CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT
BEDROOMS
ADULTS
CHILDREN
DESTINATION
 

The Team

The Winning Holidays team draws on over 25 years' experience in the Hotel and short term and holiday letting industry.

Owner/Property Care Team

Business Process & Implementation Manager
Matt Clift

Matt Clift

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Owner Care Team Leader
Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
languagehttps://www.winningholidays.com.au/

With over 20 years in the tourism industry, Allison has spent many years in the accommodation sector throughout NSW and Queensland having owned Management Rights business to employment as on-site building management for serviced apartments and motels.

Having settled back home in Newcastle over 3 years ago, Allison enjoyed the position of Strata Manager for a number of complexes from Port Stephens to Caves beach, liaising and working with Body Corporate Committees, owners and tenants.

Allison has extensive experience in the holiday letting sector and has a strong passion for excellent customer service. Making people’s holiday experience a memorable one is one of her greatest enjoyments.

On weekends Allison can be found indulging in her “homewares” shopping addiction, watching live bands at various establishments with friends or yelling (and sometimes crying!!) on the Knights at the football!!


Read Moreexpand_more

Holidays Manager - Winning Holidays Port Stephens
Shelley Gill

Shelley Gill

place19 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
languagehttps://www.winningholidays.com.au/

Owner Care Executive - All Regions
Ana Pastori

Ana Pastori

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Ana has experience in the property sector managing a portfolio of commercial and residential apartments in Manly, Sydney. She is committed to achieving client satisfaction, and meeting and exceeding goals. Additionally Ana has over five years experience in Management Consulting leading process improvement, operating model design and change management for globally recognised companies.

Born in Argentina, Ana came for a holiday and fell in love with Australia and decided to settle after finding her place in the world. Ana lived for 5 years in Sydney and recently moved to Newcastle with her partner to enjoy the great beach lifestyle.


Read Moreexpand_more

Owner Care Executive - Winning Holidays Port Stephens
Mitkul Singh

Mitkul Singh

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
languagehttps://www.winningholidays.com.au/

Marketing & Revenue Team

Holidays Marketing (Listings, Distribution and Tariffs)
Pip Sutton

Pip Sutton

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Pip has been in the tourism industry for over 20 years and has worked for the local tourism organisation, in the accommodation sector as a receptionist, for Moonshadow Cruises and Port Stephens 4WD Tours as Marketing Manager, and for the last ten years in the real estate short stays sector in a variety of roles.

Pip’s passion is ensuring that proven results are delivered from all activities. Happy guests = Happy Owners.

Pip is a fully licensed Real Estate Agent and also holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Recreation & Tourism).

She lives in Port Stephens with her husband Ricard and son Lucas, but does spend a lot of time on the side of soccer fields around Newcastle cheering her son on. She enjoys good food, good wine and a spot of shopping, all shared with family and friends.


Read Moreexpand_more

Digital Marketing Manager
Mark Butler

Mark Butler

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Social Media & Content
Clarissa Skelding

Clarissa Skelding

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Junior Graphic Designer
Dalton Welsh

Dalton Welsh

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Marketing Assistant
Salve Lazaro

Salve Lazaro

Salve is a licensed Nutritionist-Dietitian and has held key positions in several companies for over 13 years with adequate knowledge in customer service relations, marketing, financial management, and strategic business planning.

She is now currently assisting in managing our social media platforms and is involved in assisting Claudia in optimising our website listings.

For Salve, the right attitude is everything. Her passion, excitement, positivity, and energy fueled her to get up and face everyday challenges.


Read Moreexpand_more

New Owner Enrollment

Head of Growth Holiday Managements
Phillip Ross

Phillip Ross

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Phillip works strategically across relevant portfolios to enable growth on a state and national level. With a background in Not for Profit organisations, Phillip has worked at various levels from Sector Management, Creative Communications to GM of Marketing, Communications and Events for PCYC NSW. Phillip has a passion for developing people's skills, confidence and talent to gain the best outcome for clients in any given situation.


Read Moreexpand_more

Landlord Liason
Dawn Liddell

Dawn Liddell

place19 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay NSW 2315

Dawn joining the Alloggio Team of Port Stephens Accommodation and Winning Holidays brings with her 30 years' experience in the industry. Dawn is very keen to contribute her past experience in this field and to embrace what the future can offer to this every changing Holiday Letting environment.

