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Melissa Fields
Office Manager
BJ Travel Center · 510796800 · lead

Melissa has been in the travel industry for over ten years. She recently traveled to Antigua and stayed at Sandals Grande Antigua. Some of her favorite places have been Costa Rica, Florence, Maui, and Antigua. She is heading out to New York, and taking a mini-cruise on the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas tomorrow.

Clubs/Organizations:

Fremont Chamber of Commerce - Friday AM Connection Club - Co-Chair


Michelle and Bob Duncan
Owner
Odyssey Travel Inc. · 1-800-525-2159 ·
Michelle Duncan, MCC, LCS, OMS, DS President and Chief Executive Officer Michelle Duncan is a seasoned travel professional. With almost 33 years of experience in the sales and marketing industry, she co-founded Odyssey Travel and Cruises in 1998 to bring outstanding personal service to the Internet travel industry. She is a CLIA-certified Master and Luxury Cruise Counselor and has taken more than 91 cruises and logged several hundred thousand air miles. She has traveled extensively in the Caribbean and Europe, and is dedicated to providing the personal service that is so often lacking in faceless "Dot Com" travel agencies. A proud mother of three active boys, Michelle is an expert in planning family vacations. An industry executive, she can take care of your corporate business travel needs as well. Call her today at 1-800-525-2159 and let her plan your next Epic Adventure. Bob Duncan Executive Vice President Bob has the best job in the world - he's married to Michelle! That means he gets to tag along on all of her trips. He has to carry the suitcases, but every silver lining has its cloud. In all seriousness, Bob is a seasoned business professional in his own right. He has over 25 years of business experience, the last 22 in the Washington DC marketplace. Bob works to ensure that Odyssey Travel and Cruises continues to set the standard for service in the travel industry.

Ellie Shelton

Ellie Shelton · 250-276-4342 ·

My name is Ellie. I am the senior travel agent behind Vacation Penguin. I love travel. I love planning, researching and booking travel. I love a deal. I would love to help you plan your well deserved vacation. I will listen to what you’re looking for, make suggestions, and find the best product for you at the best price. There are so many options out there. Leave the legwork to me and let me put something special together for you.

I have 15 years experience working for a major chain in Canada. Most of those years I was in the prestigious Millionaire’s Club, achieving sales in the top 5% of over 500 consultants nationwide. I have travelled to Spain, Tunisia, Morocco, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Bruges, Australia, The Cook Islands, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo, Cancun, the Mayan Riviera, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, the Big Island of Hawaii, Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Las Vegas, California, Florida, New York, Boston, an Alaska cruise and a Northeast Cruise.

My website has lots of information to wet your appetite. Enjoy. Please contact me anytime and let’s start planning your vacation right. Seriously chill travel starts here!

ellie@vacationpenguin.com

250-276-4342


Mandy Armstrong

Mandy Armstrong · (613) 802-3684 ·

I live and breathe travel...seriously! This, along with my love of research, attention to detail, and experience in the travel industry, allows me to plan vacations tailored to your unique personality, needs and interests. An independent consultant, I am available outside of traditional business hours, taking care of all of the research, planning, and booking details, so all you have to do is pack your bags and enjoy!

mandy@ttand.com

(613) 802-3684


Sandra Aaron

Simcha Travel · 416-367-8263 ext. 2682 · main

Sandra Aaron’s entry into the travel industry came about after years of working as an international event planner. In 2006 she branched out on her own and established Mindless Sophistication Events, an event planning firm based in Toronto, Canada. The logistical knowledge required to produce meetings, incentive programs, and destination weddings gives her a unique perspective when creating travel experiences. Sandra is a certified destination wedding specialist, charter member of the Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Association, and former board member of ILEA Toronto. Her in-depth knowledge of Jewish destination weddings has garnered her various speaking opportunities on the subject. The most international location she’s been invited to speak was at Love Mexico’s, 2014 Cancun Destination Wedding Bootcamp.

Wherever you choose to travel or however large your travel party is, Sandra is dedicated to helping you create memories to last a lifetime.


Irina Andrienko

The Travel Agent Next Door Irina · 416-367-8264 ext 2274 · main

Group Travel Coordinator, Destination Wedding Specialist, Jamaica Specialist

Planning a Destination Wedding or a Honeymoon? Religion Groups? Or just a vacation? Contact Irina today to make it happen.
Happy Travels!


Dana Elford
Customer Relations & Digital Media Manager
North South Travel · 604-736-7447 · contact

Dana is a recent resident of Vancouver, having moved to the beautiful province of BC all the way from Ontario. Her educational background is in Travel + Tourism, Photography, and Media + Communications. She has working experience in; social / digital media strategy + management, hospitality + hotel management, luxury spa operations, and event coordination / management. Dana prides herself on her effective communication skills with both clients and colleagues, while remaining incredibly positive, highly motivated, and passionately creative. Dana is always on the go: she has travelled to over 20 different countries throughout North America & Europe, has visited 30 out of 50 states, and has been to 8 out of 13 provinces + territories. She was born and raised in Canada, however holds dual citizenship with Italy - her favourite country in Europe! Dana's passion for communications/media, the vibrant community of Vancouver that she lives in, and of course, travel & tourism, makes this the perfect role for her. Dana is excited to bring a wealth of knowledge as the newest member of the North South Travel team, and soak up as much as she can from the very best in the luxury travel industry!


