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Kathy Quarnstrom

Kathy Quarnstrom

Title: Owner & Manager
Agency: ALCA Travel
Email: alca@alcatravel.com

Kathy Quarnstrom has been in the travel business since 1983. She has been with ALCA Travel since day one and currently owns the agency. She takes care of the financial aspects of the business and occassionaly handles groups and enjoys planning "bucket list" trips for clients. Her travels have taken her on several cruises, trips to Europe, Japan, China, Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Hawaii and various other United States cities. Her travel destination bucket list is long and she looks forward to adding to her traveled destination list. In her free time, she loves to cook, spend time with family, volunteer and travel!

Susanne Richard-Beste

Susanne Richard-Beste

Agency: Susanne Richard-Beste
Email: srichard@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: (403) 892-2922

Susanne is a travel facilitator who strives for excellence. Her love of travel was sparked early with Summer trips across Canada. She was a manager for 25 years creating an environment where her clients and colleagues were appreciated, heard and valued. Susanne is also a mother of three which gives a unique perspective and understanding of the needs of family and group travel. Now that her children are grown Susanne’s excitement for travel continues with solo trips, intimate getaways and girls weekend adventures. Susanne’s energy is contagious and this well-organized leader will welcome you and help take you places that you only thought you could dream of.

srichard@thetravelagentnextdoor.com

(403) 892-2922

Sheila Gnish

Sheila Gnish

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Indulge Yourself Vacations
Email: indulgeyourselfvacations@nexioncanada.com
Phone: 905 869 1870

Welcome to Indulge Yourself Vacations! My name is Sheila Gnish, your personal or business travel agent based here in Burlington, Ontario. At this point in time I have over 25 years experience in travel and have visited over 20 countries to date.

Let my experiences help create a wonderful vacation for you.Whether you are looking to feel the warm tropical sun on the beach at an All Inclusive Resort, or maybe you prefer Cruising to many different exotic ports of call.Are you a kid at heart? Looking for a magical Disney vacation or would you simply like to rejuvenate at a quiet resort.We are here to make your dreams a reality.

Europe cruises are extremely beautiful, Tallinn Estonia and St. Petersburg Russia are absolutely breathtaking cities to visit. St. Petersburg stays true to it's nickname the "Venice of the North" canal rides are amazing and a must do in this gorgeous city. Along with the Church of Spilled Blood and the Hermitage. Memories that will last forever. Tallinn Estonia is my other favorite city with incredible excursions to take you back in time to the 14th Century, exquisite castles await you in this must see city. Don't forget your camera!! Take a cruise from Copenhagen Denmark and stay a few days pre or post cruise to really explore this gorgeous city. Canal rides are stunning, historic Nyland is beautiful and so many places to explore. Cruises from here will also take you to many stops such as to Berlin Germany, Stockholm Sweden and Helsinki Finland. Possibilities are endless and each city and country will captivate you with it's own unique charming and quaint countryside.

The Caribbean is host to many beautiful islands all unique unto themselves.Some of my favorite places are Curacao, Aruba, Saint Lucia, Barbados, St. Maartin, St. Thomas, Jamaica, Bahamas and Bermuda.I would love to name them all.Just imagine snorkelling in Aruba, watching the planes fly 40 feet above you in Maho Bay in St. Maartin.Visit the beautiful Pitons in Saint Lucia, or you could explore the crystal caves in Bermuda, the possibilities are endless.

Alaska is nature at its finest, absolutely breathtaking.Depending on your schedule we could create a land and sea excursion.Imagine being pulled by Sled Dogs, take a whale watching excursion to view whales and endless wildlife.Try deep sea fishing to catch a 40 pound halibut or your limit of Salmon.Climb Exit Glacier and experience true nature up close.Let us plan a cruise down the magnificent Alaskan coast as many cruise ships have North and South Bound trips available.This is one of my favorite family memories.

Disney Vacations are purely magical.No matter what your age, there is something for everyone.From the Magic Kingdom, to the beautiful gardens in Epcot with cuisine from around the world, to Animal Kingdom for more adventures or be captured by a Star Trooper in Hollywood Studios.Have your family dine with Disney Princesses at various restaurants around the Kingdoms, or cool off with a refreshing day at their Water parks.Watch your children’s faces light up seeing their favorite Disney characters come to life and then top off the night with the most spectacular fireworks display at Magic Kingdom or Epcot.Disney memories last forever!

Let’s not forget our beautiful back yard.Canada has so much to offer; from Peggy’s Cove in Halifax, down the St. Lawrence to beautiful and quaint Quebec City.Jasper and Banff parks in Alberta have beautiful pristine lakes and unforgettable mountain views.Take the Rocky Mountaineer to explore the coast of British Columbia by rail and just sit back and enjoy all of Nature’s Views in a beautiful dome car as you are catered by the very best on the rails.

Speaking of Canada, let’s not forget our CFL.Being quite a Hamilton Tiger Cat fan myself, we can plan a football adventure for you to follow your favorite teams across Canada.

Now is the time to Indulge Yourself, simply give me a call and we will work together to realize your dreams and make them a reality.

CERTIFICATIONS:

1. Royal Caribbean - Masters of Adventure Degree

2. Norwegian Cruise Lines - Masters Degree

3. AMResorts - Certified Master Agent

4. Club Med - Specialist

5. Walt Disney - College of Disney Graduate

6. Air Canada - University of Excellence

7. Rocky Mountaineer - Specialist

8. Marriott Hotels - Excellence Graduate

9. Hilton Hotels - Travel Professionals Program Graduate

10. Viking River Cruise Specialist

11. Regent Seven Seas - Luxury Cruise Expert

12. Ponant Specialist

13. Azamara Specialist

14. Avalon Specialist

15. AMA Waterways Certificate

16. St. Kitts & Nevis Island Destination Specialist

17. St. Vincent & The Grenadines Destination Specialist

18. Monograms Specialist

19. Globus Specialist

20. Cosmos Specialist




Patti Mann

Patti Mann

Title: (905) 630-4483
Agency: Patti Mann
Email: pmann@thetravelagentnextdoor.com

My passion for travel started at an early age. I was always fascinated by faraway places, people and cultures. I had the opportunity to satisfy some of those craving by working for USAir and Air New Zealand for over 18 years. Staying home to raise my children after “retirement” from the Airlines didn’t stop my passion for travel, it just changed direction to Disney!

