Meet our staff...

TOM BEEBE

Owner/Officer

  • Specialty: Corporate Travel Management, International Travel, Customized Travel
  • Destination Certifications: Sandals/Beaches Preferred Agent, Marriott Hotel Specialist
  • Travel Experience: Hawaii, Europe, Alaska, Mexico, Canada, Cruises
  • Favorite Destinations: Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean

PETER DURBETAKI

Owner/Officer

  • Specialty: France (Paris, Provence, Cote d'Azur), other Europe, Australia, Los Cabos, Independent Travel
  • Travel Experience: France (Paris, Provence, Cote d'Azur, Normandy, Loire Valley, Dijon and Cote d'Or, Languedoc-Roussillon), Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Greece, Turkey, French Polynesia, Australia, Disney (Florida, California and Paris), Japan, Mexico, Caribbean and many U.S. destinations including Hawaii.
  • Favorite Destinations: Wherever I am going next...

LOYAL CHARLES

Leisure Travel Manager

  • Specialty: Cruises, Vacation Packages, Leisure Groups
  • Certifications: Master Cruise Counselor (MCC), Certified Travel Counselor (CTC), Caribbean Destination Specialist
  • Expert Certifications: Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruise Lines, Cunard Cruise Lines, Hawaii, Cancun, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, AM Resorts.
  • Travel Experience: Mexico, London, Amsterdam, Switzerland, Caribbean, Hawaii, Copenhagen, Galapagos, 19 Cruises
  • Favorite Destinations: Acapulco, London and EVERY cruise ship he's been on!

Loyal has been with UNIGLOBE for 30 years. Although his official title at UNIGLOBE Five Star Travel is Manager of Leisure Travel he does handle corporate travel with his passion being leisure travel. If you are looking for someone to help you plan the perfect vacation, give Loyal a call. With his professional knowledge and personal experience he can assist you with all your leisure travel needs.

SHANE D. NORRIS

Manager/Corporate Travel Services

  • Specialty: Corporate Travel, International Air, Online Travel & Technology Services
  • Travel Experience: USA, Hawaii, London, Paris, Greece, Amsterdam, Berlin, Thailand, Mexico, Caribbean Islands & Cruises
  • Favorite Destinations: Thailand, Berlin, Amsterdam, Greece, Paris

Shane has been with UNIGLOBE for 20 years. He is the general office manager and heads up the Corporate travel services division. Shane also handles the travel technology for our office and clients. His expertise and knowledge of technology has kept UNIGLOBE second to none in our products and services we offer to our clients.

THOMAS (Tommy) WILSON

IT Specialist/Junior Corporate Travel Consultant

  • Specialty: IT Services/Technology (Mr. Fix IT), Traveler Profile Management, Client Reports, Vendor Liaison, Corporate Travel assistance as needed

CHARLOTTE BARNES

Accounting

  • Specialty: Keeping track of the money.

Charlotte is probably the most important person to everyone in our agency. She keeps the money straight and makes sure we all get paid on time! As for our clients, well she is there to help them as well. She is the one to call if you have any questions about your billing or need a copy of a past date ticket or invoice.

Always eager to help, you can count on Charlotte to answer any questions you have promptly and efficiently.

SHERI COHEN

Senior Travel Consultant/Group Specialist

  • Specialty: Planning the perfect vacation whether it be a group, couple, family or individual travel. I have escorted many incentive and group cruises and especially love escorting and planning very popular ballroom dance groups.
  • Destination Certifications: Certified Travel Counselor (CTC).
  • Travel Experience: Most major cruise lines including River Cruising. Alaska, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Canada, China, Costa Rica, England, France, Galapagos Islands, Germany, Greek Islands, Greece, Ireland, Hawaii, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungry, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, South America, Thailand, Turkey, about 30 cruises and all the major Caribbean Islands.
  • Favorite Destinations: River Cruising, Mediterranean, South Africa, Scotland, Hong Kong and every cruise I have been on (over 40).

After 38 years as a travel counselor, I love my job. All my clients are important to me I would love to help you plan your next vacation.

STANLEY COHEN

Senior Travel Consultant

  • Specialty: Cruises and land packages to Europe, Caribbean, Mexico and United States.
  • Travel Experience: United States, Western Europe (especially Italy, Greece, Turkey), Australia, Galapagos, Costa Rica, South America and South Africa
  • Favorite Destination: South Africa

MARISSA BARKER

Senior Travel Consultant

  • Specialty: Honeymoons, Destination weddings, Family travel, Safaris!!! Making travel dreams come true!
  • Destination Certifications: Mexico Specialist, St. Lucia Specialist, South African Travel Specialist Jamaica Specialist, Caribbean and Western Europe, Destination Wedding Specialist, Couples Resorts Specialist, Starwood Pro, Velas Resorts, AMR resorts and more!
  • Travel Experience: Most of the Caribbean, Western Europe, Mexico, UAE, Israel, Oman, New Zealand, Central and South America!
  • Favorite Destinations: Never been anywhere I didn't love. And I would go back to every single place (and have to some!)

FRANCINE LOWE

Senior Travel Consultant

  • Specialty: 50% Leisure and 50% Corporate bookings. Las Vegas and Spa Vacations.
  • Destination Certifications: Aruba Certified Expert, Marriott Hotel Specialist, Hyatt Hotel Specialist, Las Vegas Travel Expert, Hawaii Destination Specialist, Sandals and Beaches Preferred Agent, Super Club Super Agent, Wynn Las Vegas Ambassador, Isram World of Travel Certification, Budget Smart Agent, Destination Spa Vacations Certification, Cayman Island Specialist Agent
  • Travel Experience: Caribbean, S.E. Asia, Europe, South America, Galapagos, Central America, North America Train Journey across the Southern Antebellum on the American Orient Express. Flew to England on the Concorde and took the QEII Cruise ship back to the US on the 50th Anniversary D- Day sailing in 1996.
  • Favorite Destinations: Everyone always asks me this question. A lot of the "best trips" have been with who I was traveling with rather than the destination. I have enjoyed every place that I have ever been to except one city.

JUDY THOMPSON

Senior Travel Consultant

  • Specialty: Family reunions, gatherings and group travel are a natural extension of genealogy research. These have become my Specialty whether on land or sea.
  • Destination Certifications: Special Needs Group /Disney /Sea World / Marriott Hotel Specialist / AMA Waterways / NCL / Carnival / Celebrity / Vegas / Puerto Rico / Cayman Islands / Ecuador / Grenada
  • Travel Experience: I became interested in travel while studying to become a genealogist. It was a natural and perfect fit. My ancestors apparently loved to travel because they sure are scattered. To search for lost relatives I studied and traveled where they lived. I have combined the two passions, travel and genealogy; www.cruisetourandtravel.com is the result. USA / Alaska / Hawaii / Amsterdam / Canada / Caribbean Islands / Corfu / Santorini / Dubrovnik / London / Mexico / Puerto Rico / Prague / Venice / Vienna /
  • Favorite Destinations: Small ships and River cruises are my very favorite. I have cruised the Mississippi River, Columbia & Snake Rivers, Danbue River, Rhine River, the Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, Germany, and the Mediterranean.