Marlene Kraft
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Marlene Kraft

Advisor, Independent Affiliate

What is your favorite destination?
Israel. I always feel so at home every time I visit. Each trip has been so memorable.

What itinerary do you enjoy planning for clients?
Honeymoons. I love to meet with excited young couples to plan the vacation of their dreams. It’s very rewarding and I enjoy taking part in such a special memory for them.

What is the most interesting/exotic locale you’ve visited?
Greek and Turkish Isles.

What cities could you revisit over and over again?
Florence and Rome.

What’s on your travel “wish list”?
South African safari, Australia and New Zealand.

What was the most memorable event that happened to you while traveling?
While at the Excelsior Grand Hotel in Rome, I off-handedly mentioned to the staff that I was off to enjoy a great day of sightseeing because it was my birthday. When I arrived back to my room that afternoon, there was a beautiful table set with flowers, a cake and champagne chilling beside it.

What culture/experience surprised you?
Moscow. The beautiful architecture, the monuments, the subways made of marble- it was stunning.

If I had an unlimited budget, I’d…
Travel around the world.

When traveling, what can’t you leave home without?
Definitely my phone!

What was your most memorable purchase while traveling?
A painting in Rome.

What was your most memorable meal while traveling?
Sunset dinner at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens. They have a rooftop garden restaurant that overlooks the city with beautiful views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and the Parliament. It was magical.

Any “words of wisdom” you’ve learned along the way?
Traveling means stepping out of your comfort zone. Traveling means expanding your horizons, literally and figuratively. Traveling is feeling alive.

What travel tips do you like to share with your clients?
Check the expiration date on your passport!


  • Leisure Travel
  • Cruises
  • Spas
  • Honeymoons
  • Custom Itineraries


  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Spas
  • Cruising
  • Costa Rica

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible trip you put together for our special occasion. We celebrated our 25th in style- from Athens to Istanbul! There wasn't a moment we didn't enjoy.

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