After forty years in the travel business, Arlene Heine Meyer is going to do more traveling herself. World Wide Travel of Pekin will merge with Suzi Davis Travel, effective August 15, 2014.
Arlene is retiring after four decades of building and
serving a loyal clientele. Assistant Manager, Debbie Fandel has been with World
Wide for over 35 years and will move to the Suzi Davis office in Morton.
Tracy Heine, will continue to serve her clientele as a remote agent for
“We welcome the addition of Debbie Fandel to our great team
of agents as well as the clients of World Wide Travel, who can expect to
receive the same great service,” said Tim Davis, President of Suzi Davis
Arlene has seen the travel industry evolve from train travel
and hand written plane tickets to a fast-paced industry dominated by the
internet and mega-travel agencies. Through all of the change, she and her staff
have always sought to provide personal attention, outstanding customer service,
and first-hand travel experiences to share with their clientele.
The retiring business owner looks forward to more regular
travel, more time with family and friends, and a lot more golf.
World Wide Travel of Pekin was established in 1972 in the
Herget Service Center on 4th Street in Pekin. It was purchased by Arlene Heine
in 1974 and relocated to its present location at 506 Broadway in 1978.
Suzi Davis Travel has been serving Central Illinois for over
35 years, with offices in Pekin, Morton, Peoria, Bloomington and 7 other