As a 25-year veteran in both the travel and events industries, Anne M. Smith, CTIE, DS, ECC, is the owner of Travel & Events Extraordinaire (T.E.E.) in Columbia, Maryland. Anne has built a solid professional reputation for designing milestone vacations and events for her clients that fits them to a T.E.E.!
Anne completed her travel education at the Bennett School of Travel in Maryland and earned additional certifications with the Travel Institute’s Certified Travel Industry Executive (CTIE), Cruise Lines International Association’s Elite Cruise Counselor (ECC), Meetings at Sea, and Accessible Cruise Specialist. She is currently enrolled in the Entrepreneurship & Hospitality Management degree programs having earned her Event and Lodging Management certifications at Howard Community College, where she is also an adjunct faculty member teaching Travel and Tourism and Introduction to the Cruise Ship Industry.
She uses this broad range of skills to mentor new and established travel professionals in her sixth year as the Baltimore, Maryland Chapter Director for the global travel association, CCRA for which she has been an agency member since starting her company. Anne’s primary focus is milestone/romance travel and event designing. She is an active member of the Destination Wedding Honeymoon Specialist Association (DWHSA) and is a certified DWHSA Romance Travel Specialist.