Auckland North

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KiwiHost Auckland North

work 0800 801 233

Our Team

Chris Larking

KiwiHost Franchisee
Chris has worked in a wide variety of customer service / sales / training / management roles over the last 30 years. His Hotel management experience includes Front Office and Night Auditor positions through to Executive management in busy Airport and City Business Hotel locations. Chris also has vast retail management experience at store level and has Wholesale Project Management experience. Chris has also owned and run his own retail businesses so fully understands the direct impact fantastic customer service and sales skills have on cashflow and profitability! Prior to joining KiwiHost, Chris spent an exciting year as a Trainer at the New Zealand School of Tourism. He facilitated subjects in travel, tourism, aviation and hospitality with a primary focus on Customer Service! As well as providing pastoral care and self-development courses. Outside of work, Chris and his wife of 21 years, Julie, have a full-on life tending to four teenage boys who are all into sports and music! Chris worked at the Hermitage Hotel in Mt Cook for four years and developed a life-long addiction for heights. His outdoor pursuits in the Southern Alps included learning how to fly, parapenting, bungy jumping, sky diving and mountain climbing. And he has, of course, jumped off the Auckland Sky Tower! Chris also has a passion for family, music, great food, sport, photography and aviation! Chris’s passion is helping individuals and businesses of all shapes and sizes realise their true potential. His dynamic, fun and engaging presentation style will inspire and create customer centric ‘can-do’ attitudes for anyone who attends his KiwiHost workshops! Contact Chris today to discuss how he can help take you and your business to the next level in Customer Service Excellence!
Mobile 0275 33 44 32