• Professional Experience

     

    Avenue Two Travel

    Luxury Travel Advisor / Travel Advisor

    Jan 2019~present

     

    Certified by/as

    • - JNTO Certified Specialist (JNTO - Japan Nat. Tourism Org.)
    • - Italian Certified Destination Specialist - ENIT - Official Italian Tourism Board
    • - French Certified Destination Specialist - Masion de la France - French Tourism Board
    • - Korean Travel Specialist Certified - Korean Tourism Org.
    • - Chinese Travel Specialist Certified - Chinese National Travel Org.
    • - Taiwan Travel Specialist Certified - Taiwan Tourism Board
    • - European Destination Certified Specialist
    • - Asian Destination Specialist
    • - Greek Travel Specialist
    • - Vegas Certified Travel Agent - Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
    • - Celebrity Cruise Consultant - Celebrity Cruise Lines
    • - BritAgent Certified - VisitBritain [British Tourism Board] (earned in '14)
    • - Switzerland Advisor Certification - Switzerland Tourism Board (earned in '14)
    Career Sales: 12.4 Million+

     

    Greater Pittsburgh Travel

    International Certified Tourism Specialist

    Travel Designer/Specialist/Travel Agent

    Travel Counselor

    Dec 2012 - Jan 2019

     

    Certified by: (see Avenue Two Travel for all career certifications)


    Personal Travel Experience w/GPT:

    • France: Paris, Versailles
    • Greece: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Kea, Nafplio, Monemvassia, Kithira, Hydra
    • Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (x2), Penang (x2)
    • Singapore: Singapore
    • Hong Kong: Hong Kong, Kowloon
    • Washington D.C.
    • Hungary: Budapest
    • Slovakia: Bratislava
    • Austria: Vienna, Durnstein, Wachau Valley, Melk, Salzburg
    • Danube River 
    • Germany: Regensberg,  Nuremburg, Main River, Bamburg, Wurzburg, Rothenberg, Miltenberg, Frankfurt, Rudesheim, Cologne
    • Rhine River
    • Netherlands: Amsterdam
    • Riviera Maya/Cancun, Mexico
    • San Diego, La Jolla, Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Monterey, San Francisco
    • Manhattan, New York City
    • Caribbean: St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts, Nassau, Paradise Island, Antigua
    • Miami & South Beach
    • Celebrity Cruise in Caribbean
    • Punta Cana, D. Republic (Zoetry Agua & Secrets Royal Beach) +Saona Is.
    • Taiwan: Taipei, Jiufen

    Sales: $5.4 Million+

     

    Ponzio International Travel

    (Merged into GPT in Dec '12)

    Certified Destination Specialist

    Agency Manager

    Travel Agent /Travel Specialist

    Travel Counselor

    Jun 2000 - Nov 2012

     

     

    Certified by: (see GPT for all career certifications.)

    Personal Travel w/PIT:

    • Italy: Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Sorrento, Amalfi, Postiano, Capri, Naples, Tuscany, Como, Stresa, Assisi, Ravenna, Verona, Pompeii, Montecassino, Bari, Pisa, Lecce, Ostuni, Manduria, Taranto, Martina Franca, Alberobello, Salerno
    • Switzerland: Lugano
    • Greece: Athens, Delos, Mykonos, Syros, Samos, Santorini, Delphi, Naxos
    • Turkey: Kudadasi, Ephesus
    • Slovakia: Bratislava
    • Hungary: Budapest
    • Czech. Republic: Prague, Chesky Krumlov
    • Germany: Regensburg, Nurnberg, Passau
    • France: Paris, Rouen, Normandy region, Caen, Bayeux, Abby Mont St. Michael, Tours, Angers, Amboise, Chambord, Versailles, Chenonceau, Lyon, Bordeaux, Nimes, Carcassonne, Nice, Avignon, Cannes, Eze, Aix en Provence, Dijon, Cote d'Or
    • Britain: London, Bath, Stonehenge, Cardiff (Wales), York, Stratford Upon Avon, Cotswolds, Salisbury, Newport (Wales), Hampton Court, Chester, Lake District (Windermere, Grasmere), Alnwick, Coventry, Blenheim Palace
    • Scotland: Edinburgh, Gretna Green
    • Ireland: Waterford, Blarney, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Dingle Bay, Adare, Limerick, Dublin, Kildare
    • Austria: Vienna, Melk, Linz, Durnstein
    • US Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John
    • Dom. Republic: Punta Cana
    • Mexico: Cancun, Riviera Maya, Chichen Itza
    • Bahamas: Grand Bahamas Island [Freeport]
    • USA: San Francisco, Napa, Carmel, Monterey, Yosemite National Park, Big Sur, San Simeon, Solvang, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, La Jolla, San Diego, Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Glacier Bay National Park, Seward, Anchorage, Denali NP, Fairbanks, Kenai Fjords NP, Boston.
    • Canada: Vancouver B.C.
    • Monaco: Monte Carlo

    Sales: $7 Million+ [career w/Ponzio]

  • Contact me

    I look forward to hearing from you!

    Please contact me to take care of all your travel arrangements.

     

    Appointments:

    Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm (In Office)
    Out of Office: Saturdays 9-11AM @ Starbucks w/coffee on me!, on request & only in Bethel Park

    You can call, email, or use contact form below to schedule a professional consultation.

    224 N Euclid Ave Floor 2, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm
    (412)-345-7569
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