Manager & Travel Consultant at Journeys Inc. specializing in Honeymoons & Destination Weddings & Disney Destinations
Certifications: Chairman's Royal Club with Sandals & Beaches Resorts, Platinum Level Certified Sandals & Beaches Specialist, Certified WeddingMoon Specialist, Hard Rock WOW Wedding Specialist, Karisma GIVC Honeymoon & Anniversary Consultant and AM Resort Master Agent.
Kim Goldstein joined Journeys Inc, in 2006 as a travel consultant specializing in Disney Destinations. Her extensive knowledge of Disney has come from annual trips to Walt Disney World with her family along with many vacations on Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland, and Adventures by Disney. Kim’s knowledge of Disney destinations assisted Journeys in gaining the distinguished title of Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. She is also a 2006 graduate of Disney’s College of Knowledge, a graduate of Disney’s Agent Education Program at Disney World & Disney Cruise Line. She was selected to serve on the EarMarked Travel Agent Advisory Council, which is a distinguished committee representing the EarMarked Disney travel agencies. She has been featured in a national travel magazine, as an expert on Disney Destinations on several occasions.
In addition to Kim’s love of Disney, her other passion is tropical travel. Nothing makes her happier than to be on a beach with crystal clear blue water! She is a Certified Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist and attended the extensive Sandals and Beaches WeddingMoon Certification Program. Kim also took the Hard Rock WOW Wedding Specialist Certification in 2015.
Sandals Resorts International invited Kim to join the exclusive Chairman’s Royal Club. In keeping with the company’s longstanding tradition of support and recognition of its travel agent partners, a select group of top travel agents who have continuously produced results and showcased loyalty to the resort brand have been invited into the Chairman’s Royal Club. She is the only travel agent in the Richmond area to acheive this top honor and is excited to represent Sandals and Beaches as a Chairman's Royal Club member.
Kim was named as one of the "Top 25 Travel Agents in 2015" by Travel Agent Magazine. She recently won the 2013 Top Sales Performer Award, 2014 Rising Star, 2014 Chairman's Outstanding Sales Achievement, 2015 Best of the Best awards at the Sandals & Beaches STAR Awards. Journeys won the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Awards for the last three years because her honeymoon clients rated her in the top 5% of local wedding professionals from the Wedding Wire network. Kim is a Certified Platinum Sandals & Beaches Specialist and has visited all of the Sandals and Beaches resorts, along with many other destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii. She wants to assist you in planning the vacation of a lifetime every time!
Kim was featured in many different travel industry resource publications:
Travel Agent Magazine: http://www.travelagentcentral.com/people/travel-agent-magazine-s-top-25-all-star-advisors
Travel Agent Magazine: https://www.travelagentcentral.com/people/inspiring-tips-to-grow-by
Adventures by Disney Article http://www.recommend.com/destinations/europe/qa-with-kim-goldstein-travel-professional/
Richmond Weddings Magazine: https://richmondweddings.com/blog/top-romantic-resorts-destination-weddings-honeymoons/
Why book with a travel agent?
While many vacations can be booked over the internet, there is tremendous value in utilizing Kim Goldstein's professional travel planning services. Kim has access to the best resorts and tour companies around the world and utilizes her contacts at various resorts to ensure her clients have a seamless dream vacation. Her goal is to plan the most AMAZING trip for every client!
Kim offers her complimentary planning services to her clients. She will meticulously guide you through the planning process to ensure each detail is taken care of prior to travel including hotel reservations, airfare, ground transfers, travel insurance and tours without charging you a service fee. You won't pay anymore than you see online and often times, the price is better and you do far less work. Kim is also able to price match most major online travel agencies.