I’ve been to Walt Disney World about 50 times and chances are I’ve stayed there, ate there and experienced a lot of the magic with toddlers, young children, teens and even experiencing the annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival with my now adult children!

I’m thrilled to start this new chapter as The Travel Agent Next Door, planning your worldwide Disney vacation or a trip of a lifetime to any destination you can dream of. It’s my passion and I promise to make you dreams come true!

(905) 630-4483

416-367-8264 EXT 2896

pmann@thetravelagentnextdoor.com

Bobbie Cochrane

Bobbie Cochrane

Agency: Bobbie Cochrane
Email: bcochrane@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: (403) 874-3563

Bobbie is a home based travel consultant with The Travel Agent Next Door. Bobbie has always had a passion for travel. She is committed to helping to make your travel experience the best it can be.

bcochrane@thetravelagentnextdoor.com

(403) 874-3563

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith

Agency: Debbie Smith
Email: debbie@allpointstravel.ca
Phone: (902) 456-3466

I always loved when my travel agent was able to help my travel dreams come true, so when I had a chance to become a Travel Agent and do the same for others, I jumped at the opportunity. Now, every time I help with someone’s vacation plans, I dedicate the time to ensure they are getting the service and trip they are hoping for.

I can help you with your winter getaway, cruise, destination wedding/honeymoon, family or friends’ vacation, wellness getaway or your Bucket List Trip anywhere in the world for yourself or a large group.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you plan your next great vacation!

debbie@allpointstravel.ca

(902) 456-3466

Anita Jobs

Anita Jobs

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Anita Get Away
Email: info@anitagetaway.com
Phone: 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!
Tammy Theriault

Tammy Theriault

Agency: Tammy Theriault
Email: ttheriault@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: 506-479-2150

I am a mom of four who always had a passion for travel. I have always planed my own trips with much success . I have been to Acapulco , Punta cana , Holguin , Varadero , Puerto plata so let me find your dream vacation ,cruise or a simple weekend getaway.

Let me do all the planning and sit down relax and enjoy the journey of a life time.

Kim McPhail

Kim McPhail

Title: Corporate & Leisure Travel Consultant
Agency: Kim McPhail
Email: kmcphail@nexioncanada.com
Phone: 519 312 7718

The travel bug bit me when travelling with my parents and siblings as a young child. From that moment I was interested in what the world had to offer. But how was I to make this happen living out in rural Ontario.

As a student I worked for the Ontario Travel Information Centre's helping people discover Ontario with suggestions of attractions, accommodation, and the different ways to get to where they needed to go. With this job I realized that I loved helping people and also enjoyed creating memorable experiences for them at the same time.
That lead me to my decision to become a travel agent over 30 years ago. During this time there has been a change in how my work is done with all the advancements in technology, but the need to help people, and to make peoples experiences unique and memorable has remained the same.

Over the years I have sent 100's of people to the Caribbean and Mexico. My attention to detail and meeting the requests of clients has always been an important part when providing vacation information.

When it comes to Customer Service I think that this is the key to my success. My clients come back to me because they know I care about their needs. Whether working with families, groups, or couples their requests, or needs are important!

With my years in the travel industry I have had the opportunity to travel by train from Banff to Vancouver on the Rocky Mountaineer, river cruise on the Danube, cruise along the Mediterraniean, plus enjoy the offerings of the wonderful All - Inclusive resorts.

Let me make your next travel adventure a vacation to remember.

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Lora Boshoff

Lora Boshoff

Agency: Lora Boshoff
Email: lboshoff@ttand.ca
Phone: 604-790-4500

Hi! I’m Lora. Traveling is my passion!

I have been working in the Travel Industry for the past 20 years in Canada, Australia and New Zealand for some of the largest and most successful agencies in the world.

I’ve been fortunate to travel to many amazing places around the globe, learning about people and places in far away places. My team and I have inside connections to a world of specialty travel suppliers, hotels, resorts, car rentals, tours and airlines to customize any type of trip, anywhere for any budget.

I offer a personalized, one on one concierge level service to all my clients; from top level corporate executives traveling for business, to families looking for a relaxing beach getaway, to the adventurous solo traveler hiking Machu Pichu!

If you can dream it, I will ensure your trip is unforgettable, worry-free and leave you wanting to tick another destination off your bucket list! You Only Live Once!!

My Specialities

  • Corporate Travel
  • Family Vacations
  • Groups, Events and Weddings
  • Luxury Travel
  • Special Needs Travel
  • Travel Insurance

lboshoff@ttand.com

(604) 790-4500

Maria Febres

Maria Febres

Agency: Maria Febres
Email: mfebres@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: (416) 367-8263.ext 2649

Originally from Venezuela, with a bachelor's degree in Architecture with a diploma in Ceramics. My passion for traveling have taken me to visit Europe, different islands in the Caribbean, Central and North America where I ultimately fell in love with Toronto, a great multicultural city which I now calls home.

