Pam McKay 

Toronto, ON Canada
An independent affiliate of Vision Travel Solutions - Toronto
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Travel Specialties
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Independent Tours

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

A passion for Asia brought me into the travel industry about 20 years ago. After trying a variety of different things, I happily found my place designing and selling customized travel to exotic destinations for both individuals and groups. I have now been with Vision World Tours for over 17 years, and I still love what I do!

Over the years my travels have taken me to China, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Myanmar, Taiwan, India and Sri Lanka. Though I feel most at home in Hong Kong (I think I’ve been there at least 30 times!), closest to my heart are Japan, India and China, to which I travel as often as possible.When not traveling in Asia, I have also managed to visit South Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Antarctica, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, France, Italy, the UK, Belgium, The Netherlands and Austria.

Why do I love selling travel? I really enjoy talking with people, finding out how they like to spend their time, what is important to them, and designing an itinerary to suit individual needs and interests. More than anything else, though – I love to share the places I love with others. Whether it be luxury or back to basics, travel is a wonderful, mind-expanding thing. It may not always be perfect (and exotic travel often isn’t), but the experiences can change you – how you think, what you feel, and how you live your life.

Places I Have Traveled

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Highly recommend

By: Martha & Randy

Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2013

Pam did a wonderful job building and executing our trip to South East Asia. We listed our wants and budget and she took over from there. She consulted with us, made adjustments and brought the trip together. She did the extra little things like having a person greet us at every airport and tour event. She answered all our questions prior to travelling, which made us feel safe and secure as we toured a foreign country. We will definately use her services again.

Highly recommended

By: China visitor

Reviewed on: 06 Nov 2013

Pam arranged a brief personal itinerary to extend an organized tour to China. The hotel she arranged in Shaoxing, certainly off the tourist path, was exceptional. Pam was informed and accessible during the planning phase and responded to email inquiries with good advice while I was travelliing. Couldn't have asked for more. Thank you.

Pam is terrific

By: Perry

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

Pam is thoughtful, assiduous and knowledgable. We couldn't recommend her more highly.

Highly recommend

By: LT

Reviewed on: 16 Dec 2013

For those who want a completely different vacation to test your limits the trek to Phongun Razi, Myanmar will accomplish this. Beautiful, unspoiled, friendly locals not jaded by mass tourism gives you a chance to interact in a country just coming out of years of oppression an experience only a few travellers will ever get


By: Walden101

Reviewed on: 28 Jan 2014

We are a family of four and had a limited time over Christmas to experience Japan for the first time. The trip could not have went better, the itinerary for Tokyo and Kyoto was excellent and we had so many special moments that would not otherwise have been possible without Pam arranging it all. Thank you Pam!

as good as it gets

By: perry

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2015

Oceania remains superb -- the main dining room was even better than ever, and the specialty restaurants top notch. Only the library is less pleasant on Riviera (and Marina) than on the line's smaller ships; no one wants to read there. Selection of books is good, though, access is awkward.

Phenomenal Experience, Recommend Highly

By: Bill

Reviewed on: 12 Mar 2015

This trip was a trip of a lifetime. I have travelled a lot in my life but never to SE Asia. It was the most educational and exciting trip I have ever had. Pam's recommendations were extremely helpful and right on. I would have no trouble recommending her to any of my friends or relatives.

Good advice, great on details -- the best!

By: Perry

Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2016

Our week in England and a two week cruise from there to Montreal on Azamara required some complicated arrangements that worked perfectly thanks to Pam. As always, her attention to detail was outstanding; her advice was wise and knowledgable. What a pleasure she is!

Thoughtful and patient

By: jpa

Reviewed on: 28 May 2017

A great pleasure.

couldn't;t be better

By: perry

Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2017

always terrific

All travel

By: David

Reviewed on: 29 Dec 2017

Superb and very impressive


By: Belinda

Reviewed on: 06 Jun 2018

Excellent! This is the second time we've asked Pam to help us with our travels and we were delighted!

Viking cruise to Scandinavia and Russia

By: journeywoman

Reviewed on: 16 Jun 2018

Excellent. Pam is very knowledgeable, and quick to respond.she will also double-check her information if there is any ambiguity. She has a calm, friendly, professional manner -- reassuring to "do it yourself" travellers who have not previously done organized group travel.

Pam makes it easy!

By: JulieJay

Reviewed on: 08 Sep 2018

Pam was fantastic to work with for planning a fairly complicated set of travel for the 4 of us this summer. She made it easy and seamless to communicate from across the country, being totally responsive to questions by email or phone. It was great to just leave it all in her hands, download our tickets and insurance papers when she was done, and enjoy our travels! I would absolutely contact Pam again because I know I can count on her!

ideal advisor

By: perry

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2018

Pam is wise, patient and helpful. We are lucky to have her.

Awesome China trip

By: SusieQ

Reviewed on: 18 Dec 2018

Working with Pam was great. She was able to zero in and customize the trip perfectly. She made excellent suggestions about where to go. Communication was excellent. Highly recommend her.

Family Fun

By: Melissa

Reviewed on: 23 Dec 2018

Pam is fantastic to work with - she is very responsive and gets back very quickly with info. Our trip was just what we were looking for - and went off without a hitch. We travelled with 2 adults and 3 children to Costa Rica. Our transportation from the airport to the resort was seamless. We can’t wait to travel again and book through Pam.

Easy Peasy

By: Jack MacDonald

Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2019

Everything was handled very professionally.

Great Recommendations from Pam

By: Adam P.

Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2019

Pam helped us with several components for our Vietnam and Cambodia trip. All of her recommendations turned out to be great, and her advise about hotel locations, visa information and excursions was invaluable. Thanks Pam!



Reviewed on: 23 Apr 2019

Easy. Great recommendations

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