We are Rick and Julie Rodgers, offering Relief Management for Motels, Resorts and Tourist Parks
Rick & Julie Rodgers

Back to Relief Managers home page for professional relieving management coupleOur Relief Management Skills developed over 9 years as Owners and Operators of our own Hospitality property, gave us the skills to be professional relieving managers for motels on a management couple basis. Our References will show Professional Aproach with honest management.Our Resume takes us back 20 years and covers 9 years development of management skills.Comments from our guests show that we are people oriented and suited to Relief Management.Contact us with your Motel Relief Management requirements.

As we're fully booked for the immediate future, we have provided these links to other Management Couples for your perusal. We have no franchise or commission agreement with these independent contractors. As such we're not responsible for the outcome of any agreements or contracts you may enter into with these freelance contractors listed below.
If you would like to advertise your Relief Management Services here, take a look at our Advertise Here page.

Please make contact with these Relief Managers and let them know that we sent you.
Warm Regards
Rick & Julie Rodgers.



Peter and Rhonda Dowd
phone: 0412 937 343
e-mail: peterandrhondadowd@bigpond.com

IDEAL RELIEF are Peter and Rhonda Dowd. We are residents of the mid north coast. We enjoy the lifestyle relief management can offer. We have a strong background in the tourism industry which includes formally owning and managing our own caravan park, managing a holiday relocate-able home village and for the last three years relief management of motels.
Our experience and knowledge includes front office operations, general property skills along with our interpersonal skills that include honesty, loyalty and commitment.
Please feel free to give us a call, as all enquires are valuable to us and will be treated with discretion.
Look forward to hearing from you,
All the best
Peter and Rhonda.

Shane & Kerry Stanford


Phone: 0434 665 247

We have over 10 years’ experience as Motel Managers in NSW & QLD.

  • Our experience includes

  • 52 unit motel, with restaurant, conference room and licensed bar

  • 29 unit motel with Restaurant and Bar

  • 34 unit motel with Function Room and Bar

Previously we have managed a small motel and caravan park in a relief role

We have used computerised software programs such as Satin & RMS,

Guestpoint & Roommaster including channel management - siteminder and update 247 for online bookings

and have also managed manual book style motels.

We have managed 6 plus staff members in a busy professional manner.

Included in our range of duties is the following:

Laundry, Room preparation for cleaners, Breakfast, Reception, Marketing,

Handyman duties including all mowing and gardening, Pool maintenance.

 If you have a holiday or break in mind, do not hesitate to give us a call.

 We will be willing to travel. We will do short term or long term relief.


Time Out

Rhonda & Shane Cooper

Ph:  Rhonda:  0409 356 241
        Shane : 0437 746 191



If you require “Time Out” we can offer you exceptional Relief Management for your “Time Out” experience.  Over the last 10 years we have both been involved in the hospitality industry working as a team in motels including those with bar and restaurants, caravan parks – tourist and permanent.  Prior to this Shane has a 15 year Airline background and Rhonda with PA and Secretarial roles.

Amongst our qualifications we have RMLV, RSA Certificates, Qld Police check certificates, Seniors First Aid; Food Handling. Both are familiar with the reservation systems of Guest Point, Room Master, RMS, Starfleet, Satin and Tripsetter, Accounting packages of MYOB and QuickBooks; Housekeeping, breakfast, reception duties, marketing and all maintenance including lawns and pools.

Relief Motel Management

Siggy & Louise  0408 901 927

Email :- reliefmanagement1@gmail.com


From 1986 Siggy & Louise Dannell have owned and operated Hotel, Motel & Tourist Park businesses and provided relief management services across Australia. 

We are a mature, hard working and multi skilled team who offer a management service tailored to suit your needs. We are pleased to accept short and longer term assignments and can be available at short notice subject to current commitments. 

Our expertise includes front & back office, manual & computerised, bar, restaurant, housekeeping, laundry, building & ground maintenance.

Your business is a valuable asset and we strive to care for your business as we would our own. 
Please call any time, we look forward to being of service

John Tame : 0400 044 962
Margaret Brotchie: 0407 679 544

Email: johnltame@gmail.com


John Tame & Margaret Brotchie

Professional, Friendly, Honest relieving Managers. Available to go any where by appointment.

