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We Are Intrepid Travellers... Partnering to Take You to Incredible Places Around the Globe

While you may establish a long lasting relationship with one of our advisors, you will always have our entire TRAVELLUSTRE travel family by your side.

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Stephanie Williamson
Travel Advisor
stephanie@travellustre.com

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!"  

 

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I'm looking forward to exploring the Costa Rican rainforest this summer and I'm so excited to be embarking on my first African safari in the fall!

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Krissy Concannon
Travel Advisor
krissy@travellustre.com

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.

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Krissy is island hopping in 2021! She is looking forward to celebrating her sixth 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  with friends. 

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Elizabeth Cincotta
Travel Advisor
elizabeth@travellustre.com

"Travel stays with you forever” is my motto as a passionate travel curator. After a successful career in HR, I followed my wanderlust in a new direction and launched a luxury travel company, Rising Tide Travel. I'm a Vermont native-turned Boston resident, and my luggage is always nearby for the next adventure. I've tasted La Dolce Vita on the Amalfi Coast, roamed the streets of Rome, skied the Alps in June, and so much more. Mirroring my own love of exploring the world, I find incredible joy in creating amazing travel experiences for others. I'm an inspired planner who’s determined to help you make the most of every travel investment with authentic, intimate, and immersive experiences. No place is off-limits, and the more challenging the itinerary the better.

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Rhonda Gilberg
Travel Advisor
rhonda@travellustre.com

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.

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Safari, Spain

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Nicole Bono
Travel Advisor
nicolebono@travellustre.com

A seasoned luxury wedding and event planner, Nicole is currently based in Florence, Italy. 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.

"Our destination elopement in Santorini was truly unforgettable and perfect in every way.  Nicole B also planned and flawlessly executed a photoshoot for our brand on location in Greece. We will never travel without Nicole’s expertise."  ~ Emily Landsman & Derek Archila, Boston MA | Co-Founders and Designers of Della Terra Shoes

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Alicia McCarthy, CTA

Travel Advisor & Manager Partner Relations

alicia@travellustre.com

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.

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Visiting the smaller and less traveled islands of the Caribbean, and of course renewing my love for Maui

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Kristin Chambers, CTC
Founder, Managing Director, Travel Advisor
kristin@travellustre.com

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.  

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Traveling to Umbria and Puglia with our extended family and friends in June, Cruising the Adriatic in July with SeaDream, and F1 Amsterdam in September.

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Nicole Guilmartin
Travel Advisor
nicoleg@travellustre.com

When Nicole Guilmartin says her namesake full-scale event planning business knows no boundaries, she means it. While her career portfolio reads like a Who’s Who of entertaining –  this Boston-based event expert pulls destination travel planning from her (packed) bag of tricks to help people explore the world. Known for taking raw spaces and reinventing them into creative events, Nicole brings her outside-the-box thinking to her jet-setting clientele to help them satisfy their wanderlust through curated excursions. From week-long wedding celebrations in the Caribbean to private dining with Michelin Star Chefs in NYC to an off-the-beaten path extravaganza in Morocco, Nicole has back door access to some of the world’s best kept secrets. Whether it’s a couple elevating a milestone celebration or 200 executives trading a conference room in for a seaside resort, she handles destination brainstorming to the journey home. Nicole’s extensive network of ground vendors and travel partners (including the Four Seasons, Belmond Bellini, and Hyatt Prive) allow for VIP access, white glove service, and highly sought-after experiences for destination events, corporate trips, and elite private travel sure to create memories that last a lifetime. 

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Lizzie Alex, CESP, CTA
Travel Coordinator

Lizzie  comes from an Event Management and Hospitality background where she specialized in creating memorable, one-of-a-kind experiences for two of Southern California’s two most iconic venues. As a Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP), her experience includes planning and managing corporate and social events, brand and department development, and her personal favorite – crafting unique food and beverage pairings. This Southern California native recently moved to the East Coast where she brings her attention to detail and passion for creating experiences to the travel industry and the D.A.Luxury Travel team.

Lizzie has enjoyed travel throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe and believes our best days are spent experiencing new places and cuisine. Her favorite travel memories include sailing a catamaran through the BVI, tasting Russell’s Reserve Bourbon straight out of the barrel with Eddie Russel himself, ziplining through the Puerto Vallarta jungle to a private waterfall, and enjoying a fresh, authentic Greek meal watching the sun set over the Parthenon. 

