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Michelle
Maui Belly Dance Intensive


Thank you so much Joni! I had a wonderful time! I can't wait until next
year!

Thanks again!
Michelle

Daniela, Chris & Guido A.
Family Hawaiian Holiday and Maui Belly Dance Intensive

Joni!

We had an AMAZING time! Thanks so much for all your help! I can't stop thinking about the trip! Thank you!

I have to admit Kauai was our favorite island. Absolutely beautiful. We stayed there and enjoyed the peaceful and beautiful scenery.

Maui was fabulous too! And the cottage was fantastic! We loved it! It felt like our home away from home. While we were there we did the bike tour down from the crater, I got to surf at Hookipa beach, and we also did some other site seeing. Maui was beautiful as well! And the fact that there were 70 belly dancers from around the world was insane! The workshop was incredible!
I’m glad you enjoyed the show! It was nice to meet you!!!
Thanks again for everything!

Mahalo and Aloha
Daniela and Family! :)


Delilah & Nef H.
Maui Belly Dance Intensive

Aloha Joni!

It was a WONDERFUL experience for Nef and me! :) I'm
so glad we got to come! Yup! We were the peacocks! And I have a picture!
This is us!

And MAHALO NUI LOA!! for all your help to make our trip so smooth and easy! You're the best travel agent I've ever dealt with!!! I'll be calling you again next time I need to travel! :)

Delilah :)


 

Jack & Jean M.
Maui Family Holiday – Upcountry Bed & Breakfast


Dear Joni:

I just wanted to take this opportunity to express our thanks for all of your great help in making out travel arrangements for our vacation in your beautiful State.
Our travels, as well as our stay on the Islands of both Maui, and Kona were absolutely wonderful and by far exceeded our expectations.
We were even fortunate enough to have caught two Blue Marlin during our fishing trip at Kona.
Again, thank you for all of your fine help and we will not hesitate to refer both you, and your agency to friends who are contemplating future visits to your beautiful part of the world.

Sincerely, Jack & Jean

 

Kristina, Aubrey, Garrett & Bryant G.
Family Fun Florida - Disney World & Ritz Carlton Key Biscaine

Hello Joni,

The kids and I had a great time in Florida. Everything went fine at the reunion and the Ritz Carlton Key Biscaine and the Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World worked out just fine for us.

Thank you again for everything,
Kristina & kids

 

Susan S & Jeff M
Holiday & Reunion to Maui, Kauai & Oahu from Fiji

Aloha Joni!

We're an hour out from leaving for the airport. Sitting in the lobby of the
Waikiki Sheraton catching up after a nice dinner at Top of Waikiki revolving
restaurant for our anniversary. Ended up staying up at Sunset Beach with
Donna's friend Tracy & her kids. Was pretty cramped and we ended up
getting a limo ride back into town as there were no vans!!
Yikes! Guess I didn't think that one thru.....oh well. Still had a blast
swimming at Sunset with everyone yesterday but didn’t get much work done with
more distractions....are there ever NO distractions?

Again, thank you for your great hospitality and we'll be back! Would love
to go to that flea market again and especially the fabric store!!

Looking forward to getting home to Fiji and our "kids" tomorrow!!

Mahalo!
Susan & Jeff



 

Bob & Annita T.
Annual Anniversary Trip to French Polynesia
Tikehau Pearl Resort & Le Taha’a Private Island & Spa

Hi Joni,

Our vacation this year was fantastic as usual. I had initial doubts
about flying Air Tahiti Nui but they turned out to be fine. Their dinner
meals were great but their breakfasts left a lot to be desired. The
level of service was very good. The local airline, Air Tahiti, is well
run but their flight schedules are not visitor friendly and their
schedule can dictate the order in which you go places and at what time
of day. Long layovers in Papeete are very possible between inter-island
flights. All transfers to and from resorts were expertly handled.

The Taha'a Pearl Beach Resort is first class in every way. The food was world class, except for the eggs which come from Papeete. Their Polynesian show is on Tuesday night and was well done. Make reservations for the best tables. There are a lot of things to do there and the 4 wheel drive tour of the interior of the main island is not to be missed. The view from the top of one of the largest hills is magnificent. Purchasing the American Plan for meals is a must. Drinks are very expensive. The staff is well trained. Our boat was met by the Resort Manager and the check-in procedure is quick and easy with no long forms to fill out.

We must have been in the best room in the resort. Our overwater bungalow had a perfect view of Bora Bora. It rained for half of one day while we were there. The more formal restaurant is used for breakfast and dinner and the poolside restaurant is used for lunch. The resort has a webcam that takes a picture of the pool area every hour on the hour and our friends were able to see us standing by the pool.

The Tikehau airport is rather small but adequate. The Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort is a cut below Taha'a but I still enjoyed it immensely. It is a place where you can truly relax. We were the only Americans at the resort during our entire stay and this seems to be the norm. Mostly French and Italian honeymooners frequent it. Our four days at the resort produced the best weather we have ever had in the South Pacific. The skies were very blue in the daytime with no hint of the whiteness that you see in the States and the night sky was so black I thought I was out in space. I always go to the South Pacific during the dark of the moon. The night sky is always spectacular and I love to see the Southern Cross every
night. From Tahiti the city lights so wash out the sky that it is barely visible. I took my telescope along as usual and was able to collect 220 new objects that I had not seen before in the southern sky.

