Meet The Team . . .


Donna Brooks - Started her career in travel in 1995 working as an overseas representative in Turkey moving around to other holiday destinations such as Benidorm, Fuerteventura & Tunisia. She then moved up the career ladder to Resort Manager, managing teams in various locations including Costa Del Sol, Majorca, Malta, Gozo, Corfu. Donna then spent the next 2 magical years in Florida…It was not just Mickey Mouse she fell in Love with…..This is where she met Nick now her hubby.  She loves Florida having tested all the theme parks and rides at Disney and Universal, Busch Gardens and has travelled around The Florida Keys, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Naples & Panama. She also did a few months stint in the gambling capital of the world Las Vegas. For the past 13 years Donna’s most recent travel career has been working as a Business Development Manager for the Award-winning Sandals resorts which has taken her all over the Caribbean – and was recently awarded Business Development Manager of the year for 2018. Now she has her feet firmly on the ground….setting up Jetz Travel with hubby Nick.


Nick Brooks is a qualified accountant and has always loved to travel even from a very early age with his parents, island hopping around Greece. He likes off the beaten track destinations and will go in search for little unknown gems wherever he travels to.

As a sport enthusiast he has been on numerous Ski and golf holidays, although not particularly good at either, it’s the taking part that counts! Plus, the bonus of visiting some fantastic destinations around the world. 

Their passion for travel and the desire to work together again in something they both love has been a dream for a long time……Finally Jetz Travel is born…. Let us take you there.


Sarah Toole – Also from Astley has had an accomplished career within travel and brings to the team an in-depth knowledge of various travel destinations. Sarah has worked with Thomas Cook, Tui (actually in Spinning gate for 7 years) and her last senior position has been working with Virgin Holidays at the Trafford Centre.  Her knowledge is world-wide and she is a specialist in Disney too.


Zeana McDonald – Is from Leigh. She knows Leigh very well having lived here most of her life apart from her time away studying at Sheffield University. Zeana has studied Travel & Tourism for years at college, worked at TUI travel shop in Leigh and has travelled around the world with BA as cabin crew, adding to the team an invaluable knowledge of far off flung places around the world.


Lesley Yates – Lesley is a Culcheth lady, born and bred, however Leigh has been her home for over 30 years as she has worked at the local Thomas Cook store in Leigh for the past 32 years.

Lesley has gained an invaluable wealth of knowledge during this time with Thomas Cook and her love of travel too has taken her to many beautiful and exciting places that she cannot wait to share with the Jetz Travel Team and all The Jetz Travel  customers.


Michelle Fox – Michelle is from Golborne. She has been in travel since leaving school where she started as a Saturday girl at the young age of 15. She then became a modern apprentice in an independent travel agent studying up to level 3 NVQ.  After 2 years, in 2001, Michelle joined Thomas cook in Warrington where she has been for the past 18 years so brings an in-depth knowledge of travel with her. She is well-travelled, having spent a lot of her holidays in America. She has travelled the west coast twice, New York, Florida and considers herself a Las Vegas specialist (having been 9 times!!!) Another favourite destination is the Caribbean. She has also visited New Zealand 3 times were she has family living. She also has a wide knowledge of European destinations too. She loves her holidays!


Heather Hayes – Heather joins the Jetz Travel family and brings with her a wealth of Travel Experience.  She started her travel career at Monks World Travel in Atherton in 1991 and she also worked in Going Places in Leigh and TUI head office in Manchester for 15 years. Moving back to Atherton 20 years later, Heather managed her own business working from home for the Co-op and Broadway Travel and for the last 9 years she has worked in the Co-op and Thomas Cook retail shops in Atherton.  She loves to travel and has visited many places, some many times, such as Cuba, Florida, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Balearics, Mainland Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, various Greek Islands and lots more. Heather has experienced cruises too, P&O, Princess cruises, Marella & MSC…..She loves working in travel and helping customers dreams come true and help making memories for life. Heather’s other passion is watching the Rugby, socialising with family and friends as well as spending time with her hubby, 2 children and border collie – Chester.