After a lifetime of recreational travel experience both domestically and internationally, Alicia decided to channel her inner travel bug and assist others in planning their aspirational travel. Alicia frequently vacations on the beautiful island of Maui and has a natural gravitation towards locations offering beautiful beaches and turquoise waters. Alicia has also trekked extensively throughout Europe, Asia, at sea and on land throughout the beautiful Caribbean islands, Mexico, and the Tahitian islands.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Visiting the smaller and less traveled islands of the Caribbean, and of course renewing my love for Maui
Alicia McCarthy, CTA
Stephanie has more than ten years of travel and hospitality experience from her many years working in the hotel industry, including Hilton Hotel Group, and managing corporate travel for multiple companies. Born in Arizona and bred between Switzerland and upstate New York, she has a B.A. in French and Psychology from SUNY Brockport. She strives to incorporate your “raison d'etre"” into every trip and to curate your travel based on authenticity, insider knowledge, and most importantly, you. Stephanie upgrades "just another vacation" to "best trip ever!"
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Exploring the mangroves and natural beauty available within our very own
country in the Everglades. Also, discovering the charm, quirks, and coffee of Denmark via bicycle and car.
As an avid traveler and licensed mental health therapist, Brie is on a mission to empower others to experience the power of travel therapy and explore the world with confidence. Whether exploring Cambodia's secret beaches, dune skiing in Peru, trying new foods in Singapore, or chasing sunsets in Italy and Bali, Brie loves experiencing both well-established treasures and hidden gems around the world. Brie specializes in couples, celebratory trips, corporate travel, and travel therapy and helps clients identify and make their travel dreams a reality by matching them to destinations that foster both internal and external exploration. In addition to planning clients' unique experiences, she also offers therapeutic consultations to ensure clients can navigate their travel anxieties with ease, reap the benefits of relaxation, and implement tools to chase their newly ignited dreams back home.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - My eyes have been on Africa for years, and I'm deciding between Egypt, South Africa, and Kenya for my first trip in 2021. Between now and then, I have several domestic, European, and Southeast Asia stops!
Rhonda is a long-time travel enthusiast who has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe,
Asia, and Australia. Her personal highlights are gaining VIP access to Wimbledon, chartering a private catamaran in the Greek Islands, taking an evening helicopter ride over Hong Kong, skiing Switzerland including St. Moritz, getting up close and personal with kangaroos in Australia, and rowing her own gondola in Venice. She feels incredibly fortunate for the opportunity to share her in depth knowledge and passion for travel to inspire clients to enjoy unique, exclusive and exciting experiences around the globe.
Her ability to design memorable experiences coupled with her passion for travel, has resulted in friends and family inundating her with questions on how to make their travel extraordinary. She saw that her advice had value and thus, sought to transition into a career as a luxury travel advisor.
Born in Montreal, Rhonda grew up in New York, and makes her home on the North Shore of Boston. She is a graduate of New York Law School and has been a Professor at Endicott College in Beverly, MA.
She looks forward to introducing you to new cultures and unforgettable experiences.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Getting to know South Africa through safari, visting Cape Town, Western Cape, and finishing off in the winelands!
Diane’s sculpts European travels that will twinkle around the edges in your memory. Imagine gazing at the moonlit Eiffel Tower from a boat on the Seine, sitting in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle as your eyes and ears take in the rhythms of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo or being hypnotized by flamenco dancers in Madrid. While Diane has a keen appreciation for travel as a vehicle to learn about people, history and culture, she also has a passion for helping travelers craft those quieter moments: walking along the edge of an Alaskan glacier, sunbathing on a Thai beach or standing speechless before the Grand Canyon. Diane’s extensive knowledge of destinations near and far combined with her enthusiasm and passion make her the ideal guide to help you create lifelong memories.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Denmark - We plan on staying in Copenhagen for the week and venturing out from here. I am looking forward to walking and taking a boat tour around Nyhavn, and stopping at one of the many pubs for a beer while people watching along the canal. Country outings and a visit to Malmo, Sweden over the Oresund Bridge are a must do!
As a life long travel enthusiast, Krissy believes travel has a way of enriching our lives. She is driven by her love for experiencing new places. Whether she is on a safari in Africa, exploring castles in Ireland, eating her way through Italy, lounging in an over the water bungalow in the Maldives or hiking the Inca Trail into Machu Picchu, she has a love for both adventure travel and luxury beach vacations.
Krissy is continuously inspired throughout her travels by beautiful landscapes, cultural experiences, food and wine and the friendships made along the way. She has found the most fulfilling aspect of her lifestyle is the ability to share her love and passion for travel with others. Over the years, Krissy has developed a particular passion for planning trips to Ireland and Africa. She also specializes in adventure travel, honeymoons, safaris and family travel.
The most rewarding part of being a travel advisor for Krissy, is the ability to use her passion, expertise and extensive knowledge of destinations world wide to create unforgettable experiences and lifelong memories for her clients. Step away from the ordinary and have an unparalleled experience through luxury travel. Krissy looks forward to working together to create your dream travel experience.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Krissy is island hopping in 2020! She is looking forward to celebrating her fifth wedding anniversary in Tahiti with her husband in May, scoping out the islands of Bora Bora and Mo'orea. She is also looking forward to exploring the Greek Islands in August with friends.
