Keeping up to date on the latest training & educational opportunities is so important to me. I want to give my clients the best possible advice & knowledge by staying up to date on training, visiting resorts, and enrolling top-notch certifications like Destination Wedding University & The Travel Institute's Certified Travel Advisor Program.
I have been honored with KHM Travel Group’s 2018 Bronze Pinnacle Elite Agent Award. My travel agency, Discovereighng with Dana Travel & Destination Weddings, was given this esteemed award because of its total sales in 2018. I also received this award in 2017. Read more here.
I am also a proud graduate of Destination Wedding University.
I was part of a cohort of 34 enthusiastic students for the initial launch. In early March 2019, I graduated as a certified Destination Wedding Expert, with focused training on how to plan, set up, organize, and deliver one-of-a-kind destination weddings. Read more here.
In late March 2019 I graduated from the Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist Association's Certified Destination Wedding, Honeymoon, and Romance Travel Specialist professional designation. I am very proud of this designation! You can read more here.
I hold industry credentials from IATAN, as well as CLIA.
The International Airlines Travel Agent Network/IATAN is a non-profit organization that assists travel agents in meeting and maintaining a specific set of standards that are of value to airlines, the travel agency community and consumers.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community. CLIA supports policies and practices that foster a safe, secure, healthy and sustainable cruise ship environment and is dedicated to promoting the cruise travel experience.
My list of destination certifications is long, and I am so proud of that! I have logged many hours to learn as much as I can for you, my beloved clients! My destination certifications include:
Certified Hawaii & Maui Destination Specialist
New York City Travel Specialist
Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas Specialist
Jamaica Travel Specialist
Australia Specialist Agent
Los Cabos Specialist
St. Lucia Specialist
Cruising is also a big part of my business, so I have devoted much time to expanding my knowledge of the cruise industry and specific cruise line training. My cruise certificates include:
Royal Caribbean Master Level Graduate
Norwegian Cruise Line Master Level Graduate
I am a lover of Disney, and so enjoy creating Disney World itineraries for my clients. I love hearing the stories of the joy and magic the kids AND parents experienced at Disney. That being said, I am a Disney College of Knowledge Graduate.
I also have a select few resorts that I know and trust, so I keep continuous training with these brands. I am a Certified Sandals Specialist and AMResorts Master Agent. I have also attended Sandals WeddingMoon Specialist Training in destination at Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort in Nassau, Bahamas.
Insurance is also an important piece of the travel pie. I have done training and received certification as an Allianz Global Assistance Specialist with my preferred travel protection provider, Allianz Global Assistance.
My list of trainings, certifications, and awards is ever growing! I am currently working on the pretigious Certified Travel Advisor course with the Travel Institute.