Novotel Brisbane South Bank
Elizabeth is a Torres Strait Islander who grew up in Far North Queensland and her interest in tourism was sparked in high school when she studied for a certificate in hospitality. Following high school, Elizabeth joined the Accor Group and commenced in a food and beverage role at the Pullman Cairns International Hotel and she has now relocated to Brisbane to the Novotel Brisbane South Bank.
Elizabeth is a people person and enjoys making the connection with hotel guests. She has developed strong skills in service delivery through a variety of roles encompassing a la carte and in-room dining, bartending and catering and events while grasping every opportunity she can to expand her knowledge and skills. Keen to leverage the opportunities which a global hotel group can offer, Elizabeth has also undertaken a secondment at the Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort.
While at high school, Elizabeth was involved in the “Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow” program which made her want to delve deeper into her own culture. A key factor that has attracted her to pursuing a career in the tourism industry is the opportunity to share her culture with people from around the world and to learn about other cultures.
"Grasp every opportunity that comes your way. Life is an opportunity so make the most of every moment."
Elizabeth became interested in considering a career in tourism while at high school when she undertook a Certificate II in Hospitality. Since then, she has been developing her experience in food and beverage operations with an international hotel group. Elizabeth enjoys the opportunities which tourism provides to engage with visitors from around the world and share her Indigenous culture.