(142 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Diane Michael

Winston Salem, NC
River Cruise Consultant

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Alaska Destination Specialist

Iditarod Headquarters Wasilla, AK
Iditarod Headquarters Wasilla, AK

Have you dreamed of watching moose meandering in the streets of an Alaskan small town as you prepare to fly over the majestic mountain range surrounding Denali?


Do you dream of amazing marine life encounters with whales breaching off the bow or wildlife encounters with moose and grizzly bears walking the streets?


Would you like to soar over Denali “The Great One” and experience optimal views of its stunning peaks and surrounding glaciers that provide breathtaking views of stunning scenery and vast wilderness of Denali National Park?


Have you imagined being mesmerized by the powerful and exhilarating sound of a massive glacier calving while watching as crumbling pieces of ice plummet into the ocean?


Have you dreamed of sailing narrow waterways to explore the rugged beauty of Alaska’s shoreline including epic glacier-viewing experiences and explore charming historic ports? Do you desire to experience the Northern Lights?


As an Alaska Destination Specialist, Diane would love to help you plan the vacation of your dreams! What is on your dream list of exhilarating Alaskan experiences? Having visited Alaska more than 30 times, including a flight-seeing trip with K2 Aviation where the pilot flew above Denali National Park and between snowcapped peaks with glaciers below, there are few experiences which can compare. Diane says, “It was one of the most breath-taking and inspiring trips of my life. The scenery was incredible!” Were you aware that Denali creates its own climate at 20,320 ft. and weather can change in an instant?!


There are wide variety of experiences available in Alaska including: dog-sled rides, gold panning, whale watching, and fishing excursions, mountain climbing and hiking adventures, glaciers cruises, railways packages to Skagway, bear viewing at Katmai National Park and Preserve, or flights to the island of Kodiak where you can see the Alaskan brown bear which is the largest recognized subspecies of the brown bear, and one of the two largest bears alive today, the other being the polar bear. Cruising the Alaskan coast and adding a tour of the interior of Alaska has become the most popular way to see the Last Frontier. 


Whether you are looking for a pre-planned adventure or experiencing Alaska on your own terms, Diane would be thrilled to assist you with planning your idyllic Alaskan vacation! It has long been Diane’s philosophy that a vacation is an investment in memories to last a lifetime, so make your trip a fantastic one! It is Diane’s desire for you to come home challenged and changed by the places you have visited while bringing a piece home in your memories. CONTACT DIANE FOR A COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION!

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Alaska...Bear Viewing or Glacier Landing?

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During my most recent trip to Alaska, I took the opportunity to do both! Which is better? They are quite different but equally exciting and rewarding.Our bear-viewing trip on a bush plane which seated four people and the pilot, originated...Read more.

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My Reviews

45 of 65 people found this review helpful
Our Alaska Cruise was fantastic!
We had a great experience with a Diane. She is knowledgeable and very easy to work with. We look forward to booking our future travels with her. She’s a real professional!
By  Joyce   from  Winston Salem, NC
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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32 of 46 people found this review helpful
Exceptional from beginning to end!
Diane was exceptional to work with from beginning to end. She made our honeymoon experience one of the easiest things that we had to take care of during the wedding planning process. Even when our flights were delayed due to circumstances outside of our control, Diane was available and ready to assist us!
By  Melody  from  Winston-Salem, NC
Traveled to  Grenada ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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36 of 54 people found this review helpful
Trip of a lifetime!
Diane and I sat down and reviewed all the possible ports of call and what we could do in each place. That was so helpful and proved to enrich our experiences. She also helped chose a room and shared some of her experiences. She answered all our questions from that day until the day we left. We are back just one week and would like to return.
By  Elaine  from  Winston Salem, NC
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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44 of 72 people found this review helpful
Best Family vacation we've ever had
Diane was so helpful , her experience and professionalism made us feel at ease with our travel experience. She gave gave us answers to questions that we didn't even know to ask.
By  Hep   from  Winston- Salem
Traveled to  Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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33 of 52 people found this review helpful
Several great trips!
Diane has helped us plan several trips. She does a great job finding exactly what we want. We have never been disappointed.
By  PJ GRAY  from  Advance N.C.
Traveled to  Bahamas ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Alaska
  • Hawaii

Travel Specialist:

  • Luxury Cruises
  • Small Ship Cruises
  • Adventure
  • Luxury

Top Travel Partners:

  • Holland America Line
  • Princess Cruises®
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Globus
  • Silversea Cruises

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTA
  • Luxury Travel Specialist
  • Group Travel Specialist
  • Avalon Waterways Specialist
  • AMAWaterways Specialist
  • Certified Travel Associate

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