The word “passion” sums up Gay Gillen’s work in the travel profession. She used this passion to found Gay Gillen Travel in 1974 at the age of 28! She has now been planning what she likes to call “once-in-a-lifetime” experiences for her friends and clients for 35 years. Gay uses her special interests in life to inspire new ideas for each journey she plans. She loves to celebrate life and knows that travel is one of the best ways to do so.
Gay is a celebrated and honored member of the travel industry. She has been selected by Wendy Perrin of Conde Nast Traveler three times as one of the top travel gurus in the world for trips to France. Gay was also listed in National Geographic Traveler as a trusted expert on France and Italy. She has devoted herself to supporting and expanding the travel industry through her commitment to Virtuoso, serving on the Hotel Property Committee and the On-site Committee.
When working with Gay Gillen you will experience a passion for life and a new potential for unknown possibilities. Just as in her life, Gay makes these possibilities a reality.
Destination Specialties: France, Italy, UK, South America, Africa, Austria, Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Mediterranean, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, China
Travel Specialties: Independent Travel, Luxury Cruises, Food and Wine, River Cruises, Art and Theatre, Safari, Spa