The food was again fantastic and the presentation made it look like it was right out of Gourmet Magazine. I gained five pounds on this vacation. The French really know how to make bread and pastries. The activities at Tikehau are limited but it is very nice to just lay around and do nothing at all.

You can take a boat trip to the village and hire bikes for a self guided tour, take a picnic on Bird Island and of course there is always snorkeling and scuba diving. French is the chief language used at both resorts but English is certainly understood as well as German and Italian. There was a very small language problem when speaking to the native help at both resorts but it was insignificant. The French managers and staff spoke English well. Both staffs were very friendly and anxious to please. The female bartender at the Tikehau had something very interesting to say, "I like Americans because they are kind."

Thanks again Joni,
Bob & Annita T.



 

Anne M.
Family Maui Wedding – Maui Prince Hotel

Joni - Aloha

My trip was very successful, you did a fantastic job of planning, coordinating, and making it all go smoothly. I am especially grateful since I was traveling alone, and not that experienced. You made all information clear and precise, all highlighted and outlined - just great.

My niece's wedding was simply beautiful, all the more meaningful to me, because my dear sister (and Mother of the Bride) who has lived on Maui for many years is recovering from a serious auto accident. It meant so much to me to be with her during this big event.

My sister was given a pass from her rehab facility in Kahului to spend two nights at the Maui Prince for the wedding, along with her husband and father of the bride. The hotel was lovely, great service, wonderful staff, and fantastic setting, AND I was a few doors away from my sister. I never imagined how beautiful Maui could be. I'm so glad I got to see it for myself.

I cannot thank you enough.
Aloha and Mahalo
Anne

P.S. I enjoyed a lovely room service breakfast today with the voucher you included. The upgraded room was beautiful!



 

Scott & Serena B.
Fiji Honeymoon – Matamanoa Island Resort

Hi Joni!

Yes, we are home, safe - very well rested and in love with Fiji.

Despite the early hurdle, the trip was well worth it, we really loved Matamanoa, very good spot for a honeymoon and first time visit. We are sorry we did not meet you the week of, things were much more hectic than we had expected. We are planning to come through Maui to see Serena's parents in the next few months, so we'll make it a point of stopping in to say hello - then. I've attached a pretty funny picture of the 2 of us, poolside in Matamanoa, just our feet... hope you laugh and enjoy. We'll send some of our wedding, when we get them in!

Thank you so much again for organizing this trip, helping our guests out, etc. We'll definitely use your services again.

Thanks

Scott & Serena B.


 

Shannon & Frank B
Fiji Honeymoon – Sheraton Denarau

Bula Bula Joni,

I just have to say that Frank and I really appreciate
all you've done for us with this trip - I know it
hasn't been an easy job.

I also want to thank you for your encouragement -
that's so nice of you!

Honeymoon here we come!

Aloha,
Shannon & Frank


 

Angela & Marlene
Barbados Getaway, Treasure Beach Hotel

Hello Joni,

Sorry it has taken us so long to get back to you....you know how it is...getting back to work is crazy!

Anyhow, we had a wonderful time! The Treasure Beach Hotel in Barbados is wonderful...a definite good place to refer others. Peaceful, quaint, friendly....and great views of the ocean!

We don't have a digital camera (we are still in the dark ages) or we would send you a picture...

Joni, our plans are to go to Greece next June....can you help us in planning that vacation? I didn't remember if you handled Europe vacations...

Hope you and your husband are well...
Take care,
Angela and Marlene

 

Janelle & Craig
Fiji Getaway – Hideaway Resort

Bula Bula Joni :)

I am so sorry it has taken me this long to get back to you..It seems I haven't had even an extra minute these past few weeks.

Thank you so much for the sulus!!! I was so delighted to get them, it was really thoughtful of you. Thank you so much!!!!! Everything that you sent was great,we are so happy to have found you! Thank you,thank
you,thank you!

To say we are excited for our trip is an understatement. We count down every day, and cannot wait for the 2nd to get here.:) If there is anything else we need to know, or should know, please let me know.:)

Again thank you so much much Joni!

Best regards,
Janelle (Craig too!)

 

Scott & Lisa J.
Fiji Honeymoon – Qamea Island Resort

Bula Bula Joni!

I hope you are doing great and living life to its fullest! I will email you the web link to our photos when I have them ready but I just wanted to send you a quick note to say......YOU ROCK!!

Lisa and I had a magical experience at Qamea and everything was wonderful! You prepared us perfectly and all the details were worry free. We had a beautiful sunny day outdoor wedding in Michigan and then whisked away to paradise.

Thank you does not fully communicate our appreciation and we will be sending you referrals at every opportunity. We will be in touch soon and again, sincere thanks and warm regards!

Respectfully,
Scott & Lisa




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