Alyse Cori 

Sonoma, CA United States
Travelwize (2444)
Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Food & Wine
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising
  • Spa Vacations

  • Israel
  • Peru
  • Belize
  • French Polynesia
  • Costa Rica
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Living in the Wine Country of California has it's perks! I have developed a keen interest in wine, food & active travel in addition to my other specialties which include luxury oceans & river cruises, scuba diving, biking, hiking, kayaking and all things adventure! My background includes arranging travel for MGM Studio executives, rock bands on tour such as the Grateful Dead, Art Garfunkel and the Cranberries, to name a few.

In 2006, I started my own agency, Travelwize, in order to choose the areas of travel I felt most passionate about and to fulfill my dream of owning my own business. I now have a some of the best travel professionals who work together with me creating trips of a lifetime. Having been born & raised in New York, I have the tenacity, professionalism and expertise to help arrange your travel with the same standards of service I would expect to receive.

Other than that, I am an Advanced Level Scuba Diver, mother, a sponsored racquetball player and now a Radio Show host of Travel Tuesday.( travelwize). Listen in! I encourage you to see why Wize Travelers use Travelwize

Places I Have Traveled


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Friendly and top notch service

By: Kimberly

Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2014

We recently got married and with the help from Alyse had an amazing honeymoon in Tahiti. We usually plan our own vacations but since we had never been to Tahiti we wanted a professional to make all our plans for us. Alyse was just that. Very helpful with everything and a pleasure to work with. Thank you Alyse for all your help!

Outstanding service

By: Oni54

Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2014

Alyse provided us outstanding service in planning our cruise. Highly recommended and we will be repeat customers for future cruises and vacations.

Excellent Travel Agent

By: Ken

Reviewed on: 02 Nov 2014

Alyse was of excellent help with the planning of our trip to Cancun, Mexico. We had the best time ever thanks to Alyse. We will be sure to plan our future trips with Alyse. Everything was smooth sailing and planned perfectly. Thank you so much for all you have done to plan our most memorable trip ever.

Expert friendly service

By: Don29

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2015

Alyse Cori helped make our last trip a truly remarkable experience

Galapagos-Andes trip

By: Becky

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2015

This Backroads hiking trip was magnificent! It was indeed the trip of a lifetime. In addition, as usual, Alyse had attended to ALL the trip details. Can't wait for her to plan my next exotic vacation!

Great service.

By: Patita54

Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2015

Listens to what I need and gives me exactly what I asked for. Also gives great suggestions. Will continue to use Travelwize for all my trips and will recommend Alyse to anyone who is planning a trip.

Outstanding freindly service


Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2015

I was planning a big celebration for my wife's 65th Birthday. Alyse was informative, thorough and accessible. The trip exceeded our expectations. We are thrilled with the consistently outstanding service we receive from Alyse Cori

Knowledgeable, caring, kind and helpful

By: Frederick

Reviewed on: 05 May 2015

We trusted Alyse in all our travels. She has done excellent, above and beyond travel service to me and wife, and my 2 travel groups. She always assures our utmost enjoyment during the course of our travel. We can depend on her very much.

Travel Expertise

By: SharkBait

Reviewed on: 17 May 2015

The trip was beautifully coordinated by Alyse. All of the flights, transfers and reservations were well thought out. She also booked our diving at the specific ports we requested. She did an excellent job in taking care of all the details that go into planning a trip with multiple flights, multiple accommodations and sporting activities. We would highly recommend Alyse at Travelwize.

Best Ports

By: Lees

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

Azamara Cruise Line was as good as the Crystal Cruise Lines. Fabulous food and service and best of all were the port of call they selected which were the best in the world.

Perfect journey to Alaska

By: Sherry

Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2015

Fabulous trip! Everything exceeding my expectations from service on the ship, shore excursions, food, cleanliness, and the added perks from John Ash and the expert planning by Alyse Cori! I would recommend Holland America to my family and friends!

Everything worked as planned

By: Ddowen

Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2015

I have worked with Alyse since 2002 and have always found her service to be top notch. Good airlines and good accommodations as well as excellent tour providers.

Has always taken great care of our travel needs

By: Patty

Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2015

Loved our trip and can't wait to have Alyse plan our next trip. She is the best. Knows what we want and makes sure we get it. Both Tauck and Kensington are first class tour companies that we would recommend to anyone and will use them again in the future.

Wonderful Service!

By: Catherine211

Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2015

Alyse helped make our first ever Cruise a wonderful experience - from booking the perfect stateroom location to suggesting the Veranda upgrade (which we are ever thankful for...)

Friendly service

By: Vince

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2015

I have used alyse to plan multiple vacations. Every experience has been friendly and her knowledge of locations is top notch. Planning vacations can be difficult, alyse has helped me during flight rescheduling and cancelations with ease and professionalism. I will definitely continue having alyse help me plan my vacations. Thanks for everything alyse!!!

Incredible service!

