Rochester Travel Professionals is an organization of travel professionals who meet to exchange ideas on travel promotion and selling and develop our travel knowledge through education programs.
Rochester Travel Professionals was founded in 1974. Originally, we were named Women in Travel, since, at this time, most travel agents were women.
Our Founding and Honorary Lifetime Members are:
Pat Button Alice Hansel Joanne Kilborn
Pat Williams Ginny Swarts Norrine Waller
Marjorie Yarrows Anne Doran Kay Romeo-Harris
Dorothy Koester Ness Rideout Martha VanZile
Jo Weegar Elenor Filowick Susan Keith
Mary Parsons Nancy Smith Louella Vincent
Marie Woodhouse Barbara Durkin Kathleen Crandall
Margaret Yarger Patty Bean