Meet the Crew
Brian Nystedt has been traveling since the age of 4 - a visitor to Europe at least annually for over 30 years and escorting people to Asia since 1985. As a China Master Agent [which is a real honor ... there are only a handful in the U.S.], Brian is someone who can make sure you get the absolute MOST from your visit. A seasoned traveler, when you're with Brian on one of New Departures' 'Exclusive Excursions' worldwide, you're traveling with a man who's 'been there, done that' - and is still the most enthusiastic traveler in the group.
Barbara Hanovich spent a portion of her high school years traveling through Europe and hasn't unpacked since. She and husband Gary share a love of Asian travel and art, but you can scarcely name a place they haven't been. If you want to know the best hotel almost anywhere, ask email@example.com.
Gerald Kelley has been an international traveler since 1959. With his theater background, Gerald has a strong interest in cultural travel, with England a specialty. He can answer almost any question on British cultural happenings. Gerald also spent two years in Germany and is fluent in both the language and culture.
Doris Skalstad brings the expertise of a well-seasoned traveler to New Departures. Doris has lived in Spain, England and brags that she has driven into and out of Madrid without incident. She has enjoyed attending operas from Milan to Moscow to Sydney, as well as cities in the U.S. and brings a special knowledge of the cultural scene in the U.S.A., Europe and beyond. London is her favorite city and she enjoys rooting out unusual museums there and elsewhere in England. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathleen Sidla learned the art of travel serving with Eastern Airlines, Continental and Alitalia as a Sales Manager and tour escort. Kathy, a travel industry professional for more than two decades is an avid fan of all things Irish and Italian. Talk to her for a first-class tour of either Ireland or Italy. Kathy (like everyone on our highly-qualified staff) can get you where you want to go with ease, speed and all the style you can afford! email@example.com
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