Monthly Archives: June 2021

Top Reunion Destination: San Antonio

From the earliest Spanish Missionaries in 1691 to today, San Antonio continues to offer a unique blend of rich heritage, traditions, and natural beauty. Add to that the many bases and deep military connection, and you have a Top 3 Reunion Destination in the country. The San Antonio River Walk, known as the “world’s largest hotel… Read more »

What Gets You The Best Hotel Deals? – Buying Power

At AFR we speak with A LOT of military reunion groups, both large and small. No matter the size of the group or association, we’ve found over the years that they all operate and plan reunions in about the same way. One of two situations arise: Your group is lucky enough to have 1 individual… Read more »

AMY LEE, EVENT PLANNER

Amy comes to AFR with 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She has held nearly every position within the industry, including Chef, Fine Dining Restaurant Manager, and Director of Catering & Convention Services.  For the past 20 years she worked in hotel convention services with Sheraton Norfolk Waterside and Doubletree Crystal City, serving… Read more »

ERIKA DONOHUE, AFR TOURS DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

Prior to joining AFR Tours Erika spent five years as Director of Programs and Events at Discover Coastal Virginia, and before that she worked in the events department at Government Executive Media Group in Washington D.C. Erika loves creating memorable programs for guests. Whether you are a group tour leader, military reunion planner, cruise ship… Read more »

SHANNON HEISLER, AFR TOURS DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Shannon recently joined AFR Tours as Director of Operations. Shannon has worked in destination management for decades. She began her career in Hawaii, serving as Account Administrator working with fortune 500 companies as well as major association groups. Shannon moved to Norfolk in 2001 and served for 20 years as Director of Operations for Phillips… Read more »