Combined skills,  Experienced Managers (a couple).   Fellow of Aust Institute of Managers. 

Justice of the Peace.  Real Estate License including Resident Letting Agent. (Police security check completed Nov 2011)  Computer Literate, OZWIZ Motelier, RMS & Ezyrez booking systems. Adaptable to others. Experienced Exec Housekeeper (10yrs). Past Restaurant Owner, food prep certificate, Food Safety Supervisor Certificate and RSA. Licensed in maintenance ( Electrical/ Gas) Pool care & Maintenance . Grounds & Gardens. Senior First Aid & CPR. RMLV QLD
Liquor Approved Manager.

Our Commitment is to manage your business in your absence , in the best possible way without change. Maintain staff stability and treat guests in a friendly professional manner.



Tori and Ian Hamilton

Phone: 0418 603 286

Email: ihamilton@bigpond.com

Web Site: www.bedandbreakfastsitters.com.au



 We are a husband and wife team who are experienced in running B&B'S, Motels and Hotels.

 Prior to being involved in the hospitality industry we worked as professionals in the Finance and Advertising sectors in Sydney then moved to QLD owning our own cleaning and hospitality business.

 A love of entertaining, cooking, providing top class service and meeting new people is our priority, making a guests' stay a memorable one for all the right reasons is what we pride ourselves in.

 Your business would be treated as if it was our own, allowing you to have a break knowing that everything is running efficiently and your guests are receiving the service they deserve.

 References from prior  positions and current police checks are available.

 So, if you are considering having a break and would like us to take care of your business - allowing it continue even when you're not there to the standard you expect - why not give us a call.

 We are always available to discuss your requirements on

0418 603 286 or via email: ihamilton@bigpond.com

 Hope to hear from you soon.


Murray & Judy Smith

Phone - (02) 6651-9194

Mob. - 0411-548-860

Email - muzjudsmith@bigpond.com


Located at Coffs Harbour, NSW.

Let us provide ‘worry free’ management of your business while you are away.

We are a semi-retired couple who can provide relief management for your small to medium size motel, both locally and interstate.

Murray was a former Police Officer for 17 years as well as the owner of several businesses.
Judy is a qualified Short Order Cook and has many years experience in the Retail Sales and Hospitality industries. 

We have been relief Retirement Village managers for the large multi-national company, ING, and have also operated our own complex of holiday rentals here in Coffs Harbour. We have many years of experience in providing relief management for small to medium size motels.

Murray is competent with computer booking systems as well as having wide experience with internet booking sites such as Booking.com and Siteminder.

Judy is an experienced breakfast cook and front-of house receptionist with a very friendly and outgoing nature.

We both have both worked in the Security industry and hold Australian Federal Police check certificates.

Judy is the holder of a Basic Food Handling Certificate and Murray is the holder of a Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate for NSW.

We are friendly outgoing people who will treat your business as if it were our own.


Jim & Georgina See

Ph: 0417 774 640

Email: jimmy60see@hotmail.com

We would like to introduce ourselves as a hard working, professional relief team.

Our most recent job has been managing a 4 star Motel in Central West NSW for 14 months.

Prior to that we managed a 4 &1/2 star apartment complex for nearly 4 years.

Prior to this Jim worked in property management and Georgina worked in Banking and Nursing.

We owned and operated a Cafe/Coffee shop for 6 years prior to this.

Our knowledge and experience includes - rostering and supervision of housekeeping staff, ordering and controlling stock, pool and ground maintenance, management of on-line booking sites such as Wotif and Channel Managers ie Siteminder.

We have experience in using Reservation Master, Guestpoint and RMS. RSA Certificates.

Our interpersonal skills include honesty, loyalty and committment.

We are a hard working team and are seeking short or long term relief management for either apartments or motels and are free to travel anywhere.

Please call us or email at any time.

Walter & Donna Simmen



Phone: 0497 675 105


 We, Donna and Walter are a successful husband & wife team, working together as Accommodation Relief Managers, enjoying the contact with people. Walter is also fluent in French and German (some Spanish).

