Worldview Travel offers unique services for a wide variety of travel possibilities

By Kelley Carlson

Step into a Worldview Travel office, and an employee will make sure you feel right at home.

“Their job is to welcome you as if you came to their house and you sit down with a nice cup of coffee,” company founder Ricci Zuckerman said.

Ricci Zuckerman

Established in 1974, Worldview is a “very hands-on, personal” agency that assists customers in vacation planning and throughout their trip, according to Zuckerman. The company’s advisers speak 12 languages collectively and are well-traveled; most are destination experts.

With Worldview, guests can plan yachting trips to the Panama Canal or Costa Rica, or sail on an elegant, midsize ship to Alaska that features complimentary room service and country club-casual ambience. The travel possibilities are endless.

The agency specializes in servicing corporate accounts, as well — in San Diego, many of these consist of biomedical companies. Worldview consultants ensure that they understand a company’s travel policies and procedures when planning a trip. They can provide professional event, group and conference management services; meet-and-greet services; restaurant and event reservations; upgrade to priority wait lists and clearance; pre-trip reconfirmation of air, car and hotel reservations; visa and passport service; and preferred airline seating quality control.

In addition, Worldview is a member of the by-invitation-only Virtuoso network, which provides clients with exclusive travel offers and amenities not available to the general public.

Zuckerman said that the agency soon plans to promote multigenerational trips to various vacation destinations.

“This generation doesn’t like to leave their children at home,” she said. “Parents want to enjoy time with their family.”

She also noted that economic times are tough — people are feeling a lack of confidence, a lack of pleasure, and worry.

“We do as much as possible to ease the trepidation,” Zuckerman said. “It’s about, how are you, how’s your family … You can never replace a warm word and a promise.”

Worldview’s headquarters is in Santa Ana, but the company has six additional branches in Southern California and two on the East Coast. Three are in San Diego County: La Jolla, which opened 12 years ago; Solana Beach, which was established a year later; and Rancho Santa Fe, which is three years old. There is an average of 10 agents at each of the local offices, and hours are generally 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The addresses and phone numbers for the San Diego County locations are:
• La Jolla: 7777 Girard Ave., Suite 106; (858) 459-0681, (800) 869-0674
• Rancho Santa Fe: 6033 J Paseo Delicias (PO Box 2367); (858) 756-4174, (800) 774-4174
• Solana Beach: 155 S. Highway 101, Suite 3; (858) 259-6560, (800) 210-8728

For additional information about Worldview Travel, go to

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