I have always been the "go-to" friend and family for traveling tips and ideas so I decided to make this passion a professional career. In 2015 I successfully completed my training as a travel agent with the Travel Agent Next Door.
My mission and passion is to organize the best travel experience and to make your dreams come true, take advantage of all what this world full of history, culture,art, food, customs and people offers, so you can experience and visit hidden gems and gorgeous places you could never imagine to be there and have unforgettable moments.
My professional advice includes Cruises, all Inclusive Sun Vacations, Hawaiian Vacations, Destination Weddings and Honeymoons, Club med, Family Vacations, Exotic Destinations, Adventure Tours, Europe Vacations and more.
I have had the opportunity to been in Mexico to Mexico city, Riviera Maya Cancun,Cozumel and Taxco Guerrero, in Guatemala to Guatemala city, in The Caribbean to Aruba, Curacao, Martinique, Guadalupe, Saint Marten, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Saint Thomas, Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Bahamas, in The United States to Washington Dc, Maryland, Virginia, Miami, Orlando( in the Atlantic coast in Florida), Pittsburgh , Chicago, Connecticut, New York City,New Jersey, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston and New Orleans, In Europe to Barcelona,Madrid, Malaga, Seville, Granada, Cordoba, Ronda (Spain) ,to Gibraltar ( UK) , to Rome, Napoli, Pompeii Scava, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Salerno (Italy), to Budapest and Gyor (Hungary), to Bratislava ( Slovakia), to Vienne and Salzburg (Austria), to Prague and Cezky krumlov (Czech Republic), to Zurich, Lausanne, Luzerne, Bern and Geneva (Switzerland), to Paris, Anecy, Dijon and Lille( France),to Bruges, Getz and Brussels (Belgium),to Berlin (Germany), to Copenhagen (Denmark), to Tallin (Estonia) ,to St Petersburg (Russia), and in Canada to Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Kamloops, Whistler, Ottawa, Montreal and Niagara Falls, east Coast New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Looking forward to fill this list with many more countries and cities each year to have more knowledge of places and be able to give more advises to my clients.

My Travel experience expertise

. Princess Cruise Commodore

. Norwegian Cruise Line Specialist

. Saint Lucia,Jamaica,Martinique and Aruba Specialist.

. Hawaii Specialist ( Hawaii Island, Kuai, Maui Nui and O'Hau) .
. Xcaret Xpert.

.Trafalgar Expert

. Brussels- Wallonia Specialist.

. Insight Vacations Specialist

. Best Western and Intercontinental Hotel Group.


Mary Anniballi

Mary Anniballi

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Beaches and Beyond
Email: mary@beachesandbeyond.ca
Phone: 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.

Vanessa McDonald

Vanessa McDonald

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Travel Trends of Hauppauge
Email: vanessa@traveltrendsny.com
Phone: 631-724-3311 or 516-729-3468

As a mother of 3, we’ve traveled from Hawaii to Italy, shared family adventures from California, Colorado, Yellowstone, up and down the east coast, Bermuda to Aruba, Mediterranean and Caribbean Cruises and so many places in between. Let my experience with both family, group trips and romance, help you plan your next adventure. In addition I specialize in Honeymoons and all Disney travel. Travel is my passion, both professionally and personally.

Tracee Williams

Tracee Williams

Title: Luxury Vacation Designer
Agency: Destinations
Email: tracee@destinationsar.com
Phone: 479-582-1900

Over the past 30+ years, I've been lucky enough to explore the world experiencing different countries and cultures, and call it my job. Each day I get to live my dream of traveling, learning, experiencing, and designing, and then I get to share it with you. I design honeymoons, romantic getaways, and luxury vacations to your exact specifications, with a little bit of WOW thrown in! I strive to provide exemplary service, and make the perfect recommendations that will give you vacation memories for a lifetime. Let me take all the stress and worry out of your dream vacation, and give you a relaxing and pampered experience.

  • Certified Travel Associate
  • Hard Rock Resorts WOW Wedding Specialist
  • Accredited Cruise Counselor
  • Platinum Certified Sandals Specialist
  • Sandals Weddingmoon Specialist
  • Karisma Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant
  • Karisma Honeymoon and Anniversary Consultant
  • AM Resorts Master Agent
  • Destination Specialist for Europe, Caribbean, Mexico,
  • Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, and Cruises
  • Mexico Destination Wedding Expert
Becky Donaldson

Becky Donaldson

Title: Wedding Specialist
Agency: The Travel Connection Wedding
Email: becky@thetravelconnection.com
Phone: 330-562-3178

Becky Donaldson helps oversee daily travel operations for both Leisure and Corporate divisions. She has acquired more than 25 years experience in the travel industry, with a passion for corporate travel services. Becky has traveled extensively throughout the United States, and names Costa Rica, Hawaii, South America, Australia and Europe as some of her favorite destinations. Becky also enjoys Independent adventures, River cruising and Windstar sailing.

Karolle Fleurke

Karolle Fleurke

Agency: Savour The World Travel
Email: karolle@savourtheworld.ca
Phone: 416-367-8263 ex. 2609

Welcome to Savour The World Travel. I’m Karolle, and in short; I love travel! I love how experiencing new places and people can change your entire world view without your ever having to think about it. Meeting a new friend at an all-inclusive resort, exploring a new country either solo or with a guide, a safari, a destination wedding in the landscape of your dreams or even a corporate incentive trip can all have a profound impact on your life.

So what’s on your bucket list? How do you want to experience the world next?
Call me at 613-822-9421 or email me at karolle@savourtheworld.ca

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Cathy

Cathy

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Twin Travel LTD
Email: cathy@twintravel.ca
Phone: tel:1-877-767-6501

I have proudly served the community of Port Alberni as I became the owner of Twin Travel in September 1996. I have been in the travel industry for 30 years and I have won Travel Agent of the year awards as a people choice poll. I have traveled to 35 countries in 6 continents. Some of my favourite travel experiences have been sipping red wine in a Villa in Tuscany, hot air ballooning in Botswana, and climbing the Great Wall. I’ve worked on many groups trips over the years to destinations like; Australia and New Zealand, South Africa, Portugal, European River Cruises, Italy, Ireland, England, Scotland, Costa Rica, Hawaii, New York and the Southern US. I always look forward to helping you find the best vacation experience for you.

