Who are we

At Travel Architects we are passionate about travel. We research to pull all the best bits together, we share our secrets and let you in on our hot tips. Let us help you discover and explore all your travel dreams.

Maybe you stumbled across our page – in which case, hello and welcome – maybe you need some direction in bringing to life the next destination on your bucket list. Whether you are looking for an Italian villa, a waterfront home in Noosa, cooking classes in Thailand or a Balinese hideaway, you have come to the right place.

We understand that everyone’s needs and wants are a little different, when booking with Travel Architects you will find nothing is ‘run of the mill’ we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver something unique. Our focus is to work with you to create something that excites you, something that is memorable. Whether you want to plan a destination ‘big birthday’, a wedding anniversary or you simply want to get the girls together and mix health and wellbeing, with some fun, in a classic combination of yoga by day and cocktails by night, we are here to work with you to see your dreams come to life. 

We’re excited about exploring the world and finding places for you to experience. Perhaps you’re looking for an active holiday or an indulgent relaxing break. Maybe you’re curious about our small group holidays or planning something of your own, Christine and Cathy look forward to bringing your travel dreams to life.

What we Offer

Itinerary Design & Travel Bookings 

We’ll work with you to understand where you want to go, what you want to experience and how you want to travel. We’ll develop your personalised itinerary and book all the elements of your holiday. With access to a wide range of accommodation and transport options, tickets and tours and international concierge services, we can find and organise it all for you.

Small Group Travel

A group that travels together, enjoys life together. Want to create memories with friends and family that you talk about for years to come? We’ll help you to find the right small group travel solution. Whether you’d like a hosted tour or perhaps you’re looking for a unique itinerary that delivers some of your the bucket list items, we’re here to help you discover your travel dreams.

Have you checked out our Small Group Holidays or On the Bucket List? Experience our hidden haunts and must-see destinations and explore and discover all our favourite places. We’ll update this page regularly with different ideas so make sure you check it regularly.

Our Travel Architects

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Cathy Thorpe

Cathy our planning and design guru will have you visiting places you once dreamed of. She loves to travel and is frequently sought out by friends and colleagues for her must see lists, tips and planning advice. Having travelled extensively, both independently and with established tour companies, Cathy is also involved in the design and organisation of special occasion events overseas. Having worked in a variety of industries, she is passionate about customers and their individual needs. 


Christine Ritchie

Christine, our lifestyle guru, focuses on creating the ultimate customer experience. Christine has worked in the Health and Fitness Industry for 25 years, successfully starting and operating businesses which focus on understanding people and personalising programs to suit their needs. Her passion for travel and health and wellbeing is a perfect complement to Travel Architects, as is her wealth of knowledge which ensures our active and lifestyle getaways are like no other.