"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.

                   So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails."

                                                                                       - Mark Twain 


        Explore.    Dream.    Discover.

Our Staff

As the owner of Creative Travel, Rebecca is the motivating force behind this travel agency's commitment to excellent service. She began her career in the travel industry as a Continental Airlines airport sales agent. Her high energy and enthusiasm for service prompted her move to create an independent agency where she could more readily serve the total travel needs of her clients. One of Rebecca’s talents is organizing missionary travel. She works tirelessly to negotiate affordable and well-scheduled itineraries for our many missionary clients. With her extensive travel experience ( 42 countries and counting) Rebecca is also a great resource for destinations off the beaten path. A creative spirit at heart, Rebecca is always ready to lend a hand to community organizations, from hosting Chamber events to fund-raising on behalf of the numerous causes in which she believes. A staple in the Belmont business arena, Rebecca is currently serving as President of the Belmont Chamber of Commerce, and has served as President of the Belmont Rotary Club, as well as a District Lieutenant Governor. In 2003, Rebecca was a finalist for the Gaston County Business Woman of the Year Award, and chaired a Leadership Development committee. Recently Rebecca has traveled to Bermuda, St. Lucia, Grand Cayman, South America and has journeyed on the Queen Mary II. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys traveling with her two daughters, Megan and Morgan. Her hobbies include scuba diving, snow skiing, and spectator sports. Call Rebecca to find out why Creative Travel is the best choice for all your travel plans.


Melanie Dyer is Creative Travel’s Vacation Manager, supervising a team of 4 leisure agents. Bringing with her an extensive client list, and product knowledge, Melanie joined the Creative Travel family in 2001. Well-versed in the travel industry, Melanie began her career at the Lucas Travel School in 1981, and has been creating memories for her clients ever since. Expertise with cruises and groups, in addition to every other type of vacation travel, keeps Melanie very busy. Melanie is an integral part of the Marketing team, and is the point - person for all new hire training. In addition to her work on the Leisure side of this business, Melanie is also adept at handling missionary and corporate travel. An active supporter of the Forestview High School Marching band, Melanie enjoys traveling with her husband Richard and their children Taylor and Sydney. Melanie has recently traveled to London, England, and is our resident expert on travel to that area of our world.


Toni Sorter is no novice at the travel game. A 17 year professional in this field, Toni has created over one thousand vacation packages for several hundred satisfied and repeat customers. Experience in the leisure segment of this agency has made Toni adept at creating and maintaining group cruises, as well as land-based destination packages. Toni has experience in large corporate agencies, and skilled at finding the best deals for her client’s money. A seasoned traveler herself, Toni has journeyed to Cabo San Lucas, the Swiss Alps, Venice Italy and the Big Island of Hawaii. In her spare time Toni enjoys snow skiing, spending time with her husband Rick, and caring for her fur-babies, Sammie and MicMic. Call Toni to find out more about any of the travel packages that you are interested in experiencing.



Delta Sanders joined the Creative Travel staff in January 2013. Delta is known by many in the community for her years of work in non-profit development and her numerous volunteer efforts. Most recently, she co-founded Elements of Empowerment, Inc. To her family, she is wife and mother.  She and husband Gene have two lovely daughters, Diamond and Tuscany. Delta brings her passion for people and commitment to exceptional customer service to her Travel Specialist position. Her travels have taken her along the East Coast, to the West Coast, and to the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cozumel, Costa Maya, and Curacao.  Delta will gladly help you with plans to these and ALL destinations.