About Us

Tom Baker

President

"World's Leading Large Ship Specialist"

A 20+ year industry veteran and former owner of Houston’s Gay Advance Damron Vacations, Lori is well traveled and has cruised extensively. Lori offers a distinctive touch to her services. She is proud to be associated with Aquafest from its beginning in 2001.

OUR STAFF

Lori Herzog

Senior Cruise Consultant

Is a 17 year industry veteran and former owner of Houston’s Gay Advance Damron Vacations; Lori is well traveled and has cruised extensively. Lori offers a personal touch to her services. She is proud to be associated with Aquafest!

Kelly Murray

Cruise Consultant

Is a world traveler who loves to cruise and ski while on vacation. Kelly is well versed on exotic travel destinations and specializes in group travel programs. He has been on more than 50 cruises in his 25+ years in the travel industry. Kelly has been an active part of Aquafest since the company started in 2001.

Kathy Holland

Cruise Consultant

With more than 25 years in the industry, Kathy knows travel! Her experience in corporate and group travel is matched with her incomparable wit and energy. She loves working with Aquafest LGBT Group Cruises. An asset to the team, Kathy has a well-traveled clientele with both Aquafest and CruiseCenter.

LuAnn Harden, CTC

Cruise Consultant

A veteran in the travel industry for over 30 years, LuAnn is well versed in all aspects of travel and the cruise industry. She provides excellent personalized service to all of her clients and is a key agent for Aquafest and CruiseCenter.

Aquafest is a division of CruiseCenter, one of the largest sellers of cruise vacations in the United States!

Top award-winning agency from every major cruise line!

A member of the prestigious Signature Travel Network, the most prestigious group of travel agencies and agents according to Conde Nast and Travel & Leisure Magazines!

A 40-year-old agency located in Houston, Texas!

An experienced travel staff with over 300 years of combined service!

An event management company offering over 500 hosted and valued added cruise departures a year!