Desiree is passionate about the travel industry and discovering the world in a way that showcases authentic destinations, encouraging travelers to fully immerse themselves in different cultures. She is half German and half Indonesian and has lived and worked in seven countries. With her attention to detail, she curates itineraries to places that are both far and unknown, enabling travelers to experience off-the-beaten-path destinations in ways they never imagined possible. Desiree is a luxury hotel expert and has held several leadership positions across Europe and Asia, working in prestigious establishments like Ritz Paris, Hotel Arts Barcelona, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, and The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo. She has been recognized in the industry several times for her outstanding professional attitude and excellent leadership skills, including the “30 Under 30” award by Travel Agent Central in 2020.
With all the experience she has gained abroad and her great understanding of how the travel business works, Desiree is dedicated to providing the best service experience for her select clients to create the most memorable moments of their lives.
Calvin travels the globe to enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes, and conversations with people in every destination. He loves learning about the history and current events of a location by seeking out scholarly tour guides and local businesses. He supports indigenous peoples and works with travel partners who contribute positively to their community. In 2018 he was recognized as a Trendsetter by Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine.
Raised in Kauai, Calvin began his education and career in the Hawaiian Islands, where he entered the hospitality business. Following a move to California, he worked in hotel operations at multiple locations including management positions with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Since then he has worked as a private estate manager and a consultant at a lifestyle concierge company. His continued fascination with the adventures and the service of specialized vacations led his career into the travel industry full-time. Calvin’s 20 years of service with C-level executives, entrepreneurs, and their family offices make him the go-to expert for luxury travel.