TRAVEL EXPERTS
 

TRAVEL EXPERTS

Ken Neibaur
Email: kneibaur@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Ken is Director of Business Development and he manages the Menlo Park office, all while planning luxury and adventure travel for clients.  He is a Certified Travel Associate (CTA) and has earned numerous Destination Specialist (DS) certifications. He has a special focus on deluxe and adventure travel by land and sea to Europe, SE Asia, Hawaii and the South Pacific, Africa, and South America.  He also handles groups, ship charters, villas, private jets and LGBT travel. His own travel highlights include Australia,  China, Japan, Vietnam and Cambodia, Italy, France, Spain, South and East Africa, Morocco, UAE, The Maldives, New Zealand, Tahiti, Peru, Antarctica,The Galapagos, Chile and Easter Island.  

Expert Bio
Travel Consulting is Ken's second career, he was formerly in marketing management for Internet, entertainment, and travel companies in LA and Silicon Valley. As an elected member of Virtuoso's Marketing Committee, he serves on the editorial advisory board for Virtuoso Life Magazine. He has been on the Travel Advisory Board of SAVEUR magazine, is on the advisory boards of several hotel companies, and has written about travel for publications in the Bay Area.  He was among Worldview Travel's "Top Producers" in 2015 and 2016.  He was voted in the top five "Most Admired Agents" in the US and Canada by Virtuoso's travel suppliers and was named in the "Top 25 Agents" by Travel Agent Magazine.   Ken was recently the subject of a cover story in Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine -- read the story here http://www.luxurytraveladvisor.com/running-your-business/ken-neibaur
 


Christine Chrystal
Email: cchrystal@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Chris is a Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel-  Menlo Park,  specializing in cruise, groups, honeymoons, and family travel. She has earned the Master Cruise Counselor (MCC) designation from the Cruise Line International Association and has been on more than 100  cruises. Chris has been with Cardoza-Bungey travel for 24 years. She has sailed to six continents and is planning someday to go to her 7th --   Antarctica. Chris has hosted groups for Virtuoso and led many groups on cruises with family and friends. Chris’ first-hand knowledge of the world’s top cruise lines assures that her clients get the best value for their money. She strives to help create the ideal vacation for her clients and a memorable trip. Her answer to those who say “Why not do it yourself?” is, “Let an expert do it faster, better and even cheaper without mistakes or confusion”!   Contact Chris at cchrystal@worldviewtravel.com

Suzanne Bouldoukian
Email: sbouldoukian@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties

Suzanne Bouldoukian is an independent  Leisure Travel Advisor  for Worldview Travel - Menlo Park who enjoys designing unique experiences for her clientele. Travel has always been an important aspect of her life and she loves to share her enthusiasm of exploring the world.  Suzanne's personal interests include finding the perfect Family Villa Destination, Health Spa Experiences, Culinary Tourism, and Independent Travel. These niches are supported by her Destination Specialist Certifcations (DS) in Northern/Central Europe, Southern Europe, East Asia, Africa, Mexico and Alaska.  Her travel highlights include the Galapagos, Australia, Turkey, Western Europe (personal favorites are Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Greece,  Spain, Portugal, Italy and France), Hawaii and Alaska.



Expert Bio
After 20+ years as a finance executive for Silicon Valley hi-tech companies, Suzanne decided to pursue her passion in travel. In preparation for this, she obtained her Leisure, Business and International Travel Specialist Certificates from Foothill College in Los Altos, CA. Contact Suzanne at sbouldikan@worldviewtravel.com


Sinem Sen
Email: ssen@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties

Sinem is owner of SS Gold Concierge, an independent affiliateof Worldview Travel - Menlo Park.  Sinem's first international flight was at age 1 and she hasn't stopped traveling since. Sinem was born in Turkey and she grew up in the United States. She has found through each trip and adventure  she has grown in one way or another. Her favorite places to travel are Europe, Mexico and South America. Sinem  has a love for all things luxury and is excited to create perfect moments for others. Sinem can be reached at ssen@worldviewtravel.com



Susan Beall
Email: sbeall@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Susan is an independent Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel   - Menlo Park.  Susan is a highly experienced travel advisor who creates customized travel plans to destinatons all over the world. She is an expert on deluxe cruises, and especially enjoys planning travel to Italy, Africa, and Hawaii.   Contact Susan at sbeall@worldviewtravel.com

Jennie Jensen
Email: jjensen@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Jennie is an independent  Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel- Menlo Park and has been in the travel industry for nearly 15 years. She has traveled to many domestic and international destinations and enjoys immersing herself into the local culture. She enjoys planning family travel, European destinations and personalized adventures, including bicycling and trekking expeditions.  
She prides herself on excellent
customer service, honesty, and transparency.


Patricia Klippel
Email: pklippel@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Patricia is a Leisure Travel Advisor specializing in family travel and cruises.  Her recent travels have also included the Caribbean, Mexico and Washington, D.C., and her personal travel emphasizes architectural history and design.