Sheila Somerville

Sheila Somerville

Agency: Sheila Somerville
Email: ssomerville@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: 416-367-8263 x 2234

I'm an experienced travel agent with 6 years in the business. I enjoy traveling myself and have taken advantage of the many opportunities I’ve had over the years to visit as many destinations as I possibly can. I especially love Mexico, the Caribbean and cruising! I look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with you so that, together, we can come up with exactly the right vacation for you and your family and friends. Whether you are thinking of a cruise, a week in the sun somewhere or a longer trip to Europe or Asia, I can help you find the flight, hotel or cruise that is just right for you, and within your budget! Let me make sure you get the most for your vacation dollar. You can trust me to find you exactly what you want.

Call 416-367-8263 x 2234

SCOTT PENNEY

SCOTT PENNEY

Title: Cruise Package!
Agency: Scott Penney
Email: spenney@ttand.com
Phone: 9022230793

Thanks for visiting my website!

I have many years of experience in the travel industry and I am available at anytime to assist you with your travel needs.
I became a Travel Consultant because quite simply, I take pride in offering the highest level of personalized service to my clients. It is very rewarding and a great feeling to know that my customers are happy with my service.
I have been very fortunate to travel to many amazing, fantastic and wonderful places around the world so I am able to pass on my extensive knowledge to my clients and to ensure their travel plans are tailor-made just for them!
I can offer all the extras you need to make your well deserved and earned holiday perfect - whether it is a cruise, flight, vacation package, Disney vacation, hotel, car rental, all inclusive package, attraction ticket, excursion and very important travel insurance!
I would be delighted to assist you with all of your travel arrangements -from a weekend away to a trip of a lifetime, a Mediterranean cruise to a girls-getaway at a Spa Resort!
I look forward to hearing from you!

Deborah Lamping

Deborah Lamping

Title: Owner
Agency: Echo Tours & Travel
Email: debbie-noonan@on.aibn.com
Phone: (613)284-2003

Linda Skehor

Linda Skehor

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Square 1 Travel Service Ltd
Email: linda@square1travel.com
Phone: 250 334 0355

The more I travel the more I realize that people are the same the world over; gracious hosts, generous with their culture and eager to share a part of their lives with travellers like me.

Travel consulting has been my career since 2005 when I graduated from North Island College's Travel Counselling program. Since every trip is unique to the person planning it I take as much care with a package as I do with a three-month adventure. I do love to piece together flights, trains, cars, tours and accommodations to come up with the journey the client has been dreaming of.

If you ask me my favourite destination I'll probably tell you it's the one I've just returned from! Among my favourites so far: Quebec City, New York City, New Zealand, Sydney Australia, Siena and Venice in Italy, Chiang Mai in Thailand, Bali... I just can't narrow it down.

I also love to cruise and am about to take a river cruise along the Danube, first taking in Berlin, Dresden and Prague and ending up in Bucharest, Romania.

"Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer." Anonymous

Debora Brown

Debora Brown

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Godmother Team
Email: dbrown@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: 416-367-8264 Ext 2455

Contact Debora dbrown@thetravelagentnextdoor.com Direct 416-997-2123

An accidental fall, spinal surgery, multiple complications and relearning basic skills for mobility and independence left Debora with a permanent walking disability and need for a career change. As a TICO-certified travel agent, ACTA travel professional member and accessible traveler, Debora’s expertise includes helping book travel for people with accessibility issues. She knows how people with big or small challenges feel when told “You can’t go there,” because she felt that, too.

“Travel is more complicated than ever and keeping in the know is a full-time job,” says Debora about why a travel agent’s services are still necessary in the Internet era. “The growing trend of multi-generational groups travelling together is a complicated purchase. My ability to help with planning, options and logistics to source the best offer based on what’s important to my clients saves time, stress and cost. In short, I am the human element invested in my client’s happiness and trip satisfaction. I listen, suggest, adjust, understand – unlike a search engine or anonymous voice. I don’t just sell destinations. I create travel experiences, including for the discerning traveler looking for the unique.” Life is short and there’s a whole world out there. Debora is only a call or email between you and your dream vacation.

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Mallory Jones

Mallory Jones

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: You Deserve It! Vacations
Email: mallorybjones@ydiv.com
Phone: 682-334-2960

Meet Mallory Jones

Mallory was bitten by the travel bug on her first trip to see the ocean at the tender age of 9. Ever since, she has craved to see the world even better! Behind this passion, Mallory also had the hidden desire to become a Travel Professional, dedicated to bringing the world to people.

Her passion and love for travel are seen through her dedication to helping people fulfill their dreams of exploring new cultures through amazing travel adventures. Having travelled extensively around the world, she uses her garnered experience to plan vacations for her clients.

Before becoming a qualified and certified agent, Mallory began planning and coordinating group trips as a student at the Texas Christian University. In her capacity as a professional, she is Certified in Destination Weddings, AM Resorts, and Karisma. She fascinates her clients with unparalleled knowledge of the world’s finest travel destinations, planning skills, attention-to-detail, and most importantly ethics. Mallory specializes in Europe, romance, and group gateways giving her travelling clients a memorable and unforgettable trip.

