- Joan Bailey profile
Joan Bailey, CTA, was born to work in the travel industry. Not only has she traveled extensively and planned any trip a traveler can dream of, she is the granddaughter of Carroll E. Hill, who founded the oldest travel agency in the Tampa Bay Area – Hill’s Travel Service, operating since 1930 in downtown St. Petersburg. During high school and college breaks, she worked at the agency and joined full-time after graduating from Wake Forest University. Today, she is the owner and president of the agency, with over 40 years of experience. Bailey and her husband are long-time St. Petersburg residents. They also own Savory Spice Shop, a great complement for food-focused travelers.