Expert Bio
Patricia has a Leisure Travel Specialist Certificate from Foothill College, Los Altos, CA. She is a Local Business Development specialist with Holland America Cruise Line. She has Destination Specialist (DS) certifications for the popular cruise destinations of Hawaii, Latin America, the Caribbean, South Pacific and Alaska.  Contact Patricia at pklippel@worldviewtravel.com

Melanie Hibbs
Email: mhibbs@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Melanie is a Leisure Travel Advisor and owner of Oyster Travel, an independent  affiliate of Worldview Travel.  She is passionate about travel and about sending her clients on enriching trips all over the world. As an advanced open water diver with PADI, NAUI and CMAS, she has experienced  diving in the best locations in the world, including Borneo's Sipadan Island, the Maldives and Fiji.  Melanie can advise on the best locations to dive and recommend the best luxury resorts in far-flung locations. She has also  traveled all over Europe, to most of Southeast Asia, India, Egypt, Peru and has experienced many cruises. Her favorite vacation is "the next one!"  TAP honors, (DS) Hawaii. Her motto is "The World Is Your Oyster"!  
Email Melanie at mhibbs@worldviewtravel.com


Sylvia Porter
Email: sporter@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Sylvia is a Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel -  Menlo Park.  Sylvia is an expert on deluxe cruising, creating customized itineraries to unique destinations, and family vacation planning. S he is a frequent host with the Virtuoso Voyager Club program.
Contact Sylvia at  sporter@worldviewtravel.com

Pat Hammond
Email: phammond@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Pat is an independent Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel - Menlo Park  Her many years of experience ensure her clients receive the best possible advice and expert service.  Pat specializes in resort vacations, European travel, deluxe cruises, and more.  Contact Pat at phammond@worldviewtravel.com 

Tony Cardoza
Email: tony@cardoza.com

Interests & Specialties
Tony Cardoza is an independent  Leisure Travel advisor with Worldview Travel - Menlo Park, and former owner of Cardoza Bungey travel. Tony grew up in the travel business as his parents were the agency's founders.  After living in China for many years, he returned to Palo Alto and the travel business, and he managed the agency until the sale to Worldview Travel in 2015.  He has traveled widely in China, Southeast Asia and India.   Adventure travel is his passion.  He has trekked in the Himalayas and Andes, guided raft trips in Alaska, explored the Amazon forest, and trekked to see gorillas in Africa. Tony currently manages incoming groups from China, leading tours of the Silicon Valley, San Francisco and  Napa Valley.  Tony is also an Accredited Space Agent in the Virgin Galactic space travel program. and can’t wait until he has the opportunity to travel to space!  Contact Tony at tony@cardoza.com

Marion Morris
Email: mmorris@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Marion Morris is an independent  Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel - Menlo Park.  A native of both Canada and Germany, she is very familiar with both destinations.  She specializes in both European and Latin American customized itineraries, honeymoons and cruises.  Marion is a Certified Mexico Destination Specialist and has traveled extensively throughout Mexico. Contact Marion at mmorris@worldviewtravel.com


Sharon Elsen
Email: selsen@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Sharon is an independsent Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel- Menlo Park  She has over 35 years of experience, having launched her career at Adventure Travel, the predecessor of Cardoza Travel.  She is a Certified Cruise Consultant, has been on a great many cruises, and specializes in the small-ship experience.  She has lived in New York City,  three European capitals -- Stockholm, London and Paris --  and has spent considerable  time in the South of France (even giving a wedding there!).  This has allowed her to escape the tourist role and get into the rhythm  and authenticity of these places.  She has traveled to six continents (with Antarctica still on her bucket list).   She is a French Destination Specialist, and adores anything French – or Italian.  Art and architecture are major interests, from ancient ruins to contemporary installations.  She keeps up with the latest theatre (both New York and London), music, luxury hotels and gourmet restaurants.   Other passions are China (having been there the first time in 1980), Vietnam, Cambodia, and South America, and their ancient civilizations.   Contact Sharon at  selsen@worldviewtravel.com

Lisa Tausch-Short
Email: lshort@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties

Lisa is an independent  Leisure Travel Advisor for Worldview Travel -  Menlo Park, specializing in adventure travel and cruising. She is a Certified Destination Specialist (DS) for Alaska and the Caribbean, and she has traveled extensively throughout the western United States and Canada as well as Alaska, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Costa Rica, and the Galapagos Islands. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for active travel and strives to create vacations that delight her clients and exceed their expectations.  Contact Lisa at lshort@worldviewtravel.com



Mimi Nguyen
Email: mnguyen@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Mimi is a Travel Coordinator for Worldview Travel- Menlo Park.  She assists top clients with travel arrangements. Mimi was formerly in marketing at both Brendan Vacations and AMA Waterways.
She is the assistant to Ken Neibaur,  and is at mnguyen@worldviewtravel.com 

Kathy McPherson
Email: kmcpherson@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Kathy is a Corporate Travel Specialist for Worldview Travel in Nothern California Kathy can be reached at 877-822-0398 ext. 1719.  Email   kmcpherson@worldviewtravel.com

Diana Loiue
Email: dlouie@worldviewtravel.com

Interests & Specialties
Diana Louie is Worldview Travel - Menlo Park  indispensible office receptionist and the administrative coordinator.  Diana has many years of travel office experience in the Peninsula and Silicon Valley. Email Diana at dlouie@worldviewtravel.com

CONTACT US: 650-325-5600 OR EMAIL US

A Virtuoso Member
About Virtuoso :: Legal :: Phone: 650-325-5600 :: Seller of Travel #CST# 1007564-10