Travel by Tatten is owned and operated by Linda M. Tatten, CTC. Linda has worked in the travel industry for over 40 years. She is co-founder of Katlin Travel Group, a Virtuoso Agency, which is a network of travel agencies working with the best in luxury travel.
Linda was asked to be on the Advisory Board for Travel Counsellors, a global travel company operating across eight countries.
Linda has earned the designation of CTC, Certified Travel Counselor, from the Travel Institute. Some of her professional designations include:
- Adventure Travel Consultant
- Aruba Certified Expert
- Austrian Destination Specialist
- Canadian Specialist
- Cruise Specialist
- Hawaii Destination Expert
- Hong Kong Specialist
- Sandals Specialist
- Singapore Tourism Specialist
- South Pacific Destination Specialist
To help you design the perfect trip, Linda brings first-hand knowledge from her extensive travels (including destinations in Africa, Alaska, Asia, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific) and having lived in Hawaii. She also has first-hand experience on many types of cruise ships, from large traditional cruise ships to small exploration ships. She has sailed on a clipper ship, an all-suite luxury ship, the Disney Magic and on riverboat cruises – both in the United States and Europe.
Linda has served as Travel Concierge for businesses and private concerns. As travel concierge for businesses, Linda schedules activities for and accompanies out-of-town guests on sightseeing tours, museum visits, fine-dining experiences at well-known restaurants, and the like. As travel concierge for private concerns, Linda plans activities for and accompanies your relative(s) on short-term excursions like overnight trips to New York City, a day trip to the Flower Show, and even an afternoon visit with Aunt Mary.
Linda has developed and managed, educational and special interest travel programs for universities, cultural institutions, church groups, and a radio station (WBZ of Boston, MA).
Linda has been a speaker for clubs and associations, including The Pacific Asia Travel Association’s National Meeting, Boston University, ICTA Education Forum, and Emmanuel College.
She is a member of the following travel industry associations:
- PTANA—Professional Travel Agents of North America
- CLIA—Cruise Line International Association
- NACTA—National Association of Career Travel Agents
- PATA—Pacific Asia Travel Association;
Chairman of the New England Chapter for three years and on the board for 10 yrs.