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TRAVELLUSTRE

Team Roster

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Kristin Chambers, CTC

CEO/Founder & Managing Director - TRAVELLUSTRE

+ Founder & Travel Advisor - D.A.Luxury Travel 

Location: Boston, MA & Suburbs

2024 Conference Line-up: ILTM Cannes, Virtuoso Travel Week, Forum (2024), Symposium Dubai  (2024)

Virtuoso Communities: Ultraluxe, Culinary

Awards/Recognitions: Travel & Leisure A List, Conde Nast Top Travel Specialist, 1000 Club 

Email: kristin@travellustre.com -partner communications / kristin@daluxurytravel.com - client communications

Social Media: @kristin_travel_insider

@daluxurytravel @TRAVELLUSTRE

Specialty: Ultraluxe

Janet Flagg

Janet Flagg

COO & Partner - TRAVELLUSTRE

Location: Boston, MA & Suburbs

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Forum, Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: janet@travellustre.com

Specialty: Executive coaching for travel advisor team

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Alicia McCarthy, CTC

Director of Partner Relations - TRAVELLUSTRE

Location: Boston, MA & Suburbs

Company: Aqualuxe Travel 

Virtuoso Communities: Family + Celebration

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications: CTA

Email: alicia@travellustre.com

Social Media: @aqualuxetravel   

Specialty: Honeymoons, Celebratory Travel

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Rhonda Gilberg

Location: Boston, MA & Suburbs

Company: Travels by Rhonda

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: rhonda@travellustre.com

Social Media: @TravelsByRhondaG

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Lizzie Alex, CTA, CSEP

Location: Connecticut

Company: D.A.Luxury Travel

2024 Conference Line Up: DUCO France, Virtuoso Travel Week

Certifications: CTA, CSEP

Email: Lizzie@daluxurytravel.com

Social Media: 

@daluxurytravel, @lizzieealexx

Specialty: Ultraluxe

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Krissy Concannon

Location: Boston + Portland, Maine

Company: KC Abroad

2024 Conference Line Up: TBD

Virtuoso Communities:

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications: CTA

Email: krissy@travellustre.com

Social Media: kc.abroad - Instagram  KC Abroad - Facebook

Specialty: Safari, Africa Travel, Ireland, Honeymoons, Celebratory

Other: Further my education and knowledge of the best products and services available to our clients, and connect with partners!

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Stephanie Williamson

Location: Edinburgh (Stirling)

Company: raison d’être travel

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Virtuoso Communities: Adventure and Sustainability

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications: CTA

Email: stephanie@travellustre.com

Social Media: @raisondetretravel on Instagram

Other: Always up to meet over coffee! 

My speciality is focusing on luxury & authenticity

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Nicole Bono

Location: Orvieto, Italy + New York, NY

Closest city: Rome + Florence

Company: Bono Events International 

2024 Conference Line Up: TBD-ILTM Cannes

Virtuoso Communities:

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications:

Email: nicolebono@travellustre.com

Social Media: @bonoeventsinternational 

Specialty: Celebratory Travel, Destination Weddings, Gastronomic Travel, Honeymoons, Destination Elopements, Specialist in Italy, European Destinations, Off the beaten path authentic travel.

Other: We are an event planning company as well as a travel design company. We can do either/or and in many cases both together for the client. We service worldwide but our specialty is Italy and Europe.

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Sophia Grimm

Company: Sojourn Luxury Travel

Location: Sophia is Boston-based but travels throughout New England often and spends about half of the year abroad. She plans to be in Patagonia and Latin America from January-April 2024 , and will be in Europe (UK, Poland) in July-August 2024. 

2024 Conference Line Up: Confirmed Virtuoso Travel Week & hopeful for ILTM Cannes!

Email: sophia@travellustre.com or 

sophia@sojournluxurytravel.com

Social Media:  IG: @sojourn_luxurytravel LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sophia-grimm/ 

Website: www.sojournluxurytravel.com

Specialty: Luxury exotic travel, safari, wellness, active adventures, luxury cruising, and bucket-list journeys for families, friends, honeymooners, and solo travelers!

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Elizabeth Cincotta

Location: Boston

Company: Rising Tide Travel

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week 

Virtuoso Communities: Culinary, Family & Celebration

Certifications: CTA, ASTA VTA

Email: elizabeth@risingtidetravel.com

Social Media:

Instagram: @risingtidetravel

LinkedIn: Elizabeth Cincotta

Facebook: @risingtidetraveladvisors

Specialty: Europe, Honeymoons, Family, Celebratory Travel, Beach Destinations

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Diane Supino, VCTA

Location: Boston & Saugus 

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Certifications: VCTA

Email: diane@travellustre.com

Social Media: @dianesupino - Instagram

Other: Europe is my main market I serve

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Lisa Devaney, CTA

Location: Boston & Cape Cod

Company: Beaches Backroads and Beyond

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Virtuoso Communities: Virtuoso Adventure Travel, Virtuoso Cruise (certified host), Virtuoso Culinary Travel

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications: CTA, Virtuoso Cruise (certified host)

Email: lisa@travellustre.com

Social Media: @beachesbackroadsandbeyond

Specialty: Honeymoons, Cruise, Celebratory, Adventure

Other: I am a culinary enthusiast! 