Mallory’s thoughtful and adventurous personality helps her to imbibe the spirit of creativity in her planning processes. She is capable of orchestrating trips for couples, individuals, and also a large group of people. An avid traveler herself, Mallory is cognizant with some of the world’s most fascinating resorts. Upon request, she painstakingly seeks the best destinations tailored to suit their needs. Her clients find her to be incredibly knowledgeable of both the professional and fun aspect of her work. Mallory is a delight to work with because she believes wholeheartedly in the power of Travel.

Leanne Unger

Leanne Unger

Agency: Leanne Unger
Email: lju@mts.net
Phone: (204) 346-1793

I am not a robot!

With all the technology swirling around today it is easy to forget that the human experience can offer a very special touch that will never be duplicated.

I am passionate about fuelling the desire for my clients to travel and matching them up with the perfect destination and vacation experience.I want to ensure they are well looked after prior to travel, in destination and upon return home.

Having had the opportunity to visit many countries, experience many different vacations, and educate myself for the past 24 years , I enjoy passing along my own personal touch and travel expertise to you!

A frequent question I am graced with would be, “what has been your favourite trip?” For a professional travel planner with many years of travel experience and many types of vacations to look back at it is a difficult question. A European River Cruise and an educational tour to Australia would rank amongst the highest! Of course, the many all inclusive vacations to Mexico and various Caribbean islands have always been cherished with my family and Hawaii is an island dream to revisit one day!

Where in the world can I send you next?

✈The power to make your dreams a reality are only a click away ✈

lju@mymts.net

204-346-1793

Nancy Dolson

Nancy Dolson

Title: Owner/Manager
Agency: Budget Travel Warehouse Inc. London Ontario
Email: budgettravel7@netscape.net
Senior Travel Consultant / Owner
David Rowley

David Rowley

Title: Founder and President of Appreciation Travel
Agency: Appreciation Travel
Email: hello@appreciationtravel.ca
Phone: (519) 265-8155

David has been in the travel industry for over eighteen years having worked as an Independent Contractor, an Agency Manager, and the VP of Operations and ownership partner in a travel agency. Recently, David founded Appreciation Travel to provide leisure travel opportunities for members of the Canadian Forces (CF) and related personnel through the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, a federal charitable organization operated by the Department of National Defense.

The mandate for Appreciation Travel is to work with travel suppliers and partners to develop and present travel products that offer exclusive privileges for CF members. David is pleased to work with TTAND to further enhance his Company’s relationship and services for the CF Community.

(519) 265-8155

hello@appreciationtravel.ca

Judi Oracheski

Judi Oracheski

Title: Manager, Gypsy Group Travel
Agency: Judi Oracheski
Email: joracheski@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: 1-844-333-6669 (2238)

Judi began her career in travel in 1992 after completing the two year MacEwan University Travel Program. She spent eleven years working as a travel consultant, then a supervisor in a groups & incentives department. In 2003, Judi started her own Travel Company, specializing in group travel. From concept to delivery, she creates and makes the itineraries special groups request not just a reality, but often an unforgettable experience. Whether it be a group of four, or four hundred, travelling here in Canada, or half way across the world, she will make it happen while providing a high level of personal service she has become known for.

joracheski@thetravelagentnextdoor.com

902-817-5867

Nora Harvey

Nora Harvey

Title: Travel Professional
Agency: Nora Harvey
Email: nharvey@nexioncanada.com
Phone: 902 247 0683

My name is Nora Harvey and I am a Travel Professional with Nexion Travel Group - Canada.

I enjoy working with clients to choose, plan and arrange their dream holidays. No matter whether it is domestic flights to connect with family and friends, sun seekers looking for that week away at a Caribbean All Inclusive or a month long European Tour. I love it all!

Although I am fairly new to the industry, I have a passion for travel and have traveled extensively through Canada, USA, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Mexico. Along with my personal experiences, I have also completed training for many destinations, such as, Jamaica, Antigua and Disney just to name a few.

In my off time, when I'm not gallivanting around the countryside, I enjoy quiet time at home, reading, swimming and going for a run. I have completed several 5K's, 10K and a Half Marathon.

Brenda O'hara

Brenda O'hara

Title: Owner - Operator
Agency: Tuxedo Travel
Email: brenda@tuxedotravel.ca
Phone: 905-567-9493 x2723

Brenda started her full-time working career in the travel industry in the early 1980's, however life took some detours and Brenda spent years in the retail sector travelling across the country opening locations and training staff. Brenda then moved into the Marketing & Promotion Industry. The last 25 years have given great insight into the importance of a strong sales team and knowing your customer and building relationships with customers and suppliers. Brenda never lost the passion for travel and has decided it is time to go back and help people make their dreams come true along with her own dream of owning and operating her own travel agency with her partner Joseph.

(905) 567-9493

brenda@tuxedotravel.ca

Michelle Hunt

Michelle Hunt

Title: Travel Agent
Agency: UNIGLOBE LGI Travel - Regina
Email: michelleh@uniglobelgi.com
Phone: 3063524444
My name is Michelle Hunt and I have been in the business of making dreams come true for families now for over 7 years. In these 7 years I have been privileged to be a part of making 100’s of families dreams come through, by taking the stress and worry out of booking a family vacation. Let me take the stress and worry out of your family vacation, by booking with myself and UNIGLOBE LGI Travel.
Jane McBride

Jane McBride

Agency: Jane McBride
Email: jmcbride@ttand.com
Phone: (905) 375-2289

I am addicted to travel! Whether planning for myself or others, I enjoy the process of putting in place a memorable adventure.

I have travelled quite extensively but cruising is my passion. As a nature/animal lover, my current choice is marine expeditions. Antarctica & the Galapagos Islands were two of my most impactful trips. Being a baby boomer, soft adventure is now more my style. I still want the adventure but find some adaptations/concessions may be needed.

