“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

Benjamin Franklin

The Accommodation Brokers

Our business was founded in 2013 by a group of travel industry professional that wanted to share their knowledge with small and medium organisations so that they too can obtain better travel and event pricing through market knowledge.

With 130 years experience in the meeting and travel industries that focused on Hotels, Airlines and Travel Agencies we have a full range of knowledge to assist our clients in making the right decisions.

We are a people-oriented company and have sought to identify and develop a team which is passionate about life, growth, community awareness and knowing that all The Accommodations Brokers relationships are important to us.

Our Vision

To be recognised as the leading travel company to work for – to support healthy debate, inspire innovative thought and to be a place of inspiration for our employees and customers.

Our Mission Statement

To ensure our clients are paying the best market prices, through our knowledge, buying power and innovative ideas.

Our Company Values

Our values are part of who we are, what we stand for and how we act.

  • We Celebrate Life Everyday – live life to the fullest as it is very short.
  • We Are One Team – Our remarkable colleagues and clients make the difference. It’s when we share our skills, knowledge and experience we become one team.
  • Our Fighting Spirit – Strive to be your best. Make it happen. Go the extra mile.
  • Embrace The Journey – Be inquisitive, raise your hand, and demonstrate an ability to grow. Own and learn from your mistakes – it is how we get better.
  • Integrity – We believe that nothing is more important than our reputation, and behaving with the highest levels of integrity is fundamental to who we are.
  • We Practice Win-Win Partnerships With Our Suppliers – We view our trade partners as allies in serving our stakeholders. We treat them with respect, fairness and integrity – expecting the same in return.

Meet our Team

Richard Rheinberger

Richard Rheinberger is the founding partner of The Accommodation Brokers, a firm that assists organisations with their venue search, corporate accommodation and exclusive leisure travel program requirements with the aim to improve their productivity, decrease their expenditure, reduce their risk management processes and to make available best market prices for employees and members .

Before devoting his time to The Accommodation Brokers, Richard had a very successful career in the Airline and Hotel industries working for such organisations as Ansett Airlines, Continental Airlines, Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts. Richard has worked with hundreds of organisations over the years, managing their events or arranging their travel. He has shared his knowledge with each of these clients to ensure they have had successful outcomes.

In Richard’s spare time he enjoys bike riding with his wife, looking after his 13-year-old Labrador, has a love of travel – in particular Africa – and very much enjoys a game of golf.

Natalie Higham

Natalie has been working in the travel industry for over 15 years, managing several successful travel agencies and most recently as NSW Business Development Manager for the Expedia Travel Agents Affiliate Program.

Prior to entering the travel industry Natalie successfully owned her own Events and Entertainment business assisting major corporations in managing their conferences, events, team building days and getaways.

In her spare time which is not much with looking after 4 kids including her husband, Natalie enjoys taking her 1966 Ford Mustang out for drives and days at the beach. Of course travel is on the top of her list with the Cook Islands being her favourite destination.

Natalie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Accommodation Brokers  .