We offer our client a comprehensive range of travel planning products including: airlines, hotels, car rentals, tours, cruises and travel insurance.
We also offer a comprehensive range of service to support the vacation traveler including: extensive knowledge and experience, superior customer service, pre and post vacation briefings, document delivery service and on-going support to our clients.
These days clients are finding it difficult to obtain reliable and authoritative advice on appropriate vacation destinations. THE TRAVEL SPECIALIST INC. will cater to these needs by assessing each client individually and developing various travel options that best suit their wants and needs. Additionally, each client will be treated as unique and THE TRAVEL SPECIALIST INC. will also seek to match travel choices with client personality types and lifestyles. This eliminates the clients aggravated stress for timely research and planning!
I’m Sherry Land-Morin, and I was educated at Grant MacEwan Community College in Edmonton with a Travel Consultant Diploma. I earned my Certified Travel Consultant (CTC) designation from the Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors (CITC).
I earned my Accredited Cruise Counsellor (ACC) and Luxury Cruise Specialist (LCS) designation from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
I earned my Certified Sandals Specialist (CSS) designation from Sandals/Beaches Resorts.
I earned my Accredited Small Ship Cruising designation from Captain Cook Cruises.
I have also earned recognition as a Holland America Expert, Princess Cruises Expert, Norwegian Cruise Lines Expert, Club Med Expert and Disney Expert.
I have traveled extensively throughout Africa, Alaska, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Europe, French Polynesia, the Hawaiian Islands, Hong Kong, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Thailand, the USA and Venezuela. I have also sailed on 15 cruises.
In conjunction with the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC), I have contributed my time, knowledge and expertise to revising and updating the Travel Counsellor National Occupational Standards. As a member of this working committee, I’ve played a significant role in ensuring that the new standards reflect and meet the industry expectations and needs.
I was an Alberta Regional Council Member for the Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors serving a two-year volunteer term until March 2006.
I spent the summer of 2005 volunteering in Africa. I cared for orphans, widows and patients dying of HIV/AIDS. I also had the opportunity to visit schools & orphanages, teach at medical conferences, guest speak at a local church and participate in small group meetings.
I was recently a volunteer with UNICEF Alberta helping to raise funds in support of development, education and advocacy for children around the world.