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Your Travel Expert and Advocate since 1976

We are your travel expert and advocate specializing in river and expedition cruises, groups and celebrations, sun and fun destinations, hotels and resorts, escorted tours, and customized itineraries around the world. When the time comes to make your vacation plans, why take chances? Work with a travel agency whose reputation and experience you can trust. We take your travel seriously so you have a lifetime of memories.

Employment Opportunities

Experienced Travel Advisors
As an experienced Travel Advisor, are you a “Hell, yes! A high five!” then you are right for our team! The Travel Gallery welcomes Travel Advisors that are enthusiastic and passionate about travel, details, and taking excellent care of their customers. Contact us for current full-time and part-time openings.
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Independent Agent/Agency "Hosting"
As a host agency, The Travel Gallery specializes in offering travel professionals sophisticated services, attractive commissions, automation, quality control, and support. In addition, we provide intensive in-house training in all areas – accounting, vendors and their booking engines, destination knowledge, as well as educational and hosting travel opportunities. By aligning yourself with us, you can grow your business with confidence and know that your clients will receive superior service and a high level of expertise. Contact us for more information.
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Referral Agents
The Travel Gallery offers an attractive Referral Program for individuals who want to use contacts from their daily activities and hobbies, involvement at work or school, social networks, or memberships in clubs and organizations to recommend the services of The Travel Gallery. Contact us for more information.
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Patti Stevens - Owner and President
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Patti has been making memories for travelers since 1993. She is just as enthusiastic and passionate today as she was on "day one." Custom planning your itinerary for travels throughout the world and designing memorable celebrations for multi-generational families, decade birthdays, and anniversaries are her forte. She loves arranging Expedition, River and Ocean Cruises. It is one of her specialties, along with designing the pre-and post-hotel stays so you can immerse yourself in the destination.

Patti is well traveled throughout Europe (northern, southern, eastern and western), Mexico, Latin American, and the Caribbean. She specializes in Hawaii, a place she visits often, a part of her heritage, and a gorgeous destination for weddings, honeymoons, and anniversaries.

She has earned numerous travel industry certifications including those for Hawaii, Spain, Sandals & Beaches Resorts, Insight Escorted Tours, AMA Waterways, Avalon River Cruises, Viking Ocean/River Cruises, and Walt Disney Travel Company, among others. Her determination for continued education keeps her persistent on attending webinars, seminars and educational journeys to be informed when assisting her customers.

On top of her many travels to Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean, she has sailed on Regent Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line, Avalon and her new favorite AMAWaterways after sailing aboard the AMAMagna on the Danube.

Her infectious "Hawaiian" smile and upbeat personality makes Patti the valued leader of The Travel Gallery and this amazing team, and the travel advisor you will truly appreciate.

Shirley Gronset - Travel Agent
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I love what I do! For over 30 years, I've worked to find the perfect vacation for everyone who asks for my expertise. Families looking to find the perfect spot to spend quality time together, honeymooners seeking the most romantic resort or cruise, multi-generations hoping to create a memorable time for everyone, or solo travelers wanting to enjoy time alone (or with others who have similar interests) - no matter who you are, I am here to put together your favorite trips.

I check with only the most reputable companies that we have special contacts with to obtain the best value for everyone, whether you are on a budget or they sky is the limit. I've earned my "ears" as a Disney Vacation Planner, sending hundreds of travelers there over the years. Family spring break vacations can be a challenge, but it's a fun one, as each year seems to offer different "hotspots" that tweens and teens just have to hit. I love selling big ship cruises and river cruises and my clients appreciate only having to unpack once and yet visit different ports of call for 3 to 14 days - or longer - all over the world.

For my personal getaways, I usually choose all-inclusive resorts as you get so much more "bang for the buck" as (almost) everything is included. My go-to destinations are Cancun/Riviera Maya in Mexico and just about anywhere in Jamaica, although I'm also familiar with many of the amazing resorts for families, couples and singles in other parts of Mexico and the Caribbean, as well. Another personal favorite was travelling on the Romantic Danube European River Cruise from Nuremburg to Budapest.

Being referred to new clients is always exciting for me. I tell everyone: "Please don't keep me a secret!" I look forward to working with you on your next vacation, wherever it may be!

Nadine Slomiany - Travel Agent
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I started in the travel industry as a part-time employee. As my knowledge of Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean grew, so did my wanderlust for the rest of the world! Some of my passions include honeymoons, family travel and creating custom vacations to Europe and romantic getaways! Traveling to a variety of destinations, whether on land or sea allows me the knowledge to inform our clients first-hand about travel protocols and what they can expect to encounter. Personalized service is key!

Whether you're looking for a top all-inclusive resort, a secluded getaway or an adventure of a lifetime I can help make that happen. Some of my favorite places I've traveled to are Scotland, Italy, Turks & Caicos & Mexico!

Certifications include Viking Cruises, AMA Waterways, AM Resorts, Norwegian Cruise Line, Selling Alaska, SilverSea Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Aruba, Hawaii & Disney Destinations.

Martha Mazur - Assistant Group Manager
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Martha has been at The Travel Gallery since 2001 supporting our Group Department answering client questions about their group travel arrangements, researching and confirming various travel arrangements, creating flyers that describe our many exciting group trips, sending out confirmations, and putting together travel documents. Her organization and attention to detail assure all trips run smoothly from beginning to end. Her family enjoys traveling and they frequently travel as a group - anywhere from 12 to 25 persons.

Vicki Collins - Accountant
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The Travel Gallery has a number of people 'behind the scenes' who help make the agency run. The staff above is just the tip of the iceberg!

Independent Travel Consultants
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