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Cruise, Tropical Island & Mediterranean Specialist

Hello from Dubrovnik!
Hello from Dubrovnik!

After more than 28 years in this business, I still love to sell travel. I also love to expand my travel knowledge, and keep updated on new improvements and offerings from around the world. I do this by visiting my destination specialties on a regular basis. I believe in making recommendations based on your personal preferences and areas of interest. I can help you save a buck or plan a deluxe trip of a lifetime. This is not just my job, it is my love. One of the great things about cruising is that you only have to unpack one time, but you get to see multiple destinations. Cruising also includes many amenities such as dining and entertainment. Certain cruise lines include shore excursions and alcoholic beverages. There are so many different options when it comes to cruising, that there is not a one size fits all option. This is one of just many reasons to use a travel agent when booking a cruise. I have personally sailed on many cruise lines that range from small yachts to large sea faring vessels. I also have relationships with the cruise lines to stay updated on their products. After talking to you I can assist you with picking the cruise line and itinerary that will be the best fit for you personally. I love traveling to tropical island destinations such as Fiji, Hawaii and the Caribbean. Beach vacations are perfect for a romantic getaway to celebrate a honeymoon or anniversary. Several islands have adult only resorts that ensure romance and one on one time with the one you love. Other islands are great for families and multi-generations, and activities in these spots help foster connection and bonds throughout the family. Because of my personal travel experience I can help you find the perfect beach destination that will work best for you and your travel companions. Europe and the Mediterranean are also fabulous places to travel. One of the destinations I send clients to frequently is Italy. The historical beauty, wonderful food and wine, and the gorgeous country side are easy to see why it is a top favorite destination. For travelers who are looking to go somewhere less traveled I love to suggest Turkey or Croatia. I have traveled to both destinations in the past few years and have fallen in love with both destinations. Croatia is still very affordable, with a stunning national park and the walled medieval city of Dubrovnik. Turkey has a beautiful contrast of old and new, with market places, mosques and hot air balloons. Our company has a solid foundation of 40 years in the business. You can be comfortable with our expertise and professionalism.

Certified Luxury Travel Specialist

Who doesn't love to be pampered? Reward yourself with a trip of a lifetime. Luxury certification and expertise can take a long time and its something that I feel deserves my dedication. I have the experience and I have the support of some amazing cruise lines and tour operators. Let's talk!

My Travel Stories

First hand experience

There is nothing like an in depth visit to a destination that offers insight, an experience worth recommending, and the tricks or tips necessary to spend your time wisely. My most recent focus area was for a certification was with Oceania Cruises. Completed the Academy and gained their "Certification...Read more.

My Reviews

31 of 52 people found this review helpful
The best trip ever!
Joni took all my information and requirements for a trip planned with my mom. The trip was to Italy and required some coordination of multiple transportation connections and needs. Everything ran very smoothly and we had no glitches or issues with any of the service providers. We also had two half-day tours that were planned and both were an absolute delight!

I would highly recommend Joni to anyone planning a trip anywhere! Joni it top rate, highly professionally, and really knows the business.
By  Dee  from  San Jose, California
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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37 of 69 people found this review helpful
20th anniversary
I have been working w/Joni for over 10 years. She plans all of our trips for us from A to Z - every little detail. We never had one problem in terms of something was missed, not planned or didn't go well. Joni is very professional, friendly and it's such a pleasure to work with her. She saves us so much time we would have to spend planning everything. I recommend her to my friends and colleagues all the time. She is incredible and we hope to continue working with her for years to come.
By  Mo  from  Campbell, CA
Traveled to  Bora Bora ~ French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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24 of 56 people found this review helpful
Happy Travels
Joni is simply a treasure. She is a very engaging person and she possesses a wealth of travel experience that has proven to be invaluable to me. She not only removes the daunting task of arranging and managing my travel plans, but she also provides succinct and customized recommendations for the kinds of activities, outings, tours and sightseeing I like best. I find her to be very knowledgeable and travel savvy. She has a special knack for selecting boutique hotels in prime locations within my budget. I love the various options she offers me and once I decide she delivers me a highly organized travel packet with copies of tickets, vouchers, itineraries, directions etc. It's makes for a very comforting travel experience. As you can tell I would highly recommend Joni for your travel needs.... and I'm not even related to her!
By  Kevin  from  San Jose
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Mediterranean
  • Caribbean
  • Virgin Islands

Travel Specialist:

  • Luxury
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Beach Vacations
  • All Inclusive
  • River Cruises

Top Travel Partners:

  • Windstar Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Riu Hotels
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Pleasant Holidays

Certifications/Awards:

  • Crystal Cruises
  • Marriott Specialist
  • Luxury Travel Specialist
  • Windstar Specialist
  • Oceania Cruises

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