About First Class Travel
For 34 years, we have put smiles on thousands of faces.
We've been to these resorts and on these cruises. Therefore, we can provide insight far beyond photographs and propaganda. We can give you a firsthand account of what you can "really “expect.
Voted Best of Gloucester County & Best of Weddings on The Knot & members of Virtuoso Luxury Travel Market we are able to use our clout to get our clients upgrades and other "perks" that they cannot get otherwise. So, when it's time to REWARD yourself for all your hard work, call First Class Travel and we will make it happen!
Kathy opened the business in 1988, after graduating from Widener University with a degree in Travel & Tourism Management. Kathy's passion for travel has created and strengthened lasting relationships with clients in order to ensure that everyone who comes to First Class Travel looking for a diligently curated, individually tailored vacation gets the trip of their dreams.
Selena is Kathy's daughter, and joined First Class Travel after graduating from Drexel University with a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management and a minor in Business Administration. Selena worked in the Sales & Catering industry at top Philadelphia hotels and then joined First Class Travel 8 years ago.
Their experiences and education are bolstered by the know-how that Director of Sales Sue Marrese, Travel Concierge Karen Monaghan Arnone, and luxury coordinators Kristen Way and Stephanie Maden bring to the table. Enabling First Class to deliver impeccably crafted vacation experiences—often shaped by the team’s globe-hopping firsthand travels. Whether that vacation is a well-appointed cruise, a luxurious international escape, an unforgettable family trip or a romantic getaway, First Class knows how to point clients toward everything from the must-see mainstays to what local’s call best-kept hidden gems.
"Booking our clients special vacations isn't just a hobby for us, it is a true passion and skill that we take very seriously and of course, always have fun doing it!" -Selena
No matter what business you’re entrusting your plans with, you want to know it has the experience, insight, and passion for customer care to deliver the services you’re both promised and paying for.
DIRECTOR of sales
Karen Monaghan Arnone
My love for Disney as a child grew in to a passion for traveling to the Disney parks as I became an adult. For several years I have helped my friends and family plan their trips to Disney with pure excitement and enthusiasm. The best feeling is to hear how much they enjoyed their vacations thanks to my help! I decided to put my passion to work and begin helping people professionally. Everything from hotel and airfare, to dining reservations, meeting the characters and picking which rides to ride can be done with my help! I will put all of your desires for your family's vacation into action while you can sit back and enjoy yourself!