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Agent Spotlight - Marla

Get to know Agent Marla in this week's edition of Agent Spotlight.

Name:​   Marla Duffy
Kingdom Konsultant Travel
Beyond the Kingdom Travel

Find me on
Facebook: @MarlaKingdomKonsultants
Instagram:  @vacationwithMarla

I specialize in… Disney, Universal, Hawaii, family vacations

Where do you call home? Connecticut

What was your dream job when you were 10 years old? I wanted to work on a movie set

Why did you become a travel agent? I loved advising my friends on their Disney vacations and my sister suggested I look into doing it as a profession.  It seemed like a great idea so I looked in it and met Pam on a message board – it was one of the best decisions I have made joining Kingdom Konsultant Travel!

Favorite vacation destination? Disney World with Hawaii a close second

This or that:
  • Walt Disney World or Disneyland: Disney World
  • Caribbean cruise or Mediterranean cruise: Caribbean Cruise
  • Mickey or Minnie: Mickey
  • Monorail or Skyliner: Monorail
  • Mickey pretzel or Mickey ice cream: Mickey ice cream
  • Star Wars or Avatar: Not sure yet, haven’t gotten to Galaxy’s Edge yet
  • Tomorrowland or Fantasyland: Fantasyland
  • Rollercoaster or dark ride: Dark ride
  • Rope drop or close down the park: Both!
  • Mickey’s Not So Scary or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas: Very Merry Christmas
  • Flower and Garden or Food and Wine: Food and Wine
Disney Favorites:
  • Disney Resort: ​ Beach Club
  • Disney attraction:  Flights of Passage but haven’t been to Galaxy’s Edge yet!
  • Disney snack:  Mickey ice cream bar
  • Souvenir: Dated clothing
  • Movie:  Tangled or Aladdin
Earliest Disney vacation memory? My honeymoon! Most people think I’ve been Disney vacationing since I was little, but my first trip to Disney for vacation was on my honeymoon and after that we went once or twice a year, watching our kids grow up year after year there.

Disney experience that brings tears to your eyes? When my daughter was born, my father was recovering from lung cancer surgery and wasn’t allowed to fly from FL to CT to meet her.   We flew to Disney when she was 3 months old and my parents joined us there.   My father was so excited to arrive at our room and finally get to hold his granddaughter.   He loved Disney so much he brought the entire family back the next year.

Where have you traveled aside from Walt Disney World? As an adult…Spain, London, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Hilton Head S.C, New York.   And I lived in Europe from the age of 6 to 15 – in England, Paris, France and Portugal, and traveled throughout Europe to various countries as a child.

A bit more about you:
  • Favorite TV Show: Magnum PI reboot
  • Favorite Hobby: Shopping
  • Favorite Color: Yellow
  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw

Let Marla help you plan your next vacation!  

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