As a former educator, I find travel to be one of the great learning experiences. I can tailor a trip to each person's unique interests and needs. As a subscriber of lifelong learning, I enjoy the continual upgrading of my knowledge base. Being with The Travel Agent Next Door allows me to do that as well as provides me the supportive environment to create unique itineraries.

(905) 375-2289

jmcbride@ttand.com

Ruth Guiry

Ruth Guiry

Title: Luxury Travel Advisor
Agency: Guiry Travel
Email: ruth@guirytravel.ca
Phone: 2894564555

“There are only so many things in life that truly feed your soul: family, love … and travel.”
– Ruth Guiry

As an award-winning Travel Agent and avid traveler of 50 years, I can tell you with all sincerity that my job is actually my life’s purpose, I LOVE to help people find their passion, adventure and joy through travelling.

During my 25+ year career, I have helped over thousands of soul-searching travelers find their perfect destination and here is how I do it:

  • I take my time to learn about YOU and what you want out of the experience
  • I dive into my connections around the globe to find you the most amazing trip
  • I take care of all of the booking and vetting
  • You get to tap into all my professional experience but you don’t pay any more than you would if you booked yourself (so I love hooking my clients up)
  • Intimate Group Tours, Weddings, Honeymoons, Small Ship & River Cruises --- I have you and your crew covered.Working with a larger corporate group? I bring the small group feeling to your company reward.
  • Problems? No problem, I have a network of contacts to resolve any challenges.

So, are you ready to experience a trip of a lifetime? Then I would be honoured to be the person to help you make it all a reality.

P: 289-239-7949 Tollfree: 866-643-0235

ruth@guirytravel.ca

Pam McGinn

Pam McGinn

Title: Travel Advisor
Agency: Ambassador Travel
Email: pamm@myambassadortravel.com
Phone: 812-479-8687 ext #207

Pam, a graduate from Ball Statue University, taught school and raised her children before joining the travel industry. She attended Ambassador Institute of Travel, and immediately joined the Ambassador staff upon her graduation.

Pam has seen many of the sights of North America, having traveled throughout Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and 45 of the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii. She has cruised on 25 ships with Princess, Royal Caribbean, Holland, NCL, Carnival, Viking, Uniworld, and AMA Waterways. With Viking, Uniworld, and AMA, she took in-depth European river cruises of Germany, Holland, Austria, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, and Turkey. One highlight for her was seeing Germany at Christmas with all of its famous Christmas markets.

Along with her husband, Dan, she has experienced two Mediterranean cruises out of Barcelona, three Greek island cruises, and a Baltic cruise out of Copenhagen with stops in Russia, the Scandinavian countries, Poland and Estonia.

She and her family have driven the back roads of Europe, touring England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Spain.

Exotic trips are a new favorite for Pam, who has visited Asia four times in four years staying in China, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Macao. Other recent exotic locations visited were Egypt, Peru, Cuba, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Dubai, Korea, Japan, and the Panama Canal.

Pam's motto is "I haven't been everywhere yet, but it's on my list."

Martina Collins

Martina Collins

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Elan Travel
Email: martinac@elantravel.ca
Phone: 250-627-1266

I’ve currently been in the travel industry since 2001. I have had the pleasure of travelling to Belgium , Netherlands , France, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Hawaii, Disneyland, Las Vegas, San Francisco and trips across Canada. My favorite part of my job is hearing positive feedback about a trip I have booked for a client. The Travel industry is constantly changing , I love learning about new destinations, new Cultures, new aircraft s. These are just a few on an endless list.

This keeps a job exciting and helps me with information that can make booking for a client easy. TRAVEL=PRICELESS

Just Go World Travel

Just Go World Travel

Agency: Just Go World Travel
Email: info@justgoworldtravel.com
Phone: 780-589-3696

Just Go World Travel has been sending people just like you on their dream vacations for over 15 years. We have a special interest in luxury beach vacations and hold several destination specialist certifications. Whether you are planning an intimate trip for two, a destination wedding, family reunion or a trip for any other large group, we are here to make your dream vacation a reality.

No time to plan your own vacation? No experience with vacation planning? No worries! With our experience and personalized customer service, you are never alone!
Give us a call! We would love to help you plan your next vacation!
Dream It…Believe It…Just Go!

Terri

Terri

Title: Owner
Agency: Travel Our Way Inc.
Email: tarbuckle@travelourway.com
Phone: 9023967549

Terri Lee Arbuckle is a Certified Travel Counselor. Terri Lee began her travel career with Fraser & Hoyt Travel in 1992 as an Administrative Assistant at the travel agency. After watching the girls in the industry for a year she knew that selling travel was where she belonged. During Terri's career she has traveled extensively, her excellent organizational skills and attention to detail have placed her as a long standing familiar face and capable travel counselor in Pictou County's travel scene. Terri Lee has traveled extensively and uniquely throughout Cuba - making her an expert on this island, including an adventurous Eco-4 wheel drive trip throughout the island meeting various locals. Terri lists the Dominican Republic, Bahamas- Nassau and Exuma, Jamaica, Mexico and Turks & Caicos some of her visited destinations. Her cruises with Carnival, RCCL and Costa have included stops in Grand Cayman, San Juan, St Thomas, Montego Bay, Grand Turks and Cozumel. Terri has also several domestic and trans-border destinations as places familiar to her first hand including Vancouver, Toronto, New York City and Florida. Most recently, Terri has focused on family style vacations with her young family to Florida and cruising. Terri is a Graduate from Disney's College of Knowledge as well as a Certified Sandals Specialist.

Joan Scarlata

Joan Scarlata

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Travel Trends of Hauppauge
Email: joan@traveltrendsny.com
Phone: 1-516-521-7877 or 1-631-724-3311

As a former art teacher and painter, my travels show me the world as a canvas to my imagination. I love to see how others express themselves.

