Deborah Smart

California, MD

Japan and New Zealand Specialist

Exploring Japanese Architecture
Exploring Japanese Architecture

My interest in travel started early, when I had a Scottish elementary teacher while living in Japan. Since that time, I've had an interest in experiencing and learning about different cultures and new places. As I visit destinations on my bucket list, I'm also trying to plan return visits to some of my favorites...Singapore, Vancouver, Macau.

With over 20 years in the travel industry, and now being part of the Travel Leaders team, I've been able to work with some wonderful corporate and leisure clients.  I look forward to assisting with the details that make business travel less stressful and make a family vacation memorable.

My Reviews

38 of 60 people found this review helpful
Exceeds expectations
With our employees constantly on the move, our travel needs vary day to day. Debbie exceeds expectations by going above and beyond to make sure we are meeting the Joint Travel Regulations, while providing our employees seamless travel, which in the end helps us meet our customers needs. Debbie is an excellent problem solver who can come up with creative solutions to the most difficult of travel circumstances.
By  Neany Inc Travel   from  Hollywood, Maryland
Traveled to  Middle East
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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29 of 43 people found this review helpful
Family trip where EVERYONE was happy
I contacted Deborah months ago about a family trip to Japan. The trip itself was wonderful, but what I especially liked about Debbie was both her knowledge of the country and her willingness to spend time talking to me about things as wide ranging as how to dress, manners in Japan and whether or not to tip. Her information was invaluable.

Rather than sell us a packaged trip, which we didn't want, she helped up sketch out independent travel. Her suggestion for a hotel could not have been more perfect. She booked a few day tours, just enough but not too much, and arranged rail passes.

Even though she is in Maryland and I'm in Florida, things worked well. I can't recommend her enough.
By  Leslie  from  Parkland, Florida
Traveled to  Japan ~ East and Southeast Asia
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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32 of 50 people found this review helpful
GTMR Travel
Debbie has been taking care of all of GTMR travel needs for the last 7 years. GTMR has grown over this time from 17 employees to now over 60. Debbie has become a vital part of our company with the majority of our people traveling on a regular basis. The seamless way we are able to initiate our travel plans to the getting our travel booked has been a huge benefit to our people, so big in fact that it has become one of the selling points of working at GTMR! Debbie always has our travel desires as her number 1 priority and it shows when we get our itinerary that everything is the way we want it the first time. If you are looking for a trip or a business travel solution you cannot do better than Debbie Smart!
By  GTMR  from  Hollywood, MD
Traveled to  USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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33 of 52 people found this review helpful
Can't wait to go back!
Debbie is a consummate professional. She does what she says she is going to do. Debbie made sure all aspects of our trip were planned in detail. I felt totally safe and well taken care of. We could not have asked for anything more. Before we went on our first trip with Debbie we asked her to plan another. She is that good at what she does. We've always planned our trips but I think Debbie convinced us that a travel professional is invaluable.
By  Travel Lover  from  Lusby MD
Traveled to  Paris ~ France ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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37 of 61 people found this review helpful
A great trip
I have worked with Debbie for several years. She handles all of my company's travel requirements. Every experience I have had with her has met or exceeded my expectations. From planning trips, to getting the tickets purchased, to getting her help during a trip to reschedule an airline flight, she has always been responsive. I have been quite pleased with Debbie's support.
By  Kevin  from  California, MD
Traveled to  Colorado Springs ~ Colorado ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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