Deborah Shah, MBA, MCC, CTA, VTA

Deborah Shah, MBA, MCC, CTA, VTA

Franchise Owner

Cruise Planners

Chapel Hill, NC

United States


I love to travel and have planned vacations all around the world for my clients - honeymoons, unique luxury yacht charters, multi-generational family trips, safaris in remote corners of Africa, and active trips across Europe and India. I can help to bring your vacation desires to life by planning the entire trip from start to finish for the perfect adventure. I focus on family travel and have traveled around the world with my two children. As a parent, I believe that travel is the best education there is as it opens a child's eyes to new languages, foods, and cultures. Through travel, children learn to be flexible and embrace new opportunities.

Travel Specialization

Accessible/Special Needs, All Inclusive, Amusement/Theme Parks, Art & Antiques, Art & Culture/Music, Barge/Canal/River Cruises, Beach Vacations, Cruising - River, Cruising/Cruise Lines, Culinary/Cooking/Gastronomy, Customized Travel, Destination Weddings, Disney, Family Fun, Family/Multi-generational

Destination Specialization

Africa, Antarctica/Arctic Region, Asia - Southeast Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Caribbean, Central America, England - United Kingdom, Europe - Western, France, Greece, India

Spoken Languages




reviews (2)

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Reviewed on Sunday, May 15, 2022 2:16:36 PM

Deborah helped my family plan a wonderful vacation to Iceland. We are so lucky so had her plan out trip as we could not have handle all of the details to make the trip so stress free!

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Reviewed on Friday, May 13, 2022 11:38:21 AM

Quick responses to my questions. Patient with planning details. Cruise was terrific and went as planned, even with COVID requirements.





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