Brandi Brister 

New York, NY United States
Travel Specialties
  • Festivals & Events
  • Honeymoons
  • Sports & Outdoors
  • Destination Weddings
  • Meeting & Incentive Travel

  • United States - All
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • Antarctica
  • Ecuador
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I graduated from LSU with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. During my time as a Tiger, I played rugby and was a sports journalist for our student newspaper.

I began my career with Valerie Wilson Travel in 2010, after previous positions in event management in the sports industry. As Valerie Wilson Travel’s Director of Meetings and Special Events, I am passionate about planning exotic destination weddings and innovative group meetings globally. We have clients based all over the world and enjoy fulfilling a wide range of travel wishes and needs.

I took up running five years ago and have participated in numerous races and marathons. My next major athletic goal is to qualify for the Boston Marathon. My next major personal goal is to find the best cheeseburger in Manhattan.

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Highly Recommend!

By: KRut

Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2014

Brandi is a wonderful travel agent.  She was attentive in listening to the needs of our trip and went above and beyond to make sure everything was exactly how we wanted it and more.  She put up with our indecisiveness without flinching.  She even alerted us to a possible issue with our trip which ended up not being a problem, but it was nice to know she was looking out for our best interest.  I could not speak more highly of her and highly recommend her to people planning trips.  I cannot wait to use her again for our future vacations.


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Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2014

Brandi at Valerie Wilson did a fantastic job helping us plan our recent honeymoon. Her recommendations were always spot-on (hotels, rental cars, activities, etc.) and she definitely went above-and-beyond to ensure our trip went smoothly. Thank you so much for all of your help -- it was so greatly appreciated!!!

Welcoming, Insightful and Sophisticated

By: Lynne

Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2016

Recently took a trip to South Africa and wanted to take a tour of the Garden Route. Brandi and her colleagues were extremely helpful in providing numerous options and information on pricing and itineraries. Everything had been put together very diligently and I was able to select a tour that more than met my expectations. I have booked trips with her several times and she has always provided insightful tips and pointers. You can tell that she and her staff are truly passionate about travel and do all the necessary research to make sure your experience is excellent. I highly recommend her services.

Consistent Exceptional Travel Advice


Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2016

Brandi, as always has gone above and beyond to provide excellent service in helping to advise, arrange and meet my travel needs. She is patient and informative. I always highly recommend those seeking the same services as I.

Travel Planning Made Easy

By: Laura

Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2018

Brandi and her colleagues make trip planning seamless. Their suggestions, timely answers to questions and obvious passion for travel make the process a delight. Brandi is knowledgeable and patient. I highly recommend her.

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