Born in the small fishing town of Cefalu, Sicily, I know Italy like no one else. Since planning my mother’s renewal of wedding vows in St. Mark’s Church in Venice, I've organized over 1,250 customized trips to my birth country. Whether you love history, food or adventure, Italy will find a way to romance you. Join me at my monthly travel talks on Italy and Sicily and learn how you can be next to fall under its spell.
Daughter to an airline pilot and flight attendant and now wife to an airline pilot, she has been traveling since a young age. She has traveled to over 28 countries! Her passion for travel led her to start a career as a travel advisor. Her favorite destinations include the Czech Republic, anywhere for skiing and hiking, and being from California, Hawaii ranks top on her list.
To quote Warren Buffett, “Price is what you pay, and value is what you get.” Thanks to 24 years of travel experience, I can get the best value for your time and money while making the process pleasant and worry-free. Together, we can build your perfect trip so you can create memories that will last a lifetime.
After retiring from teaching, I was ready to tackle seeing the world. My passion for traveling is contagious, so I became a travel agent to be able to spread the love. The best way to learn is by experience, so since retiring, I have been to Alaska, the Caribbean, China, Europe, South America, New Zealand, Vietnam, and Cambodia—all with the goal of using my knowledge to become a better consultant for you.
As a luxury travel consultant, I love sending clients to my favorite spots in the world, places I know firsthand will have something to please everyone. Whether relaxing on the white sand beaches of Tahiti, dancing the night away in Mykonos, skiing the beautiful slopes of Aspen or following a pride of lions on Safari, I will make your travel dreams come true.
Travel planning should be as exciting as your next vacation. I pay attention to the details to guarantee your entire family an enjoyable trip. From your youngest to oldest travelers, I’ll anticipate your every need, developing a flawless flow for each day so you can have your best family vacation yet. Areas of Expertise: Family Vacations
Traveling brings me such joy that I want everyone to experience their own trips of a lifetime. With my help, we can design for you the perfect vacation, whether a land tour of Europe, a cruise to the Caribbean or anything in between. Once every detail is taken care of, you’re free to simply enjoy the experience while you are immersed in it.
Areas of Expertise: Cruises Caribbean & Mexico River Cruises
As Travel Central's corporate travel agent, I’ve spent 31 years coordinating trips all over the world for clients. From air travel and hotels to rental cars and dinner reservations, I offer a full-service approach that will meet all of your business needs.
Areas of Expertise: Business Travel
“Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.” This is my life mantra. I love creating vacations and believe that you can’t take it with you, so why not go out and see the world? I’ve been making that happen for customers since 1998. Each vacation I develop, I take who you are into consideration to curate a trip to fit your lifestyle and dreams. It’s your trip. Let me make it perfect just for you.
Looking for a hand tailored and exciting vacation? With all of the hotel, resort and cruise options available, making the right choice can be overwhelming. For more than 20 years, I’ve taken the hassle out of travel, helping customers realize the vacation of their dreams. Whether you’re looking for a cruise, Caribbean resort or ski trip, I’ll find all the unique and adventurous inclusions that will make your trip like no other.
Travel creates lifelong memories and strengthens family bonds, yet planning a family vacation can be a bit overwhelming. As a mother of 6 and a passionate traveler, I can help you design a seamless that helps reduce the stress that often go with coordinating so many diverse needs.
Travel changes your perspective while creating special memories along the way. Together, we'll create the vacation experience(s) you imagine - whether it's bucket list travel, a celebration (honeymoon, anniversary, family reunion) or a special interest vacation - history, WWII, heritage, wine, beer, culinary, language, art, and genealogy are just a few of my favorites.
Traveling adds so much to one's life and I want others to experience the joy of traveling for themselves. After nearly 30 years in my dream job, so many of my clients have become lifelong friends and new friendships develop with every new client. I would love to use my many years of happy travels to Europe, Tahiti, Australia, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Caribbean to help you plan an amazingly beautiful cruise, cruisetour, river cruise, and/or land package. What part of this wonderful world may I help you explore?
Areas of Expertise: Cruises River Cruise
Finding the perfect vacation destination for my clients may be the most wonderful and satisfying job in the world. Originally a native New Yorker, in 2000 I relocated to my favorite city—New Orleans—and continued to do what I love. After 27 years, my enthusiasm for planning trips has only grown stronger, and I’d be thrilled to work with you on creating your next vacation.
Melinda leads a team of qualified travel specialists in bringing the wonders of the world into the hands of their customers. Fueled by a love of history and culture, she’s spent the better part of her life exploring the people and places she reads about in books. Combining her passion for travel and a desire to share this knowledge, she transformed them into a 28-year-long career in the travel industry where she spends every day doing the job she loves.
Rachel is the numbers girl, managing account payables and receivables while keeping the books balanced. Basically, she arms the agents with everything they need to give Travel Central’s clients the best vacation planning experience possible—a monumental task she tackles head-on. In her down time, Rachaelis diligently working her way through her bucket list, which seems to double every time she checks another spot off her list.
Accounting & Sales Business Manager