Having managed all types of accommodation operations, we are able to relieve absentee owners wanting a holiday or assist them in case of an emergency (short or medium term).

We originally gained our practical experience as on-site Assistant Managers of an award-winning Holiday Park (18 cabins/motel units and 59 powered/unpowered sites) dealing with all issues relating to the smooth running of the business.

Over the last two years we have Relief Managed Caravan & Tourist Parks and Motels throughout Australia, in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales.

We are familiar with several booking systems including RMS and have a wide range of computer software knowledge.

We have also obtained the Certificate in Bed & Breakfast of the University of Melbourne and hold a Wilderness First Aid Certificate.

Please peruse our website (http://www.simmenanderson.com) for more detailed information.

Kel: 0416 052 796

Kerri: 0412 642 544

E-mail: kkhellier@gmail.com

Motel Relief Management are Kel & Kerrie Hellier.

We live in Canberra.
Our background is in retail and hospitality, having owned our own store in Canberra for 35 years with 8 staff. We also managed golf courses at Corowa, Urunga, Eden and Gungahlin Lakes in Canberra.
We turned our management experience to motel relief managing and provide a full service to all motel types.
We are hard a working, diligent team and are prepared to do all duties as required. We are very honest, reliable and loyal. Please feel free to call us for any information and availability
We treat your baby like it’s ours


 Postal address: 1/8 Biddell Pl Nicholls ACT

Mike and Margaret King.

Phone:  0417 303 689.

 E-Mail: marg@2mk.com.au


A husband and wife team we have spent over 20 years owning our own hospitality businesses ranging from group accommodation to self contained lodges and management rights.

We are experienced, professional and honest and enjoy a challenge.

Mikes background was a motor mechanic and service manager before joining the National Parks as a ranger. Margaret was a secondary teacher.

Running our own businesses has given us experience in property management ( building, maintenance, grounds, pools, spas, wildlife), front office ( computer skills, including Hirum, Satin, siteminder etc), and staff organisation.

Most of our businesses were in rural and remote areas.

We are fit and healthy and want to combine travelling with work and we'd love to give you the chance to have a well deserved, stress free break.


Motel Management Relief

Murrey and Vikky Yabsley

Ph. 0427 495 672

Email. murrey.yabsley@westnet.com.au

Murrey and Vikky Yabsley are an experienced and engaging management couple with over 20 years successful management experience in tourism, hospitality, real estate and retail.

With a wealth of experience in business management and in particular motel and real estate, Murrey and Vikky Yabsley are:

  • Passionate about delivering excellence in customer service with a reputation for making guests and customers welcome

  • Successfully managed permanent and casual teams of up to 25

  • Highly experienced in property/asset management and maintenance (both hands-on and management of trades/service people)

  • Managed and delivered increased profit in four star motel, restaurant and conference property within first three months of management

  • Managed costs, budgets, forecasts projections and reporting to consistently deliver profit in a variety of businesses

Their services in relief management are available throughout Australia.

For more information please visit  Motel Management Relief Web Site


Julie & Keith Johnson

Julie 0404 004 427

email wckpt@internode.on.net


We are a semi-retired couple with a broad background in hospitality and tourism, that are seeking temp/relief work as managers, reception or general staff within small accommodation providers, self-contained cabins and caravan parks.

We can offer you peace of mind that your business is in good hands while you take a well-earned break. Our background and experience has provided us with a broad skills and knowledge base, that covers owning and operating “Adjinbilly Rainforest Retreat Cabins” to conducting adventure based activities in Queensland and New Zealand.

We are great at problem solving, and can think outside of the box when it comes to ‘on the spot’ situations. Great communicators and with fantastic people skills we are keen to work and guarantee to put in 110% effort.

