Nathalie Douence, Luxury Travel Advisor
“Luxury, Lifestyle and Leisure”… In the exciting world of Travel Professionals, my expertise is Customized Luxury Travel, for discerning clients who require unsurpassed expertise. Conceptualizing, planning and synchronizing my client’s projects through every step – from the big picture to the details (Personal Concierge, dining reservations and special access) is my daily agenda.
Born and raised in France, I launched my travel career in Bordeaux, where I grew to open my own agency. Now residing in California, I joined LUXE Travel, focusing on high-end leisure, as well as being the Managing Director of Caflatours www.caflatours.com a division of LUXE Travel, focusing on inbound travel.
All my clients receive benefits from the following Hotel Elite partners: Signature Travel Network, Four Seasons Preferred Partner, Ritz Carlton STARS, Belmond Bellini Club, Dorchester Diamond Club, Shangri-La Luxury Circle, Sir Rocco’s Knights, Preferred Platinum, Rosewood Elite.. just to name a few. Thanks to my broad international experience and countless relationships, I will provide you with ideas, inspiration and insider tips.
Along with travelling, I am also a Food, Wine and Photography enthusiast. “One of the most mind-blowing things about traveling to places you’ve never been before, is the new perspective it gives you on life. Travel is a beautiful opportunity that brings life-changing effects.”
Travel Specialties and Interests: Custom Vacations, EcoTourism, Food & Wine, Hotel & Resort Getaways, Loyalty Programs, Luxury Travel, Snow Ski, Spa/Wellness, Villas
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 818-785-4569
Sandy Doumani, Independent Travel Advisor
Sandy's passion for travel has become her philosophy for living. This passion includes creating lifetime memories for her clients. She is one of those agents who enjoys the research, particularly with the best consortium. She appreciates greatly that Signature provides every learning opportunity one could ask for.
Sandy’s career started with enrollment in the National Academy of Travel Agents in 1984. She has worked as a full-time agency manager and had the opportunities of working with most consortiums, American Express, Virtuoso, and finally with Signature Travel. Well-traveled herself, she has visited most Continents and is always searching for that next fabulous spot.
She is a Signature Expert and has various destination specialists programs to draw upon.
Travel Specialties & Interest: Cruises (Ocean & River), Groups, Honeymoons, Families, Europe, South America, Africa, Asia, South Pacific, especially enjoys the tropics, old cities, architecture, arts, exotic foods and adventure.
Contact: email@example.com | 310-780-1888
Kristine Furia, Independent Travel Advisor
Kristine has worked in the travel industry on and off since 1996 when she received her degree in Travel and Tourism. Always having a passion for travel she has traveled extensively through US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, Bahamas, Caribbean, Bermuda, 15+ countries in Europe. Having worked on private yachts as well for several years, she’s been based and traveled to many of the same ports as the major cruise lines. She loves everything about travel from helping others plan to hearing about their travel stories.
Travel Specialties and Interests: Cruises, Independent and Escorted Tours, Customized Tours.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 954-609-5677
Mette Hingel, Independent Travel Advisor
I have been planning and selling travel for more than 25 years. I have traveled the world and by bringing back knowledge from my own trips, I share my passion and knowledge in my daily career. I absolutely love the relationship with my clients and our vendors. I love planning lifelong dream vacations and bringing lifelong wishes to reality. I keep up on latest travel reads and trends, new destinations and hotels, attend travel functions and conventions. Travel is my passion and I feel fortunate to be on this journey.
Specialties: Customized Vacations Worldwide, Group Planning, Corporate Travel, Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, Adventure Travel, Safaris, Ski destinations, Family reunions, Cruises, Ranch and Spa Vacations.
Ed Postal, Independent Travel Advisor, ASTA Verified Travel Advisor
Ed has been a travel consultant helping people plan and arrange their vacations and honeymoons for almost 30 years. Having traveled in over 70 countries and territories and has sailed on over 35 cruises of all types, he has the experience and knowledge to find the very best for your wants and needs. Recently approved as one of the 17 advisors in the U.S. by Signature Travel Network as a Signature Travel Expert Select for Italy.
Travel Specialties & Interests: Cruises (Ocean & River), Active & Adventure, All-Inclusive Resorts, Europe, Africa, Italy, France, England, Hawaii, and South Pacific.
Contact: email@example.com | 949-228-3722
Edward Silhacek, Independent Travel Advisor
Edward Silhacek has always had an interest in travel. Past work experience includes working with a tour operator developing group tours, spending three years working for Royal Jordanian Airlines in the Sales Department, varied retail experience and recently joining LUXE TRAVEL as an Independent Consultant. During this time Edward has also worked for 12 years in sales with The St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point, CA - a 5 Star, 5 Diamond resort. Having a passion for river cruising Edward has taken over 10 river cruises in Europe and China.
