About Booked By Barthel Travel
Booked By Barthel Travel is a locally owned and operated professional travel consulting business.
Owner: Virginia Barthel, CTA, MCC,DS
Virginia’s passion for travel started with her first trip to Paris as a teenager, where she fell in love with exploring different destinations and cultures. There is no greater joy than sharing that passion with others! Clients appreciate that Booked By Barthel is run with attention to detail, cultivated by a background in business, and that personal attention is given to every aspect of their vacation.
Booked By Barthel opened in 2007 and moved to our current storefront location in 2015. Our commitment is to provide the best professional and caring customer service in the area and we strive to exceed our clients’ expectations.
Virginia has achieved the certification of Certified Travel Associate from the Travel Institute; Master Cruise Counselor and Luxury Cruise Specialist from CLIA (Cruise Lines International Assoc.); and the designation of Destination Specialist for France and the Caribbean from the Travel Institute. Booked By Barthel, LLC is also a Verified Travel Consultant agency through ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation).
A professional travel consultant can help to truly make your vacation planning stress free. By working closely with each client, listening to their needs and desires, and making recommendations based on our own experiences, education and supplier relationships, we help sort through the multitude of information and options and create lasting memories, one vacation at a time. We take care of every detail, so you can JUST PACK YOUR BAGS!