Above and Beyond Travel with Karen
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Karen Ellison has been a travel professional for a little over four years with personal travel experience starting in the late 1990s. Her travels include Mediterranean, Alaskan, Caribbean and Panama Canal cruises; land tours in England, France and Italy along with week-long stay in major European and American cities.

In the last four years, she has completed the Hawaii Destination program along with the Master Specialist program for each of the islands: Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and the Big Island Hawaii. She also has completed Hospitality Specialist Programs for Outrigger and Starwood Hotel and Resort properties. In addition, she has graduated from the Carnival Cruise Bachelor's of Fun program. She is currently working with Princess and Holland America cruise lines on their specialist programs.

She is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) and Cruise Lines International Association, Inc (CLIA).



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