Our work skills:

  • ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the office and reception, including handling all enquiries and bookings, check-ins and check-outs, collection of tariffs
  • ensuring that high standards of presentation, customer service
  • a very friendly/ caring disposition and the ability to provide an excellent customer service experience to all guests
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent telephone manner
  • excellent computer skills
  • experienced working with booking sites
  • a professional, reliable and flexible
  • the ability to prioritise workload in a busy and professional environment
  • previous customer service/ managerial experience
  • OHS & risk management, maintenance and cleanliness are achieved and maintained
  • attending to necessary repairs and maintenance and improvement works to grounds, accommodation and facilities in a timely manner
  • ensuring that the grounds and gardens, accommodation and facilities are maintained and cleaned to a high standard and that the park is well-presented at all times
  • giving a high priority to the safety and security of guests, employees and park assets
  • rostering ancillary reception and cleaning staff as required within the budgeted guidelines
  • a sound knowledge of the relevant legislation
  • the ability to carry out company policies with efficient and appropriate procedures, documentation and record-keeping.
  • a keen willingness to learn

Although we are based in south-east Queensland travel is not an issue.

We are very keen to undertake any training that would be required. If you are interested in using us as relief mangers, or would like more information, please contact Julie 0404004427, or return email wckpt@internode.on.net

We would love you to visit our Facebook page K & J Johnson Relief Managers

Have a great day,

Julie & Keith Johnson

59 Hancock Lane Mt Marshall 4362

Deb Winter

Mob: 0432 055 262

Email: debwinter56z@hotmail.com

Deb’s Mobile Motel Relief Management

My name is Deb Winter I understand the need to have a break from your business and am here to help you .
I ran my own business a guest house on my own until November 2012. I have since been doing motel relief management. Love doing this type of work it is very rewarding as I get to travel and have met some wonderful people and have formed many lasting friendships.
I am from old school and am a hard worker and have a great eye for attention to detail.
Am familiar with Satin, Motelier booking systems and Siteminder.
To be able to relax and enjoy your break you need to know that you have someone reliable honest dependable in the seat.
So please give me a call or email me and we can have a chat.


Tony & Linda Saunders

Tony's Mobile: 0439 119 080

Linda's Mobile: 0409 279 422

email: tonylin52@gmail.com

Experienced, Friendly and Hands-On Managers

  • Motel operators for 10 years.
    Metro - Regional locations

  • Professional, focussed, motivated

  • Customer focused, happy to go the extra mile

  • High level of customer repeat bookings

  • Proficient across all facets of the business

  • Sound working knowledge of office systems

  • General Maintenance, grounds upkeep
    Accommodation Software
    Starfleet, Resbooks, Accom1, Guest-Point
    Channel Managers – Roamfree, Res-online
    Managed Wotif, Booking.com, Trip-Advisor


We love this industry and have been successful in our previous Management roles. We enjoy working and building relationships in small regional towns and local communities within cities. We work well with suppliers and have many return customers.
We are available for immediate start. We are flexible to go anywhere in Australia, both city and rural areas. Contact us: I am confident you will enjoy working with us

Julie Stefaniuk

Phone: 0404 072 872

Email juliestefaniuk@hotmail.com

Julie's 3R Motel Relief Management

Rest, Relax, Revive

I would like to introduce myself as a honest, reliable, friendly hard worker, with an eye for detail.
Offering to manage your business, while you take a well deserved break.

I have been in the hospitality industry for 6 years, after leaving the health industry.
I have done relief management of motels from 24 rooms to 80 rooms.
All included overseeing operations of kitchen staff and cooking meals if required, working with staff and staff rosters.
I find the hospitality industry very rewarding, as I am able to travel where ever required and love to meet people from all walks of life.

My qualifications include RMLV, RSA certificates for NSW & QLD, Food Handling, Certificte IV in Practice Management, Liquor Approved Manager,
Current National Police check and First Aide Certificate.

I am familiar with Starfleet, Motelier, Guestpoint and limited knowledge of RMS. As well as online booking sites. I am willing learn other booking systems.

So to take a break and relax and enjoy yourself, and know that you have someone who cares about your business as much as you do, please give me a call or email me and we can have a chat.

Eric and Kathy Steadman

Ph. 0421 402 584—0419 126 052

E-mail: eksteadman@hotmail.com

Motel Management Relief

We previously operated a Golden Chain 4 star motel and restaurant on a lease for 6 years. Previous to that we managed several motels.

An experienced, hands on couple in all aspects of running a motel. We know how important your business is and how difficult it is to find the right person to manage your business and treat your guests with the same welcome that you do and ensure everything runs smoothly.

