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Meet the Team

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Jasmine Kyle

Team Leader
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist

Jasmine’s career started in 2006 at one of Australia and the worlds’ biggest retail travel agencies, where she shortly gained a reputation for specialising in luxury travel. During her career, her most memorable holiday was onboard the Silver Muse from Athens to Malta and her Norwegian Fjord Cruise.

Jasmine Recommends:

Destination: Malta

Ship: Silver Muse
Hotel: Hotel Esprit Saint Germain, Paris
Tip: Invest in a Portable Charger and ensure it’s charged before leaving each day, that way you won’t miss out on capturing stunning moments

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Connie La Macchia

Travel & Cruise Advisor
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​

Through my own travel experiences and combined work travel I have visited over 30 countries in Asia, Europe, North and South America, New Zealand, Japan, India, Middle East and Scandinavia. Having visited these countries multiple times I’ve been able to establish strong connections with local tour operators, hotels and travel companies.

I am committed to and get great satisfaction in making my clients’ dream holidays a reality ensuring that their experiences are memorable and tailor made. I love to collaborate with clients making sure that their travels tailor to their personal preferences thoughtfully planning each detail. With 30+ cruises across 20+ ships spanning over 25years in the travel industry, my first hand experiences and insider knowledge will make your travel dreams a reality.

Traveling through South America, photographing Machu Picchu, witnessing Aurelia Borealis, and relaxing on the Croatia islands are some of my favourite memories. These memories, and many more, fuel my passion to craft personalized travel experiences for others. My bucket-list is as vast as the planet is huge with Egypt, Alaska and Cuba high on the list. Whilst away my favourite pastime apart from sight seeing is discovering the food and wines of the local areas I am visiting.

“I do believe it’s time for another adventure, because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.”

Jess Recommends:

Destination: New York City

Ship: Seabourn Sojourn
Hotel:
Dreams Luxury Suites Santorini
Tip:
Tip Allow plenty of time of Travel Visas to be processed and returned before departure.

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Julie McMillan

Travel & Cruise Advisor
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​

Julie has worked in the travel industry for over 25 years, most of this time was spent working in England for a major cruise retailer. She has travelled extensively around Europe and America and cruised around numerous destinations including Norway, the Mediterranean, Baltic and the Caribbean. After living in Stockholm, Sweden for several years she joined us at Bicton Travel in 2015.

Julie Recommends:

Destination: Prague

Ship: Oasis of the Seas

Hotel: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Tip: Always consider a cruise when travelling with children, both my girls have been cruising since they were 6 months old, it really is a relaxing holiday for Mum and Dad.

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Jen Parker

Travel & Cruise Advisor
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​

Jen has recently joined the Bicton Travel team and brings over 10 years of experience in the travel industry. She has travelled extensively throughout South East Asia, Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East.

Jen’s goal is to help you find the destination or experience that sparks your passion for travel, and with her friendly nature and personalised approach to planning, you’ll depart knowing that every aspect of your holiday has been uniquely tailored to match your style and interests.

Jen Recommends:

Destination: Morocco
Ship: Seabourn
Hotel: Alila Jabal Akhar, Oman
Tip: Allow a good amount of time when first meeting your travel consultant to discuss your travel plans. It really does help us to spend the time to get to know you and your travel style and interests, so we can make great recommendations for travel experiences you may not even know were possible!

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Jess Fiander

Reception & Travel Consultant Support
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​

Jess started working at Bicton Travel in 2016 as a receptionist after completing her Certificate III in Travel. A passion for photography has taken Jess to many destinations which have sparked her love for travel. Jess’ favourite destination is Singapore and some of her most memorable holidays have been cruising through Asia.

Jess Recommends:

Destination: Langkawi, the mangrove tour is a must-see!
Ship: 
Mariner of the Seas
Hotel: 
The Venetian in Vegas
Tip: 
Make sure you allow plenty of time to get to the airport.

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Brian Rodrigo

Travel & Cruise Advisor
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​

Brian’s had the fortune to be in the Travel Industry since 2007.
Having worked for various companies in versatile roles within Travel, he joins the Bicton Travel team with 12 years experience behind him.

Favourite place to just relax and chill would be any beach resort in Asia, particularly Thailand and the place that gets my heart pumping and senses reeling is London without a doubt.

Brian Recommends:

Destination: Thailand just relax and chill by the beach 
Hotel: 
Siam Kempinski in Bangkok 
Tip: For money, carry enough cash to last the first couple of days at your destination but also get a Westpac Lite card or similar with other banks. No overseas fees and it has the best exchange rate then a typical Charge card by far.

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Rhian Oakes

Travel & Cruise Advisor
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​

Jen has recently joined the Bicton Travel team and brings over 10 years of experience in the travel industry. She has travelled extensively throughout South East Asia, Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. Jen’s goal is to help you find the destination or experience that sparks your passion for travel, and with her friendly nature and personalised approach to planning, you’ll depart knowing that every aspect of your holiday has been uniquely tailored to match your style and interests.

Rhian Recommends:

Destination: Morocco
Ship: Seabourn
Hotel: Alila Jabal Akhar, Oman
Tip: Allow a good amount of time when first meeting your travel consultant to discuss your travel plans. It really does help us to spend the time to get to know you and your travel style and interests, so we can make great recommendations for travel experiences you may not even know were possible!

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Alisha Wilkes

Travel & Cruise Advisor
CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist​​

Alisha recently joined the Bicton team and is thrilled to be a part of the family. Alisha has been mixing work and travel for the past 9 years, having started in the industry working onboard Princess Cruises. 


Cruising Alaska, skydiving in Prague, staying in a treehouse in Kruger National Park, walking the Great Wall and a winter in Whistler are a few of her travel highlights. 

Alisha Recommends:

Destination: New Zealand.. absolutely exceeded my expectations, she was blown away by the beauty and vast landscapes.
Ship: Viking Sun
Hotel: Lux Grand Gaube, Mauritius
Tip: Don’t be afraid to experience places and things on your own.. stepping out of your comfort zone is always worth it.