Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.

Vivian A. Deuschl

Name: Vivian A. Deuschl

Occupation: Deuschl Hospitality/Public Relations Consultant

Hometown: New York, NY

Residence: Annandale, VA

Website: In progress

Short Bio: Former Global Vice President, Public Relations The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company; Director of Public Relations American Society of Travel Agents; Former Manager Public Relations The Washington D.C. Convention and Visitors Bureau; Winner 2010 Hospitality Sales and Marketing International Lifetime Achievement Award; Named one of 25 Most Influential Women in Travel by Forbes Life Executive Women Magazine; Three time winner 100 Most Powerful Women in Travel, Travel Agent Magazine

How often do you fly:  Until recently, 50 times annually

How many countries have you been to:  70

How many continents have you been to:  North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa,  Australia

Favorite American city:  Washington, D.C.

Favorite international city:  Rome, Italy

Least favorite country:  Korea

Favorite World Heritage Site: Great Wall of China

Favorite airline:  Cathay Pacific

Favorite aircraft type:  Any one with business class

Aisle or window:  Aisle

Favorite airport lounge:  Virgin Atlantic, Business Class, London

Favorite U.S. airport:  Washington, Reagan

Favorite international airport:  Hong Kong

Favorite hotel:  Villa D’Este

Favorite cruise line:  Silver Seas

Favorite island:  Hawaii

Favorite fancy restaurant:  Fearing’s, Dallas, TX

Favorite hole in the wall:  Blue Goose, Dallas, TX

Favorite fruit:  Strawberries

Favorite food:  Hamburgers

Least favorite food:  Brussel Sprouts

Favorite travel movie(s): Sound of Music

Favorite travel show(s): Travel Channel

Favorite travel book(s): Anything by Peter Greenberg

Five things you bring on a plane:  iPod, M&M’s, family photos, extra set of clothes, cashmere wrap

What do you always seem to forget: Extra copies of passport

Most embarrassing/worst travel moment:  Wearing two different shoes to a meeting after a bad case of jet lag.

What’s your dream destination:  The Adriatic Coast of Italy

Favorite travel website(s) – besides JohnnyJet.com, of course!:   www.hotelcheck-in.com

Best travel tip: Always change small amount of foreign currency so you have money for tips, taxis etc…


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