families which was a trip of a lifetime for both the Parents and the Kids.

After recently completing the Tauck Academy she is among the exclusive 1% Certified Tauck Agents Worldwide which gives her clients valuable benefits and opportunity rewards.

Email: lisa.allan@shiretravel.com.au

Ian Cooper – Travel Specialist Shire Travel

I have been in the Travel Industry for over 30 years having managed my own agency in Sylvania , most recently working in agencies in the Shire and the city for the past 10 years dealing with Corporate clients as well as Group , Incentive and Conference Travel.

I am married with 3 daughters , have a passion for music, food , wine and have played tennis since early teens but lately have been enjoying golf.

My favourite destinations would be Dubai and Fiji and I have travelled over the years to many Asian destinations as well as Sri Lanka , around the US and Pacific islands and New Zealand as well as most Australian cities.

My dream holiday would be an African Safari with a stopover in the Maldives on the return.

Email: ian.cooper@shiretravel.com.au

Angela Clarke – Travel Specialist Shire Travel

I have worked in the Travel Industry for over 25 years primarily in Retail/Leisure roles. During this time, I am have been lucky to travel to many wonderful destinations like Botswana, Zimbabwe, Thailand, USA, Japan to name a few.

When my children were younger we did a campervan holiday around New Zealand, which I can highly recommend.

Recently, I have returned from a year’s trip around Australia, such an awesome experience, it sure is a huge country with many beautiful spots.

I look forward to helping you with your travel arrangements.

Email: angela.clarke@shiretravel.com.au

Jacqueline Byrne – Travel Specialist Shire Travel

I have worked in the Travel Industry for 20 years, and am happiest when planning leisure travel for my clients.

I travel regularly with my husband and 3 boys 11, 13 and 17 years, and we’re currently looking forward to a trip to Vietnam, where we will explore Hanoi, the beach town of Hoi An, and finish off with a  few days in Hong Kong.   We’ve recently travelled to England, Ireland, Italy and Dubai, and consider myself something of an expert in finding great things for the kids to do in between the museums and culture.  Our kids really enjoyed the Gladiator School that we found in Rome.

Having grown up in, and travelled extensively in New Zealand, I consider myself something of a New Zealand expert

My bucket-list destinations include the countryside’s of Spain and Portugal, South America especially the Galapagos islands, and I really relish the idea of a relaxing, do nothing at all Pacific Cruise.

Email: jacqueline.byrne@shiretravel.com.au

Joanne Watson – Travel Specialist Shire Travel

Travelling has been a passion of mine since my first Contiki trip to New Zealand when I was 19 years old. I have travelled to many places with the UK and Europe, Caribbean Islands and Hawaii among my favourite destinations.

Having just returned to Triathlon racing, I am looking forward to visiting more places where I can race and at the same time explore the beautiful destinations. Germany is next on the list.

Joanne is also a cruise specialist and holds a Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Ambassador status as well as a Commodore status with Princess Cruises.

Email: Joanne.watson@shiretravel.com.au