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LAURÉ POFFENBERGER

Travel Consultant & Owner

First-hand knowledge makes all the difference in my quest to provide you the inside information on the resorts and destinations that will turn your special occasion into the trip of a lifetime. I personally take care of all your travel arrangements to amazing beachfront destinations for your Destination Wedding, Romantic Getaway or group of family/friends.

A more polished Cancun has emerged over the last 10 years with an intent to focus on the mature adult and multi-generational traveler. Just down the road is the ever growing Riviera Maya with the all inclusive mecca of resorts to satisfy even the most discerning traveler. My pick is the Karisma Hotels & Resorts that offer personal attention to detail and gourmet dining options instead of just the endless, tasteless buffets. The Palafitos | Overwater Bungalows at the El Dorado Maroma is a game changer in the Gourmet Inclusive Resorts offering breathtaking ocean views and unparalleled luxurious accommodations. Over the last 20 years, I have been to these two destinations well over 80+ times and have the inside contacts with the resorts managers to make sure your stay is supreme.

Cabo San Lucas; or now just known as Cabo is a renowned Mexican destination noted for its dry climate, large beaches, deep sea fishing, and the arches of El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. Take in a round of golf at one of the many famous courses then shut the night down at the bustling nightlife.

Puerto Vallarta is known for amazing sunsets, colonial history and a wide range of top restaurants to sample. The tropical climate, lush mountain ranges & Bandera Bay makes this destination popular world-wide.

The Riviera Nayarit is a more relaxed version of Puerto Vallarta with large beaches to walk and a variety of nice all inclusive resorts for families and couples.

Jamaica, well it’s Irie of course!!! This chilled little Caribbean island has several new resorts that have opened within the last few years to offer top of the line romantic getaways.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is the up and coming Caribbean destination to visit. They have opened several new resorts over the last 5 years and more are on the horizon. The new family-friendly Nickelodeon Resort by Karisma Hotels opened in May 2016 and it’s an unforgettable getaway for Nickelodeon fans.

Think St Lucia, think romance!!! This lush, tropical, English speaking destination with the amazing Piton Mountain is the perfect destination to get away from it all and enjoy the good life with that special someone.

I have a vast knowledge of the Hawaiian Islands too!!! I can finally say I have been to all of the islands in this diverse archipelago. I know the “must do” excursions and the best places to dine and sip on the delicious island famous Mai Tai.

Traveling & exploring a target niche of destinations & resorts allows me to offer you insider knowledge. My goal is to offer you personalized detailed-oriented service for your destination wedding, honeymoon, group travel or getaway. Contact me today for more information on how I can be your travel concierge & consultant.

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Lauré Poffenberger
Travel Consultant/Owner

Laure@TravelCruiseVacations.com

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Cody Armstrong

Travel Consultant

My “Travel Bug” started at an early age. Annual vacations and trips to Belize to visit my mom’s side of the family was a normal part of my life growing up. In my teens, I worked summers in Belize and was able to enjoy chartered boats to the islands of Ambergris Caye, South Water Caye, Caye Caulker & Placencia. Our adventures would include cave tubing, fishing, hiking the Mayan Ruins & horseback riding. This great opportunity embedded a passion for exploring as well as understanding different cultures.

I am committed to share this passion of travel with my family. I have been to a number of resorts and destinations over the last 10+ years. Since the birth of our daughter in Feb 2015, my wife and I have made it our goal to instill the travel bug in her too. By the time she was 5 months old she had two passport stamps~Mexico and of course Belize. Our newest destination was to Oahu, trust me, you need to be passionate about travel to take a 14 month old on a plane to Hawaii!

One of the benefits of visiting the resorts and destinations is the ability to offer first hand knowledge to my clients. I have recommendations for resorts & destinations from my personal experiences. A notable group trip was our Destination Wedding at the El Dorado Royale. This experience gave us the thrill of having a wedding outside of our comfort zone. My wife and I had over a 100 guests attend, so it was quite a celebration.

I can organize your Bachelor Party, Honeymoon, Group Travel or Couples Getaway to tropical destinations. I will be your personal coordination specialist and will take care of all your travel needs for you and each member in your group. I enjoy connecting with people, so I guarantee that each member traveling in your group will receive the attention they deserve.

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Cody Armstrong
Travel Consultant

Email: Cody@TravelCruiseVacations.com
Call/Text: 832-647-9797

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Our Team - Cody Armstrong

Gary Scarborough

Travel Consultant

My travel niche is all inclusive vacations to Mexico & the Caribbean. I’m a beach bum at heart!! I enjoy being where the beer is cold, the breeze is warm & the sandy beaches are beautiful !!

For the last 10+ years I have co-hosted an annual group to various tropical destinations. Our group, known as The VooDoo Krewe started in Sealy, TX with a small group. It has grown to include new friends we have meet at various resorts from all over the USA. They see us all having so much fun they want join us for the next trip.

Travel & Cruise Vacations has the expertise to provide the best in Destination Weddings and Honeymoon arrangements, Family travel, and Group travel to the exotic destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Just ask us, we’ve been there!!!

I offer personalized service to the Harris County, Austin County, & Waller County areas of Texas.

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Gary Scarborough
Travel Consultant

Email: Gary@TravelCruiseVacations.com
Call/Text: 281-303-3725

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Our Team - Gary-Scarborough

Kimm Tesch

Travel Consultant

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. – St. Augustine

For me, there is nothing more exciting than seeing a new place for the first time. Whether it's the turquoise water of the Caribbean Sea, the amazing lights of the Las Vegas Strip, or the unforgettable New York City skyline, each place brings new experiences and lifelong memories!

My true passion for travel began in 2010 while visiting the island of Jamaica. After spending a few days on the island, I realized how much I enjoyed the "Caribbean Life". Since 2010, my family and I have visited The Bahamas, Jamaica, and several vacation destinations in Mexico.

Interested in an unforgettable experience?? I can help you!! Whether you are planning a family vacation, destination wedding, or group getaway, I am here to answer all of your questions and help make the experience everything you are wanting and more!

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Kimm Tesch
Travel Consultant

Email: Kimm@TravelCruiseVacations.com
Call/Text: 936-349-6300

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Our Team- Kimm Tesch

Yvonne Bukowski

Travel Consultant

Travel and Cruise Vacations - Yvonne-BukowskiFor years, I have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to travel to many exciting destinations such as Riviera Maya, Cozumel, Belize, Maldives, Tahiti, BVI’s, Europe, and beyond. I’ve traveled by plane, train, large cruise ship, smaller Paul Gauguin luxury cruise liner, Windstar’s masted sailing yacht, chartered yacht and many rent cars exploring these amazing places.

I decided it was time to use the knowledge I’ve accumulated to help others plan their own awesome adventures!

I am honored and excited to have joined Travel & Cruise Vacations as a Travel Consultant. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, a group trip or destination wedding, I can help you take the stress out of planning so all you have to do is ENJOY!

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Yvonne Bukowski
Travel Consultant

Email: yvonne@travelcruisevacations.com
Call/Text: 832-444-5166

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