Connie Cornelius ACC

Santa Barbara, CA United States
An independent affiliate of Montecito Village Travel
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • River Cruising
  • Food & Wine
  • Adventure
  • Entertainment
  • Culture, History & Arts


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2003
Languages
  • English

My Background

Passionate about travel, I came into the travel industry in 1996 as a certified tour manager. For the next seven years, I managed luxury leisure travel programs for affinity groups to destinations worldwide. I worked onsite with travel suppliers in more than 30 countries. In addition to land programs, I have managed group programs on cruise ships, including steamboats, river ships, yachts and luxury small ships, premium cruise lines, mainstream cruise ships and expedition ships.

I started actively selling customized travel programs in 2007, specializing in river and small ship cruising. As a professional travel planner, I focus on matching the guest with the right cruise line.

My credentials include:

Certified Tour Manager by the International Tour Management Institute and the International Association of Tour Managers, Ltd.

Accredited Cruise Counselor by the Cruise Lines International Association

Certified Incentive Specialist by the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence

Bachelor of Science in Marketing and MBA degrees from the University of Colorado

Master of Tourism Administration from The George Washington University.

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • Virtuoso Adventure Travel

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