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WENDY HERSHEY, OWNER

Wendy started her career in travel many years ago as a Hotel and Restaurant Developer.  She has had the privilege of traveling around the world for both business and pleasure. After starting her family, which now consists of four children, she decided to share her love of travel and adventure with others. She wanted to help families and couples create fabulous memories and yet stay within a manageable budget. Her kids have quite the love for Disney and have experienced all the parks have to offer, along with cruises and the Adventures by Disney vacations. Wendy loves helping her clients experience these once in a lifetime moments that keep our clients coming back year after year. She has a wealth of knowledge in cruises, all inclusive family and couple destinations

KERRA JOHNSON

Kerra is married to her high school sweetheart and is the mom of 3 little girls! She has spent the majority of her professional career as an educator and working with children. What brought her into the world of travel agency is simple, her love for Disney! She has been vacationing to Disney World every year with her family since she was a small girl. Over the years, her Disney has grown to be a special part of her family's life! She has spent many years planning trips for her friends and family!   Kerra is a Disney specialist and knows every trick to avoiding the lines, what the best restaurants are, what attractions not to miss, and SO much more!  She specializes in personalized plans and not missing any details. She goes above and beyond what is expected to ensure that you have the most perfect vacation!

LAUREN VERLANDER

Lauren was raised in a family of travelers. Her grandparents lived modestly, but traveled extensively. Her parents saw the value in seeing the world and experiencing cultures that differed from their own. She has passed her love of travel onto her own children who are constantly asking when they are going on another trip. Lauren has a great deal of Disney Cruise experience, including staying in the Walt Disney Suite onboard the Disney Magic. As a Spanish major, she studied in Costa Rica while in college and always encourages others to visit the beautiful country. Lauren lives in Davidson, NC with her two children and loves the excitement of planning trips and the connection with her clients and their families.

JOSEPHINE HAUSER

Josephine is a native Charlottean. Her love for travel began in college when she traveled through Europe tasting and seeing the sights. Before having her three children, she was a litigation paralegal where attention to detail was a crucial part of her job. Josephine has been responsible for planning everything from family vacations to girls weekends in New York. After children, to fulfill her creatively, Josephine started a life and style blog that covers everything from style to food, parties and travel. Wendy and 101-vacations helped plan her first family trip to Disney World for 10 people. After seeing Disney through the eyes of her sons and daughter, she knew it would be always special place for her and her family. Josephine knows how hard in can be to travel with both boys and girls and keep everyone happy. From Star Wars Dessert Parties to Royal Breakfasts with Princesses to Wine Tastings in the World Showcase, she knows that all of these important details will make your trip the most memorable. Josephine is looking forward to making sure that every detail of your trip is carefully handled to assure trip is wonderful and hassle-free.

KELLY BROWN

Kelly resides in Lincolnton, NC with her husband and two daughters. She has homeschooled both of her daughters since the very beginning of their schooling allowing the family to travel throughout the year. Her favorite place to travel with the family has always been to Walt Disney World. In fact, she and her family are annual passholders. Because the family has always enjoyed flexible schedules, Kelly has become intimately familiar with Disney throughout each of their seasons and special events. She knows the best times to vacation there as and is extremely familiar with the various promotions that accompany each. This knowledge has made her the go-to Disney planner for her friends and family. Kelly has been a travel agent focusing on Disney vacations for more than three years allowing her to aid her friends and family in planning their own Disney vacations. When planning Disney trips, Kelly takes a budget-minded approach so that she can get the most out of each trip at the least cost for her clients. Although Disney has always been one of her favorites, Kelly has been to many places throughout the world with her family. She also enjoys going on cruises and adventurous excursions to tropical places. Kelly is excited to be part of your journey in planning your next Disney vacation!

JESSICA WATSON

Jessica started her career in interior design after completing her degree from Appalachian State. She spent 7 years working for a commercial photography studio, and focused on design as well as account management before transitioning to a new career in Higher Education. A native of North Carolina, Jessica has always been the trip planner for friends and family. She takes pride in finding the best deals at the best places–especially if they are Disney related. Seeing the Most Magical Place on Earth through the eyes of her 4 year old son, Parks and 1 year old daughter, Hattie, has made her appreciate Disney World in a whole new light. She understands the stresses of traveling with young children and the importance of a well-planned vacation. Whether it’s your first trip or your 10th, Jessica is eager to put her knowledge and expertise to work for your next Disney experience!

SHANNON MCCAULEY

Shannon was born in Orlando, Florida and spent the majority of her childhood visiting Disney parks with her family. Her memory box contains photo after photo of park moments that bring so much joy and nostalgia. The magic of Disney lives in her, and she wants nothing more than to help share that with others looking to create memories of their own with their loved ones! Shannon is also a gluten and dairy-free food blogger and understands the importance of feeling comfortable and safe with your food options while traveling whether by land or sea. Having personal experience with dietary restrictions, she is excited to help ease your mind and help you navigate your food choices while vacationing, and to be a part of your Disney experience!

BEN EIGE

Ben grew up in Florida going to Walt Disney World many times as a child. He took a 20 year break until 2013 when he visited Walt Disney World with his wife and 3 (now 4) children and got hooked all over again! Since then he’s been to Walt Disney World and Disneyland multiple times and loves helping others plan their own vacations. Ben has also traveled throughout the United States, to Mexico, Europe and Asia. He’d love to help you plan your next adventure!

