Marti Blackwell 

La Jolla, CA United States
An independent affiliate of CADENCE
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Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Safari
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Travel is my avocation as well as my vocation.  I'm passionate about my personal travel and my client's travel.  I'm very happy when my client returns and raved about the experience.  Travel to me is about being alive.

My personal background as related to travel is that I lived for 2 years in Verona.  I've worked in leisure travel at Neiman Marcus for 19 years.   After 911 Neiman's closed the retail travel offices and I was very fortunate to find my way to Cadence Travel and have been here eleven years.  While I have travelled in the rest of the world extensively, Africa remains my destination of choice.  I have traveled in nineteen African countries and have lost track of the number of trips I have made.

Places I Have Traveled

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Marti is the BEST!

By: JTW324

Reviewed on: 20 Dec 2016

Marti Blackwell always does the best for us when we travel and the Virtuoso amenities are very much appreciated.

Marti's the Best

By: Josh

Reviewed on: 17 Apr 2017

The title says it all!

Marti's the BEST!

By: Josh

Reviewed on: 01 Jun 2017

My family and I have worked with Marti for over 30 years and I can recommend her without reservation!

Marti’s the best!

By: Josh

Reviewed on: 06 Jun 2018

It’s always a pleasure


By: Rik

Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2018

I have used Marti Blackwell several times and I find her easy to work with and knowledgeable about cruise options. However, Holland America has added extreme restrictions on smoking which neither Marti nor Holland America informed us about. Had we known what these restrictions were we would not have booked the cruise.

Travel agent

By: Terry

Reviewed on: 02 Feb 2019

Very efficient and pleasant.

Travel agent

By: Maxwell13

Reviewed on: 02 Feb 2019

It was a pleasure working with Marti. She was responsive and helpful during the entire process. We communicated via email the whole time but her responses were timely and precise.

Good checking up

By: 1234

Reviewed on: 08 Feb 2019

Kept in contact with clients. Good follow-up. Fine. Nothing more to say.

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