Diana Prince
Manager
Avanti Travel · 601-987-9353 ·

29 + years travel experience

College of Disney Graduate - Disney World Expert

Domestic Air Specialist - Corporate Air Travel


Kiki Dimakis

Marlin Travel Vancouver · ·

Kiki was born to travel. Though she officially started working in travel and tourism in 2010, being part of a family in the industry meant her passion for discovering the world started much earlier. Over the course of many years of travel, Kiki has refined her skills and expanded her knowledge and expertise, with a special emphasis on the Caribbean and sun destinations. Now Marlin Travel’s resident specialist in destination weddings and romance travel, Kiki’s commitment to creating the perfect, personalized travel experience, is why so many clients entrust her to plan a trip they’ll remember for the rest of their lives. Kiki is exceptionally organized, adept with logistics, and is able to integrate both her knowledge of all-inclusive packages, resorts, and cruises, as well as her diverse industry connections, to create complex and coherent group itineraries. Kiki is a highly accomplished travel professional, carrying certifications as a Jamaica Specialist, RIU Hotel Specialist, Karisma Hotels Gourmet Inclusive Consultant, and more.


Rachel Spratt
Travel Consultant
Ambassador Travel · 812-479-8687 · home_office

Rachel graduated from the Ambassador Institute of Travel in the fall of 2014. She is a College of Disney Knowledge graduate and has cruised with Disney Cruise Lines and been to Walt Disney World multiples times since she was a child. She has traveled to large cities, such as, New York City and Las Vegas, and been to the Caribbean. Rachel enjoys helping others and sharing her love of travel is one of the reasons she decided to become a Travel Consultant. In her spare time she enjoys reading, participating in local community theatre, and spending time with her children's activities. Rachel’s favorite motto is: “Raise the ordinary to the extraordinary.”


Anita Heller
Travel Consultant
Ambassador Travel · 812-479-8687 ext #219 · home_office

Anita's love for travel started long before she got into the travel industry........with that said and 4 passports later she has been to six of the seven continents and 49 of the fifty states, almost every Caribbean island and has been on over 90 cruises. She brings over 28 years of experience and extensive knowledge as well as multiple awards for performance and customer satisfaction to Ambassadors Vacation Center.


Jennifer Kirby

Jennifer Kirby · 403-977-7025 · main

I work with adventurous travelers who want to escape the stress of daily life& spend quality time with loved-ones in amazing destinations, without having to worry about all the details of getting everyone there. I have a passion for bringing people together to explore new places and discover new experiences that they will remember for a lifetime.

I help them by offering expert advice and planning services to create active& exciting getaways that combine nature, wildlife, culture, and adventure and allows them to truly get away from it all...together. I understand how important your time and money are, and I work hard to make sure that it is spent wisely. Most importantly, I am there for you before, during and after your adventure to make sure that everything goes smoothly and to provide support whenever it is needed.

Ready to start planning your next adventure? Start here

(403) 977-7025

jkirby@thetravelagentnextdoor.com


Libby Grimm
Office Administrator, Travel School Instructor
Ambassador Travel · 812-479-8687 ext #3406 · home_office

Libby received her degree from the University of Southern Indiana with a major in History and a minor in English and then taught school in San Antonio, TX. She is also a 1994 graduate of the Ambassador Institute of Travel. She began working for Ambassador in 1995. As a Certified ARC Specialist, one of her responsibilities is processing the Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) report. She is also in charge of organizing our Ambassador Institute of Travel students.

Outside of the US she has traveled to Canada-Banff, Jasper, Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Paris, France, Punta Cana, Boca de Yuma, and the Mayan Rivera.


Vince DiDomizio
Travel Consultant
Newhall-Valencia Travel · (661) 255-7110 · ttv
Whether you seek fun in the sun or a leisurely day on the beach, Vince will find just the right destination for you. Whether it is helping you decide which village at Beaches Turks and Caicos is right for you, or choosing between The Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun or Punta Cana, Vince can guide you to the one that's right for you. Vince is a Hawaii expert and can help make your travel dreams come true!

Perry Sullivan

Perry Sullivan · 306-552-8734 ·

I’ve been assisting clients with their travel plans since 2009. The types of vacations booked to date have been mainly all-inclusive, ocean/river cruises, flights and hotels, & coach/bus tours. Areas include CAN/USA, Mexico, South America, the Caribbean, & Europe. I have done group & destination wedding bookings as well. Personally, my spouse and I have been to several all-inclusives in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. We have also been on cruises in the Caribbean and the Panama Canal. Hawaii is another popular area I have booked and vacationed. My spouse and I plan on a Fall 2018 River Cruise in Europe and I will be booking group space so if this is something you may be interested let me know. I will also be posting details on the River Cruise so stay tuned...