Completely enamored by experiencing new countries, cultures, and food, Caroline began travelling with her family and started to see what excursions to a new place could mean from a young age. While at Babson College, she took this interest and combined it with her business education, travelling abroad, spending a month in South Africa, as well as five months in Milan, Italy, where she was able to travel extensively through Europe. After two years in corporate banking, she took time to explore more of the world. She trekked for five months through the backroads of South America and Southeast Asia, visiting 15 countries along the way. Move next paragraph up Caroline’s other passion in life is skiing, competing on her college Alpine Race Team for four years. As an avid skier, she has traveled across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, scouting out the best of everything ski-centric. Her passion for mountains and ski combined with her passion for travel have driven her interest in helping to create luxury itineraries for ski and adventure so that clients can experience the beauty of nature around the world.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Exploring the mountains of Park City, Utah in January then hitting the slopes in Northern Italy in February
A true Bostonian native, Christopher is culinary enthusiast with expert knowledge of the furthest recesses of New England and Canada—from the rocky coasts of Maine to the Maritimes Canada. His expertise stems not only from his extensive travels, including explorations of New England every weekend, but also from having lived in many of these places, including York and Portland Maine and Toronto. His deep reservoir of travel knowledge includes all of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and he is particularly passionate about designing travel for clients who identify as LGBTQ. Christopher also received his B.A. in Geography from the University of New Hampshire.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Hopping down to Puerto Vallarta and continuing to explore backroads and culinary offerings in Maine.
Lisa is thrilled to return to the travel industry after stepping back from co-owning and operating
Travel Associates, Inc. in Westwood, Massachusetts. After eight years of operating a successful full-
service agency specializing in luxury vacations, honeymoons and “experiences of a lifetime." Lisa has an additional eight years of experience working as a full-time travel advisor for a small independently owned agency in Brookline, Massachusetts. Her sixteen years in the industry have taken her from Egypt to Hawaii with extensive travel to Ireland, the Caribbean, and many other breathtaking destinations. Lisa’s love of time spent with family and friends has allowed her zest for travel to continue and expand in areas of cruising, spa getaways, and exploring “off the beaten path” destinations. Whether traveling as a couple, family, group, or individually, Lisa’s passion for travel planning and a sense of fun and curiosity for adventure will help you find your next favorite destination. Let Lisa assist you in a new cultural experience, rejuvenating at a luxurious resort or exploring outside your comfort zone to discover a unique travel experience! Together we will find your happy place.
Eyes On/Where to Next - Exploring the South Pacific in early 2021
A seasoned luxury wedding and event planner, and founder of Bono Events International, Nicole is currently based in Paris, France. Raised between New York City and Florence, Italy, in a multilingual Italian- American home, travel is in her DNA. After graduating from Berklee College of Music, Nicole started her professional career in the fast-paced Manhattan music industry, working with a rolodex of celebrity clientele. Soon after, she moved to Europe, fell into the world of international event and travel planning, and hasn't looked back. After years living and working as a professional event and wedding planner in London, Valencia, Florence, and now Paris, she realized there was a whitespace. Around every single Destination Event, comes an opportunity for Travel Planning and Design. Nicole provides a New York City hustle, paired with a true cultural understanding of how business and travel is done in each individual country. Planning Weddings, Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties, Family Parties, Birthday Parties, as well as Corporate Events and more. No two countries operate the same, and Nicole prides herself on having a deep connection and innate understanding for each culture and how business operates on a global level. Fluent in four languages (English, Italian, Spanish, and French), her multilingual expertise ensures that your event and travel planning process is seamless. Her passion is creating special moments and experiences for her clients through luxury travel and destination events. Nicole would love to make your next experience (wherever in the world it is!) travel beyond your wildest dreams.
Eyes On/Where to Next - Exploring the Island of Sardinia, the coast of Portugal, Turkey, and several Greek Islands!
Visionary. Creative. Joy Warrior. Connector. Travel Enthusiast.
Nicole's personal mission is to help others authentically experience more wellness and joy in life through travel. Her background in life coaching, group facilitation and designing workshops brings a unique perspective to the travel industry. Nicole leverages her skills of critical listening, building relationships, and health and wellness to design thoughtful and higher purpose itineraries, creating space for transformative experiences across the globe. She specializes in travel for individuals seeking mind, body, spirit rejuvenation, designing group retreats for experts and brand leaders, and redefining corporate team travel or incentive trips with purpose and meaning. Additionally, Nicole's warm and friendly style is quite contagious.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Nicole is a big believer in connecting with others, the self and nature as part of well-being. She looks forward to practicing what she preaches and getting a dose of nature herself at The Chilko Experience in the Canadian Wilderness in 2020. There, she plans to stargaze, hike, watch grizzlies feast on lock-eye salmon, kayak, eat local healthy food and more!
Kristin has 18 years experience as a travel advisor. She holds the high honor of being a member of Virtuoso’s ULTRALUXE community, an invitation-only group with proven success catering to high net worth travelers. She excels in custom, around-the-world trip design to procuring international venues for exclusive access. Her attention to detail, her creativity, and her high expectations on behalf of her clients deliver extraordinary and unforgettable experiences.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - Exploring the backroads of Colombia in May, and scouting culinary experiences in the Duoro of Spain and Portugal.
Kristin Chambers, CTC
Operations and Accounting
Alyce heads up our operations and accounting department, ensuring all runs efficiently and follows all processes. The backbone in this non-stop, ever-changing world of travel planning and logistics, her experience has ranged from restaurants to law firms. She holds degrees from Stonehill College in both social work and paralegal studies.
Alyce’s favorite travel memories include skiing the Alps with grandson Michael, brunching in Dubai, driving the South Ring of Iceland in the dead of winter in pursuit of the Northern Lights, and river cruising in France.
Eyes On - Where to Next? - River cruising on the Danube