We have used computerized booking in system.

We have 20 years experience in hospitality and amongst our qualifications we both have our RSA certificates (NSW) and food handling certificates.

You can be assured your property will be cared for by an honest and professional couple at an affordable price. Don’t hesitate to give us a call.



Vaughan & Patti Bridgeman

Phone: 0428 762 411

E-mail: vaughan09vb@gmail.com

Motel Relief Managers - Short or Long Term

Vaughan & Patti Bridgeman

We are Experienced & Professional Managers, having owned and managed properties for 25 + years.

Our expertise ranges from smaller properties of 16 rooms Bed & Breakfast to 65 Units with Restaurant and Bar.

We are well equipped to handle Conferencing and Wedding Venues both large and small.

Our many years in the industry has seen us working with most Computer Reservation Systems as well as Accounting and On Line Third Party Web Bookings (WOTIF etc.,) Setting Staff Rosters and Budgeting Plans are all within our capabilities.

Over the years we have displayed Excellent Customer Relations and Staff Communications.

If you need Reliable Relief Mangers that you can depend on, we will not disappoint you.

Give us a call to discuss your requirements large or small.

Phone: 0428 762 411

E-mail: vaughan09vb@gmail.com

Steve & Ina Nelson

Email: steveina9@gmail.com

 Steve 0417 900 305

We have been in hospitality for 20 years and most recently ran our own motel / restaurant for the last 5 odd years

We have now sold and are ready to offer relief to other hard working Moteliers that need that important break away ...

 With experience in hotels / motels / restaurants we will look after your business as if it is our own whilst you are away ...

 Experienced with Motelier and Hirum , Guestpoint and MYOB we are happy to discuss your needs ...

 Please fell free to e-mail or call anytime ..


Email- kian.alymanagement@outlook.com

Mobile – 0451 433 978 or  0401 041 829


Travelling couple seeking relief management in motels/resorts around Australia.

Kian & Alyson have over 10 years experience in the hospitality industry working in all areas from front of house, reception, bar, restaurant, kitchen, housekeeping and in various levels such as supervising, managing & function co-ordinating.

We are extremely hardworking, honest and reliable, working as part of a team comes naturally.  We are very comfortable with hospitality, working for large numbers in weddings, school groups and resorts that accommodate for over 150 guests.

Brian & Frances

Ph: 0410 549 667

E-mail: frangipanie07@bigpond.com


We are honest, reliable, friendly hard working couple, having an eye for detail.

Over 20 years hospitality experience, customer service, whilst building your business, and available to work in rural areas.

We have managed motels of up to 45 room's,  relief management at a number of interstate motels. Combined skills, front of house, kitchen, laundry, grounds / pool maintenance to name a few.

Computer skills;- Trip Advisor / Facebook / RMS9 / Res Online / Team Viewer / Motelier / Skype / Expedia.

Other qualifications include, RSA Certificate, Food Handling, First Aid, Cert.(IV) in Training & Assessment, Barista Certificate. ABN registered.



Austin and Betty Crampton

Phone: 0418 694 847

Email: bygo30@hotmail.com

A mature couple with 30 years experience in Motels -

We have been owners - worked for a Motel Group (Sundowner) as relief managers and for motels owned by Clubs.

 We are computer literate. We know most motel reservation programmes.

We both have an RSA and worked in many properties with restaurants including our own.

Competent breakfast cooks

Ian & Jill Keuning
0457 635 333 



Having trouble finding relief management in particularly remote country areas?

We are Ian and Jill, retired couple providing the best care for you business when you need a well deserved break at affordable rates.

Short and medium term (long term negotiated).

FSS, WHS, Staff supervision, rosters, ordering, kitchen, laundry, cleaning to a high spec finish in all areas of your establishment.

Advanced people skills, including conflict resolution.

Additionally, landscape, gardening and animal care experience! Willing to travel,

Well versed in Guest Point and Satin booking systems including manual bookings, quick learners if you have other booking systems. 