Together, lets design your trip of a lifetime.

perry@vacationbydesign.com

306-552-8734


Patrizia Gonzalez Cardoso

Patrizia Gonzalez Cardoso · 416 367 8264 EXT 2753 · main

My love of travel has provided me with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge on many destinations.

My experience includes: destination weddings and honeymoons, complex flight itineraries, all-inclusive vacations, groups (especially Rome and Israel) and tours including hotels, excursions, tickets to your favourite events and rail passes when needed.
All with a personal touch and tailor made to your travel needs. I have certifications in cruises, destination weddings and honeymoons along with guided tours and river cruises. I aim to stay informed and up to date on “everything travel.”
Whether you want to trek through the Amazonian rain forest, sail the Caribbean or sip espresso by the Roman Coliseum, I am your travel consultant. There is no travel adventure too big or too small.

Languages
English
Italian
Spanish


Nicole Peter

UNIGLOBE Action Travel · 306-352-4444 · leisure
I have been with UNIGLOBE (and in the travel industry) since December of 1998. In that time, I have been fortunate enough to travel to many different destinations, including Australia, the Bahamas, Beijing, Cabo San Lucas, Cuba, Cancun/Mayan Riviera, Cozumel, Fiji, France, Frankfurt, Hawaii, Ireland, Jamaica, Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, New Orleans, New York, New Zealand, Puerto Vallarta, Tokyo - just to name a few! In my travels, I have experienced escorted tours, all- inclusive resorts, cruising and a lot of independent exploring. I am often asked, "of all the places you have been, which one is your favourite?". I find this is such a hard question to answer, as each destination I have visited has something different to offer, and I take something unique away from each holiday. However, of all the places I've been, the one I would most love to go back to would have to be Hawaii. In my time as a Travel Professional, I was honored to win "Travel Agent of the Year for Western Canada" three times. As a Travel Professional, I loved spending time with clients, helping them make their holiday a fabulous memory that lasts a life time. In 2009 I became the Operations Manager of the office. I was recently awarded "Manager of the Year 2012 for UNIGLOBE Western Canada". As Manager, I now mainly work with our corporate clients on their incentive trips for employees and/or clients. No group is too small or too large and if you would like more information on planning your own company incentive group, please do not hesitate to contact me.

David Rowley
Travel Specialist
Appreciation Travel · 519-265-8155 ·

David Rowley is the owner of Travel Planning Associates Inc. through which he created Appreciation Travel. David is a certified travel manager with eighteen years of experience in the travel industry. He has worked as a travel consultant, an agency manager, and a college instructor in Travel and Tourism. David comes from a military family, and is proud to support the amazing work done by Morale & Welfare Services on behalf of the CF Community.


Maria Joly

Maria Joly · 416-367-8264 EXT 2811 · main

Hi, my name is Maria! I grew up in Austria and have extensive knowledge of Europe. Italy, Germany, Switzerland and France are just a few places I have been to. I have also been to the Caribbean and China.

I can arrange a beautiful vacation for you. Give me a call and I will make your dreams come true!


Cristiana
Travel Consultant
Flair Travel Planners · 403 329 1030 ·

There is a new kind of travel agent - the travel consultant - who specializes in a few areas and knows them in depth.

So... here I am, ready to help you plan and book your trip to Italy or Western Europe!

My great love for traveling and passion for discovering different customs brought me into the tourism business. With over 20 years in the travel industry, I am focused on creating unique and customized itineraries, in an effort to connect travelers with the local culture and give them great memories to recall with pleasure when they are at home.

So if you are curious to check out how much coffee Italians can drink in a day or you're looking to learn how to pronounce "Costiera Sorrentina" before going there, just come and meet me at Flair Travel Planners!


Stephanie Lloyd-jones
Assistant Manager
Elan Travel · · Terrace

My passion for travel began at an early age when my family went to Australia to live for a year. From that time on I knew I was destined to do something in the travel industry, I love exploring new cultures, trying different foods and meeting new people from all walks of life.

I have been with Elan Travel Since 1988 and have been very fortunate to travel fairly extensively throughout the world and escort some of Elan Travels "tours". My destinations include Australia, New Zealand, Greece, Croatia, Vietnam, Mexico, Africa, London, Portugal, Disneyland, Disneyworld, Caribbean cruising and I'm sure others I've not mentioned. If I don't know about a destination, I will research it to the best of my ability to help make your trip a success.


Ida
Senior Travel Consultant
Total Advantage Travel · (416) 240-7700 or (800) 419-1635 · Jamaica,Riu,All Inclusive,Desination Wedding,Europe Vacation,Group

Do you fancy the arts, family, architecture, music & food?

