Connecting Travel Professionals to Quality Partners for Over 10 Years

Joanie Ogg

Joanie Ogg is a 40+-year travel industry executive that has been recognized by all facets of the travel industry. She and her husband, Tom Ogg, own and operate the travel industry’s most sophisticated and established social community at with over 13,800 travel professional participants. She is also Co-owner of Ogg Marketing Group, which provides marketing and sales for a wide variety of products and services under the umbrella and


Joanie is a Master Cruise Counselor (MCC) and a Certified Travel Counselor (CTC). Joanie has co-authored seven popular travel industry books for cruise specialists and home-based travel agents and has authored hundreds of travel trade articles. She has inspired tens of thousands of travel agents attending her presentations and keynotes at trade events, cruise seminars, international trade gatherings and numerous local educational venues throughout the United States.


Joanie’s ongoing support of the travel agency community and professionalism continue on behalf travel professionals everywhere.


Awards and Recognitions


Godmother to The Emerald Star by Emerald Waterways


"CLIA Hall of Fame"

 by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)


Two "Lifetime Achievement Awards"

by Travel Trade Magazine


"Most Powerful Women in Travel"

 by Travel Agent Magazine numerous times


"Travel Agent of the Year"

by Travel Trade Magazine


"Business Woman of the Year"

nomination by the San Diego Business Journal


Other recognitions and awards

by cruise lines, tour companies, host agencies and travel industry associations