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John followed in the footsteps of his great uncle Walter Adler, taking over the family business in 1985. He continues his uncle’s mission of specializing in vacation travel and is very grateful for all the friendships he has made through his years of service for the people in the community.
John has traveled extensively throughout much of the world, including almost every country in Europe, South America and Central America. He has sailed on over 30 cruises including more recently Scenic Tours River Cruise on the Danube. He has gained a reputation as an expert in planning customized independent vacation itineraries for those travelers that prefer traveling on their own, rather than with an escorted tour. His own personal favorite vacations include eco-friendly places such as Costa Rica, Panama and more recently Peru, where he climbed to the top of the "Lost City" of Machu Picchu, nestled high in the mountains of the Andes. He recently returned from Cartagena, the shining star of Colombia. Also, you can count on John to make a yearly visit to some tropical island.
Dan joined the Adler Travel family of vacation experts in 1988 after several years experience with a Caribbean tour company, gaining extensive knowledge in more than 20 islands of the Caribbean. However, Dan's favorite islands are those found in Hawaii. He's been there so many times that he was awarded a certification from Hawaii’s tourist board as a Hawaii Destination Specialist - a title achieved by a very select group of travel professionals.
Dan's expertise and more than 30 years experience in the travel industry go way beyond the tropical islands and you can count on his knowledge throughout most of the world. He’s been to every major national park out west, including frequent visits to Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Canyonland and the list goes on. Those who know Dan are familiar with his friendly disposition and warm smile.
Tammy has been with Adler Travel since 1982 earning her the “I’ve Been Here Longer Than You” Award. She is also our resident Disney expert, having been to Walt Disney World so many times that she is actually showing signs of growing Mickey Mouse ears. She is also an expert on the Caribbean, Hawaii, the USA and many destinations in Europe. Her favorite island destination is Beaches Resorts in Turks & Caicos as well as several of the Sandals resorts including those in Jamaica and St Lucia. People who know Tammy are familiar with her abundance of energy and efficient work ethics. She is a dedicated agent who truly enjoys people.
Ellie has been with Adler Travel since 1986. She has planned vacations for clients from Alaska to China and from the North Pole to Antartica, and everywhere in between. “I love showing clients new and wonderful destinations,” say Ellie. She also loves to travel with family and friends and hosts a lot of group cruises for this reason. She is currently planning an VikingRiverCruise, which also includes three nights in Paris. Ellie also specializes in honeymoons.
Bea joined forces with Adler Travel in 2008 after more than 25 years as owner of Bea's Travel in New Haven. Her well known saying, "travel, it will paint your globe with human faces," says a lot about Bea’s love for people and the benefits of learning about new cultures that people gain through the experience of travel. She's personally visited many corners of the world. A thirst for adventure and the opportunity to meet others from different backgrounds make travel for her a responsibility to learn.
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Ann came to Adler Travel in 2005 and has more than 30 years experience in travel planning. She is a resident of Branford making her daily journey across the Q-Bridge, a travel experience in its own right. Ann has traveled extensively across the world, including China back in 1982, which is her all-time favorite exotic destination. “Standing on the Great Wall just took my breath away,” says Ann.
Our Sandals & Beaches “Expert of the Experts,” Ann visits at least one of its resorts each year. “After all those stressful months of planning a wedding makes relaxing at an elegant Sandals Resort a very special honeymoon.” Ann is a very hard worker who always goes the extra yard for her clients.
Donna has been with Adler Travel since 1986 and has quickly earned the reputation as the Diva of Group Travel. "I'm proud of the fact that I've enriched the lives of so many people by taking them to other parts of the world where they can experience different cultures," says Donna. Southern Italy is one of her favorite corners of world, because of the charm of its small towns and her own family heritage. When she's not escorting her groups through Europe, Donna still likes to visit exotic beaches, like Bora Bora, where she can sink her feet into the sand and just relax. Donna has a large following and personally escorts a group tour to Europe every year. Why not join Donna and friends on her next exciting adventure to Puglia, The Land Between Two Seas, October 11-21, 2014. Also, feel free to view Donna's Past Groups.
Tobi began her travel agent career in 1977 and over the past 30 years, she has traveled extensively over the globe and has seen many amazing sights. One of her favorite destinations is the Galapagos, where she witnessed the birth of a sea lion. Tobi specializes in planning independent travel adventures in different parts of the world, making great use of her personal travel experience in places like most of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Jordan, China and many other parts of Asia.
As for the United States, Tobi is drawn to the Southwest and its national parks, including Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Canyonlands and Yosemite. She’s also a frequent visitor of Sante Fe and in 2006 experienced its famous Indian Market.
Susan started her travel career in 1988 and has loved every minute of it. A world traveler, Susan loves Italy, especially Umbria with all its charming small towns. She is very exciting about her up and coming trip to Iceland, which has been on her "must see" list for quite a long time. Susan is an expert in luxury travel and enjoys introducing her clients to upscale cruise lines, including Crystal, Silversea, Regent Seven Seas and Oceania.
Susan is also quite drawn to nature and eco-adventure travel. After her first visit to Costa Rica, she was motivated to visit Australia and Tasmania, where she still talks about its breathtaking scenery, especially from the top of Cradle Lake, nestled high in the Tasmanian wilderness.
Marcia Weis has been in the travel business since 1977. She has lived in many states, Canada and various CaribbeanIslands. Marcia originally joined Adler Travel back in 1989. She has taken over 80 cruises of various lengths, including one on Oceania Cruises that was 25 days long. She loves Germany and travels to Europe extensively. Her favorite cruise was to the South China Seas, which is why her son now lives in Thailand. She is also a destination expert in Thailand and Laos, where she traveled extensively. Marcia was nominated for the Godmother of the Liberty of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship.
Rosemarie DiRienzo, Travel Consultant Rosemarie owned Westbridge Travel for many years and joined Adler Travel after selling her business. Her main focus has always been on