Linda Nilsen, CEO
"Multi-million dollar producer for Crystal Cruises" Linda brings a wealth of world travel knowledge. Previously staffed aboard Crystal Cruises she has worked directly in shore excursions. Her expertise is world wide travel, luxury cruising, river cruises, land tours, and family vacations. Now that's experience you can count on!
Per Nilsen, Group Specialists
Per has enjoyed over 12 years of experience as the Hotel Director on board Crystal Cruises where he oversaw every aspect of the ships hotel operations. As your world travel expert he will personally assist you in every way to faciliate you get the most of your cruise and travel experience.
Expert Crystal Cruises Consultant, Jami maintains a strong attention to detail, which means that every aspect of your vacation will be carefully orchestrated to perfection. Since she holds a certificate from the Crystal Cruises Academy, you may rest assured that your cruise experience will be flawless. Because of Jami’s many years of experience as an office administrator, she also serves as Office Manager for Blue Ribbon Cruise & Travel.
Valerie Freeman has painted her way literally around the world several times. by land and sea as a Professional Artist. Her Crystal Cruises 103 day World Cruise as a Guest Art Lecturer was by far the most grand adventure of her lifetime. Her cruise experience as a Guest and Staff Member combined with her certification from the Crystal Cruises Academy with 100% perfection, makes her your ideal travel consultant.
After going on my first Mediterranean wine group cruise as Europa Village’s representative in early 2016 (a Blue Ribbon voyage hosted by Per Nilsen), my new found love for travel was cemented. Parlaying my wine knowledge and experience into luxury travel has been an easy and natural transition.
Jeremiah Hammer, Director of Strategic Development
Jeremiah joined Blue Ribbon Cruise and Travel as Director of Strategic Development in 2019. He is a seasoned world traveler, nature conservationist, photographer, foodie, hunter, and seeker of adventure. Whether it’s a family vacation to the Caribbean or a luxury expedition to the unspoiled reaches of our planet, Jeremiah can plan and deliver the vacation experience you’ve only dreamed about. Just ask.