A Passion for Travel
I've been blessed to call Hawaii home since 1986 and have enjoyed a successful 26 year career in the "visitor industry". My devotion to the islands and a passion for traveling made it an easy decision to become a custom vacation consultant. I founded my company, Heavenly Destinations, Inc. in April, 2005.
Why I Became a Travel Specialist
At my father’s 90th birthday party he was asked what he attributed to his longevity. He answered, “Set goals, they are the road map for your life." Dad had a goal to visit all 50 states and 10 countries before age 75. He surpassed that goal and kept traveling into his 90’s. Dad went on to say, "I always have a trip to look forward to and before I go, I already have my next one in mind.” I am my father’s daughter.. travel is my passion..
Where I've Been
I've traveled the U.S., Canada, Europe, the South Pacific, Mexico, Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. I hold “Specialist Certificates” from a number of tourism bureaus, cruise lines and resort chains in destinations around the world. I attend workshops and trade shows, and most importantly, I travel regularly for “on location” training.
I am scuba certified and have been diving in the top dive destinations for over 25 years. I love assisting individuals and dive groups, and book all-inclusive dive resorts all over the world.
In 1987, I visited Fiji for the first time, to get married, so I understand the challenge of planning a wedding/honeymoon overseas. The travel agent who booked us had never been to Fiji and knew little about it, so I was quite nervous.
When going to a distant destination it is comforting to know that you have a knowledgeable agent you can trust to make sure that each detail is coordinated for you.
The beauty and peace of the islands and the fun-loving spirit of the Fijians and Tahitians captured my heart long ago. It makes me happy to help others experience the same. I visit the destinations regularly, staying at the resorts, doing the local activities, and diving the reefs, so I know where to recommend.
When I tell clients that I go to these destinations for their benefit, they laugh and say that they want my job! While I love my job, I take the responsibility seriously. I follow the Golden Rule-"Treat others as you would like to be treated".
When you choose us, your itinerary will be carefully tailored to a perfect fit just for you. All questions and needs you have will be addressed before you go, and you will be greeted with a friendly smile by our local partners when you touch ground in your heavenly destination!
Let's get started planning your fabulous getaway, I look forward to it!