Who's on the Team
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Of all your life priorities, your leisure time is one asset you can't earn back. People who spend their time wisely know that it pays dividends to collaborate with a seasoned industry professional when it comes to fulfilling travel dreams. Court Travel provides personal, completely customized service before, during, and after every trip. Whether you enjoy being involved in your vacation planning, or prefer that someone you trust takes the reins, Court Travel agents are uniquely vested in your return on life. Word of mouth is how we market and we would love for you to learn what our previous clients say about working with us on our testimonials page.
30+ years of experience, Nancy is the owner and dreams big with you on bucket list trips. Nancy has seen the 4 corners of the world. More often than not the question most asked is "Where have you not been"? That's now becoming a very short list. She delights in expanding her client's horizons, urging them to see places and try things that they might not have thought possible. With a respect for the fundamentals of travel, she is a master of travel organization and her clients reap the benefit of this expertise and her years of practical knowledge.
Read more about the boss and all her trips!
Cathy has over 10 years of experience booking vacation travel. With a BA in Geography and specialization in travel and tourism, there is no destination she can’t find. Her wealth of experience includes securing airline reservations and crafting custom holiday experiences. She is detail oriented so whether you are traveling on your honeymoon to the Caribbean, a multi stop European vacation or the Australian Outback, every aspect is covered. She takes great joy in making your dreams of worldwide travel a reality. When she is not working she is traveling with her husband and kids all over NC to watch them play soccer.
Stephanie Canyon (Client Care Coordinator)
Stephanie looks after everyone! As a seasoned traveler herself, she enjoys extensive traveling to exotic places like Boracay, Hvar, Corfu and Romania. Crisscrossing the globe for years has allowed her valuable insight to the needs and service that travelers expect. Her primary goal at Court Travel is to provide attention to the detail needs of each and every client to exceed their expectations. As an invaluable member of the team, she insures that all aspects are covered from start to finish.
Stephanie's goal is to provide the highest care and attention to the needs of Court Travel's clients.
Laura Cole is the youngest member of the Court Travel Team, but she is well-traveled beyond her years. Her special experiences and talents make her the perfect advisor in crafting custom itineraries for her clients. A recent graduate from UNC Charlotte, she received a BS in International Business and Management. To further her education, she has her focus set on completing her certification from Virtuoso in travel advising.
Laura is no stranger to travel and has accumulated a variety of travel experiences. During her undergraduate career she traveled abroad on several occasions. Laura has spent weeks in Peru where she survived the treacherous Pan-American Highway journey to the northern Andes Mountains and served as an optometrist and missionary to Peruvian villagers. On another jaunt, she spent several weeks traveling throughout Germany; where she was fully immersed in the German culture and participated in a Rhine river cruise. After her solo travel, she spent a summer semester studying abroad in Italy, where she lived in the small Tuscan town, Castiglion Fiorentino. While she wasn't studying she was able to travel throughout the beautiful Italian countryside. No stranger to public transport and negotiating international airports she understands what can make her clients travels smooth and carefree.
Laura has a passion for philanthropy, which she tries to demonstrate with each journey she takes. She recently traveled to India to study the Millennium Development Goals at one of New Delhi's top universities. During her stay she not only took on the role of a tourist, but also served as a social worker in some of Delhi's more impoverished populations. She has dedicated her education to learning the best methods of traveling to help promote more stable economies.
As a travel advisor, Laura takes joy in spreading her love for travel to all of her clients and provides them with the best memories and experiences possible.
Annick Devillard (London, England) an Independent Affiliate
Based in London in the UK, Annick’s status as a “world traveller” makes her the perfect advisor to consult with discerning clients.
Born in the beautiful wine region of Burgundy, Annick was raised in the French Alps where her love of skiing originated, followed with time spent in the Loire Valley amongst the grand chateaux of the region. A graduate of the business school ESCP Europe her 3-year course was split between Paris, Düsseldorf and prestigious Oxford University.
Her professional career has been spent entirely in London working in marketing for a number of blue chip companies such as Avon Cosmetics, L’Oréal, Cheesebrough-Ponds, Seagram Wines & Spirits and Dell Computers. Her international career gave her the opportunity to travel extensively on business and for pleasure to many parts of the world, including a number of wine regions.
Now unable to suppress her desire to share her love of travel she has embarked on a travel career as an Independent Affiliate with Court Travel Ltd., to craft custom luxury experiences for her clients.
Annick brings French style and taste with a British perspective to her clients travel plans, armed with great knowledge of good food and wine to add a gourmet flavour and a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ to enhance any luxury holiday. Her annual ski trips to Europe and Colorado are by far her favourite escapes as well as spotting lions and wild game on safari in Africa.
Denise Luedeke (Ft. MIll, SC) an Independent Affiliate
Our newest addition to the team, located in Fort Mill, South Carolina, minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Denise is your South Carolina travel connection! A native of Drabenderhöhe, Germany, Denise has spent much of her life traveling the globe, gaining crucial travel experience in some of the most respected destinations in the world. Experience through a six month collegiate residency in Nice, France has provided a refined appreciation of the beauty and romance in the French language, its people and its landscape. Leading three separate 45 person + educational tours through Europe, she provided the travels of a lifetime working closely with local guides in the countries of Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, and France.
Through experiences at magnet destinations such as The Great Wall of China, The Colosseum, Brandenburg Gate and Sagrada Familia to more intimate travel within Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Canada, and Mexico, Denise has cultivated the world knowledge and experience that is essential to successful travel advising. Denise’s travel planning experience is extensive and real. Her first job in the industry was as a cross-trained agent for a major airline, planning, booking (and re-booking!) hundreds of customers through good times and bad, coupled with the complete planning, booking and execution of each of the three separate European tours mentioned above, Denise has most likely “been there, done that” when it comes to planning and executing travel itineraries.
Her formal education includes a dual degree in International Affairs and French Language from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky and a Master’s degree in Foreign and Secondary Language Education from The Ohio State University. She continues to bring her excitement for global culture awareness and travel to her two children with bilingual (English/German) education and world adventure at every opportunity.
Honing a passion for caring, communication, and attention to detail, Denise takes great pride in exceptional travel experiences for her clients. She looks forward to each client’s next travel pursuit as her own.