Lesli got her first taste of the world outside Edmonton when she was 16 and her family moved to England on sabbatical. To quote Lesli, “that year changed my life”. Since then Lesli has travelled to 90+ countries over 6 continents, and travelling has become a passion!
Rhonda has more than 20 years’ experience in customer service and travel sales. She started her career in the airline industry in customer relations, which still remains the focus and foundation of all her work.
Deborah has been in the travel industry for 25 years as a vacation and cruise specialist, and over those years, she has had the pleasure of cruising and touring many wonderful destinations in Europe, China, Australia and Africa.
Bruce initially assisted his wife to negotiate contracts & advise on the strategic direction of the company. Today Bruce drives the growth of the company & is proud of its success, which he attributes to four things: our amazing people, our business model, our relationships, & our belief in giving back to our community.
Judy’s passion for travel started when she was a child. After reading the book “Heidi” her dream was to visit Switzerland. That first trip to Switzerland as a young adult was everything Judy imagined and fuelled her desire to not only visit, but learn about the people and cultures of different countries.
Throughout her life, Wendy has travelled to well over a hundred countries by many different means – cruising across the seas by ship, biking and hiking challenging terrain, canoeing and rafting along wild rivers, skiing down snowy slopes, and driving through distant lands to name a few!
Barbara has literally travelled to every corner of the globe (95 countries and over 100 cruises, so far). This proud great-grandmother, who graduated from the U of T in 1953, was bitten by the travel bug when she opened her own agency (Banner Travel) in 1977.
Lucas started his travel career after completing Travel Consultant and IATA courses at the Travel & Tourism College in Aarau Switzerland. Visiting as many countries as possible, blending in with locals, learning their culture and enjoying the local culinary became part of his life.
Since arriving in Canada from South Africa, Lynn has been associated closely with both the Travel and Insurance industries. Her career background covers a wide range of pursuits.
Tara got her first real taste of travel when she moved to Japan for work after completing university. While there she fell in love with the culture and the idea of living and working abroad.
Val Liddle is a local speaker on seniors travel with over 26 years of experience in the travel industry. For many years Val owned her own travel agency, Arriva Classic Travel, and in the last 14 years she has developed a specialization in travel for solo seniors.
Parla Italiano? Luisa has been providing exceptional service to a very sophisticated clientele since 1967. Luisa enjoys a very loyal, primarily Italian, following. Luisa expects nothing but the best for her clients and enjoys an enviable reputation amongst her peers in the industry.
Hans made his first long overseas journey at a young age through the Suez Canal to Rotterdam from Indonesia via Singapore, Penang, Colombo and Aden. Numerous sea journeys followed throughout his life.
Bob has been developing clients’ travel arrangements for over 25 years, and specializes in ocean cruises, river cruises, multi-generational travel, and exotic/soft-adventure travel.
Kelly is an experienced Travel Consultant who has worked in the travel industry for over 30 years specializing in cruises, coach tours, exotic adventures, and relaxing beach vacations. Her knowledge and expertise combined with her passion for travel provides you with an enjoyable and “worry-free” experience.
Joanne’s child like curiosity for everything travel has led her to work and live in many countries including; France, Switzerland, the British Isles and Brazil. Due to her years working as an international tour operator, she has firsthand experience with blending travel and business with the local people, their culture and their food. She would love to share this wealth of knowledge with her clients.
Gail has built a career dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service and building longstanding relationships with clients – some for over 25 years! Her clients love her detailed research, professional advice and ability to negotiate excellent deals.
With 30 years as a Travel Consultant in BC and the UK, Julie does it all – both leisure and corporate travel. She is one of our Group Travel Experts, specializing in corporate incentive, family and sports groups, as well as some weddings.
Originating from Eastern Europe, Renata knows the ins and outs of Europe’s thriving culinary scene and historic beauty. If you are looking for an expertly crafted tour to Poland for example, Renata is the perfect agent for the job!