From left to right: Cindy Chambers, Linda Triplett, Sandra Rodriguez, Arielle deLisser and Amanda Mavila-Oquinn
Linda C. Triplett
Linda Triplett, CTC, grew up in the Philadelphia area where she began her travel agent career, completing first her travel training at Associated Travel School in 1978. Her career advanced to Houston, Texas where she became a Branch Manager and furthered her education earning the designation of Certified Travel Counselor from the Institute of Certified Travel Agents. Windsor Travel Corporation became her next agency home where she was employed for over twenty-one years as Group Manager. Linda’s primary focus there was planning and executing customized group vacations for Alumni Associations, Garden Clubs, Country Clubs and other organizations.
Cindy L. Chambers
CTC, CTIE, VTA Partner
Beginning her professional career in 1974, Cindy Chambers, CTC, CTIE, VTA has held various training, sales, marketing and management positions for over twenty years in the travel and transportation industry representing Trans World Airlines, System One Corporation, Continental Airlines, Inc. and Lifeco Travel Services, Inc. Cindy also owned and operated a successful consulting business focused on topics ranging from communications skills to Sales Mastery training. With her emphasis in training and technology, Cindy recruited technology professionals and taught computer science for elementary/middle school students. Prior to creation of Beyond Group Travel, Cindy’s focus has been consulting in the meeting planning and group travel business supporting multi-city preparations, hotel negotiations and event planning.
As a student at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston, Sandra began her work experience in the hotel industry as a front desk agent at the Four Seasons Houston. Through her training in delivering five star guest services and exceptional attention to detail, Sandra was later offered and accepted a position as Operations Supervisor with White Lodging. She naturally grew within this leadership position and shortly after was promoted to Housekeeping manager at the Galleria area Homewood Suites Hilton property. Sandra has also worked in the food service industry including local Houston establishments like Star Pizza, Stephanie Leigh’s, and The Houston Country Club. She has worked diligently to gain a full range of knowledge and experience from her education at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College. Sandra’s love for travel and high standards for providing excellent guest services have brought her to Beyond Group Travel in 2012 where she provides assistance with tour coordination, trip planning, and customer service.
After graduating from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a degree in Art History, Arielle decided to pursue a career in the travel industry. She began her career with a position at Continental Travel Group in Miami, where she focused on corporate travel. Joining the Beyond Group Travel team in May of 2017, Arielle assists with tour coordination and trip planning. Her passion for travel stems from the adventures she has experienced through competitive sailing, both inshore and offshore. As a Tour Coordinator, Arielle uses her travel experience, attention to detail and access to Signature’s extensive travel network to ensure our clients have unparalleled experiences full of adventure, culture, art and delectable food.
Assistant Tour Coordinator
After graduating from San Jacinto College with a Culinary Arts degree, Amanda began her career in hospitality by working in different restaurants in the Houston area. Working her way up, from prep cook to General Manager, Amanda delighted in delivering the highest quality of food and service to her guests, making them feel like family in her own home. Taking her career to the next level, Amanda continued her studies at The University of Houston’s Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. During her time there, Amanda studied abroad in Peru for a semester, traveling to all the different regions of the country, including Machu Picchu, followed by a month of traveling Europe extensively. Upon graduating with her BS in Hospitality Management, Amanda is now focusing her career in the travel industry. Joining Beyond Group Travel in October of 2018, Amanda draws on her past travel background along with her high standard of client service to provide our clients unmatched experiences and memories that will last a lifetime.
The Signature Travel Expert Certification provides Signature travel consultants with the knowledge and skills necessary to fully leverage the network's unique benefits in order to serve our clientele.
The certified Travel Counselor designation is conferred by the Travel Institute upon travel professionals who complete an advanced certification program, demonstrate extensive industry knowledge and experience, and exemplify the highest standards of professionalism.
The Certified Travel Industry Executive program is an advanced certification for travel professionals to master new skills, attain product knowledge, remain current on industry trends and constantly develop their role as a travel professional.
Beyond Group Travel, Inc.
9601 Katy Freeway, Suite 375
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone: 713-954-4825 | Toll Free: 877-648-1973
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