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Meet our Team



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Vivien Davies – Director

As the Managing Director of Sylvania Travel & Cruise and with over 35 years experience in the travel industry, Vivien uses her wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure her team provides the highest standards of expertise and service to all customers.

Vivien is passionate about luxury travel, and she has used this passion to help her customers realise their own travel dreams.


Sonia Antilla - Director

Sonia is the engine room of Sylvania Travel & Cruise, taking care of all the legalities, contracts and

behind the scenes work to ensure our customers can book with us with confidence knowing that

everything has been taken care of.

Sonia is a huge cruising fan, which is fortunate considering where she works!

Our Travel Specialists

 Lisa-2 Lisa Priestley – Travel Specialist / Office Supervisor

Helping clients build holidays that are well organised, safe, great value for money and most importantly – memorable – is what Lisa is all about.

Lisa’s joy in sharing her experience and knowledge with the team and all her valued clients shows; having worked at Sylvania Travel and Cruise since 2010, Lisa has proven to be a valuable member of our team.

Lisa's travels have taken to her all corners of the globe. Including USA, South Africa, Europe extensively, South America, Canada, Asia and her favorite Tahiti!

And cruising with companies including Crystal Luxury Cruises, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Scenic River Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Princess Cruises and P&O Australia and UK.

Her specialty is finding the best "deals", itinerary planning, cruising and tailoring holidays with her clients best interests at heart.

With a number of industry awards under her belt including Helloworld Platinum Sales for the past 3 years, Scenic and Insight Vacations top sales,

Runner up Helloworld Heroes Award 2015, Team 100, Qantas Holidays International Global Achiever and Sunlover Holidays Star.


Kim Adcock – Travel Specialist

A born adventurer, Kim never stops looking for new experiences and prides herself on giving her clients honest advice with suggestions. She’s also been awarded the Awarded Harvey World Travel

Gold Sales Award, was named as a finalist for Travel Consultant of the year in 2011, is a Qantas Holidays International Global Achiever and Scenic Tours Diamond agent.

But be warned - Kim’s warm, friendly personality combined with her expertise and experience in all kinds of holidays means you may be tempted to invite her on your next holiday!

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Dianne Cook – Travel Specialist

Dianne’s welcoming nature helps everyone she meets feel at ease, and in 2012 Dianne won the Team’s Choice award for our agency.

Dianne’s specialised knowledge about airfares means she can help those with more complex itineraries or who are not sure how to bring their ideas together.


Yvette Gray – Travel Specialist

Yvette is a perfectionist, and her meticulous attention to detail means she is able to thoroughly plan every single aspect of your holiday.

Known for her intelligence and endearing personality, Yvette lives and breathes travel, so if she’s not in the office planning your holiday she’s probably off enjoying one of her own.

 Sue  Sue Durrington – Travel SpecialistSue has worked in travel for most of her life and consistently delivers the best holidays for her clients.Sue loves taking adventurous trips and is never as happy as when she’s learning something new – whether it’s cooking a different cuisine or making something new in arts and crafts.

Barbara Baron – Travel Specialist

Barbara’s passion for travel means she’ll take care of all your travel needs as if she was planning her own holiday. She does extensive research and plans every detail to bring you the most cost effective solutions.

If you need to create a certain type of holiday but can’t see how it would possibly work don’t worry – Barbara can always find a solution.

Helen Kiloh – Travel SpecialistHelen has extensive travel experience (particularly in Europe), having worked in the airline businesssince leaving school, she knows airfares better than anyone. Always friendly, Helen is committed to

giving her clients the best experience possible. A keen skier, Helen has been to most Australian ski

resorts and a lot of the overseas ones too.

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Natalie Schembri - Travel Specialist

Natalie is our newest team member and brings over 15 years experience in the travel industry.

Her favourite destination is France and like the rest of the team, she loves to travel!

Office Administrator


Joanne Davies - Office Adminstratior

Joanne’s favourite destination is Hawaii, and when she’s not breathing ocean air, lazing on the sand

or sipping cocktails Joanne takes care of the entire team at Sylvania Travel and Cruise. Performing

everything from accounting to payroll operations, Joanne is an integral part of the team.

Client Relations Manager


Sally Burton – Client Relations Manager

Sally works hard to bring 'something unique' to Sylvania Travel and Cruise, and you’ll usually meet Sally at our monthly Travel Showcases at Ardency Aroona, Yowie Bay.

Her ultimate travel experience is somewhere she can relax and where her kids can join in lots of activities.