About Me

Elizabeth Johnsen

My name is Elizabeth Johnsen, I am the owner and travel concierge of Gatesbridge Co., and a proud member of Virtuoso. Virtuoso is the leading global network of travel advisors specializing in luxury and experiential travel. I partner with over 1,800 of the world’s best hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and vetted destination guides. Whether you’re looking to visit an emerging destination or a quiet, undiscovered corner of the globe, I can curate an incredible getaway.

You deserve the vacation of a lifetime within your budget. No two vacations are alike. I listen and find solutions using my personal connections and firsthand expertise to craft bespoke trips. There are so many options and moving parts that go into every vacation, so I provide personal consultation to ensure your trip is 100% customized and stress-free. It’s the little things that make Gatesbridge Co. travel exceed even the highest of expectations, like ensuring VIP treatment for each client.

Whether you are looking for a unique local getaway for a very special occasion, celebrating a milestone anniversary, traveling with a group of friends and family, or experiencing adventure in the polar regions of the world, I commit to making each trip a memorable, unparalleled experience.

I started as a college intern at a travel agency knowing that far into the future I wanted to design these beautiful trips. But first, I worked in management for the Hawaii Tourism Board, Princess Cruises and Rocky Mountaineer (Canada’s leading luxury rail experience). I was on the development team for National Car Rental’s Emerald Club. I introduced travel programs at AARP. I oversaw the alliance between Disney Vacations and Delta airlines. I cochaired the American Society of Travel Agents. I served on the board for the United States Travel Association, Marriott, Alamo Car Rental, and US Tour Operator Association. This collective knowledge enables me to provide unmatched service to all of my clients.

In closing, our authentic, collaborative, person to person philosophy distinguishes us. We are not a search engine or an anonymous voice; we are personally invested in your satisfaction. There is no do-over for a vacation gone wrong, so I am available 24/7 to prevent and resolve any unexpected hiccups to ensure that you come home with only positive memories.

Reach out today for a complimentary planning session!

– Elizabeth Johnsen

Fun fact… I’m afraid to fly yet I have flow up to 100,000 miles a year, was in a TWA (Trans World Airlines) commercial, AND am a Delta Flying Colonel (if you don’t know what it is look it up!!).


Traveling the world begins with your imagination.

I will help shape your vision into a custom itinerary made just for you.

I finalize your reservation and trip details giving you peace of mind that all your trip details are arranged.

Now it’s time to make dreams become reality, with the confidence of knowing that I am there for you 24/7.

Come home and share your experience so that I can ensure your next trip exceeds your expectations.

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