Then you'll love the Italian Culture!

I was born in Italy but lived in Canada almost all my life. I'm fluent in Italian and I'm proud of my Italian Culture. If you wish to see more of Italy, I will plan a full itinerary to suit your needs.

If the Caribbean is your ideal vacation, no problem! I can help with an all inclusive package vacation for individuals, groups or even destination weddings.

By the way, I'm a Certified RIU Hotels Specialist Agent & a Certified Jamaica Travel Specialist!!

Email me at: ida@totaladvantage.com


TESTIMONIALS

From Joanne in Toronto:

"Ida is my go to person! I have been booking with her the last 10 years..."

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Martino Daniels

Martino Daniels · 647-330-8747 · main

Cityplace Travel is here to work for you!

Hello, my name is Martino Daniels. 15 years ago I left a great job as a Public Relations Manager for a
very successful trade show company to pursue a career in the travel industry. I have always had a passion for travel and took my first trip when I was 3 years old to Europe with with parents, and although I don't remember much about that trip, I do have fond memories of the trips that followed that one, and there
were many of them. In my late teens and early 20's I started traveling alone, and with friends, and always booked with travel agents. Most agents I made my reservations with were kind and professional, but
something always seemed to be missing. Some were actually afraid to make recommendations on countries and hotels, and others were lacking passion and enthusiasm. I vowed if I ever became a Travel Agent, I would change that. I would treat my friends and clients trips like my very own. I would work within their budgets, I would ask them exactly what they were looking for in a vacation, and give them their best options at a great price along with exceptional service. I would make recommendations on destinations and hotels based on my own experiences as well as the feedback from my clients, and I would tell them exactly what they could expect at the destination or hotel they chose to visit. Over the past 15 years I have traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, the U.S and Canada. As a travel agent I have booked over 45,000 people to destinations all over the world and I have worked side by side with some of the best owners, managers, marketing experts, and agents in the travel industry. I have also written a travel tips book, and have had my travel blogs and photos published in print, and online. I literally live and breath travel. In November of 2016, I launched Cityplace Travel. This is an agency that is dedicated to you, the traveler. It's an agency that is going to put you, and your travel needs first Myself, and my associates are here to help you make booking your trip as
painless as possible. More importantly though, we are here to give you the service that you deserve.
Whether you are looking to book a hotel, a flight, an all inclusive package, a cruise, a tour, or an adventure travel bucket list trip, we are help to you, and provide you with free quotes, travel tips and more. You can book directly on our website 24/7, over the phone, or contact us by email. Thank-you for choosing Cityplace Travel, we really appreciate your business.

cityplacetravel@gmail.com

647-330-8747 (TRIP)

844-321-3325 (DEAL)


Judy Karwacki, MA, MBA
Marketing Director
Jubilee Travel · ·
I am a partner in Jubilee Travel and our marketing director. I split my time between Jubilee Travel my sustainable tourism consulting firm Small Planet www.smallplanet.travel. I am specialist in the Caribbean and Latin America, and one of a handful of adventure travel advisors with the Adventure Travel Trade Association. I am also a member of green organizations such The International Ecotourism Society and Ecoclub.com. As a travel expert and sustainable tourism advisor, I travel all over the world and have worked in over 30 countries in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Pacific, Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific region. I love to share my travel experiences with others and send people to off-the-beaten path places and adventures where they can connect with the local people and cultures.

Chris Akester
Assistant Manager
Collacutt Travel · 416-225-8871 or 855-347-2068 · contact

Chris graduated from Centennial Collage with a degree in Travel & Tourism. She has been with Collacutt Travel since 1999. Her passion is custom made itineraries with a special interest in the South Pacific and Africa. Her favorite destination to explore is a tie between Australia (been six times), and Southern Africa. In her spare time she enjoys photography as a hobby.


Edmundo Roa

Let's Take the Kids Travel Agency - Old · 613-594-5633 ex 102 ·
Travel consultant for over 19 years with Let's Take the Kids Travel. I have grown up moving around and travelling so it is second nature to me. Born in Jamaica, lived as a child in Venezuela, have lived in Montreal and San Jose California and now live and travel from Ottawa Canada with my own family. I love planning family travel especially adventure travel to off the beaten track destinations.

Sabrina
Request about Negril, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
Just Travel Deals · 905-799-3000 ext 224 · lead

My first glimpse of the Travel and Tourism industry when I was in high school, I did my Co-Op at a Travel Wholesaler. I was very fascinated and interested in Geography, far off lands and island but my path took me to a degree Business and Marketing. While at jobs, I am always looking up travels, promoting destinations to families and friend. And that was moment I thought this is my destiny so I got my credentials. I began working in the travel agency about 7 years ago. I have planned trips that travelers could only dream. From world cruising to the Idyllic Islands to a fly into our Canadian providences. I have done from singles trip to weddings, honeymoon and anniversary. I would say my specialities is the Caribbean, where you will be mesmerised with tropical music, surrounded with endless breezy beaches, luxurious to affordable tropical resorts not forgetting intoxicating nightspots.


