Mary Ann Ramsey, CTC, DS, President of Betty Maclean Travel, Inc.

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Mary Ann Ramsey, CTC, DS is a nationally recognized travel consultant who specializes in multigenerational family travel and customized safaris to Africa and India. 

Whatever the destination, Mary Ann uses her expertise as a consultant and fellow world traveler when planning any trip with her clients.

Awards and Recognition 

·         Travel + Leisure Magazine 'The A-List of Travel Super-Agents’ 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Ultra-Luxury Agent; 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

·         Condè Nast Traveler Magazine ‘World’s Top Travel Specialists’ 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009. 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 - Specialty Multi-generational travel

·         Selected to on The Siam's Virtuoso Advisory Board

·         Selected as a Finalist for Godmother of Royal Caribbean International's Liberty of the Seas 2007

·         ASTA Travel Agent of the Year 2003

·         Cover story of the Luxury Travel Magazine, March 2006

·         Virtuoso member agency since 1993

·         Betty Maclean Travel, Inc. is a top performing agency among the Virtuoso's network of agencies

Appointments and Committees

·         Forbes Traveler 400 Board Member, appointed 2008, 2006

·          Virtuoso Member Advisory Board, elected 2007

·         Cambridge Beaches Advisory Board, appointed May 2007

·         Virtuoso Ethics Committee, appointed 2007

·         Oceania Cruises Cruise Connoisseur Club, 2008

·         Residensea Ambassador, appointed 2006

·         TCS Expeditions Advisory Board, appointed 2004

·         Silversea Cruises Advisory Board, appointed 2004

·         Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Travel Agent Advisory Board, appointed 2004

·         Abercrombie & Kent Advisory Board, appointed 1998

·         Travel + Leisure Magazine’s Travel Agent Advisory Board

·         Virtuoso Member Advisory Board Cruise Committee Liaison

·         Forum Club of Southwest Florida Program Committee

 Credentials

·         CTC (Certified Travel Counselor) since 1984

·         Accredited Destination Specialist (DS) in Europe, Africa and South Pacific

 Media Appearances

·         Guest on WGCU 90.1 FM Gulfcoast Live! Radio Show

·         Guest on Wall Street Wrap Up television program

·         Guest on local NBC News, WINK News, and ABC News Television

·         WGCU (PBS station)  – Expressions magazine travel columnist