Travel Advisors

(Listed Alphabetically, by last name)


_KarenAllenKaren Allen, CTA, DS

Travel industry experience:  Over 20 years

Group travel, Destination Weddings and Honeymoons, River Cruises, Escorted Tours, Australia, Ireland, Alaska, Hawaii, Florida, Mexico, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Caribbean, England, The Netherlands, Disney, Costa Rica, cruises, Canada, Washington D.C., Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Virginia, Atlantic City, Miami, and many other destinations.

Favorite travel destinations:  Everywhere I’ve been! They are all unique and wonderful in their own way.  Each trip has been an experience and memory that I treasure!

Specializing in: Working hard to make sure you have the best vacation experience possible.  Karen is a specialist in customer service, destination weddings and honeymoons, meeting and incentive travel, River Cruises, Escorted Tours, Australia, Ireland, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean Islands, Sandals and Beaches Resorts, Cruises and much more.

Travel philosophy:  Karen understands that vacation time is rare and treasured and she strives to help each of her clients plan a wonderful vacation that will create incredible memories that they will cherish for a lifetime.

Phone: (417) 888-4488 or (800) 749-7116
Office: Springfield, MO


brianBrian Garrison

I have been planning travel for the last 15 years.  I enjoy meeting new people and assisting them with their family reunions, anniversaries, honeymoons or leisure travel.  From all-inclusives to big ship cruising I can assist you with your travel arrangements. I specialize in escorted tours and customized group travel.

Places Traveled: Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizon, Grand Canyon, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Orleans, Arkansas, Kansas, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, New York, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, New Jersey, Mexico

Phone: (417) 888-4488 or (800) 749-7116


garrisonKaren Garrison CTC, DS

I’m excited about travel, and would love to help guide you to destinations in this beautiful World of ours….I want to find out what dream destinations You have. We want to make your vacation a hassle free experience, while we take care of the details. Remember when you work with a Travel Advisor you are not on your own. Our experiences will help guide you all the way.

Places Traveled: Amsterdam, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Romania, Hungary, Russia, Greece, Spain, Costa Rica, Portugal, Mexico, Costa Rica, Vietnam, China, Australia, Austria, Peru, Chile, Guatemala, Morocco, Croatia, Venezuela, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Belgium, Hawaii

Phone: (417) 888-4488 or (800) 749-7116
Office: Springfield, MO
Hours: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday – Friday


Geri Jacoby-Smith,  Honeymoon Specialist D. S.

Over 20 years of experience in the travel industry.

Geri’s travel experience: USA, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and Central America, Europe

Favorite travel destinations: The Islands, I love the islands, whether it’s the Caribbean or the Pacific, each island has its own charm, culture and unique travel experience! I can’t wait to experience more!

Specializing in: Destination weddings, honeymoons, luxury romance and celebration travel

Travel philosophy: Geri believes that travel is one of life’s finest celebrations.  A person learns from every experience, and with that experience drives the desire to find out more about a destination. Geri loves to help her clients plan extraordinary vacation of their dreams.

Phone:  (417) 888-4488 or (800) 749-7116
Office: Springfield, MO



Lyn Kelley
Travel industry experience:  Over 25 years planning travel

Lyn has been to many fascinating destinations, including a recent trip to Dubai to tour the wealthiest city in the world.

Lyn  has formed great relationships with the most reputable tour companies around the world. She is very detail oriented and loves to plan destination weddings. Lyn also specializes in vacations for families, honeymooners, cruisers, culture and history buffs, adventure seekers, skiers and beach lovers.

Lyn’s philosophy is to create travel experiences that are a reflection of each client’s unique interests. She listens to their needs and wants and then puts her years of experience to work to create a trip of a lifetime for each client.

Phone: 414-352-7600 ext 8632
Office: Milwaukee, WI


Tracy King

Over 15 years of experience in the travel industry.

Tracy’s travel experience:  Hawaii; Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Cozumel, Mexico; Grand Cayman and many U.S. destinations

Favorite travel destinations:   USA, Caribbean, Mexico

Specializing in: Family Travel, All inclusive, Multi-generational Travel, Honeymoons, and Last Minute Getaways

Travel philosophy: Tracy likes to bring people together and help people create lasting memories through vacations. She believes that experiencing different cultures and other unique experiences are the best way to form special bonds with loved ones.

Phone: (417) 888-4488 or (800) 749-7116
Office: Springfield, MO


Cathrin Letterman

My love for travel began at a very young age with several trips to the Bahamas, Mexico, various US states and numerous cruises it was a natural to begin my career in the Travel Industry. Throughout my travel experience as a travel advisor, I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to Mexico, Canada, Alaska, and several islands in the Bahamas and Caribbean.

The experiences gained from both my personal and professional travels have become a great asset in assisting clients on planning numerous memorable vacations. I’m excited about my new career path and planning unforgettable memories. It’s my goal to always use the same attention to detail with my clients as I would for myself.

Phone: (417) 532-8282 or (800) 810-8610
Location: Lebanon, MO


Shirley Lin

Over 20 years of experience in the travel industry.

Where have you traveled? Australia, Taiwan, Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Hawaii, Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Denver, Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail, New Orleans, Chicago, Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, Atlanta, Orlando, Miami, Key West, Puerto Vallarta (MX), Cancun/Riviera Maya (MX), Cabo San Lucas (MX), Cozumel (MX), Dominica Republic, Jamaica (Ocho Rios, Montego Bay, and Negril), St Lucia, Antigua, San Juan, Panama Canal, Grand Cayman, Turk and Caicos, Paris, London and a few cruises

Favorite location(s) to travel? Anywhere with a beautiful beach! I love the Caribbean the most but also love Australia, Hawaii and Europe

Specialize in: Caribbean/Mexico and Destination weddings and Spring Break trips. Australia. I have specialist certifications with Sandals, Couples, Australia Tourist Board, several other resort chains in Mexico and Caribbean

Travel philosophy or your thoughts about travel: Love this quote

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
― Augustine of Hippo

Phone: (573) 442-2200 or (800) 688-4909
Location: Columbia, MO


Lori McKenna

Over 20 years experience in the travel industry.

Where have you traveled? Mexico, Costa Rica, Caribbean, Italy, France, Spain, many US destinations

Favorite location(s) to travel? Everywhere I have been has been a favorite, each place has something different to offer

Specialize in:  Leisure travel to Europe, Mexico, Caribbean, cruises, Hawaii. Corporate travel domestic and international airfare, meetings, hotel and rental car.

Travel philosophy or your thoughts about travel: Travel is a great way to learn about other cultures to see how they work and live. Learn from others in their experiences and see it through their eyes.

Phone: (913) 780-0500 or (800) 729-0359
Location: Overland Park, KS


ShellyShelly Williams

Where have you traveled? Mexico, Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, Vienna, Salzburg, Prague, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Northern Ireland, River Cruising, extensive US destinations.

Favorite location(s) to travel? Mexico, Caribbean and Ireland

Specialize in: You name it, I can do it.

Travel philosophy or your thoughts about travel: The world is a big place and life is short, make the most of it and see the world before you leave it.

Phone: (417) 532-8282 or (800) 810-8610
Location: Lebanon, MO


_DianaWrayDiana Wray, DS

Travel industry experience: Over 20 years planning travel

Diana’s travel experience: England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Costa Rica, Alaska, cruises and many destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean

Favorite travel destinations: Any place in Europe

Specializing in: Europe (independent and escorted trips), Mexico, the Caribbean, cruises, honeymoons, and Alaska

Favorite travel quote: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine

Phone: (417) 888-4488 or (800) 749-7116
Office: Springfield, MO