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About Us: Our Vacation Travel Specialists


In addition to years of training and certification, all of our leisure travel consultants also specialize in various destinations and modes of travel, so no matter where you go—or how you get there, our travel experts can help you plan and experience the best vacation possible every time.

Ann Arbor

Bill Mitchell

Bill Mitchell

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 4106
E-mail: bmitchell@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: France, Italy, Spain, Western Europe
Travel Specialties: Luxury, Custom Tours

In addition to his role as manager of the Prestige Travel Group, Bill is also one of our lead international travel consultants. He has been with Conlin Travel since 1983, and his extensive travel experiences, professionalism, and attention to detail have benefited his many loyal clients over the years. Bill’s particular focus is Western Europe with primary emphasis on France, Italy, and Spain. Bill has the distinction of being listed as a “France Expert” through various affiliations. He has also traveled in Ireland and England, as well as taken cruises in Alaska, the Mediterranean, and across the Atlantic on Queen Mary 2.

Eva Drafta

Eva Drafta, CTC, ACC

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 4022
E-mail: edrafta@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: Canada, Western Europe
Travel Specialties: Ocean and River Cruises, Independent and Escorted Tours

A travel consultant since 1985, Eva earned her Certified Travel Consultant designation in 1990. She enjoys assisting travelers in planning escorted and independent trips all over the world. She has escorted groups within the United States and Canada and is considered an insider for the Niagara Falls area of Canada and she especially loves the theatre and wine regions of Canada. When not on land, her favorite pastime is cruising. Eva has earned her Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC) designation, Royal Caribbean University's Expert Certification, and she is also a Certified River Cruise Specialist for Uniworld River Cruises and Avalon Waterways. In addition to being a travel consultant, Eva has also served as a Travel and Tourism Instructor with Conlin-Hallissey Travel School since 1991.

Kenna Kramer

Kenna Kramer

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 2301
E-mail: kkramer@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: Hawaii, Las Vegas, Disney, Universal Studios, Caribbean, Mexico
Travel Specialties: Cruises, Resorts, Family, Honeymoons

Kenna has been assisting travelers with their vacations since 1997, and is a vital resource when planning a visit to popular vacation spots like Disney World or Las Vegas, or when selecting the perfect honeymoon to Hawaii, Mexico, or the Caribbean. Her many travels to the Hawaiian Islands will make this destination familiar and inviting. She has not only earned certification as a Hawaii Specialist, but she has also earned expert certification for each individual island. As a graduate of the College of Disney Knowledge, and a specialist for Universal Parks & Resorts, she can bring the most popular theme parks and all of Orlando’s attractions to life for children of all ages. Kenna is also a Princess Cruise Academy graduate, having achieved the highest rank of Commodore.

Sandy Kulenkamp, CTA, MCC

Sandy Kulenkamp, CTA, MCC

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 4105
E-mail: skulenkamp@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: Italy, Europe, Africa, Asia, China, Tanzania, Brazil
Travel Specialties: Luxury, Cruises, Resorts, Safaris

An international travel consultant with the Prestige Travel Group, Sandy has been with Conlin Travel since 1989 and has earned the enviable reputation as a “cruise expert.” In addition to her Master Cruise Counsellor designation, she has earned the top ranking of Commodore with both Cunard and Princess Cruise Academies. Also, she is a Certified River Cruise Specialist for Uniworld River Cruises, Silversea Cruise Specialist, Celebrity Cruises Consultant, Carnival Cruise Specialist, and she has completed the Crystal Cruises Academy, Regent Seven Seas Cruises University, and Royal Caribbean University Expert Certification. Along with the world’s waterways, she is also well-versed in European travel, as well as Asia. She enjoys arranging luxury trips to all parts of the world, including China, Tanzania, and Brazil which she has visited personally.

Vicky Masters

Vicky Masters

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 2414
E-mail: vmasters@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: Europe, Alaska, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Caribbean, Greece, Mexico
Travel Specialties: Custom Tours, Cruises, Resorts, Honeymoons

Vicky has been in the travel industry since 1990 and with Conlin Travel since 1996. A native of Greece, she is an expert on Greece and the Mediterranean. As an international consultant, she enjoys planning tours and cruises throughout Europe where she has visited numerous times. She is also well-versed in Mexico and the Caribbean. Vicky is a Hawaii, Costa Rica and U.S. Virgin Islands Destination Specialist, as well as a Princess Cruise Academy graduate, having earned the highest rank of Commodore.

Janet Torno

Janet Torno

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 3102
E-mail: jtorno@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise:Europe, the Caribbean, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Southeast Asia
Travel Specialties: Custom Independent & Group Tours, Escorted Tours, Cruises

Janet enjoys planning culturally focused vacations for her clients. Following an extensive career in the non-profit arts community which began at the University of Michigan Museum of Art as its Assistant Director, Janet began her travel experiences escorting groups to the University's Villa Corsi Salviati exploring the art, history and culture of Italy. This ignited her passion for exploring new regions through their culture, cuisine (and wine), and their people. During her subsequent work with the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center as its Executive Director and with the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, DC, Janet led trips nationally and internationally with a focus on the arts, allowing her to further expand her travel knowledge and expertise. She now enjoys utilizing her vast experience to research her clients' goals for their dream trips virtually anywhere in the world.

Mary Steils

Mary Steils, CTA

Phone: 734-677-0900 or 800-426-6546 ext. 2306
E-mail: msteils@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: Africa, England, Europe, Kenya, London, Paris, Prague, South Africa, Tanzania
Travel Specialties: Ocean Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Vacations, Safari

Having worked in the Travel Industry since 1996, Mary has traveled to many countries throughout the world buth escorting groups and for her own enjoyment. Mary enjoys putting European trips together for her clients and finding the right mix of sightseeing and free time. She also enjoys curising and finding the right cruise that fits her client's needs. She has sailed multiple times on Princess Cruises, Holland America, Disney Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Windstar, Oceania, and Azamara. She has also experienced river cruising on the Nile, the Danube, and the Rhine rivers. If you ask Mary what her favorite destination is, she will answer without hesitation, "East Africa." Mary fell in love with Africa and the safari experience and has returned multiple times and continues to visit Africa. She can plan your perfect safari.


East Lansing

Michelle Finch

Michelle Finch

Phone: 517-492-1416
E-mail: mfinch@conlintravel.com
Destination Expertise: Hawaii, Caribbean, Mexico
Travel Specialties: Cruises, Honeymoons, Luxury Resort Travel, Destination Weddings

A leisure travel consultant since 1999, Michelle takes pride in making sure her clients' vacations are wonderful experiences each and every time. Her strong attention to detail has helped her to become a successful Destination Wedding Specialist, as well as a Certified Sandals Specialist. Her expertise in these areas helps her to plan dream weddings and unforgettable honeymoons. In addition, she loves putting together customized itineraries of the Hawaiian Islands, where she has visited numerous times. Michelle has a passion for beautiful beaches and has been to many all-inclusive resorts throughout Mexico and the Caribbean. Using her first-hand experience, she assists her clients in selecting the ideal resort. She also enjoys working with clients to plan that perfect Alaskan or Mediterranean cruise. Among her travels, Michelle has sailed on many Caribbean cruises and also spent a few months traveling throughout England and Wales.