Professional Travel Service is very fortunate to have so many experienced travel advisors to help you design your perfect journey. Here is a little bit about our team members: (Note: Just click on an agent's name to open an email to that agent.)
Charlie Brakebill has been in the travel industry for over 35 years, both as an owner/ manager and vacation agent. She is committed to making her client’s dreams come true. She has experienced the culture and countries of Asia and Australia, enjoyed safaris in Kenya and South Africa, and explored numerous countries in Europe, Central America, Mexico and Canada as well as much of the continental USA. Her favorite travel destinations are Hawaii and Europe, any time of the year. She also loves cruising and have cruised to Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean Islands. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, walking, gardening, and exploring the San Juan Islands.
Barb Rose has been in the travel industry for more than 27 years. Although she has worked as both a corporate and leisure agent, she prefers the fast-paced challenges of corporate travel, both domestic and international. Much of her personal travel has been to Europe, but now that she has family in Korea that is her new destination of choice.
Lea Eskenazi has been in the travel business for over 40 years, with 35 years at Professional Travel Services. She thinks her corporate clients are great to work with, and she enjoys booking leisure clients and learning about all parts of the world through her clients' travels. She works hard to make sure they are "the trips of a lifetime". She is a CTC (certified Travel Counselor), a Princess Cruise Commodore, and a Viking Cruise Expert, and often takes continuing education classes. She books to all parts of the world, and is most familiar with Hawaii, Mexico, and all types of cruises. She loves to travel to warm, sunny places.
Virginia Sagiao-Iaulualo has over 30 years of experience in travel. She handles a number of corporate clients, and is well-versed in group travel. Although she enjoys booking travel for her clients, her favorite place to be is home. She enjoys road trips with her family in the Pacific Northwest and California. She is very involved in her community, and participates in a lot of fundraisers and community events.
Raymond Meisgeier has had 40 years in the travel business, specializing in Asia. He has organized a number of group trips for both business and leisure clients. He currently assists the folks at UnCruise and Bicycle Adventures on pre-and post-tour arrangements for their clients. He has lived in Australia and Vietnam, and has visited all the Hawaiian islands but prefers the Big Island for his vacations. He enjoys golfing and bicycling.
Carol Hill has been in the travel business since 1984 and with Professional Travel for 19 yrs as an outside agent. She loves to do group bookings, family tours and cruises, or incentive trips for businesses. She has traveled extensively and spent 6 months living in New Zealand. She splits her time between Washington and Palm Springs, and she is just a computer click away from the help you're looking for.
Janette Skaardal has been in the travel
business for over 40 years. She began her travel career working in a travel agency, then worked for
Scandinavia airlines for a time. In 1976, she moved to the USA and worked for Red Carpet Travel. She has experience managing both corporate and vacation agencies, and owned her own agency for a time. She currently works out of her home on Whidbey island, specializing in International business travel, for clientele all over the world.
Olga Lankerovich states that travel is her passion - both her own travel, and that of her many clients! Born and raised in Russia , she knows Europe very well, and can help you plan any European trip. She is also a Mexico Tourism Board Certified Specialist. She has experience with planning complex private trips, but can also help with short getaways. Her favorite clients are families traveling with kids, and especially with grandkids!
Mary Lou Callero has been a travel advisor for 15 years. She specializes in Italy , Greece , Mexico , and Hawaii.
Yvonne Hendricks has been in the travel industry for 27 years, but got "hooked" on travel from fourth grade on. She has helped organize and chaperone youth cultural exchange groups to Europe and North Africa; she plans group cruises and tours; she works with individuals and families for leisure vacations. Traveling is such a learning experience, it gives her great pleasure to assist others in discovering the joy of travel and our ever changing world.
April Moodyhandles many corporate and international clients, as well as some leisure travelers. She has been in the travel business for over 30 years, and has been with Professional Travel Service for 3 years.
Kelli Brownis a seasoned professional travel consultant with 23 years of
experience. She states “when planning for my clients, I always use
the same attention to detail as I would for myself”! Kelli is very
well traveled, having visited Africa, France, Germany, Italy, Scotland, Britain,
Greece, Costa Rica and Mexico just to name a few. The experiences gained
from her personal travels have become a great asset in assisting clients on
planning numerous memorable vacations. She is eager to create lifetime
experiences for all of her clients and wanting to show new clients her ability
to create these experiences.
Terry Esposito has been with Professional Travel Services for more than 20 years. She arranges many different types of Hawaii experiences.
Amy Drackert has been organizing travel and tours for her rugby team for more than 20 years, and would love to help your group plan their next adventure. Her favorite destinations are Isla Mujeres, Whistler, New Zealand, and Rarotonga.
(I also manage this website, and would love to hear your feedback, especially ideas of what specials to offer on our home page. Just click on my name to open an email to me. Thank you!!!)
Cynthia Jones has been in the travel business for 25 years on the tour operator side, sharing her passion of worldwide destinations. A year in Europe in her college days started a lifetime adventure of travel. Since then she has traveled extensively in Europe, the Caribbean, the USA and most of the resort areas of Mexico. Of all those wonderful places, her biggest passion is Greece and Spain, and loves researching and creating exciting itineraries. Never stop traveling!
Cynthia van de Erve honed her travel skills when she began a five-year odyssey of traveling around the world, starting in Europe and the Middle East then continuing on to explore India, Asia, and Australia. Her passion for travel has led her to a 20 year career as a travel agent and enjoys assisting both corporate and leisure travelers. As a former group tour leader to such places as Ireland, Israel, Egypt and Jordan she would love to help others create their own group adventures. She considers Maui her second home and is happiest when arranging travel for anyone to go anywhere, but especially when Maui is their destination.
Anita Bornemannis the owner and manager of Professional Travel Services. She was hired by the previous owner, Chuck, because she had no desire to become a travel agent. She took over management of the company in 2009, and is actively involved in growing the business in response to the evolving nature of the travel industry. She is looking forward to the challenges and innovations in the years to come!
Terri Suarezis the receptionist and at Professional Travel Services; hers is the cheerful voice you will hear if you dial our main phone number.
Info@ptserv.com (425) 827-5656 811 KIRKLAND AVENUE, SUITE 101 KIRKLAND, WA 98033