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Meet Our Travel Consultants

Susan Keith
Susan KeithCo-Owner
Susan Keith has over 45 years of travel experience. Shortly after college graduation in 1965 she joined Delta Airlines in their downtown Chicago reservations office where she had the opportunity to work in the group department, tour sales, travel agency relations and trained new agents. After Delta Susan worked with other agencies in the Chicago area and in Rochester prior to starting V I P Travel Service with Robert Twomey in July 1980. She has been president of Women In Travel /Rochester Travel Professionals for 5 two year terms. She is a member of the Rochester Rotary and past president of Early Edition networking group. Susan has been an elected member of the Monroe County Airport Authority Board since 2007 .She has often been interviewed by various TV stations for her views on current world and local travel issues. Susan has traveled all over the world including many trips to Europe, South America, the Caribbean , Bermuda and Mexico, Hawaii, ,Alaska, Hong Kong and Macao, mainland China, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand , Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Africa. She has been on over 80 cruises in the Caribbean, Mexico, Bermuda, Alaska, the Baltic and the Mediterranean.
Susan specializes in Europe custom travel, Africa, South America and Asia, as well as vacation travel in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Robert Twomey
Robert TwomeyCo-Owner
Bob Twomey joined IBM after graduating from the University of Maryland, was later recruited by Xerox Corporation where he held a number of executive positions .One of his responsibilities included planning, coordinating and implementing many national meetings and conferences. His last position was their National Marketing Manager. He and Susan started V I P Travel Service in 1980 as a joint venture. Bob handles all marketing and promotions. He has traveled extensively in Europe, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico, South America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa and on many cruises both in the Americas, the Baltic, and in the Mediterranean. Bob has been responsible for charitable donations to over 70 local organizations over the past 30 years and has served on committees for Lakeside Foundation and the Epilepsy Foundation. He has been a member of the Press Radio Club for many years whose events contribute to children’s charities yearly. Due to his Irish heritage he has been involved for many years in many Irish activities in Rochester. He has been Vice Chairman of the St Patrick’s Day Parade committee and was voted Irish Businessman of the Year in 1997. Robert was appointed “Ambassador of Rochester” by the Chamber of Commerce and promotes the City to new businesses and employees relocating here.
Jeanne Roy
Jeanne RoyTravel Consultant
Jeanne has been with V I P Travel Service for over 15 years. She is always in charge of the office when Susan is out of town. Jeanne is an expert in European rail travel and has Specialist designations in many other fields of travel including Disney. She has traveled extensively in the United States and in Europe. Jeanne handles much of the corporate travel as well. She is Co Chairman of the Program Committee for Rochester Travel Professionals.