Getting to Know Us

Linda Nilsen


“One of my favorite things to do is explore new places. And as time moves on, it’s no surprise that one place has captured more than just curiosity- the thrill and adventure found across tropical landscapes!  ..."

Per Nilsen

Owner, Group Specialists

Per Nilsen, Blue Ribbon Cruise & Travel’s Wine Group Specialist not only has 14 years of experience as the Hotel Director on board Luxury Cruise Ships but is also a Winemaker for Nilsen Estate Family Vineyards, Temecula California.

Jami Bauer

Travel Advisor

Jami maintains a strong attention to detail, which means that every aspect of your vacation will be carefully orchestrated. She truly cares about her clients and has cultivated many treasured friendships during her ten years in the luxury cruise industry.

Valerie Freeman

Luxury Travel Advisor

Luxury Travel Advisor, Valerie Freeman has painted her way around the world several times by land and sea as a Professional Artist. Her fabulous 5-Star, 103 day World cruise as a Guest Art Lecturer was by far the most grand adventure of her lifetime.

Chris Baptiste

Joining the Blue Ribbon Cruise & Travel team in late 2016, after making my name in the Temecula Valley wine world, was a serendipitous moment in my life.