Sept. 8, 2021

Unpacking Travel Truths, with Rita Perez

Unpacking Travel Truths, with Rita Perez

Episode 28. What's the difference between a travel agent and a travel advisor? Is it safe to go on a cruise now? 

Rita M. Perez, founder of RitaVentures, runs a travel agency that specializes in cruise ship retreats. She answers these questions plus the question, how DO travel advisors make their money?

You can listen to Rita on the Cruise Retreat Podcast or on The Strategic Travel Entrepreneur Podcast.  Her website is  and you can reach her at

To learn more about her upcoming Rhine River Cruise taking place in July 2023, go to her Facebook group, Cruise with Rita

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Rita M. Perez

Travel Advisor

Rita M. Perez is founder of RitaVentures, a travel agency that specializes in cruise ship retreats, because stronger bonds form on the waves. She has been planning group cruises for the past 10 years, and has earned her CTA and MCC industry certifications. Having been featured on Work Culture Consultant and Travel Agent Chatter, she takes care of all the details, so you can focus on loving on your people.

When she’s not designing your cruise retreat, Rita enjoys visiting theme parks and getting swept away in fandoms like The Nightmare Before Christmas and Game of Thrones.