Kathy Oakes 

Calgary, AB Canada
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Travel Specialties
  • Family Travel
  • Food & Wine
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Safari
  • River Cruising

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Argentina
  • Botswana
  • Costa Rica
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

After studying Kinesiology/ Education at the University of Alberta, Kathy switched tracks: a year of travelling led her into the Travel Industry in 1987. Kathy brings over two decades of Management and Group Travel experience to Civilized Adventures including handling the arrangements for large groups on exciting 'Round the World trips, and on Middle East, Asia, and Europe educational adventures.

Kathy has lived in Sydney, Australia and London, England and has travelled throughout Europe, S.E. Asia, Central America and Ecuador. Still, there is much to see and a great fascination of all the glorious destinations in the world means that many are still on her “bucket list”. Over the past few years Kathy has attended the PURE travel conference in Morocco and the Indaba conference in Durban, South Africa as well as Quito, Ecuador and Salta, Argentina to take part in Travel Mart Latin America to meet with our suppliers and learn about new travel ideas for South/Central America.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: scona

Reviewed on: 11 Jun 2017

Professional at all times, this lady knows her business, first,class

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By: graydon

Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2017

she was excellent , a delite to work with

Australia and New Zealand - 10 weeks


Reviewed on: 12 Dec 2017

Working with Kathy and the Civilized Adventures team was really quite a positive experience. Kathy was attentive to all our travel goals and worked with us, and her Australian and New Zealand travel partners, to develop what we felt was a superb itinerary. Her patience in working with us to develop our itinerary, which took a very long time to finalize due to the length of the trip, was exceptional. Our itinerary matched our travel goals and in the end this attention to detail resulted in our travel experience exceeding our expectations. We would be very happy to work with Kathy and the Civilized team again for any future travels we may have and we certainly recommend Kathy and her team.

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  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Argentina
  • Botswana
  • Costa Rica
  • Guatemala
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Ecuador
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Greece
  • Germany
  • French Polynesia