“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.”
– Warren Buffett
As your travel advisor, I create your personalized and curated vacation.
What we do
There are A LOT of details that go into planning the perfect trip and no two vacations are alike. Through our careful consultation and collaboration, I will create the most ideal itinerary based on your needs and desires. I strive to get you the best price that offers the best value. Besides finding the accommodations and travel arrangements most appropriate for you, I will offer inside tips and tricks to help you enjoy your trip to the fullest, as well as information on dining, activities, weather, insurance, and more.
Travel is our passion. Through our first-hand travel experience and continual training and interaction with cruise lines, resort chains, tour operators, and tourism boards, I make sure my information is fresh and up to date so your vacation turns out just the way you want it to every time. I maintain relationships with suppliers and tour operators all over the world so that you get the top-notch service that you deserve. I am your advocate from the time we start working together to the time you get home. And in the unlikely event something goes wrong and you need assistance during your trip, I am there for you.
A great vacation is so much more than just booking your transportation and accommodations. Are you celebrating an occasion? Do you need dinner reservations in Rome? A romantic candlelight dinner on the beach? Theater tickets? Just let me know and I can make it happen for you. My job is to make sure all you have to do is enjoy the trip and make memories.
Ilisa Oman, VTA
Owner and Travel Advisor
Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialists Association
American Society of Travel Advisors
Professional Travel Agents of North America
An avid traveler and learner, I have been in the travel business since 2007. I was nominated for Frederick’s Best of the Best Tour and Travel Services in 2019 and 2020. I started the business after traveling with my young children and realized that I wanted to help other young families see the world. Since then, I have expanded to encompass all generations and types of families.
As the owner and your travel advisor, I am committed to providing you with the highest level of customer service while creating your dream trip. Professional development and continuing education are very important to me. You can view a list of my certifications and memberships below.
In addition, I am an experienced meeting planner and have been trained in customer service practices by the Disney Institute.
When not planning travel or traveling myself, I enjoy belly dancing, reading, musical theater, and being a soccer mom extraordinaire. Giving back to the community is important, so I serve on the Town of New Market Events Committee.
Certifications and Specializations
Verified Travel Advisor
Certified Destination Wedding, Honeymoon and Romance Specialist
Certified Accessible Travel Advocate
Certified Autism Travel Professional
Matai Fiji Specialist
Certified Disney Specialist
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Specialist
Virgin Voyages Certified First Mate
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Specialist
Princess Cruise Lines Commodore
Certified Sandals Specialist
Southern Europe Specialist
Mexico Destination Specialist
Hawaii Destination Specialist
Jamaica Travel Specialist
Grenada Destination Specialist
Marriott Sales Specialist
AMResorts Master Agent
What Customers Say
We loved having Ilisa for our travel agent. She responded immediately to all of our questions and planned a great trip! Her knowledge of all things Disney helped make our trip that much more enjoyable and saved us money. Her friendly and professional attitude are a rare find and made planning our trip a terrific experience. We can’t wait to start planning our next adventure!
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