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Agent Spotlight - Gloria


Meet Gloria in this week's Agent Spotlight.

Name: Gloria Keenan

Find me on
Facebook: @gloria.keenan

I specialize in... Walt Disney World, All Cruise Lines (including River), and Aulani

Where do you call home? New York City!!!

Why did you become a travel agent? 
I became a travel agent because I enjoy planning vacations and travelling the world and want to help others be able to experience their dream vacations.

Favorite vacation destination? 
My favorite vacation destination is any cruise, although my favorite place was Alaska. I’ve sailed on 39 cruises and I’m still counting. However, Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will always be my ultimate favorite place.


Most unique vacation destinations? 
My most unique vacation destinations have been Iceland and St. Petersburg, Russia. The terrain in Iceland was so different from anything else I’ve seen in my travels. The museums and buildings in Russia were just amazing, so much history.

This or that:
  • Walt Disney World or Disney Cruise Line: Disney Cruise Line 
  • Mickey pretzel or Mickey Ice Cream: Mickey Ice Cream
  • Rope drop or close down the park: close down
  • Flower and Garden or Food and Wine: Flower and Garden!!

Disney Favorites:
  • Disney Resort:  Yacht Club and Animal Kingdom Lodge 
  • Disney Attraction: Haunted Mansion
  • Disney Snack: Dole Whip
  • Disney Special Event:  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Earliest Disney vacation memory?
My family took our first Disney vacation when I was 16. I was so excited because this was the first time ever that we were going to fly. I loved Magic Kingdom as soon as we walked in there and every time I go back, I feel the same magic.

Where have you traveled aside from Walt Disney World?
Alaska, Austria, Bermuda, California, Canada, Caribbean, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hawaii, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Sweden.


Bucket List vacations?
My bucket list of vacations, in no particular order, are the Galapagos Islands, Greece, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, South Pacific, Greenland and South America.  So many places left to see!


Contact Gloria at gloria@kingdomkonsultant.com to start planning your next trip!

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