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Our Experts 

Our Experts

Our cruise consultants have decades of experience on cruise lines that suit the most discerning travelers.
From all-inclusive, ultra-luxury ships, to tall-masted sailing yachts, or family-friendly cruise ships laden with the most enticing activities, we can help you find the cruise that is right for you. Our experience in finding unique shore excursions, land tours and group and incentive travel makes Cruise Specialists the perfect choice for nearly any type of leisure travel.
You can find information about our leadership team in the Our Leadership Team section.
Diane Ritchey
Diane Ritchey
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT DIANE ABOUT DIANE
Cruise Specialties:
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Antarctica
  • Caribbean
  • Galápagos Islands
  • Mediterranean
  • South Pacific
  • World Cruises
Danielle Carlson
Danielle Carlson
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT DANIELLE ABOUT DANIELLE
Cruise Specialties:
  • Culinary Cruises
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Wine Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Asia
  • Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Mexico
  • South America
Nora Wisk
Nora Wisk
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT NORA ABOUT NORA
Cruise Specialties:
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Asia
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Hawaii
  • South Pacific
LynnDee King
LynnDee King
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT LYNNDEE ABOUT LYNNDEE
Cruise Specialties:
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Family-Friendly Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Solo Traveler Cruising
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexico
  • Northern Europe
  • South Pacific
  • World Cruises
Gayle Takashima
Gayle Takashima
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT GAYLE ABOUT GAYLE
Cruise Specialties:
  • Back-to-Back Cruises
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Luxury Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • African Safaris
  • China
  • Europe
  • South Pacific
  • World Cruises
Sharon Whiting
Sharon Whiting
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT SHARON ABOUT SHARON
Cruise Specialties:
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Solo Traveler Cruising
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Hawaii
  • World Cruises
Bridgett Quinn
Bridgett Quinn
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT BRIDGETT ABOUT BRIDGETT
Cruise Specialties:
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • River Cruises
  • World Cruises
Matt Caplinger
Matt Caplinger
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT MATT ABOUT MATT
Cruise Specialties:
  • World Cruises
  • Active Traveler Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Luxury Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • World Cruises
  • Alaska
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • River Cruises
Teresa Skeim
Teresa Skeim
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT TERESA ABOUT TERESA
Cruise Specialties:
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • Incentives
  • Luxury Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Australia/New Zealand
  • Caribbean
  • European Rivers
  • Grand Voyages
  • World Cruises
Joe Lucero
Joe Lucero
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT JOE ABOUT JOE
Cruise Specialties:
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Family-Friendly Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Solo Traveler Cruising
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Asia
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Mexico
  • South Pacific
  • World Cruises
Gillian Clark, CTC
Gillian Clark, CTC
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT GILLIAN ABOUT GILLIAN
Cruise Specialties:
  • Charters & Incentives
  • Culinary Cruises
  • Expedition Cruises
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • Luxury Cruising & Luxury Tours
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Antarctica
  • Caribbean
  • Eastern Canada
  • Europe
  • French Polynesia
  • River Cruises
  • South America
  • World Cruises
Cliff Bainum
Cliff Bainum
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT CLIFF ABOUT CLIFF
Cruise Specialties:
  • Culinary Cruises
  • Family-Friendly Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Luxury Cruising & Luxury Tours
  • Solo Traveler Cruising
  • Wine Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Asia
  • Australia/New Zealand
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Hawaii
  • Mexico
  • South America
Dan Twomey
Dan Twomey
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT DAN ABOUT DAN
Cruise Specialties:
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Family-Friendly Cruises
  • Grand Voyages
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Wine Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Tahiti
  • World Cruises
Carol Terhune
Carol Terhune
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT CAROL ABOUT CAROL
Cruise Specialties:
  • Family Reunion Cruises
  • Group/Club Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Solo Traveler Cruising
  • Wine Cruises
  • World Cruises
Destination Expertise:
  • Alaska
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Hawaii
  • Tahiti
  • World Cruises