Specializing in multi-generational and solo travel, I come to the industry passionate about bringing people together, crafting finely detailed personalized journeys, and involving clients so they may discover the adventure, beauty, food, culture and traditions of people and places around the globe.
I have a long history of community volunteer leadership and developed and owned several successful businesses, including a regionally-recognized textile design company. I have a love for theatre and the arts, Japanese culture and ancestral geneology.
Certified Tauck Specialist, SAVEUR Board, Regent, Seabourn, Silversea Specialist
Direct Travel is proud to be among the 1% of the most elite travel agencies in North America. As members of the world’s most premier travel organizations, including Virtuoso, we are able to provide our clients with exclusive benefits and complimentary amenities. With an average of 20 years of experience, our advisors have traveled the world over to discover the perfect destinations and personalized experiences for every client.
The new luxury is having travel designed to suit your every whim. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, our exclusive luxury program offers personalized and inspired travel experiences selected by a team of expert travel consultants. Our DT Luxe division includes access to the most coveted luxury hotel amenities at over 1,500 properties around the world including private villas and yachts, elite status with airlines, members-only cruise benefits such as complimentary shore excursions and private cocktail receptions, a suite of personalized services from luggage delivery to private event access, and custom tailor-made itineraries.
Our advisors are specialists for all regions of the world, and can guide you to the best in hotels, tour guides, activities and dining venues in every city and every country. From family vacations to wellness retreats, we have advisors who specialize in all specific types of travel. We also work with a variety of companies that offer specific activities for travelers with an active lifestyle seeking a personalized adventure.
There is a cruise for every type of traveler- river cruising for a slower pace, ocean cruising for waking up in a new city each day without unpacking more than once, and even expedition cruising for exploring the best nature has to offer. With an array of cruise choices and itinerary options around the world, we have the specialists who have been onboard each ship and sailed each itinerary in order to provide our clients with the best cruise to suit their travel style. We also offer extra special amenities like additional onboard credits and private shore excursions exclusive to our clients.
As members of Virtuoso and several elite luxury hotel programs we are partnered with the best of the best hotels, villas, resorts, boutique properties, and more— many of which we have first-hand experience. Our handpicked selections deliver exclusive savings and amenities—like complimentary breakfast or a welcome gift upon arriving to your suite—thanks to our worldwide and personal connections with numerous properties.