A simple walk through quaint old towns, a leisurely stroll through a park or traveling through timeless rivers will always wake my passion for history and the art those before us created. A destination is not just a place, but rather a new way of seeing things. My recent journey to the South of France was exactly that! A beautiful place to discover.

I can help you find the perfect journey whether it be by land, sea or river. I would love to talk to you about your next inspiration.

Sharlene Philipchuk

Sharlene Philipchuk

Agency: Sharlene Philipchuk
Email: wholeworldtotravel@gmail.com
Phone: 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

Michelle Hunt

Michelle Hunt

Title: Travel Consultant
   
Agency: LGI Travel
Email: michelleh@uniglobelgi.com
Phone: 306-775-2771

I live in Regina, SK.
My first travel memory was my trip to Abu Dhabi and Dubai in 2010. We toured many of the major tourist destinations (the Mosque, Burj, the shopping centers). When I travel I always bring a good book to read on the beach, as this is a great way to relax and unwind. My best travel tip remember to relax and have fun. I have visited many of the provinces and 1 territory in Canada, United States, Mexico, Middle East and Germany (Frankfurt). If I had a year off I would travel the world with my family. My travel specialty is Europe. I love to plan someone’s dream holiday and learn about what they can see and do. Most memorable destination the Middle East, where I truly got to experience life outside of Canada and see how different cultures live and work. Travel in five words Sun, Fun, Relaxation, Family and Food

Sarah Ouellet

Sarah Ouellet

Title: Travel Consultant
   
Agency: LGI Travel
Email: saraho@uniglobelgi.com
Phone: 306-352-3238

I live in Regina, SK.
My first travel experience was horrible with such turbulence it felt like I was on a bumpy roller-coaster simulator. I have visited 4 countries - USA, Mexico, Cuba & Jamaica and my travel specialty is all inclusive packages. I love the idea of going on a holiday and not having to spend any money once you get there. My most memorable destination Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba ... a girl’s trip. The food wasn't great and one of the ladies in the group had just found out she was pregnant. Not exactly a good thing for an All Inclusive trip. It was not my favorite destination but I know I will never forget it! My best travel tip Buy travel insurance. You don’t ever think you need it, you never expect to get sick on your holiday but sometimes it happens. Don’t get stuck with a medical bill that insurance could have covered. My pride and joy are my two dogs, Hank and Rosie - 4 months apart and growing up together. To relax when I travel I lay on the beach with a frozen drink. Living Saskatchewan, we don’t get to do that often! Travel in five words Once in a lifetime experiences.

Teresa Miller

Teresa Miller

Agency: Teresa Miller
Email: tmiller@thetravelagentnextdoor.com
Phone: (416) 697-7343

Hello and welcome to my page!

My name is Teresa Miller and I am here to help you with any of your travel needs.

All of my life I have been an avid travel, rather it be the long family road trips to Florida in the back of my father's 1970’s station wagon, back packing around Europe at the age of 17 for two months or a three and a half week journey to South Africa with my husband and two teenage girls! Travelling has always been a passion of mine that I have pursued as much as possible.

I have also always loved organizing trips, creating itineraries that include culture immersion, good food and wine, seeing the popular attractions of a destination as well providing that “live like a local” experience and of course, doing plenty of research on the classic “do’s and don'ts” while visiting other countries.

This is why in July 2018, I decided to join The Travel Agent Next Door team. I had always thought about going back to work, after being a stay at home mom with my children while they were younger, and I wanted to do something i was truly passionate about. So here I am!

I am a University of Western Ontario graduate, earning a Bachelor's degree in Geography and a loving mother and wife of my two girls Kirsten and Katelyn, and my husband Brad.

I am extremely dedicated to helping my clients fulfil their travel dreams of exploring new cultures and experiencing the best our world has to offer!

I understand creating the perfect trip requires careful planning, research and is extremely time consuming and that is why planning your own holiday can be overwhelming. This is where I step in! My expertise and suppliers can help you make an informative decision and help you get through all the planning process, to make your dream a reality.

I will help you make the right travel choice using my connections and relationships with all my suppliers. The Travel Agent Next Door team and I are there for you if anything goes wrong and we can help you plan your vacation so it will run smoothly from the moment you leave home till the moment you get back.

So give me a call, and I will be happy to help you in all your adventure planning!

Happy Travelling!!!


Robyn Forster

Robyn Forster

Title: Travel Consultant
   
Agency: LGI Travel
Email: robynf@uniglobelgi.com
Phone: 18882215221 ext 4103

I live in Winnipeg, MB and have 18 great years as a Travel Consultant.
My Travel Specialty includes Asia, Caribbean, Mexico & Cruises. My most memorable destination Cambodia, listening to the sounds of the jungle in Angkor Wat, and the first time I took my kids to Disneyland it was my first time too! My favourite food experience abroad was tasting a Thai pancake 30 years ago and then sharing that experience with my kids a few years ago. Imagine a crepe filled with banana, chocolate and condensed milk… mmmmm……. When I'm not talking about travel, you can find me looking at travel pictures and dreaming of places to see. Travel in five words Travel before time runs out.

