With a Bachelor of Arts in global human geography and a minor in history, Clarissa Demmon has a passion for travel and different cultures no matter where she finds herself. Her hobbies of photography and cooking also feed into her love of travel, so on trips, she likes to take a lot of pictures in addition to trying new dishes native to her destination.
Clarissa has traveled all throughout the U.S. with some of her favorite states being Alaska, California and Nevada. She has also visited Mexico multiple times in addition to the islands of the Caribbean including Jamaica and St. Lucia. Demmon said, “Nothing is better than the crystal-clear waters, beauty and warmth of the Caribbean and its people.” When she isn’t exploring new locations, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends and dog, as well as going to Milwaukee Brewers games and concerts as much as possible.
She finds herself fortunate to be a Tour Manager and escort Fox World Travel groups, including Alaska Fox Group Vacations in the summer and radio station groups in the winter. Demmon said, “It’s wonderful being a part of the client’s experience and excitement all while getting to know them. Vacations are about having the best time you can have and wanting to go back to for another adventure!”
If you’re interested in an Alaskan adventure, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.
With travels to almost 40 countries, exploring has always been an important part of Mary Muehlius’ life. In addition to travel, Mary is an active volunteer for multiple programs including local theatres as well as AFS, a study abroad program that works with host families to provide a successful cultural experience.
Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in special education as well as a Master’s in educational guidance counseling from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. As a teacher for over four decades, Mary is excited to take her experience leading to the field of travel where she will lead upcoming Fox Group Vacations around the world.
Besides traveling, you’ll often find Mary enjoying one of her many hobbies including swimming, running, bicycling, theatre, playing clarinet and violin, studying language and attending local cultural events.
Although Mary has traveled in just about every form you can imagine, she is an avid cruiser. Some of her extensive river and ocean sailings include adventures to Hawaii, Greece, Egypt, France, Portugal, the Caribbean, Alaska and many more.
If you’re interested in exploring the world, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.
Now with over three decades in the travel industry, Rose Gray started her career off as a vacation travel consultant. From there, she experienced all walks of travel life as a business travel agent, branch manager, manager of business development as well as work with an airline. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Lakeland College in addition to her Certified Travel Certification (CTC) from the Institute of Certified Travel Consultants.
Cindy Singley graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. After working for the city of Opelika, Alabama for four years as a program coordinator for special events and activities, she co-founded Fellowship Travel and Tours in 1983. It was there that her passion for group travel blossomed.
In 1996, Fellowship Travel & Tours was purchased by a national agency in Birmingham, AL. Cindy joined the corporate headquarters staff as manager of the corporate travel department. After a year in this role, she was named the vice president of corporate travel, managing ten branches.
In 2002, Cindy moved back to Auburn, AL to serve her alma mater as a development officer for the Harbert College of Business until 2006, and then as director of university recruitment until 2019.
Known for her wanderlust, friends often ask where she is headed next! Cindy’s personal and professional travels have taken her to numerous global and domestic destinations. As part of Fox World Travel, Cindy is looking forward to leading clients as they check off their travel bucket lists!
As a tour manager, Cindy has traveled to places like:
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You can travel with Cindy on upcoming Fox Group Vacations like Alaska and the Last Frontier, Alaska & the Midnight Sun with Colleen Alsberg, Colorado Rockies Rails & Parks and Romantic Rhine River Cruise.
If you’re interested in traveling the world with the comfort and excitement of a group, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.
Kate was born and raised in Oshkosh, eventually moving out at 19 to attend school in Boston. It was there that Kate got her start in travel by working for a tour company for five years. While there, she had the opportunity to test a new safari trip in Kenya, from then on she was hooked and has been traveling ever since.
Kate moved back to Oshkosh and began working for Fox World Travel in 1987. She began tour managing our fun & sun groups, with Alaska trips coming soon after. Recently, she tour managed our Fox Group Vacation, Great Capitals of the Adriatic & Croatia. “This trip was the experience of a lifetime,” said Robinson.
