Virtuoso members in Canada are being celebrated because the “world’s best” journey specialists as named specialists on Journey + Leisure’s twenty first annual “A-Record.”
Introduced Tuesday (Feb. 21), the celebrated record options 66 Virtuoso members, throughout a number of locations and areas of specialization, together with some Canadians.
“We’re thrilled that Canadian advisors Kemi Wells of Wells Luxurious Journey, in addition to David Lowy and Jessica Renshaw of Renshaw Journey, have been acknowledged by Journey + Leisure for his or her excellent help of the luxurious leisure traveller,” mentioned Úna O’Leary, Virtuoso’s basic supervisor for Canada, in a press release.
“The extent of service, consideration to element and in depth experience are on the coronary heart of what they do day by day to shock and delight Canadian travellers. We congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition.”
Jacqui Gifford, editor in chief of Journey + Leisure, which is a New York Metropolis-based journey journal, famous how this 12 months’s record is featured within the publications access-themed March problem, which is designed to assist readers “lower by way of the muddle as they plan their subsequent getaway.”
“And, that’s precisely what our favorite specialists excel at,” Gifford acknowledged. “The 2023 A-Record specialists serve up entry to a number of the highest experiences across the globe and provide personalised recommendation to assist guarantee your holidays are the easiest they are often.”
Matthew D. Upchurch, Virtuoso’s chairman and CEO, mentioned Virtuoso’s “decades-long prioritization of human connection has elevated the travellers’ expertise and made the journey advisor a extremely valued and revered career.”
He additionally thanked the workforce at Journey + Leisure for “recognizing so many Virtuosos and their potential to craft distinctive experiences, that are enhanced by way of interplay with our professionals.”
The Virtuoso journey advisors on Journey + Leisure’s A-Record (by specialty) are:
Africa & Safaris:
Crisney Lane, Mosaic Safaris, an affiliate of Departure Lounge
Australia, New Zealand & the South Pacific:
Cassandra Bookholder, Camelback Odyssey Journey – a Direct Journey Firm
Rob Clabbers, Q Cruise + Journey
Mary Ann Ramsey, Betty Maclean Journey, Inc.
Valerie Wilson, Valerie Wilson Journey, Inc.
Egypt & the Center East:
Stephanie Fisher, Stephanie Fisher Journey, an affiliate of Huffman Journey
Malaka Hilton, Admiral Journey Worldwide, Inc.
Amalia Lazarov, an affiliate of Valerie Wilson Journey, Inc.
Ellen LeCompte, an affiliate of Journey Consultants, Inc.
Rachel Shoemaker, Louisa White Journey, an affiliate of Gifted Journey Community
John Skelton, John Skelton Travels, LLC, an affiliate of Departure Lounge
Jim Sturdy, Sturdy Journey Companies
Tesa Totengco, Travels with Tesa, an affiliate of Tafari Journey
Daria (Dasha) Westerfield, River Oaks Journey
United States, Canada & the Caribbean:
Jim Bendt, PIQUE Journey Design
Margie Hand, Andavo Journey
Jessica Renshaw, Renshaw Journey
Ragan Stone, Ragan Stone Journey, an affiliate of Departure Lounge
Air Journey Specialist:
Paul Tumpowsky, Skylark Journey Group, Inc.
Enterprise Journey Specialist:
Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg, Valerie Wilson Journey, Inc.
Vacation spot Celebrations Specialists:
Jody Bear, an affiliate of Tzell Journey Group – New York
Kristin Chambers, TRAVELLUSTRE
Jack Ezon, EMBARK Past
Barkley Hickox, The Native Foreigner
Erina Pindar, SmartFlyer – Vacation spot Celebrations & Personal Journey Specialist
Leisure and Sports activities Journey Specialist:
Linda Scroggins, Prosperous Luxurious Journey
Household Journey Specialists:
Laura Asilis, Travelwise, S.A.
Jessica Griscavage, Runway Journey, an affiliate of McCabe World Journey, Inc.
Christie Holmes, World CommUnity, an affiliate of Departure Lounge
Julia B. Pirrung, an affiliate of Jetset World Journey
Carmen Teresa Targa, Condado Journey Inc.
Keith Waldon, Departure Lounge
Kimberly Wilson Wetty, Valerie Wilson Journey, Inc.
Betsy Donley, an affiliate of Camelback Odyssey Journey – a Direct Journey Firm
Honeymoons and Weddings Specialists:
Josh Alexander, an affiliate of Protravel Worldwide – New York
Kara Bebell & Harlan deBell, The Journey Siblings – Honeymoons & Vacation spot Weddings Specialists
Kristen Korey Pike, KK Travels Worldwide – Honeymoons and Weddings Specialist
Kemi Wells, Wells Luxurious Journey – Honeymoon and Celebration Journey Specialist
LGBTQ Journey Specialists:
John Clifford, an affiliate of Montecito Village Journey – LGBTQ Journey Specialist
David Rubin, DavidTravel, an affiliate of Shoreline Journey Advisors – LGBTQ Journey Specialist
Luxurious Rails Specialist:
Eleanor Flagler Hardy, The Society of Worldwide Railway Vacationers
Over-The-Prime Journeys Specialist:
Judy Stein, The Stein Collective, an affiliate of SmartFlyer
Personal Journey Specialist:
David Lowy, Renshaw Journey
Wine and Gastronomy Specialist:
Michelle Murré, an affiliate of Journey Consultants, Inc.
The whole Journey + Leisure A-Record is offered right here.
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