About Our Agency

World Travel Service/American Express is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia. Since 1923, we have provided a full range of travel services to our individual and corporate clients.

World Travel Service offers a full range of leisure, business and vacation travel including cruises, tour packages, groups, adventure and escorted or independent tours anywhere in the world! As part of the American Express network, we can offer special rates on cruises and vacation packages, as well as special group rates to individuals and organizations. You know you are receiving the best prices from the best vendors in the industry.

World Travel Service is your one-stop agency
for all your travel needs.

Get in touch!

Thank you for visiting our web site.  If you would like help with travel plans, or answers to questions related to vacationing and travel, please call or e-mail.  We'll be glad to help!

Come see us at our new location in Salem.  World Travel is on the corner of Main and Thompson Memorial at 508 E. Main Street, Suite 512. MAP
We are just a half block down the street from Mac and Bob's restaurant,
and there is plenty of parking in the rear.


Joe Abattello specializes in Italy and indeed, all of Europe and cruises. He also knows golf travel and Disney.
Steve Blevins knows and loves Hawaii, and has escorted many groups there in the past few years.
Guy Byrd specializes in luxury travel, especially Regent and
Crystal cruises.
Freda Harrison, with years of experience as a travel counselor, Freda specializes in cruising, the Caribbean, Honeymoons ans Hawaii, plus Disney.
Bonnie Martin handles Central and South America, fishing and adventure vacations.
Terry Moomaw is our region's only Certified Africa Specialist. and has traveled to the Dark Continent 9 times!
Lisa Oliver is a Certified Sandals Specialist. She is an expert in family travel, cruises, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. She is also our golf expert, having played many foreign courses.
Ginny Savage, CTC (Certified Travel Counselor) handles groups and specialized travel throughout the world. She specializes in travel to France, is a certified European Specialist, and is also an expert on Latin American travel.