Mark McCowan CTIE

Germantown, TN United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Food & Wine
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Independent Tours
  • LGBTQ Travel

  • Italy
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Croatia
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Mark began his travel advisor career out of a sheer love of creating new adventures for himself and who ever wanted to come along. His love of travel and planning adventures peaked his interest.

He began his travel career as an office temp. with, Ann Caraway, Co Owner of Air/Sea International Travel, INC. from the ground up order brochures and pricing cruises for tenured travel advisors, a new career was born.

Mark's former life was being immersed in customer service, operational tasks, education and facts and figures as a District Sales Manager for some of the countries big box retailers. He felt that his combination of past experiences and his love of planning his own travel were a perfect formula for success. Mark is very active in the arts community, he is the former Vice Chairman and Secretary for Opera Memphis.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: Perfect 40

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2015

My experience and entire trip was a success. We had a great time and everything was to perfection. Will definitely consult Mark in the future. His recommendations were great and location was spectacular!

Great Time


Reviewed on: 28 Oct 2015

Trip was well designed and went without any problems. I cannot think of anything that I would change.

Outstanging service and great planning

By: Tom

Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2015

Suggested side trips and adventures we would not be aware of! Great attention to the details!

Attentive to Detail


Reviewed on: 28 Jan 2016

Mark took care of every detail and kept us informed . He is very detailed and gave us every option . I would highly recommend him.

Miami in Winter

By: Dorsey

Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2016

The non stop flight and special accomodations at Trump Doral with golf made for the perfect trip.Shipping my clubs freed me up to enjoy the airport...Thanks Mark

Air Sea did a fabulous job. I am 110% satisfied.

By: Joe

Reviewed on: 06 Jun 2016

Air / Sea did a fabulous job. The trip was perfect and every single detail was attended to by Air Sea. They thought of everything and our trip was smooth as could be. I will recommend them to everyone I know.


By: Ali

Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2017

Working with Mark was wonderful! He takes the time to get to know you/your group traveling together, what you are looking for in a trip along with price-point that fits your needs. He stayed in communication, made our travel very easy, checked on us before/during/after our trip to ensure we were satisfied and had a great time! I will continue working with Mark in the future and always look forward to having the opportunity to speak with him!!

A Great Trip!

By: Karl

Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2017

Mark was prompt, professional, and his advice was spot on. The package he put together for me was perfect - the tours were great, and the hotels he chose were excellent.


By: Nick

Reviewed on: 15 Apr 2017

Mark was amazing. He was great to work with, helped us have the best honeymoon possible. When we had a small issue, he had it taken care of within a few minutes. We will be using Mark for all future vacations and I cannot recommend him enough!

Virtuoso river cruise trip


Reviewed on: 05 May 2017

Mark is very professional and at the same time very approachable. He takes his work very seriously but he also knows when he can inject some humor in a difficult situation. I am impress with his knowledge of not only the area we were visiting but also the ship we were on and the excursions we took. I would use him and his agency in the future as will as recommending him to friends and family.

Hawaii anniversary trip

By: Jim Prillaman

Reviewed on: 07 May 2017

Very easy. He worked to understand our priorities for the trip, came up with an ideal itinerary, and had everything lined up to make a stress-free trip for us.

Baltic cruise

By: Rose

Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2017

Mark was an excellent resource when deciding on a cruise to the Baltic. He helped us with all facets of our travel including transfers and hotels. Mark's attention to detail helped make this a vacation and not just a trip. His assistance with choosing excursions and making dinner reservations was so helpful and appreciated.

Great Trip Overall (BUT)

By: Ralph

Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2017

Mark planned an extensive driving trip from Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, Napa Region and up the coast of Washington and Oregon. We then took the train to Vancouver and then a Crystal Cruise to Alaska. Overall, the trip was planned with great detail, we did run into a problem in the Napa Region. Our hotel the Vintage Inn was under major construction. This was totally misleading as my wife and I did not know what we were walking into until we drove up to the property. Major construction was an understatement, it was in the process of a total gut. No notice was given by the hotel of the renovation. While Mark has always done an excellent job, we wish we would have had some notice of this major construction zone. No notice was given by the agent or to ourselves at any time of this MAJOR construction. We traveled on up the coast of Oregon and Washington and the trip was much improved. The coast line is gorgeous and the Crystal Cruise as always exceptional.

Danube River

By: JR

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2017

Mark is the best-- effective, efficient, courteous. Continues to provide good service throughout the trip



Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2017

IT was fantastic, easy to work with and achieve end goal. I wish more of my interactions had been with Mark. He helped make this special day stress free outside of asking the question. I will definitely be working with Mark again for our honey moon and trips we take in the future.

Super Trip Advisor

By: Avid Sightseer

Reviewed on: 18 May 2018

I just returned from another trip planned by Mark. I have full confidence in his recommendations as I know he has my best interest in mind. He is genuinely concerned that your trip is planned down to the smallest of details. He is knowledgeable, easy to work with and he follows through with everything he says he will do. I emailed a question to him on my trip and he got back to me with an answer almost immediately. He's the BEST! I highly recommend him as a travel adviser.


By: Ned

Reviewed on: 28 Oct 2018

Mark always listens to what we want and matches those desires with the places, packages and people that can exceed expectations. I have always found Mark to be forthcoming about what we can expect in a vacation but then the experience is so much richer than our hopes!! He has helped my family discover the people, places, culture and history of Europe.


By: Gus

Reviewed on: 28 May 2019

Easy . Mark took care of all the details and made the trip stress free. His recommendations for lodging were excellent.


By: June

Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2019

All went seamlessly! Love ALL the trips Mark has planned. Plus , he is so much fun!!!😊👍


By: Gus

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2019

Great. He gave us a detailed agenda and was very organized. It was easy to follow.

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