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Linda Raymer

Linda Raymer
Following a career of 35 years in the industry as owner and senior executive of one of the top American Express Franchise agencies, now as President Emeritus at Travelink, Linda's influence and impact on our business and the travel industry is everlasting. Having developed the luxury division of our leisure business, Privileged Journeys, she continues to support our growth and remains available to develop luxury itineraries for individuals and custom groups as well as represent our company in local charity work. Linda has served on the American Express CTN Advisory board as well as the American Express Vacations Advisory Board, the Bedsonline Advisory Board, the Departures Luxury Council and the Departures Magazine ETA (Elite Travel Advisor) Board.

Recent Posts

Regent Cruising:  Linda Raymer’s Cruise to the Mediterranean

By Linda Raymer on June 23, 2021

An avid cruiser for 35 years, I have been fortunate to be a guest on many luxury ships of all sizes. More than 40 nights have been on one of the Regent Seven Seas ships and there is not a more perfect way to get a taste of a new destination or an immersive experience in a favorite part of the world. Packing and unpacking once in a beautiful floating luxury hotel is a pampered, stress-free way to travel.

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Topics: New, Privileged Journeys, Cruises, Luxury

Discover the Wonders of Sydney

By Linda Raymer on May 10, 2019

Australia is a vast country of sharp contrasts from the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef and lush vineyards of Barossa Valley to Ayers Rock in the Uluru Outback with its fascinating Aboriginal culture, as well as the cosmopolitan cities of Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and, of course, Sydney.

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Topics: Privileged Journeys, Food + Culture, Vacations

Normandy, France: The 75th Anniversary of D-Day

By Linda Raymer on March 8, 2019

 “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you.” -- General Dwight D. Eisenhower (June 5, 1944)

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Topics: Privileged Journeys, Europe, Food + Culture, Luxury, Custom Travel

Breathtaking Alaska

By Linda Raymer on January 3, 2019

 Alaska can be found near the top of many bucket lists because even though it is part of the United States, it still feels a world away. I lived there for a few years as a child and decided to go back for my birthday this past summer. One of the most popular modes to explore this vast region is on a cruise.

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Topics: Privileged Journeys, Cruises, Travel Tips

Splendors of Egypt & the Nile

By Linda Raymer on December 14, 2018

Ever since middle school geography class, you’ve wanted to experience the wonders of Egypt. Now that you have the time and means, you’re concerned it’s not a good idea for tourists to visit. We want to assure you that tourism to the Cradle of Civilization is back and exploring the Splendors of Egypt & The Nile with our partners at Uniworld Boutique River Cruises should be at the top of your vacation dream list for 2019.

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Topics: Food + Culture, Travel Tips