The Big Cheese

The Big Cheese with Billabong Retreat’s Paul von Bergen

This week, we get the nitty gritty on Paul von Bergen, the founder of Billabong Retreats, to find out his challenges, and why he likes mountain bikes.

The great thing about my job is…

we change people’s lives

The challenge for industry is…

balancing high service levls with afforable prices

My greatest achievement is…

building Billabong Retreat

The biggest thing in MICE this year will be…

virtual

I try to relax by…

mountain bike riding

I don’t understand why…

we don’t live as one earth and one species

My favourite venue is…

Centennial Park

I’ve always wanted to travel to…

the moon

I am scared to death of…

nothing

I can’t live without…

nothing

I really wish I had…

my mum still around

If I could invite four people to a dinner party, they’d be…

  • Obama
  • Jane Goodall
  • Buddah
  • Jesus

For anyone starting out in the industry one piece of advice I’d give would be ….

perseverance is everything

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