In addition to product planning and later as a trainer, Colleen spent five years as a Travel Director escorting incentive group travel participants to destinations around the world. As a result of this phase of her experience, she has traveled to every continent except for Antarctica and perhaps will have the opportunity to visit there and complete the list.
With this background and a desire to work in the leisure travel marketplace, Colleen joined Gwins Travel in 2005 (later acquired in 2018 by Acendas Travel) as a travel counselor where she quickly learned the nuances of personal and vacation travel. In fact, Colleen was recipient of the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Leisure Agent of the Year at Gwin’s Travel, and in 2019 was selected by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine as a Trendsetter for her creativity and talent.
Colleen has received specialist status and recognition form industry providers such as: Apple Vacations, Princess, Cunard, Holland America, Norwegian and Windstar cruise lines. She also has status with tour operators e.g. Ski.Com, Globus Journeys, Club Med and G-Adventures. Colleen would love the opportunity share her skills and experience for your next vacation or to fulfill that “bucket-list” dream holiday.