Dilys & Neil - Relief Managers
Neil & Dilys Harvey
Relief Motel Managers
Neil ex Real Estate
Dilys Ward Clerk Middlemore Hospital with previous nursing background
Over 29 years of combined Motel Experience
Oct 2004 – June 2006 Relief Management throughout New Zealand
June 2006 – April 2009 Managers Amber Court Motel, New Plymouth
April 2009 – August 2018 Owner & Operators Touchwood Motor Lodge, Pukekohe
Took business from 43% occupancy to 78% and increased T/O by over 100% during this period. Still rated # 1 by Trip Advisor in Pukekohe.
Created thriving corporate business balanced with domestic travelers and large contractor base.
Have worked with Strait Reservations, Callista, Roonsoft and Newbook in Australia. Managed all accounts via Banklink and ace payroll now MYOB.
We employed 4-6 staff and stripped units, replaced laundry which was all done onsite with the exception of sheets which was outsourced.
We are conversant in all aspects of Motel Management and have worked with a number of front of house programmes, Ace Payroll, OTA Management, staff management and basic maintenance
Dilys continued to work at Middlemore as a senior Ward Clerk with tremendous respect within the industry. Dilys was very involved in specialist programmes within her role at CDMHB and implementation of same
Neil was a committee member of the New Plymouth and Auckland Branches of the Motel Assn of NZ and also a Board member of HOST Accommodation Group.
Currently working 2-3 weeks per month in Australia. We are interested in either Relief Management or possible fixed term positions
We have an ABN, Australian Tax #’s and public Liability Insurance
We now reside in Matamata.
Will consider short and long term assignments.