Industry veteran Mike Berger has been in the travel business since 1977. He completed the Certified Travel Counselor (CTC) certification in 1982. The CTC is administered by the Travel Institute to further professionalism in the travel industry. He has also completed the Master Cruise Counselor designation from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA.)
Mike is very experienced with Europe and Asia, having escorted numerous groups to both areas. Some of his recent trips include a Uniworld River Cruise in Russia, a similar land and river tour through China, and a number of river cruises and land vacations to Hungary, Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, the UK and Italy.
Before joining the travel industry, Mike was a professional musician in the Kansas City area. He was a member of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kansas City Lyric Opera Orchestra. He also toured with the Henry Mancini/Andy Williams Orchestra and the Johnny Mathis Show. He is currently a member of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra.