Our highly experienced Consultants are knowledgeable and friendly. They work for you, as is evidenced by the amount of repeat business that comes our way. Our dedication to our clients is what makes us stand out from other agencies.
Alsion has worked at Bowmanville Travel for 17 years now. She has been in the travel business for 20 years. She loves working in travel, because it is always changing. Disney is her favourite destination to book, it is such a magical place and enjoys seeing the kids faces light up when they tell her about meeting their favourite characters. She has travelled to Florida, and most of the Caribbean Islands, as well as Mexico. She believes it is very important for people to book with an agent that they trust. This is your holiday, and Alison wants to help make it a memorable one.
Carol has lived in Oshawa most of her life and has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. She has been in the travel Business for 30 years and has worked for Bowmanville Travel for over 20 years. Travelling remains one of her favorite pastimes; she has travelled extensively and cruised throughout the world taking particular pleasure from warm exotic destinations, though finding joy as well in cool pristine adventures such as Alaska. Her hobbies are Tennis and Yoga; Carol has played tennis at the Oshawa Tennis club and at Durham College for 30 years, both recreationally and competitively.She has also played at many resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico when travelling. She was a level 2 Ski Instructor with the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance and has taught skiing for many years at Blue Mountain Resorts. She has also travelled throughout Canada and the United States on Ski Vacations. Carols expertise is in Tennis and Ski Travel, Cruises, finding unique and exotic destinations, and Family Vacations.
Cindy specializes in Groups, Cruises, and custom built itineraries. She has owned and operated a travel business and understands the client’s needs. Her goal is to offer ample customer service that can not be offered on the internet. Fair competitive pricing and relationship building. Keep it local.
Donna has been with Kemp Travel for 19 years and enjoys booking all types of travel. If there is a destination you wish to travel to “Donna can get you there”. Donna’s specialties are Greece, River Cruising, Branson Missouri, Central America and Golf Vacations. She was born in Ontario and lived in Kamloops, B.C. for 9 years. Her hobbies include golf, playing guitar and hockey.
Erin has been exposed
to the travel industry her whole life as her mother started the Kemp Travel
Group in 2011. Erin joined the company
in January of this year and has been learning the business from the ground
up. Erin has brought a new fresh
perspective to the agency and while she has been learning the industry she has
been assisting Kemp Travel developing a new web and social media presence. Erin is still finding her legs within the
industry but her favorite aspect of the business is working in the Meeting and
Events division, however she has a knack for marketing so we aren’t quite sure
yet which role she will take on in the agency as her journey progresses. Outside of the agency Erin is very social
with friends and family. She loves to
spend time painting, pursuing her love of photography, wakeboarding and snowboarding.
Janice has been in the travel business since 1977. She started in the Las Vegas Wholesale business. After 2 years she worked in Toronto as the Toronto Sales rep for the Riviera Hotel Las Vegas organizing hotel space with air space. She has been a retail agent now since 1980. It still excites her to find the right fit for our valuable customers. She has traveled extensively through Europe, countries such as Ireland, Scotland, England, Holland, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Tunis and Morocco. She has Cruised 11 times in the Caribbean as well as Europe and Alaska. She has visited almost all of the Caribbean and Mexico and some of South America. Janice has traveled through Thailand and Japan, many cities in the USA and Hawaii. There are always many more places to discover and experience. Her specialties are Italy and Portugal as well cruising would be on the short list. When you book on the internet you are on your own! The valuable knowledge and experience of a Seasoned Travel Agent coming to your rescue when you need the most is Golden we are informed on a daily basis of changes.
Susan has been in the travel industry for nearly six years. She has traveled through Europe, the Caribbean islands, Mexico, Venezuela and the US. She lived in St. Vincent & the Grenadines for a year and spent some time in Barbados, her favourite island in the Caribbean. Her passion is cruising. Ask her about her transatlantic crossing on the Queen Mary 2! Susan has attained Princess and Cunard 'Commodore' status, which means after extensive training Susan is highly qualified to assist with your cruise plans. She has experience working with large cruise groups and hosting cruises. Susan understands her client’s needs, and she aims to give the best quality of service. Our prices are competitive with travel web sites. Booking your travel with an agent takes the worry of responsibility away from you.
"Having been in the travel industry for nearly a decade, I believe in providing my clients with the highest possible levels of personal service and expert advice. I truly believe in the importance of building lasting relationships with clients.”
Travel has always been a passion for Colleen that began very early. Having lived in and visited some exciting countries in the Caribbean, Mexico, the United States, Italy, France, Spain and Great Britain just to name a few, her heart always take her back to Jamaica time and time again.
Now Colleen spends much time scouting the globe for beautiful, picturesque locations perfect to make any bride and groom's destination wedding dreams come true.
Colleen’s favourite food is French, Asian and West Indian Cuisine. Her dream vacation would be Brazil -
Dancing Rumba in Rio de Janeiro, soaking up some sun on Ipanema Beach and venturing into the jungle to get a view of Iguassu Falls. Colleen enjoys skiing, swimming, cooking and shopping. Her best travel advice is try not to book any appointments, meetings or events on the flight days in case of any delays or schedule changes!
Jane has been in the travel business for 28 years, the last 15 years she has focused mainly corporate travel. She enjoys working with complex around the world itineraries. Her favourite destination she has visited is Honolulu, Hawaii and she would like to travel to Australia.
