My career in travel started out of a genuine passion for vacations…and all that comes with it! I enjoy every stage of the planning process and love helping others make their travel dreams a reality. With my agency, no detail of your trip is overlooked and you’ll always receive the best value.
My travel agency focuses on providing excellent service, while focusing on your unique vacation budget and needs. By sharing my firsthand knowledge of the most popular resorts and cruises, I’ll make sure your vacation is truly memorable. Unlike booking websites, I’ll go above and beyond to make sure all your needs are met and all your questions are answered. That’s personal attention you won’t find anywhere else.
I have more than 35 years of travel experience and knowledge. Some of my journeys have included travel to London, Portugal, Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Austria, Disney World, California, Arizona, Hawaii, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, U.S. Virgin Islands, Jamaica and most of the Caribbean. I have also been on more than 30 cruises. Most recently I am following my passion planning honeymoons and destination weddings. I continue increasing my knowledge through certifications and traveling to these destinations in order to better serve my clients returning with first hand information for planning that special day.
I am currently an ACC, Accreditied Certified Cruise Counselor and finishing her MCC, Master Cruise Counselor Certification with CLIA. Ann is also a SANDALS/BEACHES CERTIFIED SPECIALIST, A HONEYMOON/DESTINATION WEDDING SPECIALIST. I am most proud to be a CERTIFIED AUTISM TRAVEL SPECIALIST.
Ann Brownell’s Travel has access to hundreds of resources to ensure you get the best vacation price available. Travel Partners include Funjet, Apple Vacations, GOGO Vacations, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines, Travel Impressions, Viking River Cruises, Globus Family Vacations and so much more.
Laurie Burke joined Ann in January 2016 and brings years of outstanding customer service experience. She attended the Wilma Boyd Career School for Travel. She has attended many trainings to keep her up to date on all destinations. Laurie has her own travel experiences over the years. She has traveled to Canada, Disney World, Mexico, Cayman Islands, most of the Caribbean, most of the East Coast, Mid West and has been on 8+ cruises. She has spent the past year in Florida to experience the Gulf Coast and expanded her knowledge on several hotels, restaurants and attractions.
She has her certifications as a Certified Sandals Specialist, Certified Club Med Expert Agent, Certified MSC Cruise Line Specialist, Certified Palladium Hotel Group Agent, Norwegian Cruise Lines Master’s Degree, Certified Aruba Specialist, Certified Celebrity Cruise Specialist, Riviera River Cruises Specialist, Atlantis Ambassador, American Cruise Lines Certified Agent, AmaWaterways River Cruise Specialist, Carnival Cruise Line Specialist, as well as a Graduate of The Disney College of Knowledge certified in Disneyland, Adventures by Disney, Discovering the Enchantment of Aulani Resort Discovering Disney Cruise Line, Walt Disney World. She has also received her certificate at Penn State for the Leadership Development Program as well as Marywood University for Effective Performance Management, Practical Leadership, Change Management for Teams and Fundamentals of Communiction.