Travel has always been a big part of my life. One of my favorite experiences was a family trip to Rome in 2006. On this particular adventure, our son (who had just learned about ancient Rome in his middle school social studies class) loved sharing with us all the things he'd learned in school about the Colosseum. We shared a gelato at Valentino’s near the Trevi Fountain daily, where the owner greeted us by name, and we sat in the front row at the Papal audience. Seeing Michelangelo's La Pietà statue in St. Peter’s Basilica (Mary holding the lifeless body of her son, Jesus) in person, literally made me weep -- it was so powerful! Those travel experiences were life-changing for me - they sparked my children’s curiosity of the world even more, increased our love of history, and gave our family a chance to slow down and indulge in la dolce vita.
This is the kind of trip I strive to plan for my clients today, always with a touch of “movie magic” thrown in.
In my previous career as a Film/TV producer, location scouting and film festivals took me to many beautiful places around the world.
Planning travel logistics for cast and crew requires keen attention to detail and logistics for the myriad of moving parts involved with production shooting in multiple countries. I love using the knowledge I acquired over the years to provide my clients with a beautifully-designed custom itinerary that exceeds expectations!
I named my travel company Premiere Luxury Travel as both a homage to my previous career (movie premieres), and because the wants and needs of my clients always come first.
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My family and I lived in Mexico for 3 years when our twins were young, and we learned so much about the history and culture of that amazing country – there’s so much more to it than beautiful beaches.
I’ve traveled to all 50 states!
I was a contestant on a game show in the ‘80s.
My major in college was Mechanical Engineering
(with an MBA to top it off!)
I’m a board member of the National Corvette Museum
(one of my greatest passions!)
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Working with Shannon was amazing! After a brief conversation of my trip goals, she presented me with an incredible itinerary. I love the detailed thought and preparations invested in my trip, the excitement she had for me, and her personal experiences shared. I look forward to the next trip Shannon can plan for me! This was a 5 star experience (5/5)!
Shannon is amazing to work with. I am a very experienced traveler and very picky and Shannon was patient with me and sorted out all the things I asked of her. She has access to many things I was not even aware of. Amazing!
She’s the best! Our trip to Spain was masterfully planned with different ages and abilities all taken care of.
She helped a very busy mom plan a last minute surprise trip for all things Disney for 2 weeks from now! We are industrious travelers and Disney was next level. Give her a call— she is a miracle worker.
My husband and I were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and wanted to experience Napa Valley and Sonoma, California. We reached out to Shannon and she created our trip from her vast knowledge of wine country. Everything was laid out on a perfect daily agenda with just the right amount of time for each tasting and culinary delight. Our trip was a total delight all due to Shannon’s amazing attention to detail! We look forward to her planning our next adventure!