Eliza Woodward completed her Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) degree at Wollongong 1994, after travelling the globe substantially, she then worked with Flight Centre Limited for over 13 years from 2006.
Her resume includes roles in State Management, business development roles, Retail Shop Management roles, Leadership Training, and elite Sales Training and Business Mentoring roles. Accolades and achievements included running the brands Most Improved Retail store Worldwide, and later one of the most Profitable Areas in Australia for the Flight Centre Brand Worldwide, before she left to have children, take a sea change and then open her own retail travel Brand Fairflights, with multiple locations.
Eliza then went on to open a Snow Travel Wholesaler, and in 2006 Eliza collaborated to form “The Perfect Wave”, Surf Travel Company in Manly later selling to partners. In 2010 she launched Riche Luxury Travel, a wholesaler and Home Based Travel Group. With a long career in Travel, Eliza always enjoyed juggling a portfolio of multiple businesses, adding to her CV creating a handful of award winning cafes and Restaurants in Sydney and suburbs.
Still involved in the everyday travel business, today she juggles her role as Managing Director of both her latest Venture, Smartflyer Australia, a luxury home based travel group, which she partners with Goldman Travel group in Australia and the very successful Michael Holtz in New York, and still working with some of her oldest clients, booking trips, in her own Boutique Travel Shop in her seaside home town. She has stories for you today of both many successes, but nicely peppered with the odd failure too