TRAVEL SPECIALISTS
 
 
Hill's Travel Service
 

TRAVEL SPECIALISTS

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Joan Bailey

Interests & Specialties
~ Luxury Travel Specialist

~ Owner
~ President


Expert Bio
Joan is the granddaughter of Carroll E. Hill who founded Hill's Travel in 1930.  She began working in the travel agency during her high school and college summers.  When she graduated from Wake Forest, she joined the Hill's team full time.  With over 30 years in the travel industry, Joan has planned just about any trip about which a traveler could dream.  From world cruising to African safaris, Joan is definitely a "Specialist in the Art of Travel." 
joan@hillstravel.com


Elle Baumann
Email: elle@hillstravel.com

Interests & Specialties
~ Luxury Travel Consultant
~ Customized itineraries to Europe

Expert Bio
Elle was born in Poland and moved to Germany at the age of 18.  In 1996, Elle started her travel agent career in Germany.  While living in Europe, she traveled extensively in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Russia and Austria, while also picking up the German, Polish and Russian languages.  Elle has also had some very special and unique travel opportunities to the Arctic Circle, Galapagos and Africa.  Since moving to Florida in 2004, Elle has flourished in this profession and thoroughly enjoys planning customized travel itineraries, especially to Europe. 
elle@hillstravel.com


Michelle Bailey DeVicente

Interests & Specialties
~ Luxury honeymoons
~ South Africa Destination Specialist
~ Europe
~ Customized travel itineraries

~ Owner
~ Marketing
~ Account manager


Expert Bio
Michelle is the fourth generation to work at Hill's Travel Service.  She has been working for family's agency full time since 2005.  Growing up in the travel industry gave Michelle a great appreciation and love for traveling, visiting places such as Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, France, England, Spain, Italy and the Galapagos.    With a French minor and a love of France, she thoroughly enjoys planning vacations to this European destination.  After her recent South African honeymoon and destination specialist training, Michelle is very excited about planning vacations to this amazing country and would love to assist you in planning an experience of a lifetime. 
michelle@hillstravel.com   


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Tuula Lambert

Interests & Specialties
~ Corporate/Business travel and incentives


Expert Bio
Tuula is very experienced with large and small company corporate travel.  She books everything from airline tickets to hotel reservations to car rental reservations to company charters for special company events.  Please contact Tuula today if she can assist your company with its hectic travel needs.     
tuula@hillstravel.com


Debby Pinder

Interests & Specialties
~ Office receptionist

Expert Bio
Debby has been in the travel industry for quite a long time.  She worked for over 30 years with Delta as a flight attendant.  With so much experience in the travel industry, Debby brings her knowledge and enthusiasm for travel to play as the first point of contact with clients.  If you would like to request a brochure or get in contact with an agent able to assist you with your particular travel needs, Debby would be more than happy to point you in the right direction.
debby@hillstravel.com    

Jean Franklin

Interests & Specialties
~ Emeritus

Expert Bio
Jean is the daughter of the founder of Hill's Travel Service.  She began working at the agency during her high school years and continued during college as well.  When Jean married her husband, they moved away from St. Petersburg for 17 years.  When they returned in 1968, Jean began to work from home for the travel agency doing clerical work.  Then in 1978, she returned to the office working full time.  At this same time, her daughter Joan, now president of the agency, started her career here.  This same year the agency was incorporated, and Jean was given all of the management and financial responsibilities.  Now, Jean is provided with wonderful travel opportunities and really treasures our Virtuoso membership! 
jean@hillstravel.com    


Cheryl Greenwood, CTC, DS

Interests & Specialties

~ Independent associate

~ Travel Specialist for Europe, South America and Africa
~ Costa Rica and Belize fishing and diving trips
~ Caribbean travel and cruising
~ International cruising



Expert Bio
Cheryl has traveled the world and been planning trips for satisfied clients for 30 years. This experience, love of planning, and organizing details give her an advantage in customer service. The determination for first class service can be seen in her tireless effort and extensive research in insuring her clients' dream vacation. 
Professional training yields outstanding success, and she has earned her CTC and DS designation for Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific. Recognized by Travel & Leisure’s A-List of Top Super Agents for two years. Several of her favorite destinations are Europe, Kenya, South Africa, and Costa Rica.
cheryl@hillstravel.com

Sally Jackson, ACC

Interests & Specialties
~ Independent associate

~ Custom designed vacations to Europe
~ Family cruises and vacations
~ Specialist certifications for China, Dominican Republic, Mexico and others
~ Virtuoso Voyager Club Host
~ College of Disney Knowledge Graduate


Expert Bio
Sally has worked in the travel industry for 14 years.  She joined the Hill's Travel team in 2004 when she moved to Florida, after working for several years at another Virtuoso agency.  Some of Sally's favorite travel experiences include China, Kenya, Luxor and St. Petersburg...Russia of course!  Sally is also an avid cruiser.  Her two favorite ships are Seabourn Pride and the Regent Seven Seas Mariner.  She is able to bring her personal enthusiasm for luxury travel and attention to detail to the travel arrangements she makes for her clients.  Sally will be happy to custom tailor a trip for you and your family.      
sally@hillstravel.com


Barbara "BJ" Lambert

Interests & Specialties
~ Independent associate

~ Custom designed vacations to Europe
~ Luxury Cruising
~ Small group travel


Expert Bio
BJ has been in the travel industry for 30 years and has traveled extensively in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and China as well as the US.  She loves to explore new destinations and share her experiences and knowledge of hotels and guides with her clients.  BJ specializes in custom itineraries and small group travel.
bjl@hillstravel.com


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