As a former onboard ship employee and cruise sales manager for several cruise lines, Amanda has first-hand knowledge of all things “ship” – from hotel operations to sales – that complement her 20 years experience in the industry as a travel designer. Amanda has also achieved awards from the Virtuoso network for her cruise sales and knowledge.

Amanda notes, “I have had the best education while traveling the globe many times, visiting countries that just amazed me with their friendly people and unique traditions.”  Such personal experience is a great tool for Amanda when discussing itineraries with guests because her personal recommendations make all the difference.  “On a recent visit to India’s Golden Triangle, I was blown away with the sights, hotels, generosity, and true hospitality of the locals… I felt truly pampered.”

Meet Amanda Densmore:
Global Cruise & Independent Travel Specialist

A little background:
I was made in Great Britain and traveled a lot with my family as a young girl and so from there grew the travel bug, I worked on the cruise ships for many years traveling the globe & exploring new Countries. Moved to the States in 1991.
What are your key accomplishments in your field?
I love the planning stage with my guests but hearing their happy stories on their return is the reward!  Having physically traveled the globe I can bring a lot of knowledge to my guests when designing their dream trip.
Why did you choose to work in this industry?
“To Travel is to Live.”  I think traveling is an education and you learn something new each day with each new experience.  Go explore!
What’s your approach to customer service?
I love working with my guests to plan a new adventure: the planning is the fun part and the actual travel is the reward.
What would your pet say about you if we asked for a reference?
Kind, loyal and takes care of me!
Describe yourself using only film titles.
Working Girl, Legally Blonde!!!
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Follow your intuition.
Describe the most incredible view you’ve ever seen.
Cappadocia, Turkey, taking the balloon ride over the famous ruins of Cappadocia.
What is your favorite travel memory?
Taking the Orient Express Train from Venice to London, the year I went the Bremmer Pass was closed and we had to go via the Italian Lakes, so beautiful, the train is a bucket list experience.
What is your favorite travel documentary?
Watch British Actor David Suchet (Detective Poirot) follow the footsteps of Agatha Christie on the Orient Express from London to Paris. He actually stays in her room she used when she traveled.
Finally, what is your ultimate dream/bucket list adventure?
Round the world by private jet!