Agents

Margi Levy   traveldesk@att.net
Margi grew up in New Orleans, spent summers in Maine, and graduated from Brown University with a degree in Latin (very helpful with crossword puzzles). Her serious travel started as an au pair in Tangier. After teaching kindergarten and working with  Art Buchwald in Washington, her  real estate career brought her to St Croix, where after working with hotels and car rental companies, she finally settled in the travel agency arena in 1979. She often says that Travel Desk is her final destination.

Rama Damary  ramadamary@hotmail.com
Rama was born and raised in Haifa, Israel.  She moved to St. Croix in 1987 with her husband and three children.  In 1992, while raising her family, she started working in the travel industry. She has traveled with her family throughout Europe, Israel, the Baltic capitals, Alaska and on numerous Caribbean cruises.  Rama is fluent in English and Hebrew, loves to cook and spend time with her family.

Charlotte Hulsman  chulsman@att.net
With over 25 years of experience Charlotte has provided travellers the opportunity to explore many diverse locations such as East Africa, Russia, Turkey, Greece, South America, and Central and North America.  She has also provided travelers with opportunity to visit special locales such as Easter Island, China,  Belize, and the Dominican Republic.  Charlotte began her career in Texas and moved eastward until she moved to St. Croix in 1995. She is an authentic food enthusiast, an avid reader, and has compassion for animals of all kind.

Lee Perez  leeperez@att.net
Lee has been with Travel Desk for , as she would say, about 75 years….Not true of course, but in the industry for 30 years. She is well traveled, having grown up in England, knows Europe, particularly Spain and Portugal and has enjoyed most islands throughout the Caribbean.  Lee loves selling cruises, knows all of the ships and can fit her clients with the sailing most suited for their tastes.  Lee has a wonderful sense of humor, and is a great songstress.

Hai Sponagle  haisponagle@gmail.com
Hai was born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam.  After moving to the US she moved around a bit living in New Hampshire; then Tai Pei, Taiwan; San Juan, Puerto Rico; finally moving to St. Croix in 1984.  Hai graduated from the Garber Travel School in Boston, Ma in 1980 and has worked as a travel agent ever since.  Her expertise is primarily in International Travel with a specialty in group tours and cruises and extended holidays (1-3 months).  She is proud to offer her clients personal service and excels at being available, capable and reliable.  She is also a fantastic cook and we all bring our appetites when she whips up pho (Vietnamese soup) or her famous spring rolls. Hai’s passions include bible study, cooking and travel.  She is fluent in English and Vietnamese.

Linda Wendt  lindawendt@att.net
Linda Wendt’s home town is Lexington, Massachusetts where Paul Revere still rides into town every April 19th.  Her introduction to the travel business began with The Somerset Hotel in Boston. From the hotel business to the travel agency business with long stops at Chestnut Hill Travel and Wolfe Travel also in Boston. She started her travel south to St Croix with  a
wonderful three year layover in Charleston South Carolina. Always dreaming about the Caribbean,she and her husband Bill arrived on St Croix in 1993 where Linda found her seat at Travel Desk waiting. Linda’s travels include the United States, Europe , Mexico and the Caribbean. Interests throughout her life have included skiing, cooking, and gardening and dogs – and maybe a cat or two.

Cindy Clearwater  cindy@suncelebrations.com
Cindy is the resident wedding specialist and webmistress.  Born in Canada, raised in New England, Cindy moved to St. Croix in 2001.  Her specialties include Destination Management and group travel arrangements for destination weddings and corporate events in the US Virgin Islands.  Contact Cindy for information on getting married in the USVI or to plan your corporate trip.  You can also visit her website at www.SunCelebrations.com. Cindy is an avid reader whose hobbies include iking, tennis, Scuba-diving and limin’ in the Caribbean sun.

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