Here at ABC World Vacations, we work together to find you the best vacation experience we can. Here you can get to know a little more about all of our consultants!
Grace has been traveling with her children and husband, Dean, for 30+ years. Together they visited 56 countries and 50 states, simultaneously keeping the kids interested and engaged during their travels. In 2008, Grace founded ABC World Vacations in order to share her travel expertise with others and inspire explorers across all generations.
In 2022, she will have visited her 120th country with more planned after that! Each trip has been a learning experience, and all of that accumulated knowledge will be put to work in planning your trip.
Her travel motto:
"If it's not a good time, it'll be a good story."
After 15 years as a corporate information specialist, Beth decided to merge her two areas of interest, research and travel, into a new career as a travel consultant. She has traveled extensively with her husband and two children throughout the US, Europe, Central America and the Caribbean, and enjoys helping her clients design their own family vacations.
Whether it’s hunting down an elusive Disney dining reservation or designing a complex itinerary through Italy for a multi-generational family, no aspect of trip planning is too small or too large for Beth to tackle!
Her dream destination:
The Galapagos Islands
Jocelyn has always loved the thrill of planning trips and itineraries. After doing it for friends and family for many years, she decided to mix her skills with her love of travel, the thrill of adventure and the magic of culture itself. She enjoys learning through experience and traveling as much as possible with her husband and family. She never stops planning her next getaway. Jocelyn is a Disney junkie who specializes in all things Disney as well as honeymoons, Caribbean all-inclusive resorts, and group travel.
Travel Goals: Visit all of the Disney
Gary caught the travel bug circumnavigating the lower 48 in a VW camper van as a kid. Since then, he’s traveled for work and pleasure in Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and across the US and Canada. In fact, hitting as many destinations on a trip as possible is a favorite strategy of Gary’s so no surprise some of the best memories come from family road trips and cruises. And the planning, anticipation and countdown to the next vacation is almost as good as the trip itself. So, let Gary take your mind’s wanderings and turn them into a great vacation!
Ultimate bucket list trip:
A world cruise.
While she arranges client trips worldwide, Lisa is a personal travel concierge specializing in Italy and Europe, especially luxury Lake Como (Italy) vacations where she has been traveling for 35+ years. She can arrange a villa, private chauffeur, private chef, make dinner reservations, and arrange private truffle hunting or golfing, etc. She has had 2 articles published about Lake Como and has written a guide book for the lake that is included in her Lake Como package.
She feels that her life has been enriched by exploring the world. She loves coordinating the many intricate details that allow her clients a seamless travel experience.
"The possibilities are endless"
My love of travel began when I was a little girl going to Disney World for the first time. The excitement and enthusiasm of experiencing the unknown stuck with me for life. I am a wife, mom of two and a travel junkie!
I love to recommend based on experience. My expertise lies in family, Disney and adult-only all-inclusive travel. I strive to inspire everyone with the true excitement of traveling and experiencing new things. I look forward to helping you find great deals while experiencing quality, luxury vacations.
"Work, save, travel, repeat"
Ronna feels traveling puts things into perspective and allows her to realize that there are far bigger things than her problems. Travel allows Ronna to see how other people live and what they deal with on a daily basis. She finds helping clients create their own unique travel experience interesting and fulfilling.
Over the years Ronna and her family have traveled across the US, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.
Her favorite trip:
Sarah’s passion for adventure, along with a deep admiration of the US National Park System (NPS), began in 2008 on a 4-week solo cross country trip. That summer, she went to 15 NPs, 21 in 2018, and has now visited 43/63, some more than once. She has accumulated a wealth of knowledge related to the Parks and their surrounding areas, including Hawaii and the USVI.
Sarah also has 20+ years experience in education/disability services and is a Certified Autism Travel Professional (CATP), where she works to meet the functional needs of her clients.
Favorite National Park:
Dry Tortugas (exciting sea life, remote camping and deep history)
Kim has been fortunate enough to travel with her family since she was 9 months old and has continued her travel journey on her own. At just 26 she has been to all 50 states and 63 countries.
She hopes to pay it forward by helping her clients find the best vacation for their needs. Whether that be a road trip to a nearby bed & breakfast or an all inclusive in the Caribbean, she is determined to help you find the best vacation because you deserve it!
Her dream trip:
Visiting wineries in the countryside of Italy