Team Ourisman

We are a privately-owned, award-winning luxury travel agency affiliated with Brownell Travel, the first travel agency in the US. Ourisman Travel specializes in luxury hotels and villas, cruises, safaris, and highly personalized itinerary design. Through our exclusive partnership with Virtuoso, luxury hotels, and specialty travel partners around the world, we’re able to offer our clients exceptional value-added amenities and VIP experiences during their trip.

We prefer the title “travel advisor” instead of “travel agent” because we strive to provide personalized, curated experiences for our clients. Our goal is to give you the best access and experiences possible by becoming experts in your travel style and leveraging our partnerships with experts in the top luxury travel products and destinations around the world. 

 

Meet the Team!

 

Angela Valenti, Managing Director
Travel Personality = The Wanderer 

Angela is our Managing Director, long-term vision leader, creative problem solver, and resident luxury hotel specialist. The reward of learning a new hotel product and experiencing service first-hand, while maintaining relationships with our partners, motivates her every day. She enjoys a morning routine, coffee runs, and her fur babies – Montage (yep, like the hotel!) & Jeter. Angela’s favorite places to return to are Turks & Caicos and London. Her bucket list trips include Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda and Chile. Angela has a passion for travel, our clients, our team, and our business. She handles overseeing the business and operational side of things so that our team is able to put their full focus on you!

 

Meg Langrehr, Sales Coordinator & Social Media Specialist
Travel Personality = The Adventurer

Meg is our hotel-only specialist & social media marketing mind. Her attention to detail, and willingness to listen, understand & go the extra mile bring personability and thoroughness to our clients’ booking and travel process. Meg loves to immerse herself in a new culture, learn from people who are different from her, and enjoy the wonders of nature. Outside of travel, she enjoys all things fitness & health, being outdoors & spending time with her boyfriend & dog, Aspen. Meg’s top bucket list destinations include Greece, Japan, Fiji, and an African safari. 

 

 

Courtney Sanak, Sales Coordinator
Travel Personality = The Adventurer

Although new to Ourisman Travel, Courtney has been in the industry since 2017 and specializes in crafting itineraries that fit each client’s unique needs and preferences. She has a sharp eye for detail – anticipating things clients may not have realized they need. She dots all the I’s and crosses all the T’s of a trip. “No” is not a word in Courtney’s vocabulary, especially when it comes to traveling to new places. As an avid hiker, animal lover, and amateur photographer, she loves adventure travel and exploring off-the-beaten-path destinations. Courtney’s favorite destinations include Chile, Iceland, Peru & South Africa. She hopes to one day visit Australia, Ecuador, New Zealand & East Africa. 

 

Allie Weachter, Team Coordinator
Travel Personality = The Connector

Allie is our Team Coordinator who focuses on processing, maintaining, and assisting the team in an administrative and operational capacity. When traveling, she loves to adventure outdoors, try authentic cuisines, and learn about other cultures. She enjoys spending time with friends & family, watching movies, and going to the beach. Allie’s favorite places to return to annually are Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, biking through the vineyards, and Beaver Creek, CO for her favorite winter pastime, downhill skiing. Her bucket list destinations include Bali, Japan, and Greece. As a recent graduate of Florida State University, Allie is excited to begin her career with Ourisman Travel.

 

David Ourisman, CEO & FounderDavid Ourisman
Travel Personality = The Connector

Establishing Ourisman Travel was David Ourisman’s birthday present to himself in 2006. David loves the travel experience of being in a different culture, learning new languages and accents, and opening up to new cuisines. While he’s still very much a part of the team behind the scenes, David entered semi-retirement in 2016 to allow himself more time to travel, cultivate relationships with our global partners, write about his passion for luxury travel and share his insights and expertise on FlyerTalk. Outside of travel, he loves nature, photography, and hiking in the woods. David has been to Paris more than a dozen times and he “could go back a dozen more.” Morocco, Greece, and the mountains in southern China are on his bucket list!

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