ROBIN HUWE

Robin lives in Wake Forest, NC with her husband and 2 boys. She grew up going on road trips all over the US with her family. They traveled from Disneyland to Yellowstone National Park to Walt Disney World and many places in between. Robin would visit her grandparents in Florida every year where they introduced her to the magic of Walt Disney World. They took her on her first trips to Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios. After marrying her high school sweetheart, Chris, they spent their honeymoon at Walt Disney World. This was when Robin’s love of Disney was renewed. Since that trip she has traveled there many times with her 2 boys, extended family and friends. Her hobby of helping friends and family plan their trips helped her gain more knowledge over the past few years. She loves reading blogs and listening to podcasts to keep up with the latest Disney news and travel tips. Her favorite thing about Disney Destinations is there’s something for everyone and each trip can be a brand new adventure even if you’ve been there before. Robin loves the challenge of planning for a large group and finding something special for each person to experience. She is eager to share her Disney knowledge and enthusiasm with clients to help them plan the trip of their dreams.

ADRIENNE JACOBSON

Adrienne and her family currently reside in Atlanta, Georgia. Although she loves the southeast, she will always be a tried and true Texan! Growing up with a dad as a geologist, her family would take family vacations to “earthy” places such as the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde, and the Four Corners...it’s pretty exciting as a kid to be in 4 states at one time ...think hand, hand, foot, foot (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.)After college, Adrienne lived in Vail, CO for a year before starting her career in Advertising and Marketing.  Adrienne has 2 tween daughters who love to travel. Her family has been to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland multiple times, love most any beach they can find, established a daddy-daughter trip to London for their 10th birthdays, and look forward to any travel adventures as a family.

Adrienne loves being a part of 101 Vacations Travel Agency. Her love of research and gift of planning and logistics make her a natural fit. She will do all the legwork and preparation in order for her clients to have a wonderful trip and enjoy making memories.

She is a certified Disney Travel Agent, a certified Universal Orlando Travel Agent, a certified Sandals/ Beaches agent and knowledgeable in Royal Caribbean and custom trip planning as well.

NICOLE AUTRY

Nicole lives in Nashville, TN with her husband and two girls. She grew up in a Disney loving family that visited the Most Magical Place on Earth several times.  A trip a couple of years ago sparked the possibility of a career when she realized planning was just as much fun as going. She takes all the joy she has experienced visiting Disney destinations and creates customized vacations for her clients. She has unique experience with allergy/vegan dining at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.  Nicole wants to make sure your family has a magical vacation while creating memories cherished for a lifetime

CYNDY VOGT

Cyndy is just a kid in an adult body. When someone says Disney, her eyes light up. Disney World, yep. Disney Cruise, absolutely. The rest of the Disney line, most certainly! She is a knowledge junkie and is always looking for more opportunities to expand her experiences to make sure her clients get the concierge services they deserve. Beyond the world of Disney, Cyndy is also highly experienced in destination weddings, honeymoons, all inclusive vacations, cruises and even American stateside travel. So, when your're ready to start talking vacation, Cyndy is ready for you.

HILLARY STURGILL

Hillary resides in the North Dallas, TX area with her husband and daughter. She spent 12 years in B2B and Medical sales before taking a step back to raise her daughter. She has always had a love for travel  and the flexibility has allowed her the ability to travel around the US, the Caribbean and Disney! Her attention to detail and planning has made her the go-to travel person for her family and friends. When helping others choose their ideal Island vacation, she loves finding the best deals and planning excursions. She will also dig deeper to find you the best places to experience the island the way the locals do. When it comes to Disney, she prides herself on helping people choose the best fast passes and dining reservations for their family. She goes above and beyond to provide you with tips and tricks to make your Disney trip be as magical as it truly can be!

LEEANNE ROBERTS

Leeanne has had years of travel experience, and is truly vested in each person she works with.  Her caring, compassion, and fun loving spirit drive her to make each vacation experience the best it can be before, during, and after the travel has taken place.  She realizes that everyone works hard in their everyday lives; therefore, when it is time for them to travel, she wants them to truly be immersed in their get away.  Every individual is different; Leeanne takes the time to find out what is important for them to have incorporated with their trip no matter where they may be traveling.  She takes the information that she has been given and designs vacation packages that will allow her guests to fully enjoy their destination.  If you are thinking family, couples, girlfriend get away, honeymoon, destination wedding, and just because you want to travel for no specific reason at all, you can know with confidence that Leeanne has your best interest at heart.  No matter what type of adventure you see in your future (Adventures by Disney, Italy, Costa Rica, Las Vegas, Atlantis, Sandals, Beaches, Secrets, Dreams, All Disney Destinations, Universal, Hotel Xcaret, UNICO, Hawaii, River Cruises, All Major Cruise Lines, and so much more), it is her goal to make every guests trip an amazing adventure.  One of the things that she loves most is when her clients return from their trips and email her pictures, and describe their magical experiences.

WHITNEY MCCARLEY

Disney has always had a special place in Whitney’s heart. From marching down Main Street in the Magic Kingdom with her high school band, her honeymoon in 2000, and special family trips; there’s no place she’d rather be! Whitney is excited and ready to help you make those same magical memories. Don’t worry, she’s a self-proclaimed “Disney Dork” so she always looks for the FUN! She knows the way to planning and organizing every little sparkly minute of your trip. Whitney will make sure your accommodations, dining, park experiences, and memorable moments of every shape and size are magical! Whitney lives outside of Columbia, SC with her Disney Hubby, Disney Teenage Daughter, and her Disney Lil’ Dude, all who love everything Disney. As you’ll hear in the Carousel of Progress at the Magic Kingdom, “There’s a great big beautiful tomorrow shining at the end of every day….and tomorrow’s just a dream away.”

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