A Team You Can Count On
Possessing almost 25 years of hospitality experience, Will Creedon has successfully operated multiple styles of tourism and leisure businesses across the globe.
Will settled in Australia almost 19 years ago to work with the Roche family in developing the popular Harrigans Irish pubs chain, assisting in the establishment and ultimately General Manager of Hunter Valley Gardens, which incorporates The southern hemisphere's largest commercial attraction garden as well as numerous associated hospitality businesses.
In December 2008, Will ventured to Newcastle, to operate a well known hotel and thereafter has owned, grown and managed a number of popular restaurants, cafes, bars and Accommodation offerings as well as establish numerous community events. Will has committed himself to help position the Hunter as a tourism destination to the world, help to ensure it continues to grow through events, tourism infrastructure, visitor experiences and activities and to advocate to all levels of government.
Will can often be spotted with his partner Karen, stepson Max (the tap dancer) taking in the activities of what passionate people are creating across the region from their home in Newcastle.
Simon Glover began his career in hospitality over 25 years ago at the Hilton Hotel in Brisbane. His passion for hotels and accommodation has led him to a successful career as a hotel manager.
Simon managed the Sebel Kirkton Park at the Hunter Valley. He was responsible for opening Novotel Newcastle Beach (formely known as The Sebel) in 2010 and and later the Mercure Newcastle Airport in 2015 serving as the general manager for both properties.
Simon has a passion for surf and surf lifesaving, good wine (particularly local wines from the Hunter Valley), dining out and travel.
He lives with his wife, Samantha and two daughters, Bronte and Emily in Newcastle.