Scott Stone
Senior Travel Consultant, LLB (Hons), LLM, MBA
Universal Travel · 7097460257 · contact

Scott grew up travelling the world from a very young age and although his studies included obtaining a Law Degree, Masters in Law and Business in England, his love and passion for travel still prevailed. He decided to return to Canada and start a family business, Universal Travel, along with his Mother, and Brother. This agency has now been in business for over 18 years, currently operating from two locations in Newfoundland and has come to obtain many travel awards over the years. Some of the reputable companies that have acknowledged Universal Travel’s outstanding service include Carnival Cruise Lines, Globas Family of Brands, Encore Cruises, Travel Savers and many others.


Scott is most known for is his passion and his number one priority is taking care of his clientele. He treats each vacation he books as if it were his own, and the repeat business peaks volumes. This is something that sets him apart from the rest. As a family owned business, Scott was able to choose the décor and layout of his offices with a unique flavor that you won’t find in any other agency. From the time you walk in the doors, you are welcomed with beautiful leather furniture,mahogany touches and a fire place. The staff have individual offices to create a private environment so that they’re comfortable discussing all aspects of their vacation freely. Scotts motto has always been that the vacation should begin from the time you walk in the door to start planning. And he has definitely achieved this.


When he was just 5 years old Scott, his family (including his Mother Daphne and brother Derrick who are also involved in the business), embarked on an "around the world" 6 week cruise. He received an education that you cannot obtain from
a classroom and his passion began. Scott has done over 300 cruises, including river cruises, luxury liners, small intimate ships, large cruise ships, and everything in between. He has been to 6 continents, and just over 100 countries. He has done just about every type of travel and tour experience you can think of and from what we can tell, there is no stopping in sight! With this experience, he can properly train his staff and assist in finding the perfect vacation suitable for every person
who walks through the door.


Jesse Eberts

Walnut Grove Travel · 6048886020 ·

Jesse joined the Walnut Grove team about two years ago. Clients are drawn to his energy and enthusiasm for planning their trips and researching new and exotic destinations.

Certified Contiki youth travel specialist, and a Certified Sandals Specialist.

"I believe that travel and experiencing different Cultures is simply good for the soul. I have learned so much from my own travels, and i want to share my experiences with others and I want to hear from my clients all the stories from their trips and how it often has inspired them to try something new."


Barbara Petrick
General Manager
Elan Travel · 250 631 9466 · Terrace

I have been with Elan Travel Since 1988 years. I have travelled to Mexico, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Ireland, England, Brazil, Peru, Galapagos Island, Azores Islands of Portugal; Barbados, USA including Hawaii, California, Florida, Las Vegas, New York and many parts of Canada.

"As the Corporate Manager of the Terrace office I enjoy working in the fast paced office. I enjoy helping customers with their travel needs. Elan Travel has kept up with technology and we now have customers worldwide. Although, the world is a very large place it amazes me how small it really is when booking passengers!"


Suzanne El Tibi
Travel Consultant
Collacutt Travel · 416-225-8871 or 855-347-2068 ·

My name is Suzanne and I am originally from the beautiful city of Beirut, Lebanon. Currently, I live in Toronto with my loving, caring and supportive husband and our three amazing children. After spending 13 years in the awesome Dubai, we decided to move here and we are loving it! I hold a bachelor degree in Chemistry and a Teaching Diploma in Science Education. I taught for 10 years until I realized that I need to pursue my dream, the one thing I wanted the most…to become a Travel Consultant. I just got my diploma and started my first job in the prestigious agency -Collacutt Travel- and honestly after all these
years, I just found myself. It’s never too late! And my best advice as an enthusiastic Travel Agent…Just Go, See and Collect Your Memories!


Michelle Korinetz

UNIGLOBE Action Travel · 306-352-4444 · leisure, weddings, groups
Hello, My name is Michelle Korinetz. I have been in the travel industry for 16 years, and I hold a Certified Travel Agent (CTC) designation. I have been with UNIGLOBE Action Travel since January of 2009. During my 8 years with UNIGLOBE I have received the Gold Counselor Award 6 times, and have also been awarded a place in UNIGLOBE’S Platinum Circle from 2012 -2015. I was also awarded as one of the Top 20 Agents for Riu Resort in all of Canada in 2015. When people ask me what I do for a living, I say “I make dreams come true”. Helping plan your dream vacation, giving you memories that will last a lifetime, is the best part about my job. Personally, I am a sun seeker and a beach lover, so if you are looking to get away and relax somewhere sunny and tropical, I’m here to help find you the vacation of a lifetime. I also love working with brides and grooms to help plan the destination wedding of their dreams, whether it’s for a group of 10 … or 100! I look forward to helping you plan your next – and best – vacation!