Lizzie holds a BA in Hospitality and Tourism Management from San Diego State University. 

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Kerry Fee
Travel Advisor
kerry@travellustre.com

With an unstoppable curiosity, Kerry has traveled the world working in the creative fields, researching, tasting, documenting and connecting with producers and purveyors worldwide. With almost a decade in entertainment management, and as a consultant within the food and beverage industries, Kerry splits her time between Nantucket Island, Massachusetts and Paris, France. Born and raised in the middle of the Atlantic on Nantucket Island, travel has served as both a necessity, and a way of life.

Kerry is an expert in designing tailor-made experiences and events for the discerning traveler, finding understated elegance in the roads less often traveled. Focusing on tastemaker travel specializing in destination exploration through food, wine, regional artisans, and creative exchanges, her selections have an eye on the effortlessly chic. Seeking out the authentic, educating, and celebrating the cultural nuances that create a sense of place and connection for her clients, is where she sets the bar. Working with Kerry, you'll realize that it's not just an event or vacation, it's a lifestyle.

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Alyce Chambers
Operations and Accounting
alyce@travellustre.com

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.

 

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River cruising on the Danube

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Diane Supino, VCTA
Travel Advisor
diane@travellustre.com

Diane 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 the 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. Diane is passionate about creating experiences that help connect you with the heart of your destination. With Diane's destination knowledge, experience and passion, you will return home feeling renewed, filled with the joy of travel and holding memories that will last a lifetime.

 

"Thank you so much, Diane, for playing such a big role in the most amazing vacation ever. You were such an attentive, organized and detail-oriented travel advisor, and we couldn't have done it without you. You worked tirelessly and anticipated our every need before we even knew it existed."  Meg & Joe"  ~ Paris trip

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Lisa Devaney, CTA
Travel Advisor
lisa@travellustre.com

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.

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Exploring the South Pacific in early 2021

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Silvana Frappier
Travel Advisor
silvana@travellustre.com

Silvana Frappier is a lifelong traveler and a passionate believer in the power of travel to enrich people’s lives. While holding citizenship in the U.S, Italy, and Brazil, she is fluent in English, Italian and Portuguese. As a result, Silvana has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and South, Central, and North America. She also crafts her itineraries based upon first-hand experiences at the world’s most iconic properties and destinations.

As an active member of the Virtuoso network, she is regularly invited to participate in panels and workshops designed to help the industry evolve to best serve today’s luxury travelers. 

In addition, she is also the host of “Luxe Less Known”, a web series produced by Page28.com. This is where she travels across the globe to experience the world’s next hot destinations

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Liz has spent the past 15 years turning her love of travel into a career, running five-star events all over the world for major FORTUNE clients. As an expert in the corporate travel and event industry, she has planned and operated events in over 35 countries and hopes to continue adding to that list! Liz uses her outside-the-box thinking and creativity to curate distinctive, immersive trips for individual travelers, couples, and groups. She also loves to discover local haunts and secret hotspots for her clients, and her curated network of elite, trusted partners ensures five-star accommodations, unparalleled dining and shopping, and grand adventures all over the world.

Liz Arkeilpane
Travel Advisor
liz@travellustre.com
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Yana Shvets
Social Media Content Curator
content@travellustre.com

Yana is a social media marketer by profession, an artist by passion and a traveler by living. She has more than five years of experience both on the agency side and as a freelancer. Yana manages the development and execution of online strategies for brands of various industries in an array of countries. With her background as an online business owner and on the agency side as a director of digital, she experienced life on both sides of the fence. In addition, Yana is extremely passionate about travelling and it has become her life-style. She was settled in Thailand for more than three years. This afforded her the opportunity to volunteer at a social responsible company aiding local hilltribes hold self-sustainable life. She also spent a few months in Vietnam and Bali, adjusting to their cultural differences, exploring all of the South-East Asia. She has also called Colombia, Peru, Bordeaux, Barcelona, and Corfu home for months at a time.

Yana’s adventures inspired her constant creation which brought her to a new artistic path. Now she is not only a social media manager with enormous travel baggage but also a full-time travelling artist. Every destination Yana explores finds its way in a watercolor painting, as well as all interested in art people can attend her master-class in a city she visits. 

There are thousands of stories Yana can share with travelers and this is why TRAVELLUSTRE trusted her to manage the social media channels.

 

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