Travel Agent Bios


Kathleen Sutter, Sarasota Travel Agent with Landings Travel Agency

Kathleen Sutter CTC, ECC, DS, President & CEO

Interests & Specialties:
Kathleen has earned her Elite Cruise Counselor designation, also is recognized as a Certified Travel Counselor and a Southern Europe Destination Specialist. She specializes in Luxury Travel, whether it be cruising, tours or individualized custom trips to the destination of your choice.

Expert Bio:
Kathleen Sutter is an established, professional travel agent with Landings Travel in Sarasota, Florida. Kathleen is the founder and President of the Landings Travel Agency. ksutter@landingstravel.com

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Jon Sutter, Sarasota Travel Agent with Landings Travel Agency

Jon Sutter CTA, MCC, DS V.P. of Business Development


Jon has been in the travel business for 10 years, starting in December 2004. He is Vice President of Business Development, a Certified Travel Advisor (CTA), an Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC), and a destination specialist for Southern Europe. He is currently serving a 2nd, 3 year term on the Virtuoso Cruise Committee.


Jon was born in Madison, WI, grew up in Mt. Horeb, and is a certified Chef d' Cuisine. He moved to Florida in 1977 to open a restaurant on Siesta Key and also opened another restaurant in London, UK in 1984. In 1996 he left the restaurant business and was hired by Home Depot as a part time lot attendant, secured a full time job within 3 months, and was promoted to Assistant Store Manager within 3 years. Jon managed the Home Depot locations in Bradenton for 3 months, St. Petersburg for 16 months and Venice until May of 2005. In December of 2004 he started his career in the travel industry as a back office manager and worked both jobs until May when he left Home Depot for a full time career at Landings Travel.


Favorite thing about being a travel consultant: The opportunity to meet so many great people and seeing the world.


Favorite destinations: Rome for the culture and food; Africa for the immense size and wildlife; and Buenos Aires for the food, wine and culture as well.


Destination he has always wanted to visit but hasn't gotten to yet: Antarctica and to see the Polar Bears in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.


Contact Jon: jsutter@landingstravel.com





Karan Cowden, Travel Agent

Karan Cowden DS, Personal Travel Advisor

Interests & Specialties:
Karan joined Landings Travel Agency with 23 years of professional travel experience. Besides being a Luxury Travel Agency Specialist, a Southern Europe Specialist, Karan also specializes in tours and luxury cruises.

Expert Bio:
Karan Cowden has been a ful time travel agent in Sarasota for more than two decades.
kcowden@landingstravel.com





Suanne Pomponio, Travel Agent

Suanne Pomponio, Personal Travel Advisor

Interests & Specialties:
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Expert Bio:
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