Group and Independent Travel Architect & Mentor
As a Travel Mentor, Mark is there to guide the client to the best vacation fit for them considering their likes, wants, needs and budget. He treats his customer’s money like his own, always looking for the best value for their vacation dollar. Customers appreciate his honest insight, suggestions and advice on maximizing their experience - 99% of his bookings are repeat customers or their referrals. He possesses a wealth of experience arranging travel and by personally traveling to Italy, UK, France, Switzerland, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, 48 states (including Hawaii) and, as an avid scuba diver, “just about every island country in the Caribbean.” In addition to crafting European land trips for many clients, he has also arranged ocean and river cruises for hundreds of clients and goups. He's added land adventures before, during or after their cruises, managing reservations for individuals as well as for groups of over 50 travelers. He fortifies his personal and professional experience with hundreds of hours of ongoing training and certification as well, having been trained and received certifications from:
• United States Tour Operators Association, • Tauck, • Graduate of the College of Disney Knowledge • Viking, • Avalon, • Jamaica Specialist, • AMA Waterways, • Royal Caribbean, • Princess, • Korea Specialist, • Windstar Cruises, • Paul Gauguin Cruises (PEARLS), • Norwegian, • River Cruise Sales, • Fiesta Americana Resorts (Expert), • Carnival • Holland America Lines • American Airlines Vacations, • Sandals & Beaches Resorts Specialist, • Celebrity Cruises • Hawaii Destination Specialist, • Switzerland specialist, • Israel Ministry of Tourism Israel Specialist, • MSC Cruises • Merlin Entertainment Groups (LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds). • Member of ASTA
This is the career he chose when he left his 35+ year corporate venture having worked in Business Development, Sales and Marketing for three of the top Fortune 500 companies. Put Mark to work on your next travel adventure!
My Areas of Expertise
Rome and Italy - Trip of a Lifetime!
Thanks - always enjoy working with you folks and re-living some of the same destinations I've traveled to in the past!
We had the best time at local beaches and shops.
We have been so pleased with Mark's customer service and assistance finding the best cruise deals that we've had him book our Mediterranean ocean cruise for our anniversary on Viking in 2020.
Mark is the consummate travel professional
Thanks for the kind words Mike! Always enjoy working with you folks and hope to be able to join you on trips once the wife retires!