Having all this experience allows Edward to listen to his clients and not only anticipate their needs, but to provide the service needed to allow all clients to have a wonderful, fulfilling travel experience. Edward enjoys working with individuals and couples with their travel plans. In addition Edward loves working with groups whether they want a cruise, an exotic vacation, or a private venture to a far off destination.
Travel Specialties & Interests: Eastern Europe, Ocean & River Cruises, All-Inclusive, 5-Star Resorts, Jamaica, Croatia, and Mexico.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 949-338-5286
Pam Rivera, Independent Travel Advisor
Pam Rivera’s Travel journey began 25 years ago at a Local Travel Agency in Tustin. A dear friend of hers was the owner and offered Pam a position as her assistant. The Travel bug attacked and she completed a Travel course to become a full time Travel Consultant. Pam has been able to visit many destinations which include…South Africa, Europe, Mexico, London, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Caribbean and many more!
Through all of Pam’s Travel she has been able to use her personal experiences to assist
clients in planning their “Dream Vacations”. She has built a clientele from Happy Clients and many referrals.
In her leisure time she enjoys spending time with her family, hosting gatherings and of course Traveling! Pam has many destinations she looks forward to visiting including Fiji…Next on her
Travel Specialties and Interest: Honeymooners/ Independent & Escorted Tours/ All-Inclusive Vacations/ Tahiti/ The Hawaiian Islands/ Mexico / European destinations.
Laurie Taylor, Travel Advisor
Laurie likes to say she was born with wanderlust in her genes. Her father was an avid world traveler, photographer, and story teller. Geography has always been her favorite subject in school, so gravitating toward travel seemed to be a natural career path.
With a degree in Marketing, Laurie has combined her love of travel with creating unique travel marketing pieces. Her monthly travel e-newsletter has been well received by her clients and colleagues, offering exciting travel destinations, travel supplier promotions and insightful travel information.
Most Memorable Trip: Laurie recently arranged for a group to view the Northern Lights and dog sled in Alaska this winter. It was truly amazing, magical, once in a lifetime experience.
Favorite Travel Quote: “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”
Travel Specialties & Interests: Independent & Guided Tours, Ocean & River Cruises, Group Trips, All-Inclusive Vacations, Hotels, and Customized Trips.
Contact: email@example.com | 949-336-1004
Joni Wu, Independent Luxury Travel Advisor
Specializing in what she calls "Aspirational Yet Attainable Luxury for the Modern Traveler“ with an emphasis on delivering experience driven custom itineraries, Joni’s foray into travel consulting grew organically out of an insatiable wanderlust, ever-present appetite for local food and drink, and a thirst for culture and adventure. With an undergrad from UC Irvine, an MBA from USC, and corporate management roles in technology and commercial real estate at the Walt Disney Company, the dichotomy of Joni’s structured background and inherent search for travel experiences has given her a unique perspective on how to deliver the most value for her savvy clients.
Passion is not a strong enough word because Joni is deeply in love with travel. In addition to specific trip planning and researching, she enjoys keeping up-to-date on industry news and educating herself with new destinations. Joni takes the time to understand each of her clients so that she can provide tailored recommendations, and as a detailed perfectionist, strives to create seamless itineraries. She also has profound respect for her partners in the travel industry and is continuously building rapport with hoteliers, tour operators, and other travel service providers.
Joni has been fortunate to travel to many destinations – she has high expectations and holds those standards for her clients. Her favorites include Santorini, Machu Picchu, Costa Rica, Florence, Palawan, and Iceland.
Travel Specialties & Interests: Adventure Travel, Customized Travel, All Inclusive, Beach Vacations, Business Travel, Cruises, Culinary Destinations, Destination Weddings, Honeymoon, Multi-generational, Luxury Travel, Africa, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia & New Zealand, South Pacific, Caribbean, Europe, Greece, Italy, Central & South America, Canada, United States and Hawaii
Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin)
Contact: Jwu@luxetm.com | 949-336-1000 x 2986
Janet Varga, Independent Luxury Travel Advisor, Certified Villa Specialist, CTC & ACC
I am a Certified Villa Specialist and Luxury Travel Specialist who is enjoying a rewarding 35 year career in the travel and hospitality industry; my specialty is handling the discriminate luxury traveler who is looking for luxury villa accommodations, cruise or detailed private tours. My lengthy career has allowed me to travel to many amazing destinations around the world. Along the way, I have established excellent relationships with some of the top producing travel providers which in turn gives me access to great resources when working to fulfill my clients expectations.
I look forward to making your travel dreams come true. I welcome the opportunity to talk with you!
Travel Specialties & Interest: Luxury Villa Accommodations, Cruises (Ocean & River), Honeymoons, Families, Europe, South America, Africa, Asia
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 480.334.3229
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