Angela followed in her parents’ travel boots at a very early age and is now one of the most sought after experts in romance and expedition travel.
After finishing her marketing degree at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Angela worked at Wallace Pierson Travel (formerly The Travel Agency) for three years. She was then hired by The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island in 2003 as their Travel Industry Sales Manager.
In April 2005, Angela returned to the agency and is now among several other specialties, the Ritz-Carlton expert, remaining well connected in the hotel industry. She has started a Honeymoon registry and is recognized a honeymoon specialist.
Interests & Specialties
Luxury Travel, The Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts, Australia Specialist, South Africa Specialist, Fiji Specialist, group sales/fund raising, Honeymoon Specialist, SeaDream Specialist, Uncruise Yachtalist.
As an agency we are completely committed to the objectives of VAST – Virtuoso Active & Specialty Travel
View my VIRTUOSO PROFILE and an impression of the countries and destinations I have visited
Recent nominations and recognition from my peers:
2018 Virtuoso Award: Most Innovative Advisor – Cruise Sales
2018 Virtuoso Award: Most Engaged Community Member
Nominated and recognized as a member of the top 5 from over 600 advisors
My Recent Trips
September 2018 – Charleston, SC
July 2018 – LA, California
The Brando, Tahiti
French Polynesia on the National Geographic Orion
June 2018 – Wintergreen, VA
June 2018 – Switzerland
May 2018 – Colombia
March 2018 – Amsterdam for Virtuoso Symposium to experience all 6 Virtuoso River Cruise Companies
March 2018 – SeaDream Yacht Club in the Caribbean
October 2017 – Miami, FL to view the new Silver Muse
Seattle, Washington to participate in the first ever Seabourn Forum and see the new Seabourn Encore
In July, we took a family Tauck Bridges River Cruise along the River Rhone in France
June, I took a girls trip to the Body Holiday resort in St Lucia
March, we spent a long weekend at the Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, SC
February, our first family ski trip to Breckenridge, Colorado
January, attended the Virtuoso Forum meeting in Vancouver, BC
Last April I attended the Virtuoso Symposium meeting in South Africa, my 3rd time visiting the beautiful country. After the Symposium, Eric and I took a trip up to explore Victoria Falls and Botswana. In July, we experienced a Tauck Bridges Tour through Cowboy Country. Then in February, we took our first family ski trip to Breckenridge, Colorado.
Some of our other recent travels include: visiting Mukul Resort in Nicaragua, Machu Picchu and a fabulous week cruise on the Amazon; traveling to Easter Island with Explora
Other favorite trips
Our family Tauck Bridges trip through Cowboy Country, Lindblad Expeditions family trip with other multi gen families to the Galapagos Islands.
A week long sailing aboard the 22 passenger Safari Quest between Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, a three week adventure to South Africa and Rwanda to trek gorillas with Volcanoes Safaris, and a few days at each of the two Francis Ford Coppola properties in Belize, a self-guided road tour of New Zealand, and two weeks trip exploring the east and west coast of Australia
Montana is a favorite for our active family and we have been there in 2011 and 2013 for a week each time. Glacier National Park is a favorite day trip and time at Triple Creek Ranch was a highlight when we visited prior to the children in 2009. in 2017, we returned to Montana to visit the family dude ranch, Flathead Lake Lodge while participating on a panel for the Family Travel Association.
Other favorite travel experiences in no particular order:
- Island Hopping in the Caribbean during our honeymoon
- Cruising on SeaDream Yachtclub
- South Africa and Australia
- Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Fiji
- All Girls Whitewater rafting trip in Idaho
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