Connie Faust

Connie Faust

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Geauxing Places
Email: connief@geauxingplaces.com
Phone: (225) 665-7050
I have always loved traveling. Started at an early age, traveling by car and was very lucky to have traveled all 48 lover centennial states. I have also traveled to Alaska, Hawaii and Europe.Europe is my passion! My family really enjoys escorted tours so everyone gets to enjoy the trip. Just sit back and let someone else handle the details.Also, I recently knocked out a couple of things off my bucket list, one of them being Machu Picchu.I just enjoy exploring new places and experiences and helping people to enjoy them as much as I do.
Michele Vaughn

Michele Vaughn

Title: Travel Consultant
Agency: Geauxing Places
Email: michele@geauxingplaces.com
Phone: (225) 665-7050
I caught the travel bug from my parents very early. We traveled my home state, California, from border to border taking in all that the Golden State has to offer. through the years I have been fortunate enough to visit many states, including Hawaii and Alaska. I've traveled Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and even The Cook Islands. My two favorite destinations are Hawaii and Disney. Being from the West Coast, I have been fortunate enough to visit Hawaii a few times. I have both flown and cruised to our 50th state and just can’t get enough! My other favorite, some might say obsession, is Disney. My family is definitely a Disney family. Disneyland or Walt Disney World, we love them both!!! There is always a Disney visit on our calendar!I take great pleasure and care in making travel arrangements for my clients in hopes that they make lasting memories with their families in whichever destination they choose.
Diana Prince

Diana Prince

Title: Manager
Agency: Avanti Travel
Email: diana@avantitravelms.com
Phone: 601-987-9353

29 + years travel experience

College of Disney Graduate - Disney World Expert

Domestic Air Specialist - Corporate Air Travel

Cindy Brinkmeyer

Cindy Brinkmeyer

Title: Travel Advisor
Agency: Ambassador Travel
Email: cindyb@myambassadortravel.com
Phone: 812-479-8687 ext #208

Cindy is a graduate of the Ambassador School of Travel with 26 years experience as a leisure travel agent. She also successfully completed the Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Specialist Program sponsored by the Travel Agent Academy.

Cindy has been to her favorite destination, Mexico, over 30 times staying in numerous resort cities including Acapulco, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Xozumel, Puerto Vallarts, Cabo San Lucas, and the Riviera Maya. She has also visited Belize in Central America, staying on Ambergris Caye.

In addition, Cindy has been on several cruise lines including Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Holland America, and Norwegian Cruise Line, sailing to a multitude of Caribbean destinations.

In the United States, she has visited many of the cosmopolitan cities such as New York, Miami, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Antonio, San Francisco, New Orleans, and San Diego. She can help you explore many of the exciting destinations in our own country.

Murray

Murray

Title: Director of Operations
Agency: Travel Our Way Inc.
Email: mmclaren@travelourway.com
Phone: 902-752-7900

Murray is a well-known travel professional in the Canadian Travel Industry, with over 35 years experience. He specializes in the internal operations of a travel firm as well as bringing a wealth of knowledge to both the Corporate & Leisure sides of the industry. Travel Our Way is delighted to have Murray join the firm as we continue the growth and expansion of our company.

Joseph Lacroix

Joseph Lacroix

Title: Owner
Agency: Tuxedo Travel
Email: joseph@tuxedotravel.ca
Phone: 905=567-9493 #2724

An entrepreneur to the bone, Joseph used to be known as a jack of all trades, learning about himself and gaining valuable experience while trying out different professions, finally finding something he loved to do, and that is making people happy. Joseph started his own Interior & Exterior Painting business in 2009. Starting up from nothing, Joseph is growing his business substantially every year. As a start up, Joseph has learned the essentials of training, negotiating, networking, and making customers happy. Joseph is very detailed in all his undertakings and will be great in the travel industry and is looking forward to helping people fulfill their adventure travel dreams.

joseph@tuxedotravel.ca

905-567-9493 x2724


Donna

Donna

Title: service
Agency: Travels by Donna
Email: travelsbydonna@knology.net
Phone: 706-322-2323

Donna, the owner of Travels By Donna, has been in the travel industry for more than 30 years. She opened Travels By Donna in 1984 in the Columbus Historic District.

Donna has always been a people person, so the travel industry is the perfect fit for her. She loves talking to people, helping them with their travel plans.

She’s on call almost 24/7, though she’d prefer you call to plan your trip during the usual business hours of 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

A lot of people think they can book a trip online and they do. But what if something goes wrong? The clients are on their own.

If Donna or any of her agents book the trip and something does go wrong, Travels By Donna can help fix it.

And if you think the Internet has killed the travel agency profession, you are wrong. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says there is a need for travel agents.

With her experience in the travel industry, Donna can help you with any trip. From a simple trip back to your hometown to see your parents to a more exotic trip on an African photo safari or a walk on the Great Wall of China, Donna can plan it.

And all you need to do is book with her a few times and you’ll feel like part of the Travels By Donna family.

Donna is a Certified Travel Consultant (CTC), Delta Diamond Agent, has been awarded numerous travel certificates and featured in many news articles about travel. She has also been awarded the readers choice award for many years and is a luxury travel specialist.

If she’s not in the office, you may find her helping her husband, Frank, at their other business, Wynnton Hardware and Chapman's Thrift Mall or working in her yard . Donna has three children Samantha, Anne Laurie and Robert and his wife Molly .

Michelle Blandford

Michelle Blandford

Title: Travel Advisor
Agency: Ambassador Travel
Email: michelleb@myambassadortravel.com
Phone: 812-479-8687

Michelle graduated from the Ambassador Institute of Travel in 2016, when she decided that it was time for a new career. Her Chemistry degree from USI and the years spent planning trips for her family and for her daughter's Girl Scout troop have enhanced her love of research and traveling. She really enjoys seeking out new experiences for her family and for others, and helping others make their own new memories. She has been to the Disney World Resort several times, and enjoys visiting the National Parks. She has been to Savannah, Chicago, St. Augustine, San Francisco, Washington DC, New Orleans, and other places around the United States. She is looking forward to much more traveling in the coming years.

When she's not planning a trip somewhere, she is very active volunteering for Girl Scouts, both with her daughter's troop and as a facilitator for the council. She is also involved with her son's Boy Scout troop. She loves to camp with her family and she also volunteers at Girl Scout camp in the summer.