Whether deep under the ocean in Bermuda, kissing a dolphin in Nassau, or atop a glacier in Alaska you can find Talula anywhere but at home.

Talula Guntner holds a BA in Elementary Education/Library Science from Columbia College and a Masters of Arts in Education and Human Development with a specialization in Travel and Tourism as well as an Ed. S. degree from the George Washington University. She is a CTC, Certified Travel Counselor and a MCC, Master Cruise Counselor. Working in the travel industry in the Washington, D.C. area since 1972, she has managed a full service agency, a cruise agency and a group agency. For six years she was the director of a travel school. She is a Professor Emerita from Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) where she taught travel from 1990-2011. She teaches travel and tourism as well as small business management (through Spring 2014) online for NVCC. She was a member of IFWTO, the International Federation of Women Travel Organizations. She is past President of PROST, Executive Women in Travel and Bons Vivants Travel Club in D.C. and is a past co-chair of the Mid-Atlantic ICTA forum. In 1989 she was the recipient of the ASTA Avis Rent a Car scholarship. On the Annandale campus of NVCC she was the club advisor of the ASTA Future Travel Professionals club, on the Campus Council and the college's speakers' bureau. In addition to speaking locally, she was a speaker for ASTA'sTravel Educator's Forum (1990), ASTA Future Travel Professionals (1997), ASTA Trainingfest (1998), ASTA World Congress (2000), Louisiana Tourism Travel & Tourism Summit (2001), ASTA Southern Expo (2001) and Air Jamaica World of Travel (2001 & 2002). She has reviewed travel text books and evaluated travel correspondence courses. She authored: Learning Apollo Basic and Advanced Training (Delmar) and the Mature Adult Travel Specialist book for ASTA's Home Study Program. She is also the owner of TalulaTravels.com. and lives in the Wilmington, N.C. area with her husband John who is a novelist and their beagle Gracie. Contact Talula for travel consulting, speaking and mystery shopping.

Northern Virginia Community College 703 323-3175 tguntner@nvcc.edu

Contact Talula for all your travel needs

Talula Guntner, Ed.S., CTC, MCC

Talula Travels.com
I'll Tell You Where To Go!
1128 Lillibridge Drive  Leland, N.C.  28451
910 222-8732  cell:  703 850-0941

email me at talula@talulatravels.com

Talula floats through a cave on a shore excursion
 from the Celebrity Galaxy in Belize.

Two academics in a kayak on Coco Cay and
 they did it without having a single meeting!