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A native Texan, Renee joined Ker & Downey in 1991 and has enjoyed the many challenges and rewards of booking international air. Her world travels, include Europe, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, The Bahamas, Caribbean, and Mexico. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, painting, and spending time with friends and family.

Favorite place you’ve traveled: Botswana

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Favorite city and why: Austin, TX. I love the food and music and my best friend lives there too.

What is the best thing about traveling: The washer & dryer don’t follow you

Travel accessory you can’t live without? Eye sleep mask

Favorite plane ride activity: reading a good book

Top of my travel bucket list: Australia, Spain, and Italy

Two weeks + and unlimited budget, where are you going? Australia or Italy

Beach or mountains: both, together

How do you take your coffee? With cream and sugar or hazelnut

If they could bottle your personality what would the label read? Fun, but open with caution

My theme song is: “Money Can’t Buy It” by Annie Lennox

Any pets? 2 dogs, a chi chi dog named Sir William Henry (Will), and a rottweiler named Prince Keiser, and yes, Will runs the show

If I were a super hero, I would be: Wait, what? I’m not a superhero? My mother lied to me?

Something I said I’d never do but did anyway was: Get caught speeding. I thought I was faster than that!

Two things I can’t live without are: Indoor plumbing and family

It’s Sunday morning at 10 a.m. If I’m not sleeping, I’m: Thinking about going to the gym and trying to meditate instead

My favorite physical activity is: Swimming

One thing I love that everyone else dislikes is: Raw kale

The first thing I do when I wake up is: Find the coffee!

One thing people are surprised to find out about me is: I’ve had multiple out of body experiences

The last concert I went to was: Bob Schneider

My favorite TV show to watch as a kid was: Poky and Gumby and Black Shadows (I used to race home to watch that one!)

If I could instantly learn a new language, I would learn: French, I’m working on that

Guilty TV pleasure: I’m addicted to Netflix documentaries

On my nightstand: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon and The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer

What’s inspiring you lately? The Secret

Life mantra in four words: Attitudes are truly contagious.

Favorite quote: You can discover more about a person in an hour of play, than a year of conversation.

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