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A seasoned world traveler, Courtney believes that travel has changed her, so naturally she loves to see firsthand how students are impacted by their initial travel experiences. Her impeccable attention to detail and dedication to quality for all BRT tours are the result of more than eleven years of working closely with performance groups all over the world – not to mention a degree in hospitality management and dietetics. From the Pantheon in Rome to Main Street at Walt Disney World, Courtney’s travel experiences have given her a global perspective she is eager to share with students and their group leaders.
International Travel Coordinator
My favorite travel memory
When I was six months pregnant with my first child, my husband and I backpacked through Croatia. When we booked the flight, I wasn’t pregnant and I was a bit nervous traveling so pregnant far away from home. But it was an amazing experience – like here – the Croatians were so kind to me! Old ladies would come up and touch my belly, offering blessings. Young men would offer up seats on the bus or in restaurants. Croatia is a beautiful country with beautiful people.
My hobbies and pastimes
I am obsessed with taking care of my two children. Their attitudes and character are always so genuine, they are inspiring. I also am very active at our church leading a couple small groups. Spending time with friends and family, watching movies with my hubby and planning other people’s vacations are all things I enjoy doing.
My favorite book
Before kids I loved serious/dramatic books like A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving and The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. But now I like to read more to relax and take my mind away. So I was part of many who went crazy for Harry Potter and Twilight. They were both well-written series, with interesting characters and completely fictional!
The personal touches that BRT provides. Your company gets to know the people they work with. I have never felt like a "number" with BRT.
Class Trip, 2018 DC tour
Columbia Central Junior High School
I appreciated the flexibility Bob Rogers showed us with the billing and various payments we had to make. We thought we were adding more and ended up not but you were great about giving us extra time to work out what we needed to on our end.
Band, 2017 Chicago tour
Plum Grove Junior High School
BRT is always on top of all details. Even when something has slipped through the cracks, changed, or something unexpected comes up, BRT is flexible enough to make the changes needed to make everything right. We have always been so well taken care of and the personal attention is what makes your company special.
Band, ’18-19 Orlando tour
Pella Community High School
This was my 5th trip with Bob Rogers, and I appreciate the professionalism and also the willingness to work with me and my students to make each trip the very best it can be.
Choir, ’18- 19 Atlanta &Tuscaloosa Tour
Nashville School of the Arts
You make the process so easy - step-by-step of what needs to be done, guidance along the way, available (and quick) to respond to questions and making me feel like me and my students are your priority.
Choir, ’17-18 New York City tour
Bowling Green High School
The quality of service that you provided us with was second to none. The organization and communication were exceptional and we always felt we were in “the loop” on things both before and during the trip.
Band, ‘17-18 Orlando Tour
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
BRT hands down has been the absolute best travel company I have worked with in my 18 years in education. My interactions with BRT have always been so much more than just traveling from one destination to another...the focus has always been on people and providing them with experiences of a lifetime.
Band, ’17-18, Ireland tour
University of Illinois
From the scheduling, to planning, to overseeing, to leading, to customer service, everyone involved was courteous, prompt, and hospitable. Everyone did their jobs well and turned the trip experience into something better than we had anticipated.
Band, ’17-18 Nashville Tour
Lakewood Middle School
Very Organized - even when problems develop. We've gone on enough trips with Bob Rogers to know how BRT operates - always first class, always prepared.
Band, ’17 Los Angeles Tour
Sumner High School
The whole BRT team was extremely attentive, accommodating and reliable. Every detail was attended to and my stress level the entire trip was at an all-time low.
Band, ’17-18 New Orleans Tour