Craig Travel

Craig Travel Profiles

Get to know our staff and group escorts.

Group Escort Profiles


Elaine Young
Group Escort

Elaine Young has just recently retired from employment with the government after 25 years. She is now looking forward to sharing her love of travel and meeting new people with all those who join her. She has always had an interest in learning about new cultures and the history of various...

Gilda Kato
Operations Manager & Group Escort

A long-time member of the Craig Travel staff, Gilda is the Operations Manager. Born in Hong Kong, she began travelling in Asia at the age of four. Having lived in Hong Kong, Japan and Hawaii, she has made her home in Toronto for the past twenty years, and has worked with the Hong Kong Tourist...

Ian Noseworthy
Group Escort

A native of Newfoundland, Ian is an inveterate traveller, having spent a good part of his life visiting various parts of the world including the Mediterranean, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Greece, South America, China and Tibet, South Africa, Morocco and most recently Ecuador and the...

James Railton
Group Escort

James Railton and Claire Wittenberg are excited to be escorting this amazing journey. James and Claire met while working in immigration and both retired in 2018. They married in 2010 and have three children and four grandchildren between them. James, lawyer and mediator, has lived and worked in...

Janet Williams
Group Escort

Janet retired after 35 years in the teaching profession. According to Janet, being a tour guide is the perfect retirement activity! It combines her passion for travel and love of new experiences and cultures with the enjoyment of sharing all of this with passengers from all across Canada. She...

Jennifer Craig
Sales Manager and Group Escort

We are pleased to have Jenny Craig, daughter of David and Roslyn, to escort this trip. Having graduated with a history degree from the University of Western Ontario, Jenny decided to pursue her love of travel and graduated with Honours from the travel course at Humber College. She has been...

Jenny Kempa
Joan Pitman
Group Escort

Joan Pitman was in the airline industry for 25 years and remains in the travel industry today. As a Tour Director she has travelled extensively to Alaska, Asia, across Canada and the US as well as Europe. Personal travel has taken her to Europe, South America, Australia, Asia, New Zealand,...

Joan Rix
Group Escort

Joan and her husband Roger have travelled many parts of the Caribbean as well as Asia and Europe. A graduate of the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture has certainly led the way to the family farm in Innisfil. Their experience in working for the Red Cross has...

Johan Olivier
Group Escort

Johan has been in full time ministry since 1983. He lived in South Africa where he served in the Dutch Reformed Church for 20 years. While in South Africa, he had the opportunity to escort many a tour group. He serves in the Presbyterian Church in Canada since 2003 and came to Knox Presbyterian...