Kate is full of travel knowledge from her travels to over 17 States, Mexico, Jamaica, Caribbean, Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico as well as England, Germany, Spain, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Africa.
In her personal life, Kate is a mother to two children, Robert and Caitlyn. “I have been truly blessed and now am able to share these experiences with my children, who I have taken on a few trips,” said Robinson, “They have now caught the travel bug and are venturing on own for their first solo journey to Thailand. I’m jealous!”
If you would like to travel with a Fox Tour Manager like Kate, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations. You can catch her in August on our upcoming trip to Italy with WAPL.
Colleen’s career with Fox World Travel began in 1995. After escorting her first tour, a motorcoach group to Canada, she fell in love with the job and hasn’t stopped since. In her 20 plus years of being a tour manager, Colleen’s travels have taken her throughout the world. “I’ve met so many wonderful people and shared a multitude of experiences with them,” said Alsberg. You can travel with Colleen on Fox Group Vacations to destinations like Europe, the Mediterranean and Scandinavia, the Caribbean & Mexico, Hawaii, and so many more!
From adventures below sea level in Death Valley to summiting the rooftop of Africa on Kilimanjaro, Elizabeth has spent the majority of her life documenting world travel through television, writing and photography.
Humble beginnings on a Midwestern farm cultivated a deep love for nature, animals and the arts. Raised in a hard-working family, Elizabeth started teaching herself how to play the piano at a young age, eventually winning national competitions and using her talents to perform and teach. Her career in music helped support a love for travel and her creativity was exactly what helped her to break into the media industry.
She received her Bachelors of Music from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2004 and a Masters of Psychology in 2008.
Elizabeth works as a tour director for Fox World Travel and is honored to host groups of guests around the world. In her own words, “The only thing better than seeing the world yourself, is watching someone else see it for the very first time.”
Though she loves to showcase international travel, Elizabeth is just as passionate about her own backyard in the United States. She can regularly be seen hosting on the Milwaukee PBS show “Outdoor Wisconsin” and is proud to call the Midwest home.
In addition, her travel writing can be found in various publications throughout Wisconsin.
When she’s not traveling or filming, Elizabeth can be found on her farm with her husband, five goats, two ponies, two dogs and seven cats.
If you would like to travel with a Fox Tour Manager like Elizabeth, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations.
Who we are is an ever-changing entity that is fueled by our life experiences and the connections we make with the people that come into our lives.
Rachel tackles every day with this attitude accompanied by a goal to experience something new, be it food, friends, culture or language. “I strive to live a big life filled with adventure, constantly pushing to learn something new about the world and about myself every day,” said Couillard. Working as a Tour Manager for Fox World Travel, Rachel gets to live her dream by sharing incredible experiences with clients.
“People ask me, ‘What is your favorite location that you’ve traveled to?’ to which I say my next trip.”
Travel has been a passion of Debbie’s since her college days when she took her first life-changing trip to Spain. Now over thirty years later, she is doing what she loves every day. Debbie’s career in travel has taken many roads, from her start as a vacation travel advisor, to a stint as a corporate travel advisor to finally, her true calling in group travel.
As a tour manager, Debbie loves the interactions she has with guests. “Nothing is more rewarding than to have someone tell me that their life has changed because of a new experience, an incredible meal they’ve had, or through someone they’ve met on one of our tours,” said King, “I have been blessed to travel the world, but no matter how many times I return to a location, I learn something new.”
Some of Deb’s favorite experiences include:
- Tasting an incredible shrimp bisque in Bermuda
- A train ride through the Swiss Alps to Gstaad, Switzerland during winter
- Seeing the Eiffel Tower light up at night for the first time
- Her first walk through the Sistine Chapel
- Dining locally with Bosnians while they recalled stories of living through the Bosnian war
If you’re ready to travel with a Fox Tour Manager like Debbie, take a look at our upcoming Fox Group Vacations here.