Meet the Corporate Team
Welcome to Dolphin Vacations a division of Professional Travel corporate travel. Business travel management is a highly detailed and specialized field. To find the best travel services that meet each of our customers' exact needs, the corporate agents at Dolphin Vacations a division of Professional Travel are experts in time management, negotiation, systems integration and support. Through intense planning and dedication, we excel at all the behind the scenes work that makes your travel plans effortless.
Deb got started in the travel profession in 1972 and works in our corporate division. She favors working with International travel. Deb has been to Australia, Japan, Croatia, Slovenia, Alaska, Hawaii, Grand Cayman, France, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, England, and on the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff . Her top three destinations are Australia, Alaska and the Canadian Rockies. DebK@protravgr.com
Sarah began her career in the travel industry in 2000 after graduating from GVSU with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with an emphasis in Travel and Tourism. Her specialties include negotiating corporate and group hotel rates, group transportation and airline contracts, coordinating all aspects of meetings and events, and designing registration websites for clients. She takes pride in providing the highest level of service to her customers. She has traveled all over the US, but her favorite destinations are San Francisco, New York City and Paris. She loves to experience new things, see new places and immerse herself in different cultures. She thanks her dad for sparking her interest in travel at a young age; he retired recently from a long career with United Airlines. Sarah@protravgr.com
Evelyn has been in the industry for 30+ years. She is a certified CTC and has been to Asia, Mexico, Canada, Great Britain, Venezuela, Caribbean and all throughout the United States. When asked what her favorite destination has been so far Evelyn said “Hawaii”. EvelynL@protravgr.com
Gene Gustafson has worked in corporate travel since 1986. He is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management as well as Travel Agent Training School. Gene is a CTC (Certified Travel Counselor) as well as a Destination Specialist in Western Europe. He has traveled to Sweden, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Russia, Poland, Estonia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, France, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, French Polynesia, as well as throughout the US and Canada. Gene had never experienced flying until he became a travel agent. Gene@protravgr.com
Amy graduated from American Travel School in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1988. She began her career in 1988 at RCI Travel, where she did both domestic and international travel. In 1993 she took a new position as manager at Uniglobe Great Lakes Travel who was later bought out and then went to work for the new owners where she did leisure travel from 2006 until her move to corporate agent at Professional Travel in 2015. Amy@protravGR.com