EP 140: Travel Episode w/ Travel Episode w/ Ellen Bettridge from Uniworld, Marni Becker from Tzell Travel & Vikki Knudsen from Club Med
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They begin this episode by talking about missing travel and how dreaming of where to go when things get better helps keep their spirits lifted. They also talk about how Kelli being in the travel industry gives her access to so many incredible travel experts and professionals that are working hard right now to make travel happen again.Their special guests are three incredible women executives from the travel industry to help look forward to 2021, catch the travel bug again, and prepare everyone for upcoming vacation adventures. First they welcome Ellen Bettridge, the President & CEO of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. Hear all about the amazing new advancements and cutting edge health & safety protocols they are using on all of their ships plus exciting new ships, itineraries and extensions coming in 2021. PLUS check out the 3 upcoming R Family Vacations trips on board Uniworld to Spain/Portugal, Paris/Normandy and Venice! www.uniworld.com www.rfamilyvacations.com Next they welcome Marni Becker, the Senior Director of cruise sales for Kelli's parent travel agency, Tzell Travel. Marni truly is a cruise expert and she helps walk through the role out of very successful test sailings in Europe right now. She also explains that she is working closely with the panel that is informing how large ships with again be able to sail in a safe and healthy way. She also chats about the cruise industry hoping to be up and running again soon and that bookings are filling up quickly. Follow Marni on Instagram @2sea4me Finally they welcome Vikki Knudsen, the Director of National Accounts and Group Sales for Club Med. Hear all about the ways Club Med has integrated health and hygiene protocols to keep their resorts safe for travelers. They currently have resorts operating safely and will have many more reopening over the next several months. Also hear about the new properties opening in 2021. Go to www.ClubMed.com for more details. As always, they end with a cocktail from Equality Vodka. This week they are serving The Globetrotter!