THOR Advantage
Travel Agent Talk September 2017
Q & A



We’ve asked 12 travel agents to give us quick, short responses to the following 15 random and fun questions. See a response in each 2017 issue of THOR Advantage!


Name: Danna Lyons

Title: Entertainment/Production Agent

Travel Agency Name: Plaza Travel

Travel Agency Location: Encino, CA USA

Number of Years in the Travel Industry: 32

Specialty: Entertainment & Production

In the past year, how many vacations have you taken outside of the country?

I have just taken one vacation to Chile and Brazil this past year.

What’s the one food you could never bring yourself to eat?

I could never eat intestines.

Have you ever visited a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

I have not been able to visit any UNESCO World Heritage Sites yet.

Which celebrity chef would you most like to fix you a meal?

I would love to have Morimoto cook for me.

What is the best travel perk you’ve received from a loyalty program?

The best travel perks I’ve received from a loyalty program are free hotel nights.

While on vacation, what is the most ‘extreme’ thing that you have done?

The most extreme thing I’ve done on a vacation is bungee jumping.

Which individual would you most want to meet in person: Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey or Bill Gates?

I would like to meet Richard Branson.

Which is your favorite travel app on your mobile phone?

Yes, I have used travel apps on my phone.

My favorite is TripCase.

What hotel lobby feature has been your favorite so far?

The best lobby feature I’ve seen so far is a huge aquarium.

If you could travel back in time, what year would you travel to?

I would travel back to 1991.

If you could go to any city in the world to experience the history, people and culture, where would you go?

I would love to go to Bali.

Would you rather win an Olympic medal, an Academy Award or the Nobel Peace Prize?

I would rather win an Olympic medal.

What one packing tip would you share with clients?

I tell my [female] clients that they can never pack enough bikinis!

What’s the first thing you do when you get home from a trip?

When I get home from a trip, the first thing I do is unpack.

If you could shop for free at one store, which one would you choose?

I would choose to shop for free at a Ferrari dealership!

“The most extreme thing I’ve done on a vacation is bungee jumping.”

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