Affiliate of Travel Experts

Travel Experts has been a premier travel design firm since 1989, made up of only the industry’s premium travel counselors. Travel Experts members are experienced professionals who operate as independent contractors, fully embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of their individual businesses. They have the travel expertise and business acumen needed to enable them to work independently while at the same time enjoying the advantages of associating with a nationally recognized premier agency. What this means to you, the customer, is the best possible service and attention because it is in their best interest to have you as a satisfied client.

Through our membership in Virtuoso, an invitation only network of the world’s best travel agencies, we can offer you our personal relationships with the top hotels, resorts, spas, lodges, airline, cruise lines and tour companies to provide you with incredible values and rare experiences – from complimentary upgrades and amenities to special recognition and privileged access.

Travel Experts has earned national recognition as a two-time cover story in Travel Agent Magazine, as well as being featured in Travel Weekly, Travel Trade, Agent@Home, Business Leader and The Triangle Business Journal. Travel Experts has been recognized by Virtuoso as a top producer every year during the “Chairman’s Recognition” Event.

Awards & Distinctions
  • Virtuoso "Top Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth Agency" 2013-2015
  • Virtuoso "Top Virtuoso Air Production Agency" 2012-2015
  • Virtuoso "25 years of Orchestrating Dreams" Award 2014
  • Virtuoso "Chairman's Club" every year since 2004
  • Virtuoso Top Agency since 2010
  • #37 on Travel Weekly's 2015 "Power List"
  • Viking Platinum Circle
  • Starwood Luxury Travel Advisory Board member
  • Relais & Chateaux/Preferred Partner (one of only 8 in N.America)
  • Peninsular Hotels PenClub member
  • Business Leader Magazine's Top 50 Entrepreneurs of 2012
  • 2011 Triangle Business Leader of the Year Award
  • #1 Travel Agency in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area -Triangle Business Journal
  • Abercrombie & Kent's Connoisseurs Club – Top 100 Club
  • ASTA Premium Member
  • ID Travel Group -Ultimate Achievement Award
  • British Airways -PSA -Preferred Selling Agent
  • Classic Custom Vacations Million Dollar Club -Dedicated Classic Agent for Travel Experts
  • Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Top Travel Agents
  • Crystal Cruises Platinum Plus Member
  • Cunard Inner Circle
  • Four Seasons Preferred Partner
  • Funjet 500 Club
  • Globus Platinum Group Producer
  • Holland America Premium Preferred Member
  • INTRAV and Clipper Cruise Line – Summit Club
  • Lindblad Expeditions LEXleader Program (Charter Member)
  • Oceania Cruises – Cruise Connoisseur Club
  • Belmond Bellini Club member
  • Platinum Apple Vacations agency
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises Outstanding Sales Achievement
  • Ritz Carlton Stars Program Member
  • Rosewood Hotels & Resorts -Rosewood Elite Program
  • Sabre -Star Award Winner
  • Seabourn Pinnacle Club
  • Silversea Cruises Silver Society Member
  • Tauck World Discovery Top Producing Agency
  • Travel Impressions -Best of the Best
  • Travel + Leisure A+ List