Ilse Maritz

The Johnson Hotel

Driven by her desire for travel, Ilse has developed a career in tourism which has provided her with endless opportunities and experiences.

Ilse has worked across many areas including food and beverage, guest services, events, restaurant management and operations management, giving her a broad understanding of the many facets of the tourism industry.

Tourism has taken Ilse to diverse roles in hotels located in Lizard Island, South Africa, Lake Tahoe, the Gold Coast, Melbourne and South Australia leading to her current role as Hotel Duty Manager at Brisbane’s Johnson Hotel within the Art Series Hotel Group.

In 2017 Ilse was recognised for her achievements as the recipient of the Queensland Hotels Association Employee of the Year Award.

Your career is and should be a journey – enjoy every moment

Ilse Maritz

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Ilse has a degree in Consumers Science and Hospitality Management, a Masters in Hotel and Tourism Management and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and is also a tourism tutor at the University of Queensland. Her successful tourism career spans many global destinations, giving her real-world experiences and stories to inspire and share with young people.

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