Anita Jobs
Travel Consultant
Anita Get Away · 1 604 988 2585 ·
Ever since I can remember, I have been intrigued with what was “out there.” I’ve fulfilled that curiosity by travelling to some truly awe inspiring places. From sitting in the middle of an elephant herd on safari in South Africa, to a beautiful beach in Barbados, to cruising scenic Alaska, and climbing the Great Wall of China, my travel experiences help me to serve you better. Even the problems I’ve had, such as having everything stolen, flights cancelled, missed connections, or luggage not arriving gives me added experience to help my clients. I started Anita Get Away travel consultants to help others create their own vacation memories. I specialize in group tours or cruises, as well as health and wellness destinations. I’ve learned that the small details often make the biggest difference in a vacation and that’s where my research skills and experience come in. I know the right questions to ask and the most important details to cover in order to make your trip a complete success. While I have many favorite spots in countries from China to the Philippines to Europe, I often don’t stay in the same place twice because there are so many new experiences out there that I can share with my clients. My goal is to create a travel experience that is “as unique as you” and I will listen carefully to what you want and provide you options that reflect this. As your travel consultant, my passion, my personal experiences, and my attention to detail will put you at ease and you can begin your trip more relaxed. All you need to do is enjoy your trip and create some wonderful memories for you and your friends and family!

Laurie Johnson
Travel Specialist
Pura vida vacations 2 · ·

My love for travel grew as well as my knowledge of Costa Rica which inspired me to become a Travel Specialist and open my own home based travel agency. As a travel professional I continue to build unique vacations experiences today for my clients. Laurie's expertise and connections with local in-country partners makes for a winning team designing travel itineraries and group travel.

My favorite destination is Costa Rica inspired by my love for the outdoors, its people, and adventure travel. My next destination for travel is to Peru to experience the culture, secret ceremonies & historical past of the Inca's.

I am currently a travel specialist for Costa Rica, Peru, Malta, Adventures by Disney, and Scotland. I am currently completing courses in Active Adventure Specialist & Credited Cruise Counselor with the Travel Institute.

My passion for travel extends beyond my role as a Travel Specialist to assisting as a tour guide in Costa Rica. I also have a certificate in CPR/First Aid. I enjoy hiking, zip lining, yoga, and surfing. I divide my time between Canada & Costa Rica calling each country my home. I am a proud member of Adventure Travel & Cruise Line International Associations.


KEN Stewart--owner/agent
Owner--Agent
Crowfoot Travel · 403-241-7140 ext 101 ·
My passion is family, then travelling and making memories. My speciality, if you want to call it that, is groups. In particular Destination Weddings and honeymoons. I also do family reunions, sport groups or just a bunch of friends wanting to travel together. I am always learning and attending educational seminars, so I can keep up with the constant and ongoing challenges in our business. I am a certified Sandals, Disney, Karisma, Barceló, Riu, & cruise specialist. I have been lucky to have travelled extensively over the years, but like many there is still a lot on my bucket list to get done... !! :-) I love to work with others, helping them, create their own personal memories. I can assist you with any and all your travel arrangements. I like to say, "we are only limited by our imaginations and then making the wallet fit the result." Just give me a call, or drop me a note, then you can "RELAX, IT'S ALL TAKEN CARE OF !!"

Cindy Almond

Romance & Foodie Travel · 416-367-8263 ext: 2293 · main

Friends and family would probably describe me using two words, Food and Travel. Travel satisfies my insatiable need for the exciting and the exotic. I like to be fully immersed when I travel and enjoy using all of my senses when I explore to really get to know the places I visit. Each place that I visit changes me a little, and I feel I become a better, more authentic person. No words or pictures can fully describe what it is like to watch the sunset over the Costa Rican beaches, peer into the aqua lagoons of Bora Bora, or watch a lion cub nuzzle his mom on a hazy sunny afternoon on the plains of the Serengeti.

Travel planning is what I love, and what I do best. I would love the opportunity to share my stories, experiences and expertise with you in order to help you save time and maximize your experience on your next dream vacation.
I specialize in Destination Weddings, Exotic Honeymoons, Safaris and Culinary Experiences.

Email Cindy

Ottawa: 613.240.5976
Toronto: 416.367.8263 x2293


Kathy Peebles CTA
Travel Consultant
Travels by Donna · (706)322-2323 ·
Kathy has been working at Travels By Donna for almost 20 years. She is a Certified Travel Associate (CTA). She’s always wanted to be in the travel industry and always liked to travel. But moving around the country with her husband, Rick, and rearing their son, she didn’t have the opportunity until moving to Columbus. A friend worked at Travels By Donna and recommended to Kathy that this would be a good part-time job for her. “I had the opportunity here and took it,” Kathy said. “Donna hired me and taught me the business. She’s a good teacher. Donna’s good to work for.” For anyone wanting to get into the travel industry, Kathy recommends that you find a reputable agency, even if you want to work from home. And if you want to work from home, she said you should have a sizable circle of friends who like to travel and are willing to spend money booking with you. In her spare time, Kathy likes to read, knit, bake and ski (both water and snow). She likes to travel, though she admits she hasn’t had much time lately to do so.