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Jacqui Tetreault

Location: Boston, MA & Suburbs

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications:

2024 Conference Line-up: DUCO

Email: jacqui@travellustre.com 

Specialty: Ultraluxe, Adventure Travel, Villas, Long-Term 

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Kerry Fee

Location: Boston, lives in Andover & Nantucket

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications:

Email: kerry@travellustre.com

Specialty: Culinary journeys

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Barbara Merrigan

Location: Boston, lives in Newton

Company: TRAVELLUSTRE - Hotel & Air Exec desk

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: Barbara@travellustre.com

Specialty: Air & ultraluxe

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Meg Thompson

Location: Boston, lives in Newmarket NH

2022/2023

Company: Palm Latitudes Travel

2024 Conference Line-up: 

Virtuoso Communities: Family & Celebration travel

Industry Certifications: Bahamas Specialist, Jamaica Specialist, Antigua and Barbuda Specialist, Los Cabos Specialist
Belize Specialist, Aruba Specialist

Social Media: @palmlatitudestravel 

Specialty: Honeymoons & Beach destinations

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Silvana Frappier

Location: 

Philadelphia -Traveling around the world. April, May, June, July, and August (South America); September, October, November, and December (Europe and SEA)

Company: North Star Destinations

2024 Conference Line Up: Emotions - BA April 23-26; PURE, TDB

Virtuoso Communities: Adventure Travel, Family & Celebration Travel, Sustainability, and UltraLuxe Travel

Certifications: CTA, CTC, VCTA, Condé Nast Top Travel Specialist

Email: silvana@travellustre.com

Social Media: @northstardestinations

Specialty: Small Luxury Groups, Couple's Celebratory Trips, Bucket List Trips, Incentive Travel, Destination Less Known, Virtuoso Voyage Host.

Other: Fluent in Portuguese, Silvana loves champagne and talking about it. She’s a host of a Travel Show Series on YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/@northstardestinations  where she reviews hotels and destinations and educates the consumer and other travel advisors on what’s trending, what’s new and exciting. A non-scripted truth about destinations and hotels.

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John Battaglino 

Location: Boston

Company: Rising Tide Travel 

2024 Conference Line Up:  Virtuoso Travel Week 

Virtuoso Communities: Cruise

Email: john@risingtidetravel.com

Website: www.risingtidetravel.com

Social Media:

Instagram: @risingtidetravel

LinkedIn: John Battaglino

Facebook: @risingtidetraveladvisors

Specialty: Luxury Cruise, Sports & Entertainment, Food & Wine, Europe

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Liz Arkeilpane

Company: Bloom Retreats

Location: Hawaii

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: liz@travellustre.com

Social Media: @bloom_retreats 

Specialty: Incentive Travel, Corporate, Meetings & Events, Retreats, Luxury, Adventure, Cultural Immersion

Other: Travel & Event industry professional with 16+ years of experience, have operated events in over 35 countries with focus on high end luxury and unique experiences

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Nicole Guilmartin

Company: Nicole Guilmartin Events

Location: Boston (Andover)

2024 Conference Line Up:

Virtuoso Communities:

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications:

Email: nicoleg@travellustre.com

Social Media: 

Specialty: Corporate

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Becky Olsen

Company: Nova Vista

Location: Raleigh, NC

2024 Conference Line Up:Virtuoso Travel Week

Virtuoso Communities: Culinary and Sustainability

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications:

Email: becky@travellustre.com

Social Media:

Specialty:

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Lesli Douglass

Company: Boxwood Travel Design

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

2024 Conference Line Up: DUCO France, Virtuoso Travel Week

Virtuoso Communities: Adventure, Culinary, Cruise, Family + Celebration, New Partner Program, Ultraluxe

Awards/Recognitions/Certifications: VCTA, TRAVELLUSTRE Rising Star Award 2024

Email: lesli@travellustre.comlesli@boxwoodtravel.com

Social Media:

Instagram: @boxwood.travel.design

LinkedIn: Lesli DouglassBoxwood Travel Design

Specialty:  UK + Europe

Webpage:  www.boxwoodtravel.com

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Amanda Rofsky

Company: Gold Sky Travel

Location: Long Island, New York

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Virtuoso Communities: Family + Celebration Travel

Email: amanda@travellustre.com

Social Media: 

Instagram @goldskytravel 

Linkedin: Gold Sky Travel

Webpage: www.goldskytravel.com 

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Michelle Wolins

Company: Emerald Palm Travel

Location: Wake Forest, North Carolina

2024 Conference Line Up:Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: Michelle@Travellustre.com

Social Media: @emeraldpalmtravel

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Caroline Lewis

Company: Caroline Lewis Travel 

Location: Boston

2024 Conference Line Up: VTW 2024

Virtuoso Communities: Virtuoso Family & Celebration

Email: 

Caroline@CarolineLewisTravel.com

Social Media: @CarolineLewisTravel

Specialty: Family, Honeymoons, Europe, Mexico, Caribbean

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Samantha Liss

Location: Blue Bell, PA (Philly)

Company: Broadmoor Travel 

2024 Conference Line Up:Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: samantha@travellustre.com

Social Media: Instagram and Facebook: @broadmoortravel 

Webpage: www.broadmoortravel.com

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Paige Martins

Location:  New York

Company: D.A.Luxury Travel

2024 Conference Line Up: VTW 2024

Virtuoso Communities: Virtuoso Family & Celebration

Email: paige@daluxurytravel.com

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Tara Misra

Company: MIRA Travel Co.

Location: Boston, MA

2024 Conference Line Up: Virtuoso Travel Week

Email: tara@travellustre.com

Social Media: Coming soon!

Sarah L. Thompson

Company: Luxama Travel, LLC

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Alyce Chambers

Director Finance & Operations

Location: Boston, MA & Suburbs

Email: alyce@travellustre.com

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Dilyana Glaser

Social Media Manager

Email: content@travellustre.com

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