Chocolate City Travel




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Meet our Staff...

 Karen Schinke (Owner)

Education &  Certifications:

  • Accredited Cruise Consultant (ACC)
  • Master Cruise Consultant (MCC)
  • Elite Cruise Consultant (ECC)
  • Princess, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line Expert
  • Participated in over 60 cruises
  • Disney College of Knowledge Graduate
  • Ireland Tourist Board Certified Specialist
  • Cruise West Small Ship Partner
  • Certified Travel Associate (CTA)

Travel Experiences:

  • North America: All US States, Canada & Mexico
  • South America, Central America and most of the Caribbean
  • Europe: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, France, Greece, Switzerland, Italy, Estonia, Croatia, Russia
  • Africa: Egypt, Israel
  • Asia: China, Hong Kong
  • Australia & New Zealand

Contact Karen at 262.492.8747 or

 Marcie Damaschke

Hi! I'm Marcie Damaschke. I have worked in travel for 31 years, joining Chocolate City Travel in 1992 when they opened. My definition of travel professional is having knowledge ina ll areas of travel. In addition, I am and Elite Cruise Counselor, Caribbean and Mexico Specialist and graduate of Disney College of Knowledge. I continually work to expand my expertise so I can make your vacation your special memory.

Contact Marcie at 262.498.1735 or

 Lori Kaul

Travel is an adventure. I strive to give my clients opportunities to explore new destinations and experiences. Whether it be helmet diving in Cozumel, rafting in Alaska, or just viewing a beautiful sunset in Hawaii, I want my clients to truly experience the destination. I have happily assisted clients with planning their travel adventures for 28 years. I have traveled to Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal, Scotland, Wales and many Caribbean islands through the years. I have a home office where clients are welcome to discuss their travel needs with me personally. My goal is to assist clients in planning their travel adventure using my knowledge and experience to insure a truly rewarding travel experience.

Contact Lori at 262.210.1909 or

 Bonnie Minette

Certifications & Travel Experience:

  • Caribbean and Mexico Specialist
  • British Virgin Islands (BVI) Specialist
  • Cayman Specialist
  • Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) Specialist
  • Princess Commodore
  • AM Resorts Master Agency
  • Aussie Specialist - From her living and teaching in Australia

Her real love and specialty is Dive Travel--to some of the best locations in the Caribbean & Mexico.

Contact Bonnie at 262.203.3070 or

 Michelle McCarthy

What's on your bucket list?

My name is Michelle. I love experiencing new resorts, destinations, culture, food and activities.  I would love to share these experiences with you!  I have toured Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. I can help you choose a Disney Resort thats perfect for you. I love being able to assist my clients in creating life long memories!

Contact Michelle at 262.989.6797 or

 LaDeana Duncan

LaDeana Fleshman earned her Bachelors in Organizational Management from John Brown University in 2007. She is a certified specialist with many of the cruise lines, including Viking, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Princess, Uniworld and more. She is currently pursuing her Hawaii Specialist Certifications. Some of her favorite places to travel are Vegas and Lake Tahoe. Let Deana use her exceptional organizational skills, paired with her attention to detail, to make your travel dreams come true.

Contact LaDeana at 479.372.0040 or