Meet Alena Otterdahl

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  • Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist
  • Hawaii Specialist
  • Jamaica Specialist
  • Belize Specialist
  • Disney College of Knowledge
  • Iceland Specialist


Alena has been planning and creating personalized vacations since 2002. Her amazing attention to detail and impeccable service have become her hallmarks in travel planning. Her dedication to each and every client is second to none.

Alena grew up in Colorado and has resided in Minnesota for the past 20 years with her husband Dan and children Emmalee and Tyler. She recently moved to Le Center and has been enjoying becoming familiar with the area and meeting new people. She graduated from Minnesota School of Business in 2003 with her focus being Business Management and returned to Crown College in St. Bonifacious where she earned her BA in Education. She is currently working towards her Certified Travel Associate from The Travel Institute. The CTA designation, conferred by The Travel Institute, marks the pinnacle of travel industry professionalism. CTAs are required to complete a rigorous academic program and exam, possess at least five years of full-time experience, and follow a continuing education regimen to remain current on the latest travel trends. She is also a Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist. Alena has been certified as a specialist from the tourism boards of Hawaii, Aruba, and Jamaica. She is also Disney Vacations and Carnival Cruise Lines Specialist.

Her expertise is in customized itineraries, destination weddings, honeymoons, adventure travel, SCUBA diving packages, off the beaten path adventures and Central America as well as travel for businesses and large groups.

Alena is a seasoned and dedicated traveler! As a child, she traveled the United States extensively with her grandparents. As an adult, Alena has visited many Mexico destinations, England, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Barbados, Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala and Cuba. She has also enjoyed several cruise itineraries. These travels have included trips with her family, solo trips and girls only trips with her teenage daughter.

Alena’s motto is “Find Joy In The Journey”. Planning a trip today can be stressful, confusing, and time consuming. Alena’s main goal is to take that all away and make every aspect of your travels from planning to returning home as enjoyable as possible.

Having the availability and expertise of a travel professional to assist you will guarantee you the best prices, with unbeatable service and most amazing itineraries. Her years of experience enables her to share the wealth of information she has accumulated over the years with her clients and in her own personal travels. She also makes herself available to clients for unforeseen emergencies and changes. Alena prides herself on making each vacation she plans a memorable experience.


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