Our Air Specialists can arrange individual or group flights for your trip

Laurie McLaughlin

Vice President of Customer Services

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 1987
3 words that describe me Loud, Caring, Late : )

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Laurie holds bachelor's degrees in general business administration and physical education from Mississippi State University. She has been to many places in the world, and while traveling she has been known to accidentally drive on the wrong side of the road, nearly giving her co-workers mini heart attacks.When she's not at the office, you're most likely to find Laurie playing tennis or spending time with her great nieces and nephews.

Wendy Frazier

Air Team Supervisor

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2000
Dream Jeopardy category: Oddball pets

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Wendy received a bachelor's degree in anthropology and a master’s degree in secondary social studies education from the University of Florida. She was a teacher for a few years before beginning a career in the travel industry. In her current role as Air Manager, Wendy is responsible for leading the air team, strategizing air processes, contract negotiation, ticketing, and booking flights. She has traveled throughout Latin America, Europe, Cambodia, and Vietnam. She is a self-described aspiring yogi and loves hanging out with her husband and pugs.

Bernadette Bernard

Destination Consultant & Air Specialist

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 1997
Favorite animal: Turtle

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Apart from completing English for foreigners in the intermediate level,  Bernadette completed two years of vocational college for business studies. She worked for Air India and Kenya Airways as a secretary/Airport Agent respectively and for Travel Services Seychelles Ltd as their Customer Service Manager until she moved to the U.S. the same year she started working at Holbrook Travel.  Her favorite place to go is still her homeland Seychelles, because her family lives there, but she has also visited Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, France, England & Germany. She loves learning about different cultures and trying different cuisines, and is yet to find a chili pepper too spicy for her.

Miranda Hunt

Air Specialist

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2016
Favorite book: "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton

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Miranda has a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences from the Florida State University. She has recently returned to her home state of Florida after spending a year abroad, where she taught English as a second language in Prague, Czech Republic, and traveled throughout central Europe and the United Kingdom. In her spare time she can be found traveling, reading books of all genres, or watching/listening to Phantom of the Opera for the millionth time. Her other interests include writing, Pilates, and iced coffee.

Carla Moure

Air Specialist

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2013
Currently listening to: Salsa

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Carla has a degree in hospitality and tourism management. While attending college, she was also a supervisor for a hotel, a customer service agent for an airline, and an independent travel agent. After graduation, she spent five months backpacking through Europe to enhance her travel experience and thirst for adventure. She has visited more than 30 countries so far and has traveled throughout the Americas and Europe. Carla was born and raised in Spain and speaks fluent English, Spanish, and Gallego (similar to Portuguese). 

Kaiti Thompson

Air Specialist

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 2013
Life Motto: "To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan, but also believe."

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Kaiti joined Holbrook in 2013, but her journey working in the travel industry started years before that. Kaiti worked at both Delta and American Airlines, where her attention and commitment to detail coupled with her in-depth and behind-the-scenes knowledge of the airline industry put her in a unique position to make a contribution at Holbrook. Kaiti’s personal interests include traveling, cooking, and sports. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, either on the lake or exploring local nature trails.

Fran Whitlock

Specialty Travel Consultant & Air Specialist

Worked at Holbrook travel since: 1992
Foreign languages: English, Southernese

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Fran has been in the travel industry since 1978. She studied travel at Prospect Hall College in Ft. Lauderdale and received her CTC (Certified Travel Consultant) designation in 1990. Fran was born and raised in Florida but lived in Germany for seven years before returning to the sunshine state. At Holbrook, she fulfills the roles of air specialist and travel consultant, working with groups and individuals to craft personalized travel experiences both by land and air. She loves to relax with family, travel, and be outdoors, and has visited Costa Rica, Peru, Panama, Ecuador, and the Galapagos Islands.