About Us

Anne M. Smith

We are an affiliate of World Travel Service, Hunt Valley, MD, a Virtuoso-agency.

Welcome to Travel & Events Extraordinaire LLC (T.E.E.)!

T.E.E. is a dual-functioning travel and events design agency that specializes primarily in destination weddings,
vow renewals, honeymoons, and milestone anniversaries and birthdays.

Our secondary niches consist of accessible travel/special needs,
active 55+ better and groups.

The owner, Anne M. Smith, has been recognized as:

#13 of 50 Top 2015 Jamaica Tourist Board Agents

♥ – Playa Hotels & Resorts Top Sales Qualifier: December 2019

♥ – Travel Agent University, Top Sales: September 2019

♥ – CCRA Travel Industry Leadership Award: February 2019

♥ – The Mark Travel Corp. Agent Incentive Sales Program Tier 4 Winner: August 2018

♥ – 1st place winner: Aruba Tourism Authority “Aruba Certified Expert” 3rd Qtr. 2016

♥ – #13 of the Top 50 Jamaica Tourist Board Travel Agents selling travel to Jamaica: December 2015

♥ – Business Travel Excellence Award ~ Safe Harbors Travel Group: 2007

Anne has also earned the following certifications:

♥ – American Society of Travel Advisors:
Verified Travel Advisor (VTA): June 2022

♥ – Howard Community College:
Associate of Applied Science, Entrepreneurship & Hospitality Management: May 2021
Associate of Arts, General Studies for Certificate Students: May 2021
Entrepreneurship Certification: May 2021
Lodging Management Certification: May 2018
Event Management Certification: May 2016

♥ – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA):
Elite Cruise Counselor (ECC): May 2019
Accessible Cruising/Traveling: April 2019
Meetings and Events at Sea: October 2017
Master Cruise Counselor (MCC): June 2009
Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC): June 2009

♥ – The Travel Institute:
Certified Travel Counselor (CTC): June 2021
Certified Travel Industry ​Executive (CTIE): November 2015
Certified Travel Associate (CTA): November 2005

♥ – University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC):

Bachelor’s Degree (In Progress – Anticipated Graduation Date – May 2024)
Major: General Studies | Minor: Business Administration Minor

Sprout Social Platform Certification: (In progress)
Salesforce Trailhead – Consumer Interaction Management: July 2023
Hubspot Email Marketing Certification: May 2023

♥ – Florida Atlantic University:
Hospitality & Tourism Management: April 2020

♥ – United States Tour Operators Association:
USTOA Specialist: March 2017

♥ – Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists Association (DWHSA):
Certified Destination Wedding, Honeymoon, and Romance Travel Specialist: December 2016

♥ – American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
Hotel Industry Foundations and Introduction to Analytics (HIFIA): December 2015

Shaun E. Smith
Logistics and Operations Director

♦ – The Travel Institute:

Certified Travel Associate (CTA): June 2021
Certified Travel Counselor (CTC): August 2022

♦ – 20+ Years of transportation, trucking, and logistics management experience.

♦ – Proven track record of streamlining inefficient processes and systems.

♦ – Multi-destination specialist and world traveler.

♦ – Media, music, audio, visual and voice over recording and production experience with travel destination content

Roxanne Simmons Brand and Marketing Director
Roxanne Simmons
Brand and Marketing Director

♦ – The Travel Institute:
Certified Travel Associate (CTA): October 2022

♦ – 40+ Years of marketing, branding, and creative asset designing.

♦ – Media, music, audio, visual and production specialist across multiple industries and expertise using
Apple, Adobe, Canva, Microsoft Suites.

♦ – Multi-destination specialist and world traveler.

Shianna A. Smith
Social Media Director

♦ – Destination Specialist:

Jamaica Tourism Board, Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Bahamas USVI, BVI, Martinique, St. Maarten/St. Martin, Dominican Republic

♦ – 17 Years of Social Media Management across multiple platforms plus extensive knowledge of video and photo editing software programs.

♦ – 13 Years of Human Resources Benefits Management and Onboarding; Stellar performance of fostering employer/employee camaraderie.

♦ – 4 Years of casual dining restaurant experience, customer service, and people skills.


♥ – T.E.E. partners with world-renown and highly sought-after luxury, all-inclusive resorts, and non-AI hotels brands. We have earned numerous resort specialist designations encompassing both leisure, corporate travel and event planning expertise.

♥ – As an Elite Cruise Counselor (ECC) with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), coordinating your nuptials, or romantic special occasions in port before you sail, or in one of the cruise ports, provides ease of coordination for you and your guests. Then, you can sail off into your honeymoon!

♥ – As a certified CLIA Meetings and Events at Sea and Accessible Cruise & Travel specialist, planning your next extraordinary corporate event, incentive trip, executive retreat, meeting or conference, would be our pleasure!

♥ – As a Disney Destinations Genius specialist, your magical wedding is just a glass slipper away from marrying your prince charming!

♥ – With years of continuing destination education under its belt, T.E.E. has earned the following destination specialties: Alaska, the Caribbean Islands, Florida, Hawaii, Fiji, Las Vegas, Maldives, Mexico, New Orleans, New York, Seychelles, South Africa and many more. Therefore, your travel can begin anywhere your dreams can imagine.

These are just some of the reasons why you should partner with Travel & Events Extraordinaire LLC to design your next unique stateside or international travel or event that will fit you to a T.E.E.!​