Hello & welcome to my business page! My name is Katie Reitenauer and I am the owner & vacation planner of Concierge to the Magic Vacations! My agency is boutique & is just me. I want to share with you all my background and where it all began, leading me to 2020 and putting my dreams into a reality! It all started with 'growing up Disney'. My parents first took me to Walt Disney World at 5 months old. We would continue to go every year, 2x a year. In 1995 my parents became DVC Members and our home resort became Disney's Vero Beach Resort. I was very lucky to have been able to experience and stay in all the Walt Disney World Resorts including Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. I was able to sail on the Disney Magic in its inaugural year and fell totally in love. At the time, I was only a teenager, Fast forward to 'college years', I had the absolute pleasure and honor to work as a Walt Disney World Cast Member in 2006. My knowledge and passion grew even deeper during that experience. After completing my internship working in Walt Disney World, I returned home and started to work in the travel industry as a travel consultant. I previously worked for a well-known travel agency for 8 years and quickly became their Disney Specialist. Overall I have over 12+ years experience in the travel industry! In 2019, while I was an independent contractor for a previous agency, I was ranked in the top 5 highest sales!
I truly believe in quality OVER quantity. That is why I am boutique and focus & specialize truly on just Disney Destinations - especially Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line!
I have been fortunate to have been able to experience Disney with my family growing up, as a solo traveler on many trips and now living my happily ever after with my husband. My husband and I had a 'Disney Fairytale Wedding' at Disney's Vero Beach Resort on 5.4.17! We also honeymooned over in Walt Disney World. I have been to Walt Disney World over 100+ times. I have driven there, I have flown there and I've even taken the Auto Train. I can personally say that I've stayed at all the onsite resorts and eaten at majority of the restaurants.
I have been to Disneyland, California 3 times so far! It is where all the Magic began. I have also sailed on all 4 of the Disney Cruise Line Ships: Magic, Wonder, Dream & Fantasy. I am very excited to sail on Disney's 5th ship the Disney Wish! I am a Gold Castaway Club member. I have personally been to Disney's Vero Beach Resort many times and Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort.
I am also an Annual Passholder (AP) for Walt Disney World and go as often as possible. This year 2021 - I have been able to go down in March, April May and July so far.
It has always been my dream and passion to open my own travel agency with focus on Disney & here we are in the beginning of a new decade and year - 2020 - and Concierge to the Magic Vacations became a reality!
My husband and I live in Pennsylvania and are the dog-parents to a a very spoiled Australian Shepherd, Walter(Yes! named after Walter Disney). As you can see from my personal experience, professional experience and superior knowledge of Disney Destinations, it would be my pleasure to help assist you with your vacation!
"IF YOU CAN DREAM IT, YOU CAN DO IT." - WALT DISNEY