Lori has been providing exceptional service in the Travel Industry for over 20 years now. Lori has travelled extensively throughout the Caribbean with Jamaica being one of her favourite islands; she loves the relaxed pace, beautiful scenery and the red stripe beer!
For the last 10 years she has also been helping her corporate clients plan there meetings & events. It’s a new challenge for Lori, but has been able to plan many meetings successfully. Lori is able to plan meetings of any size and is able to handle any requests from the clients; from finding flights and hotels to booking entertainment and speakers for her clients.
Lori’s next place on her wish list to travel to is Chile & Argentina.
Martti has been in the travel business for 20 years. His specialty is Scandinavian countries. Martti enjoys history and travelling usually includes historical sites. Reading is one of Martti’s hobbies, history, documentary and fiction.
Ranka graduated from Travel and Tourism at Sheridan College and has been working locally in travel ever since. In 2003 she became part of Kemp Travel Group. She LOVES what she does. Making your dream vacation become a reality is Ranka’s ultimate goal, be it an upscale vacation, cruise, honeymoon, business trip, group travel or a destination wedding. She has attended several destination weddings, and can plan and organize your wedding from start to finish.
Ranka has traveled to Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Austria, France, Germany, Holland,
Ireland and Portugal. She has been to most of the Caribbean Islands, Costa Rica, Columbia,
Venezuela and many US States including Hawaii, California and Florida. Disney World is her favourite place in Florida. Ranka has also cruised the Caribbean, and Cuba is her island for rest and relaxation and has been there over 20 times. In her spare time Ranka loves to bake, read and spend time with her new grandson.
Wilma Wotten currently works as an outside sales agent. She has been employed with Kemp Travel since 2000 and before that worked for Mitchell Travel. Having been in the industry for over 30 years Wilma has handled both corporate and leisure travel plans for people. As a certified travel consultant and an accredited cruise counselor with Cruise Lines International Association Wilma’s preference for travel planning lies with the leisure client. “Leisure is all about fun and relaxation” - “the client is anticipating a wonderful holiday and my job is to ensure that everything runs smoothly from start to finish” She has traveled to many destinations and escorted groups to St. Maarten, Antigua, Panama, Mexico, as well as a land/sea tour to Alaska - one of her favourite destinations. “Cruising to Alaska is amazing but; hiking up the mountains, panning for gold, following the path of the Gold Rush by narrow gauge rail or experiencing a helicopter ride to the top of a glacier – those are the things that will take your breath away and draw you back”
To reach Wilma by phone call 905 986 4602 or by email at email@example.com
Erica’s first interest in travel was sparked by an early childhood trip to Budapest. From that point on her travel roots were formed. Erica received her Travel and Tourism diploma in 1984 and quickly graduated to owning her own agency by 1989. After her two kids were born she sold her agency and worked part time for a few years, but her passion has brought her back full time. She joined Wesley's World of Travel in 2004 as a senior travel consultant. Erica has travelled extensively throughout Europe, the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Cruising is one of her favourite ways to vacation as you get to explore new destinations that you may wish to visit in the future. Erica particularly enjoys arranging specialized adventure holidays for those clients looking for that out of the ordinary travel experience. However whatever the client travel choices may be, Erica is available to meet all your travel needs. Let her experience work for you. When not at work Erica enjoys curling and spending time with her family and friends. Learning to golf is certainly on her to do list, or at least her husband hopes it is.
"One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." Henry Miller. JoAnn has been in the travel industry for 29 years. In addition to her years of experience, she is constantly refreshing herself by completing travel specialist programs to keep on top of all the changes and new destinations for her clients. Favourite travel spots are South Africa and Europe River cruises. You can read about her experiences in those destinations on the Kemp’s Korner travel blogs.
Lorie graduated 1981 from College for Travel and Tourism and began her travel career with Trafalgar Tours. In 1984 joined Wesley’s World of Travel as a travel consultant. She is very proud of what she does, in particular, the specialized service she provides to those clients who have chosen to have their special wedding ceremony take place at an Exotic Destination. Being part of the preparation for all that is required makes this special occasion a memorable experience. Lorie also provides travel arrangements for sport groups, covering school teams and community based organizations. Apart from these specialized travel responsibilities fulfilling the everyday needs of the individual clients wishing to have their own special vacation experience. When Lorie is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family. She also believes in giving back to the community and do so by volunteering on various committees. Lorie has travelled to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales , Hawaii, Several US States, many European countries, Egypt, Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Cruising the Caribbean and Alaska, Disney World & Disneyland, and Canada.
Pauline began her Travel Career in 1980, joined Donald Travel, Whitby in 1997 and became part of the Kemp Travel Group in 2005. Pauline made a decision at the on set of her Travel Career to personally visit many travel destinations, particularly covering many European countries, Mediterranean islands and Mexico and with most Caribbean islands. Having a personal insight to a particular travel destination has proven to be most helpful and re-assuring with prospective and her existing cliental. Her next dream vacation choice...Egypt with the Nile cruise the Holy Land for sure. When not at the travel agency Pauline enjoys spending time with her family and pets. Pauline has travelled to Vancouver Island, BC, Alberta, Ontario, Maritimes, Western and Eastern Seaboard of the USA, England, Ireland, Scotland, Thailand, Italy, Greece, Caribbean, Panama Cruise, Caribbean, Greek Islands, Mexico, Cancun, Mayan, Cozumel, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo, France, Holland. Belgium, Luxembourg.