Marcia Proctor

Marcia Proctor · 9055107110 · main

Consider me your travel concierge, working with you to craft your journey, handle logistics, and create a stress-free experience, while you pursue life-changing adventures that broaden your horizons and feed your spirit.

My particular interest is Europe, especially travel that’s a little off the beaten path. If you're looking for an opportunity to really explore and experience a destination, please contact me and let's start planning your vacation of a lifetime!


Louise Bell
Owner,Travel Consultant
Stonetown Travel · · adventure,cruises,travel
I have been travelling since I was a young child when we made annual trips to visit family alternating between Alberta and Nova Scotia. I have travelled coast to coast in Canada including the Yukon and Northwest Territories, 49 of the states in the US, many of the Caribbean islands, South America, Morocco, India, England, Ireland, Scotland, Iceland, France, Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and Greece. Cruising is one of my favourite ways to see the world. I have cruised the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Panama Canal, Hawaiian Islands, Galapagos Islands and the headwaters of the Amazon. River cruising is the perfect way of seeing the heart of countries. I have sailed on the Rhine as well as the Danube so far. The last group tour we hosted went to Peru with the highlight being Machu Picchu.

Gordon Mackey
Owner
Trent Travel · (905)240-6344 ·

Gordon is in our Whitby Office

River Cruise Specialist:

In the world of river cruising, sail along peaceful waterways that provide you access to sights and experiences. From bustling marketplaces to magnificent cathedrals. And the ability to dock in the heart of city centres and charming towns.

The river cruise experience is different than that the ocean cruise experience. River cruising offers a more intimate experience with on average of 100 to 150 guests on each boat, floating on some of the world’s most famous rivers. Comfortable and convenient, river cruising offers a greater variety of destinations than you can find any other way.

Spend less time getting there and more time being there.

Cruises are available in Europe, Southeast Asia, China, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon and the US Mississippi.

River cruising can be as short as two or three days or as long as a month. Also consider combining a river cruise and a land tour into a package.

Join us, in having one of our consultants plan a river cruise adventure designed for you that will inspire you from the beginning to the end. Call me at 905-240-6344 (Whitby Branch)


LeeAnn Fullerton
Antartica Event
Geauxing Places · test · lead
LeeAnn has been in the travel industry forever (she wont say how long because she said it makes her sound old). She has worked for both retail and wholesale (who we arrange your packages thru) before becoming the owner of Geauxing Places in 2008. Since she has experience on both sides she knows the right questions to ask to make sure you are getting the best value for your money. She is also our main contact for our Corporate and Film travel, helping not only to send your employees to jobs and back but also ensuring your film crew arrives here in "Hollywood South." No matter what type of trip or vacation you are looking for, LeeAnn is available to answer your call.

Chantal

Chantal Tremblay · 3433703700 ·

I have been working in the travel industry for 12 wonderful years. In those years, I worked in several varied branches of the profession. I have worked for suppliers as well as large and small travel agencies. I’ve had the opportunity to work on several amazing projects; involving 1 to 500 passengers. In those years, some of the projects I’ve accomplished for my clients, are coach tours all across Canada and the USA. Chartering planes, arranging travel for sport groups in the USA and the Caribbean, destination wedding groups, multi-generation family vacations, cruises in Europe and Caribbean. A la carte trips to Europe and all-inclusive vacations to name a few. The following are some of my credentials & certifications.

  • College Merici (travel and marketing)
  • TICO
  • Specialist Program Riu Hotel & Resort
  • AMA Waterway Specialist
  • Expert Level University of WOW (Royal Caribbean)
  • NCL Specialist
  • Manulife Insurance
Over the years, I have traveled to many different destinations to increase my knowledge:
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Mexico
  • Belize
  • Roatan
  • Panama
  • Columbia
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Europe to name a few.

At every opportunity, I work to improve my knowledge by updating my training with different suppliers, as it arises. When I am working for you, my goal is to find you the best product for your dream vacation or event. Your satisfaction is very important to me. My training, work experience and personal travel experiences help me achieve these goals for you.


My love travel, the discovery of new places & cultures, coupled with my enthusiasm, make no destination inaccessible. Looking forward to my participation in your next adventure
in life.

Je peux aussi vous servir en français .

ctremblay@thetravelagentnextdoor.com

(343) 370-3700


Catherine Wood

The Travel Zone · 519-979-9555 ·
Catherine offers 20 years in the travel industry, her love of travel has taken her around the world whether it be River Cruising in Europe, sun and sand holidays on turquoise waters, driving holidays in Scotland, England and lreland or saying Aloha in Hawaii Catherine has been there done that. Let her plan your next dream vacation.

