Alexandria, MN 56308
800 Number: 888-762-1545
Manager: Donna Strommen
Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Available after-hours/weekends by appointment.
Years at Bursch Travel: 3.5
What did you do prior to Bursch Travel? I co-directed and escorted tours to Europe. I specialized in Norway, The Alpine Countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) Ireland and Scotland for 6 years. I also escorted domestic tours across the United States and Canada for 2 years.
What do you do for fun outside of travel? I enjoy my flower gardens! Most of all, spending time with my family and grandkids!!
Years with Bursch Travel: I'm brand new to the team!
What's your favorite destination and why? I love Nashville. It's such a fun area with so many fun things to do and see.
What's next on your travel bucket list? I really want to go to Norway! Barcelona and Istanbul are also on the top of my list.
What do you do for fun when you're not traveling? I really enjoy going to concerts or shows. I also spend a lot of time reading and just spending time with family and friends.
Share a fun fact about yourself: According to some of my family members, we are supposedly related to Paul McCartney....very distant of course.
Years at Bursch Travel: 7
Interesting Facts: I have always wanted to be a travel agent, even at a young age, and that has never waivered. I received my Travel Planner degree from Dakota County Technical College-Rosemount, MN.
Bucket List Destinations: Peru, Scandinavia, all of Africa... but the list is LONG!
What Parts of the World do you know Best? I hold leisure travel specialist certifications for Hawaii, Jamaica, Mexico, Cayman Islands, Alaska and a degree from the Disney College of Knowledge, just to name a few. I'm also a Holland America, Princess, Disney and Royal Caribbean cruise specialist! I just recently came back from an amazing trip touring Australia met my new buddy in the picture - a wombat. :)
Pat has worked in the travel business for 40 years. She started working in the accounting department for Northwest Airlines two weeks after graduating from high school. She is a Certified Travel Counselor, a graduate of the Disney College of Knowledge, and she specializes in Alaska, Mexico and Europe vacations. After years of dreaming about taking a European River cruise, Pat has now enjoyed several and often escorts Bursch Travel clients on these incredible journeys.
Years at Bursch Travel: 32
Interesting Facts: I never actually planned on working in the travel industry. I thought I was going to be a secretary, but 32 years later I'm still here and loving every minute of it!
Most Memorable Travel Request: I planned a trip to Robinson Caruso Island off the coast of Chile. It’s known for its dive sites and native wildlife such as firecrown hummingbirds and fur seals.
Bucket List Destinations: Australia and New Zealand
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