Her introduction to the industry was from the grass roots as an owner operator for 15 years in the hospitality industry which covered Accommodation, Group tours, Wedding and Conference Centre as well as a fully Licensed Restaurant.

Over the years Dawn has been elected to the Owners Corporation giving her a sound knowledge of the Strata industry and upon joining Nelson Bay Real Estate some 17 years ago secured her Full licence in Real Estate and was involved along the way with Sales, Trust Accounting, Tribunal Hearings, Permanent, Commercial and Holiday Letting. During this period Dawn become the Licensee in Charge of Port Stephens Accommodation which over this period involved a substantial increase in the Holiday Letting portfolio.


Read Moreexpand_more

Business Development Manager

Yvonne Schumann

place19 Stockton Street, Nelson Bay NSW 2315

Reservations - Guest Care Team

Reservations Manager
Alysha Stephenson

Alysha Stephenson

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Holidays Reservations - Port Stephens & Coffs Harbour Regions
Gina Kavanaagh

Gina Kavanaagh

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300
languagehttps://www.winningholidays.com.au/

Gina has spent the last 10 years working with Scenic Luxury Tours as a Reservations Consultant in the international and domestic tourism sector where she was lucky enough to have travelled to Europe twice and also around Australia.

She has a 21-year-old daughter Jaala (who is the light of her life) and recently bought herself her dream car, an Audi!

I enjoy puzzles, watching the NRL and going to the beach.


Read Moreexpand_more

Support Team Leader (All Departments)
Grace Viray

Grace Viray

Grace's wealth of experiences in providing support to global businesses brought her to lead Alloggio's Support Team.

With a university degree and experiences as a Team Leader for a Real Estate Recruitment firm in Brisbane and another Holiday Management company in New South Wales acquired by Alloggio, Grace now leads the support team of Alloggio's different departments, carrying over her experiences in corporate training, sales, and organizational development from different industries.

With her passion to help businesses thrive, Grace has always been involved in the continuous improvement, not only of the Support Team, but supports the company's vision as well. With almost over a decade of collective experience both in the corporate jungle and in providing virtual support, she has helped many clients thrive and has now created a team that has been one of the backbones of the company.

Though Grace may seem to be an "A Type" of person, she has a sense of humour and has a background in hosting events and public speaking. When she's not in front of her computer, providing support, answering emails and attending Zoho meetings, she's usually just spending quality loving time with her husband Troy and daughters Kahlila and Gianna in their lovely home.


Read Moreexpand_more

Senior Holidays Support
Aiza Cruz

Aiza Cruz

Aiza has excellent supervisory and management skills gained from working previously as a Senior Supervisor in Brunei Darussalam. She currently leads the Holidays Reservations Support Department carrying her almost 5 year experience from another Holiday Management company in the North Beaches acquired by Alloggio.

She is a creative thinker who suggests options for improvement and solves problems effectively. A detail-oriented individual, has initiative and is able to plan strategically. She is always excited to learn new things!

She has a lovely daughter and a hard-working husband who lighten up her life. She enjoys spending her precious time taking care of her family.


Read Moreexpand_more

Finance Team

Trust Accounts Team Leader
Leanne Barsley

Leanne Barsley

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Trust Accounts
Jordyn Barsley

Jordyn Barsley

place840 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Senior Trust Accounting Support
Ritchel Lisondra

Ritchel Lisondra

Ritchel has more than 15 years of professional experience with tenure in Accounting, Management, Recruitment, Real Estate, and Customer Service.

Ritchel strongly believes in empowering people to take ownership of their positions and processes and also believes effective communication is key to great leadership.


Read Moreexpand_more

Trust Accounting Support
Gisselle Nadal

Gisselle Nadal

Aside from her main role as an Owner Care Support, Gisselle is also a reinforced staff for marketing, trust accounts, and hotel accounts. She has more than 10 years of experience in customer service and business development and management.

She's always up for a challenge and carries out tasks effectively and efficiently; making sure to be an asset with her initiative, flexibility, creativity, and resourcefulness.


Read Moreexpand_more

A Team You Can Count On
The specialists in short stay rentals in Port Stephens and Newcastle.
The highest standard of ethics, values and client care.
A little slice of paradise on the Tomaree and Tilligerry Peninsulas.
Rediscover the things that matter and enjoy life's true pleasures.
Read our latest news and articles within the Port Stephens Accommodation Blog.
BOOK YOUR PORT STEPHENS ACCOMMODATION TODAY!