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Lisa CrawfordLisa Crawford – Luxury Concierge
CEO, Global Travel Influencer
Lisa@sitinmyseats.com

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With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment and travel industry, Lisa has built extraordinary global relationships. Since she was a little girl she has traveled extensively with her family instilling a true love of travel. She continues to visit other countries and resorts both with her husband Ken and daughter Alexie and for her clients. This year has brought her to Costa Rica, Turks & Caicos and St. Lucia for the first time and she just returned from traveling through Italy this summer.

By working with top professionals, attending exclusive events, lodging in the finest accommodations and savoring the cuisine of world-renowned chefs, Lisa brings you access to the most inaccessible events, “Meet and Greets,” resorts and experiences worldwide.

It is no surprise that Lisa has become one of the most sought after Luxury Travel Concierges in the industry. Her expertise is unrivaled and it shows in her distinct appreciation for being a pampered guest and in her distinct appreciation for exceptional service and hospitality. Constantly in search of the best experiences to share with her clients, Lisa and her well-trained team have traveled extensively around the world. When not traveling or customizing amazing experiences, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, jogging on the beach, golfing, working out and dining.

Recently featured on South Florida Today, NBC MIAMI Today, in the Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Bella NYC, City & Shore magazine, South Florida Business Journal, Aventura magazine, THINK Magazine and Lifestyle Publications, and voted one of the 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County, you can also see her at many charity events that she is involved with.

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“Lisa Crawford was excellent, she was very friendly and more than helpful! Lisa helped me understanding the cruise ship procedures and policies. She was patient and professional during the process of answering all my numerous questions and understood my needs. She successfully used her resources and diligence to get us the absolute best value and completely met all of our expectations and more. Her quick response to my questions, phone calls,and e-mails were unmatched. I will absolutely use Lisa Crawford’s help with any of my future travel needs. Thank you for your help Sincerely Mrs Simon ” ~ Mark S.

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Alexie Picariello – Luxury Vision Planner
Event Coordinator, Travel Concierge, Global Travel Influencer
Alexie@sitinmyseats.com

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Since the day Alexie was born she has been in training. Learning from her Mom, Alexie has become an integral part of the business. Born and raised in South Florida, Alexie graduated from American Heritage High School in Plantation and attended college in Boston and Tallahassee before deciding to join her Mom’s business. With over 3 years of dedicated experience, Lexie and her team launched I Do! Romance by SitInMySeats, a subsidiary of SitInMySeats, VIP Tickets, Travel & Concierge Services. Her company specializes in providing the same types of experiences to romantic travel and events of all types.

Alexie’s travels in the last two years include Turks & Caicos, Japan, Italy, Napa Valley, CA, St. Lucia, Greece, and Costa Rica. When not working side by side with her Mom, you will find Lexie at concerts meeting with performing artists and at the newest, hottest and most talked about clubs nationwide!


Our Team 4 Bonnie Balk – COO, Dream Design Guru
IT, Website Design, Travel Concierge, Chief Experience Officer
Bonnie@sitinmyseats.com

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Some of the things I do on a daily basis is blogging, putting together dream vacations, researching destinations and developing our websites. Then I go home to my family and my 5 dogs.

I joined SitInMySeats with over 20 years of experience in sales and client services in the fashion industry working with major clients in New York and the South East before relocating to Florida in 2002 and spending a few years as a Senior Project Manager in the construction industry. I have extensive knowledge of music, Broadway and live shows and have seen many major artists live over the past 20 years making me the go-to girl to suggest shows for our clients.

My extensive fashion background helps us to find those extremely hard to find items for our clients. I’m an expert shopper! My recent travels have taken me to Costa Rica, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, Turks & Caicos, Punta Cana, and New York City.

Along with designing sumptuous travel itineraries, I develop and manage our I Do! Romance by SitInMySeats, Crawford Concierge by SitInMySeats and SitInMySeats VIP Tickets, Travel & Concierge Services websites.

You can find me on the beach, reading, taking photos, spending time with family and my pets or doing genealogy research on rainy days.

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Our Team 7Barbara Congemi
Group and Romantic Travel Specialist and Concierge

Barbara@SitInMySeats.com

I LOVE to travel. I have been in the travel business for over 6 years and I have shared this enthusiasm with my clients. I have extensive knowledge in planning vacations, whether group or family, and use my own personal experiences as a reference.
One of my specialties is cruising. River cruises or ocean, as I have traveled extensively by ship and find it to be an amazing way to see the world. I will offer you wonderful ideas for both a pre and post stay to add a complete adventure at your desired location. Why not see it all while you are there and make this a vacation of a lifetime!
I love to hear the excitement from my clients upon their return.
I recently had clients travel to Greece for a Windstar cruise and put together a wonderful itinerary of the sights of the city just for them prior to their cruise. They were then picked up upon disembarking and spent the day on the Greek Riviera before heading home.
I will take care of all transfers, hotels and sightseeing itineraries so that your vacation is perfect! For me it is all about customer service. When you plan a vacation, you want to relax and be taken care of. I make sure that you will be smiling before, during and after!


Tony and Abbe Anniversary Trip to Greece

So glad I have this opportunity to thank you Barbara for a perfect trip. Once I described where I wanted to go, our likes and dislikes, you planned the perfect trip for us! Transfers were timely and professional. The hotel in Athens was perfect- sunset over the acropolis with my Greek salad was a dream!! {did you arrange that too?!} Our tour of Athens the next day with our guide Alex and driver-sorry can’t begin to spell his name, was so wonderful. Alex is beyond knowledgeable! The transfer to Windstar was quick and easy, we were so pleased with the ship as well as the cabin-nice walk-in closet for me.
Definitely would do another Windstar cruise. At the end of our cruise, the day spent driving along the Greek Riviera was spectacular and delicious ! The driver was polite and professional.
Thank you for planning our complete itinerary, truly memorable.
We are thinking Ireland next!!

By Abbe and Tony from Parkland, Florida
Traveled to Greece ~ Europe