When Robert Jones recalls a trip to Australia with his family at age 13, he remembers an idyllic view of Fiji from the jet. He vowed then that he would return to the South Pacific someday. After college and several years in the music business in Los Angeles, Robert made travel his career in 1980, and has now visited Fiji three times. Other destinations include the Galapagos Islands, the Bahamas, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain, Indonesia, Thailand and Zimbabwe. His favorite countries are France and Japan. When not helping his clients fulfill their travel dreams, Robert’s passions include music, gardening, reading, and planning his next trip.
Denise Mager‘s favorite part of her job is the life long friendships she has built with so many of her clients. Her greatest satisfaction is making their dreams come true. Denise specializes in corporate, Hawaii, Mexico, cruise and group travel. She has extensive knowledge of group travel and has negotiated airfares for up to 300 people. She has been in the travel industry for over 28 years, more than 25 of them with Bainbridge Travel/The Travel Exchange. She lives in Brown’s Point with her husband Bob and their two precious kittens.
Margreet Pettersen was born and raised in the Netherlands. She brings over 20 years of travel experience to Bainbridge Travel/The Travel Exchange. She has traveled all over the world including Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Europe, Mexico, Hawaii and numerous destinations in the United States and Canada. Her favorite destination is Holland, where she travels almost every year. Her personal cruise experience includes Alaska, the Caribbean, the Mexican Riviera, and of course, the Norwegian coast with Hurtigruten. Margreet enjoys working with individuals as well as small and large groups. Her clients depend on her experience and patience in assisting them with all of their travel needs. Besides travel, Margreet likes swimming, bike riding and walking.
Originally from Philadelphia, Lisa Williams came to Seattle for a visit and totally fell in love with the Northwest. Having also lived in London for five years, Lisa has traveled extensively throughout Europe as well as the Caribbean and the United States. Lisa is our sports team and group expert for both domestic and international travel. In addition to travel, Lisa is an avid reader and film enthusiast. Lisa’s goal for future travels … see New Zealand!