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Your Travel Center, a division of Montecito Village Travel, has been in business since 1906 in Omaha, Nebraska. Although times and travel modes have changed since then, our service model remains the same. Clients receive extraordinarily personalized care and travel planning from advisors who understand their needs, wants and desires. The goal at Your Travel Center is create experiences and adventures beyond the client’s imagination that will provide memories to last a lifetime.

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Your Travel Center Announces 2018 President's Club Members

Your Travel Center Montecito Village Travel President's Club Trip

Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel announces its prestigious President’s Club Member awards for 2018. Achieving this coveted award are: Patricia Blanche  (La Canada Flintridge, CA ), Stephanie Buentiempo  (Santa Maria, CA),  Craig Buck  (Bainbridge Island, WA),  John Clifford  (San Diego, CA),  Rayanna Cole-Dombroski ( Santa Barbara, CA ), Shelly Collins  (Miami Beach, FL),  Antonio D’Agostino  (Phoenix, AZ),  Kelly Daoud  (Palm Springs, CA), Scott Dombroski (Santa Barbara, CA) Bob Drinkhouse (Phoenix, AZ), Karen Ensign (Carpinteria, CA),  Liz Georjon  (Toulouse, France),  Jackie Grant ( Camarrilo, CA ), Kelly Gruber ( Dallas, TX) , Linda Hansen  (Los Osos, CA),  Julie Harris  (Spanish Fork, UT), David Holt (Apline, CA),  Deb Howard  (La Quinta, CA),   Jill Hurd,  (Pacific Palisades, CA),  David Kohl  (Santa Barbara, CA ), Patti Koide  (Montrose, CA),  Sheila Mamuric  (Chandler, AZ), Courtney McCarthy (Hinsdale, IL), Liz Nixon (San Diego, CA),  John Oberacker  (Long Beach, CA),  Sharon Organista ( Carpinteria, CA ) ,  Effie Patrianakos ( San Diego, CA ), Sammy Penhos ( San Diego, CA ), Erin Philp ( San Diego, CA ), Helen Reid ( Carpinteria, CA ), Bob Romano (Idyllwild , CA ), Jane Scarcello ( Santa Barbara, CA ),  Debbie Smith ( Salt Lake City, UT ), Judi Walker  (Scottsdale, AZ), Sue Ellen Wallace (Salt Lake City, UT), Jim Welch (Northville, MI)   and Michelle Ying  (El Segundo, CA).

According to Colin Weatherhead, President of Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel,  “Our Company’s success is dependent on the success of our Independent Contractors… the President’s Club is just one way we recognize the hard work of those Independent Contractors who have chosen us.”  President’s Club status is given to those Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel independent contractors who meet specific criteria established by the company. 

President’s Club Members enjoy enhanced recognition with Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel suppliers, as well as both Virtuoso and FROSCH Travel Group. Members also have use of the prestigious President’s Club logo and enjoy President’s Club status on the Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel websites. 

The top five President’s Club members  (based on production)  have been invited to a luxurious retreat for two at the Montage Los Cabos June 21 - 24, 2019. Joining us on this years trip are the following: Craig Buck, Kelly Daoud, Judi Walker, Julie Harris and David Kohl. 

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August 5, 2022

President's Club Ultra at Montage Big Sky

Connie miller, montecito village travel ultra president’s club members return from big sky country.

Santa Barbara, CA – July 28, 2022 – Six members of Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel’s Ultra President’s Club returned last week from a luxurious retreat at Montage Big Sky where they were treated to perfect weather, unique experiences, and the opportunity to recharge their batteries with their peers and members of the Montecito Village Travel management team.

In addition to being recognized as top producers in MVT’s Ultra President’s Club, the group enjoyed numerous activities including golf and spa treatments as well as destination-specific activities such as axe throwing, archery, and hiking. Topping off the trip was a full-day outing to Yellowstone with Safari Guides.

When asked about the experience, Robin Sanchez, President, shared “The core philosophy of Montecito Village Travel is based on the fact that our success is only measured by our advisor’s success and to be able to spend quality time with our top producers each year is an honor and a privilege.”

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To achieve Ultra President’s Club status, an advisor must generate a minimum of $250,000 in gross commissions during the calendar year.  This year’s attendees included: Craig Buck (Bainbridge Island, WA), Judi Walker (Scottsdale, AZ); Neal Dembo (Damascus, MD), John Oberacker (Long Beach, CA), Courtney McCarthy (Hinsdale, IL), and Trish Injaychock (Hinsdale, IL). Qualifying but unable to atte nd was Bob Drinkhouse (Phoenix, AZ).  

President’s Club Members also enjoy enhanced recognition with Your Travel Center/Montecito Village Travel suppliers, as well as both Virtuoso and FROSCH Travel Group. Members also have use of the prestigious President’s Club logo and enjoy President’s Club status on all Montecito Village Travel websites.

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