Roger & Cheryl Rae

E-mail:- roger.rae53@yahoo.com.au

Ph. 0416 705 402 (Roger)

0450 506 911 (Cheryl)

We are a husband and wife team with excellent experience in the accommodation and hospitality industry, mainly in Brisbane CBD and Kangaroo Point for the last 7-8 years or so. We have owned and managed two buildings, both with a mixture of permanent letting and corporate/holiday letting. We have extensive experience in front office management, building management, pools, gardens and dealing with body corporate managers and committees. Roger is very handy with general maintenance and sorting building issues quickly and efficiently.

We are familiar with several booking systems including Ezyrez, RMS, Hirum and also REI Master having used this system along side Ezyrez in our first building  of 148 apartments. We are also familiar with the channel managers Levart and Hisite.

Cheryl has knowledge of MYOB and payroll having employed several staff, including on site cleaners and reception staff with our most recent building. 

We have completed a couple of relief/consultancy positions in between the buildings we owned and are happy to provide references if required.   

We recently sold and have taken time to travel mainly in Africa which has been on our bucket list for a while. We are looking for relief management  positions any time from mid January 2017.

Prior to being involved in the hospitality industry Roger worked in the banking industry as both a retail and business banking manager, and Cheryl in the pharmacy industry for many years, both overseeing several staff.

We both love the industry and realise that the handling of guests, tenants, owners, contractors, Tradies, and body corporate are all vitally important to the success of a complex.

Your business would be treated as if it was our own, allowing you to have a break knowing that everything is running efficiently while you are away. 

Upon your return we always do a complete handover to ensure you are fully up to date with all that has happened during your absence.

Ross Edwards
0451 828 853
email raedwards.53@gmail.com

I am a passionate Manager with 10 years’ experience working as Owner/Manager of my own motel, cafes, and restaurants. Last year I sold my lease on a leasehold motel I owned and managed for 5 years. I have extensive experience and excellent knowledge of management and administration in all aspects of accommodation, food preparation and restaurants and a keen eye to detail.

I am a motivated, organized, and honest self starter. covering front and back of house, banking, 3rd party online bookings, communications, reception, guest liaison, breakfasts, laundry duties, cleaning, pool and garden maintenance, facility maintenance and cleaning.

Experienced with Satin, Motelier, RMS, computer skills and Siteminder.

You are able to contact me 24 hours per day for an immediate start on 0451 828 853 or email raedwards.53@gmail.com


Mike & Cathy Davidson

Motel Management


We would like to introduce ourselves our names are Mike and Cathy a mature husband and wife team with vast experience, totally reliable, honest, professional, motivated and not afraid to work.

Successfully owned and operated our own Restaurants and Coffee Shops, including management of Retirement Villages and Motels.

 Everyone needs to get away and relax, remember we will work when you don’t want to.

Mike and I are proficient in  RMS, Little Hotelier, Guestpoint. Own ABN

Always available to discuss your requirements whether short, medium or long term. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 0459 111 385 or alternatively mcdavidson46@gmail.com we would love to hear from you.


Vicky and Gary Chapman
Ph: 0419 034 070


We are Vicky and Gary Chapman

Recently we sold our very busy city serviced apartment business which we ran successfully for 15 years.
Prior to that we had a country motel for over 7 years.

We both have current police clearances as well as first aid certificates.
Proficient with Roommaster, IQ worldlink, Booking Button and Siteminder.
We love the hospitality industry, however we are now at a stage that we are happy to work on a need to basis.

So, if you have a motel, serviced apartments or a caravan park
 and would like a multi skilled, positive couple to look after your business
whilst you have a well deserved break, we would be happy to help.

Based in Adelaide, but are happy to travel, so distance is not a problem.
Please feel free to contact us.

Roger  M:0488 780 071

Jillian  M:040 3021 504

Email : jilliancain@optusnet.com


Jillian & Roger provide experienced management services of the finest quality on short term or agreed extended periods.

Holiday Relief…Interim Management…Sickness & Hospitalisation Administration / Liquidation Consultancy & Business Advice.

We are hands on operators with vast experience in all aspects of operations including hotel and motel office management and administration, front desk operating systems, payroll, back of house cost control and staffing, purchasing etc.

Let us email you our references

We are available on a 7 day basis for duration of relief.






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