Lisel Bruscia

Vendor Relations and Product Development Manager
 

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Meet Lisel

Lisel has spent her entire career in the student travel industry, serving in different functions, from on tour operations to business development and beyond. Throughout her professional journey, Lisel has prioritized building and maintaining lasting relationships, as she believes that strong partnerships are foundational to superior experiences for students. She loves working closely with vendors to identify unique opportunities for student travelers and is thrilled to bring her expertise to our team at BRT.

Lisel Bruscia

Lisel Bruscia

Vendor Relations and Product Development Manager

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My favorite travel memory

That’s a tough one! Traveling to the Galapagos last year with my family was unforgettable. Watching the world through my daughter’s eyes when we came face-to-face with baby sea lions and Giant Tortoise is something I’ll never forget. Seeing the impact that travel has on her world vision is incredible!

My hobbies and pastimes

Travel means the world to me. I’ve traveled to 50 countries at this time and my goal is to hit every continent, learning about the culture and other world views. We are an equestrian family. I competed in Hunters growing up and these days, I get to play pony mom, while sometimes getting to ride myself.

My favorite destination

Istanbul is my favorite place to visit and somewhere I can’t wait to return with my family. The city is a melting point of cultures, religions, and politics. The same things that make it so unique and vibrant are what also make it so volatile. I better understand the tensions and long history of conflict in a way that you can’t learn in a textbook. This understanding is what drives my fascination with traveling and experiential learning.

 

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.

Leslie Schmidt
Columbia Central Junior High School
Class Trip, DC Tour

 

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.

Loraine Wistrom
Plum Grove Junior High School
Band, Chicago Tour

 

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.

Dameon Place
Pella Community High School
Band, Orlando Tour

 

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.

Trey Jacobs
Nashville School of the Arts
Choir, Atlanta & Tuscaloosa Tour

 

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.

Beth Vaughn
Bowling Green High School
Choir, New York City Tour

 

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.

Bob Mecozzi
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
Band, Orlando Tour

 

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.

Barry Houser
University of Illinois
Band, Ireland Tour

 

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.

David Dvorak
Lakewood Middle School
Band, Nashville Tour

 

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.

Joe Carl
Sumner High School
Band, Los Angeles Tour

 

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.

Joel Vanderheyden
Jefferson College
Band, New Orleans Tour

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