Since 2003, HoneymoonWishes.Com, a California Corporation, has provided the most advanced tool to create bridal registries centered on honeymoon gifts and experiences. Hundreds of thousands of wedding guests have enjoyed giving a wedding gift from a Honeymoon Wishes Registry site. Honeymoon Wishes provides the online platform, not just to manage registry funds, but is a social tool allowing wedding guests to become part of this special time interacting with the couples and their destination.
HoneymoonWishes.Com is the world's leading and most trusted registry having served over 120,000 couples. Global travel brands such as Sandals, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Starwood as well as 108,000 travel agents and wedding professionals use HoneymoonWishes.com as their exclusive registry provider. In 2010, to meet the demand of online experience registries expanding into Birthdays, Graduations and Anniversaries, Honeymoon Wishes proudly launched CelebrationWishes.com.
Honeymoon Wishes has is in a unique position within the honeymoon registry industry as we can directly connect the couples to resorts, cruise lines and travel companies in destinations around the world. Many of our gift and experience registry options are specific to the resorts/cruise line/wedding venue making us much more than just a cash collecting service. There is no guess work when using Honeymoon Wishes, the items that are available have been carefully selected and tastefully showcased.
The dynamic background of the staff at Honeymoon Wishes gives testament to the professionalism and longevity that has been achieved. