Getting to know Elite Travel business owner Tammy Levent in this week’s “10 questions”
Are you ever curious about the real lives of politicians, celebrities, local newsmakers and athletes?
Each Tuesday, ABC Action News asks 10 questions of a Bay area leader, politician or even national celebrity.
We go beyond the questions that are news of the day. After all sometimes, we want know more about them. What’s their favorite music? Biggest regret? And who do they look up to?
This week a first for this feature-a travel agency owner answers our 10 questions. Tammy Levent with Elite Travel has been in the news quite a bit lately.
After being stranded in Turkey by Royal Caribbean, Clearwater man is recovering
Dodge and Jill Melkonian haven’t had the best luck with cruises lately.
On a cruise through southeast Asia last year, the Clearwater couple was on a ship that drifted for 24 hours after being disabled by an engine room fire. In apology, Royal Caribbean cruise lines gave them a free trip. On the free cruise, the company made international news for abandoning the injured 89-year-old man and his wife at a hospital in Turkey.
Travel Agents Are Here To Stay!
Haley Davis, Jim Tedesco, and Tammy Levent: Travel Agents Are Here To Stay!
What does it take to be an Entrepreneur? Join us as Haley, Jim and Tammy share their Entrepreneurial mindset and an inside glance at their journey to becoming successful Entrepreneurs.
Argument for having a good, old fashioned travel agent
Royal Caribbean is coming under fire for allegedly leaving an elderly American man stranded in a hospital in Bartin, Turkey after he fell and broke his hip. Dodge and Jill Melkonian, of Clearwater, Fla., were on an Azamara cruise, which is owned by Royal Caribbean, when Dodge fell and broke his hip requiring medical care that went beyond the capabilities of the ship’s doctors. Tammy Levent, founder of Elite Travel, the couple’s long-time travel agent, told Fox News that the ship’s crew left them at a hospital in Bartin, where little English is spoken and, due to cultural rules, prohibits women inside the facility. Read more…
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