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Kelli Carpenter

New York, New York Travel Agent

Luxury Cruises – Ocean and River

Cruising is a wonderfully relaxing and luxurious way to travel. I love matching my clients with the luxury river and ocean cruises they will most enjoy based on their travel styles, dream destinations, and interests. I have sailed on most of the top luxury cruise lines and am very conversant in what makes each one distinctive.  

For families, cruises are a way to travel together because you can have time together and apart, allowing each child and adult to pursue their own interests as well as have shared experiences. I have traveled frequently, ever since I was a child taking vacations with my family. As a travel agent, I have focused on helping other families discover the same freedom and joy I feel when traveling the world, particularly on cruises. 

One way I do this is by creating a group cruise experience that enhances what the cruise lines offer. For example, through R Vacations, I offer LGBT travelers and their friends and families a chance to cruise together with like-minded travelers.

My advertising and marketing background taught me how to put together a highly personal yet branded experience, so when I plan a trip, travelers know what to expect. My group trips all contain signature experiences, whether I am sending clients on a river cruise along the Seine from Paris to Normandy or on a themed luxury cruise to the Caribbean. For example, I arranged for a group sailing for avid Broadway-play fans on Royal Caribbean International’s Anthem of the Seas that featured theater camps during the day and Broadway Star performances at night. 

Whether you prefer to travel as part of a group, on your own, or with friends and family, my goal is to make your travel dreams come true. If you’re thinking of taking a river cruise or ocean cruise to any destination, I am here to help.

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