Trisha began her career in the travel industry 45 years ago in Wyoming. After working for a leisure-only travel agency, she moved on to Arizona and California where she worked corporate and collegiate travel in addition to arranging leisure vacations. Trisha currently lives in Oregon, and for the last 15 years she has had her own home-based travel agency and has enjoyed a professional affiliation with Alegre Travel. Trisha takes delight in all styles of travel and especially enjoys traveling with family and friends. She believes there is a perfect vacation for everyone and loves nothing more than working with people to find that vacation. With a love of history, Europe is her favorite destination, but it is a big world out there and Trisha plans to visit as much of it as possible. There have been many changes in the travel industry since Trisha began her career, 45 years ago. Every change has been a challenge, every change has been an adventure and Trisha looks forward to navigating the future changes within our industry with optimism. Trisha’s joy in travel remains strong, and she looks forward to the new possibilities and experiences working with Find Your Why Travel is sure to bring.
Amy Shinsel Amy has worked with Alegre Travel for one year. She has been traveling abroad since she was five years old and has developed a lifelong passion for travel as a result. She started out planning vacations for her family and friends, then the family business, and finally found her home here at Alegre Travel. She specializes in ocean cruising and loves to cruise with her husband and three children every year. She has lived in Hawaii and Alaska and traveled extensively in those areas to find off the beaten path unique experiences. Her favorite type of vacation is a warm beach vacation where she can be relax and scuba dive! Other countries she has visited are the Netherlands, Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand, Australia, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, and many islands throughout the Caribbean. She has visited a large portion of the US as well. Amy will be visiting one of her top bucket-list destinations, Machu Picchu, this summer. email@example.com
Burr Betts Formerly a biology professor for 30 years at Eastern Oregon University, Burr is enjoying a new career as a travel consultant where he can put his extensive travel experience to work helping others enjoy the pleasures of tourism. He’s a fan of ecotourism, especially when trips include cultural aspects as well. He’s taken trips of this type to Kenya and Tanzania; Belize and Tikal, Guatemala; and the upper Amazon River in Peru. As a post-doctoral graduate student, he and his family drove through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua to Costa Rica where they lived for a year. On other international trips, he has visited Poland, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Australia, and Micronesia. Domestically, he’s traveled to all 50 states. firstname.lastname@example.org