Anita Staley
Travel Consultant
Antietam Travel Service, Inc. · 301-662-8080 ·

“Travel takes me out of the ordinary and into a world of wonder, magic, and adventure.” Walt Disney World is Anita's favorite destination. “I love the smells on Main Street, the corny jokes of Jungle Cruise, the uniquely themed restaurants, and the general excitement of feeling like a kid again. Disney tells a story with every attraction and resort.”

Anita graduated from Hood College in 1987 with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation. She has a professional background in Parks and Recreation. After 30 trips to Walt Disney World and years of sharing her Disney secrets and tips with others, she became an independent Travel Professional in 2014 associated with a Florida agency. She is thrilled to share her love for Walt Disney World with her clients at Antietam Travel Service. Anita is also enthusiastic about helping travelers enjoy the western United States, Alaska, and the all-inclusive resorts of Mexico and the Caribbean.


Sharlene Philipchuk

Sharlene Philipchuk · 204-668-4401 ·

Hi! I have been selling travel since 1999! I specialize in Destination Weddings and Honeymoons BUT I can help with Caribbean, Europe,Australia, Asia, Africa, Ocean Cruises, River Cruises, Walt Disney World,Disneyland, Alaska and anywhere else in the world! Remember there is A WHOLE WORLD TO TRAVEL ready to help make your vacation dreams come true!

wholeworldtotravel@gmail.com

204-668-4401


Kerri Purgavie

Kerri On Travel · 416-367-8264 x 2289 · main

I feel very confident that with my customer service background and my knowledge of travel I will be able to accommodate all your travel needs, whether it is for business or pleasure. I also have a great passion for traveling and have been fortunate enough to have cruised and or traveled to 17 different countries and 20 different islands. I am always planning the next adventure and I can't wait to help you with yours. My goal is to get to know you, your needs and desires so that together we can plan your vacations so that you have many years of wonderful memories to share.


Diane Theron

Saffa Travel · 647-549-4402 · main

PHEW, life can be tough in our host countries - missing home and struggling to afford reunions, never mind holidays.

I know the struggle, I live it! If I can help support a fellow Saffa, I will.

As part of the TTAND umbrella, I share resources with hundreds of other agents, if I am clueless, one of them will have the T-shirt..

I charge no extra fee on flights I help with, on condition that you insure your travel through me. Yes, I earn a commission, but from harsh experience, I am a firm believer in travel insurance. On a visit from SA to Canada 20 odd years ago, I experienced an etopic pregnancy. Young, healthy.. my hospitalization and surgery cost $26 000 - converted into SA Rands, was same price as my 3 bedroom townhouse.

Manulife is our preferred underwriter, as a group, we have a strong relationship and as up to now, my clients have not had issues with claims being honoured. That being said, there is always requirements to prove claim but is not a forest of trees, and can avoid a lifetime of financial hardship.

Call me, text me, email me.. let us see how we can find a vacation within your budget. I am more than happy to try match a quote, or find affordable routes and destinations..

warm regards ~ Di.


Mary Anniballi
Travel Consultant
Beaches and Beyond · 416-554-8841 ·

mary@beachesandbeyond.ca
416-554-8841

We all have dreams and aspirations. I have been fortunate to travel and experience many places. My travels have taken me to many destinations, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Boston, several cities in Florida, Washington and the bright lights of Las Vegas. Along with several sun destinations such as Cancun, Rivera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, St Kitts, Nassau, and Montego Bay. My European travels have taken me to the Eiffel tower in Paris, Big Ben in London, the Royal Palace in Copenhagen and the many beaches and churches in Italy. Next up, Sagrada Família in Spain and sipping port wine on the Douro River in Portugal. The bucket list is endless...

I thrive on learning new things, investigating new destinations. The world has so much to offer and I have so much more to see. Let me help you bring your dreams to life.


Matt and Cynthia Davidson, Owners
Owners / Travel Consultants
Beaches and Beyond · 905-592-0028 ·

cynthia@beachesandbeyond.ca
905-592-0028 or 1-866-542-8128

Welcome to Beaches and Beyond! Our brand may be new but we have been successfully helping people make their travel dreams come true for over 10 years!!! Our team has a passion for travel, all with different specialties, ideas and personal experiences to help YOU plan YOUR TRIP OF A LIFETIME!

From Ocean/River Cruises, Health & Wellness Vacations and Group Tours to Destination Weddings, Adventure Travel and All Inclusive packages - your travel dreams are our passion!



Camilla

Camilla Hershoff-Schelle · 6478026324 ·

I love to travel!

When I was a child we would travel and it is just a part of who I am. The excitement of investigating new places,people and cultures is what inspires me everyday to create experiences for others to remember.

If it is a Grand Destination Wedding or a cruise to Europe I enjoy working with my clients to create a memorable experience.

I specialize in Destination Weddings and Honeymoons, Group Fitness, and Family Travel and all Vacation Travel.

Cruising and the Caribbean are a few of my personal favorites. My travel bucket list is endless.

It would be my pleasure to plan your next adventure to see the world!