OUR ELITE TEAM

Experience Lariona Travel through their Elite Team:

Lariona Travel offers a diverse team of talented top notch professionals. Scroll below to learn more about the management team of Lariona Team.

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Alesya Yuldasheva
Director of Operations

 Alesya stepped into 2016 as Director of Operations for Lariona Travel. However, has been with Lariona Travel since the very beginning. Alesya saw the potential and vision of what Lariona Travel would become and through her drive and love for travel she has helped Lariona Travel become what it is today. With her Masters in Multicultural Communication, Alesya prides herself on team coordination and keeps Lariona functionally at full capacity. Her travels have taken her through Spain, France, Africa, Antarctica, Mallorca and Argentina. Her love for people and kind attitude make her the ideal fit as Lariona Travel’s Director of Operations.
» I love what I am doing, completely and fully» — Alesya

 

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Reinier A. Rojas Soria
Director of Pricing & Market Analysis

A focused and result-oriented individual, Ray has 5+ years experience in FIT, group, and B2B sales within the travel industry. He takes pride in cultivating all of his business relationships, so each partnership can expect a focused friendly-professional and personal approach. His previous training & working with Melia Hotels International (Cuba) for more than 6 years, also bestowed Ray with the tools and eagerness to provide travelers & business partners with a client oriented experience. Ray takes this same initiave and manifests it in his day-to-day operations at Lariona, always keeping the satisfaction of our travelers & partners his top priority. A real trotter he loves to discover new destinations on his own: Sri Lanka, Maldives, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Spain, Brazil, Argentina are among his fave destinations…

 

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Anastasia Asteri
Business Development Associate

Before joining Lariona Travel in January of 2016, Anastasia worked in Barcelona, Spain as a project manager with a reputable destination management company. Her passion for travel, tourism and hospitality; took her to Greece where she was an executive concierge with a luxury hotel. Anastasia also was a sales executive in a travel agency in St Petersburg, Russia. She has a degree in both international economics and hospitality management and with more than 11 years of work experience in the tourism industry, Anastasia is the perfect fit as Lariona Travel’s leading Business Development Manager. Anastasia has visited almost every country in Europe, as well as countries in Asia and Africa and she is fluent in Russian, French, English, Spanish and Greek. Customer-oriented, friendly and driven, Ana is ready to help you organize the perfect vacation for your clients.

 

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Rebecca Farrer
Business Development Associate

Rebecca received her first passport at 6 months and has been traveling ever since! University studies and work experience afforded Rebecca the opportunity to live and travel in Belgium, England, Germany, France and India. The magic and adventure of travel in Rebecca’s early life paved the way for a career in the travel and hospitality industry. Before joining Lariona Travel, Rebecca worked in Dallas, Texas as an Associate Market Manager with Expedia Inc specialising in hotel acquisitions, relationship management and revenue management. With over 10 years of experience in FIT, Tour Design & Operations, Group Travel and Retail Management, Rebecca brings with her dedication, enthusiasm, focus on relationship building,  attention to detail and most of all her love for travel! Rebecca speaks English, German, French and Spanish and has a passion for Yoga and Cooking.

 

IMG_4395ccWendy Jensen
Business Development Associate

Wendy started in the industry for a whole sale tour operator in 1993 and worked her way throughout many roles, but ended up in sales in 2004 and has stayed there ever since. She has been to the most popular areas like Cancun, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, and some lesser known vacation spots like Rangiroa Tahiti or Iles de Saintes in the Caribbean.
“I love what I do and truly believe with passion, that everyone needs to explore the world.”