LUT's owner/manager has lived and traveled on 5 continents with experiences in the following countries:
In Europe: Austria, Alsace, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Monte Carlo, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain.
In Africa: South Africa, Kenya.
InCentral & South America: Mexico, Costa Rica.
In the Caribbean: Jamaica, BVI & USVI, sailed various islands.
In Asia: India & Hong Kong.
& many states in the USA.
Sabine Graf, CTIE born in Germany, raised in Cape Town, South Africa & Portugal is fluent in English, German & Portuguese and basic skills in Spanish, Dutch & French.
CTIE-Certified Travel Industry Executive, The Travel Institute
CTC-Certified Travel Counselor, The Travel Institute
CTA-Certified Travel Agent, The Travel Institute
Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP); An honors graduate of the Executive Travel Institute, Inc
Completion of Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Florida Atlantic University
Travel Destination Specialist (Caribbean); Executive Travel Institute, Inc.
Completion of Specialist Certifications in destinations & products: Germany, Portugal, Pousadas of Portugal, Britain & London, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, South Africa, San Juan & Anchorage, to mention a few.
Certified Travel Industry Executive, or CTIE, designation from The Travel Institute, the travel industry’s benchmark for educational excellence and the only travel organization offering certification for travel professionals’ varying levels of expertise.
The Certified Travel Industry Executive, CTIE®, designation is awarded by The Travel Institute to travel professionals who complete a rigorous training program, including closed-book, proctor-administered testing, to demonstrate extensive industry knowledge and experience and the highest standards of travel professionalism. In addition, CTIEs are required to fulfill stringent continuing education requirements each year.
The CTIE course focuses on the critical skills that today’s leaders need to succeed, including emotional intelligence, teambuilding, negotiating, and coping with change.
The CTC curriculum covers a number of skill areas that prepare the candidate for leadership roles in the industry – focusing on courses that develop business, professional, and managerial skills. The program is also designed to allow each candidate to tailor the program to meet his or her specific needs or career aspirations/specializations.
The CTA curriculum focuses on the essential skills needed to succeed as a frontline travel counselor – selling, customer service, destinations, niche markets and communication. The CTA is also the first step in earning the coveted Certified Travel Counselor designation.
The Travel Insititute
ASTA-American Society of Travel Advisors
The CTIE certification requires annual Continuing Education Units. We strive to stay on top of the industry changes, as well as supplier & resort education. This enables us to pass on to our clients the most accurate and knowledgable information available in the industry.
LetsUTravel's In-house reservation system is Travelport: Supplying our clients direct and real time reservations & ticketing.
What makes LetsUTravel special?
Personalized client travel planning, communication & problem solving;
Owner’s experience as a manager & travel agent specializing in International travel with private airline contracts & fares;
LetsUTravel specializes in travel arrangements for individuals & groups, corporations & missionary travel around the world. (Business & leisure travel)
The emphasis is complete travel arrangements, based on experience & knowledge of travel destinations.