By: Intercession

Reviewed on: 19 May 2016

This cruise from the beginning of purchasing it, to the moment I stepped off at the end, was expertly handled in every detail! There was no guess work in what I needed to do to prepare, as Alyse made certain that I had everything ready. She was quick to respond to emails and all my questions, and even sent a beautiful zippered binder with all the instructions for the cruise. Why, I have never felt so special in my life, due to her diligence in ensuring that I had a most wonderful trip. I highly advise booking through her if you want a hassle and worry free experience. Professional and caring, with even a beautiful hand written thank you note that arrived when I got home.

Terrific responsive service

By: Turk

Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2016

I have used Alyse and Travelwise for my travel needs for many years. Alyse is always aggressive in getting me the best value for each trip while assuring a great experience. She is a pleasure to work with.

Paris and The South of France

By: Lsnodgras

Reviewed on: 16 Aug 2016

Had a wonderful time, Alyse of Travelwize arranged all the itinerary so we knew we were in good hands, having relied on her for years. This was our fifth Tauck trip. They take extremely good care of their clients and this trip was no exception. The hotel accommodations are of the highest caliber as are the cabins on board their boats, making the cruise on The Rhone memorable and luxurious . Both their on board and shore activities could not be better, the same is true of Tauck's staff and the local guides they employed. They provide transportation to and from airports and supply amazing service to ensure that you do not miss your flights.

Excellent accommodations!

By: Linda

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2016

Our recent trip to Ireland, Liverpool and London was great. The accommodations were all excellent. We probably wouldn't choose Hard Days Night hotel again. Tiny room and breakfast was fairly average. The best place was the Hotel Europe in Killarney. Outstanding location, service, attention to detail and food. Killarney was our favorite place. We had a driver from Dublin to Killarney but if we did it again we'd choose a train. I think it would be more interesting. Our drivers in Killarney were fabulous. The Marylebone Hotel in London was fabulous and we loved the area. Using the underground was great. The driver from hotel to Heathrow airport was very hard to understand. Service at the hotel in London was excellent. I would definitely use Virtuoso in future.
Not Recommended

Little to no help

By: Useless

Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2016

We were unable to establish effective communications with this agent, and ended up taking care of most of the trip on our own and relaying our reservations to her. The agency caused more confusion and errors that we ever imagined, and in addition, did not come through with the perks that were originally discussed. This was a very special celebratory trip for us, and we were also surprised that the agent did not take the time to send a card or anything to commemorate the event.

Relaxing cruise, good service

By: Norma

Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2017

My 7-day cruise on the Celebrity Summit in southeast Caribbean was relaxing and a good way for me to get into previously unexplored territory. Celebrity was well organized with consistently attentive, courteous service, and I was impressed with the layout and activities of the ship. Good food too. Several onshore excursions arranged through Celebrity were a big highlight. Travel agent Alyse Cori is efficient and found what I was looking for.

Perferct hostess

By: Dr. J

Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2017

Alyse is wonderful. I love that she pays attention to details, makes sure she understands your needs and desires but most of all it is her personal touch. I was so moved by the personal note she wrote me after my trip. She genuinely cares that you enjoy your travel experiences and that she is available to help you.

Backroads Patagonia

By: Dick

Reviewed on: 28 Jan 2017

Excellent. Alyse is very attentive to clients desires and needs.

New Zealand trip with g adventure

By: Kaylin

Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2017

Great. Alyse helped me pick out a great trip and answered all of my questions

Advisor Review

By: Vee

Reviewed on: 29 May 2017

Alyse was great to work with. She replied to my questions promptly, and took care of the details of our trip with professionalism.

Oceania Med Cruise

By: Mike

Reviewed on: 28 May 2017

Start to finish - a real pro! Many great suggestions that made a trip a super pleasure

travel with Backroads and extended trip

By: Anonymous

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017

I have been working with Alyse for over 20 years. She has always done a terrific job.

Medical issues

By: Sandy

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2017

Alyse did a wonderful job of finding us a great air fare from San Francisco to Copenhagen. Unfortunately our cruise that included Copenhagen, Iceland, under the Artic Circle and back to Canada and the United States had to be canceled because of an Achilles Tendon injury I had. Alyse was able to secure a full refund of our cruise expenses, much appreciated.

Recent travel to Croatia

By: Rebecca

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

Working with Ayse is terrific! She consistently pays close attention to detail. Thus, my trips are worry free - even those that require multiple flights, hotels and transfers! Alyse is planning by next Backroads hiking trip to Scotland and I am looking foward to working with her on this next adventure!

Great Trip

By: sandy

Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2017

Great. She is very capable.


By: Roben

Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2017

Exceptional service

Cancun 2017


Reviewed on: 28 Dec 2017

Awesome - she is responsive and attentive to details

Costa Rica trip to Dreams Las Mareas

By: Steve

Reviewed on: 02 Jan 2018

I have worked with Alyse for many years and on many trips. She is a pleasure to work with and always manages to find the right flight, hotel and other trip options for us.

Tauck - IndoChina


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2018

Alyse was hands on- provided multiple options, was highly responsive and did an excellent job on all aspects of our trip

Fort Lauderdale weekend

By: Sandy

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2018

Great. She is very competent and helpful.


By: Adrienne

Reviewed on: 23 Mar 2018

Working with Alyse was great and hope to work with her again soon.

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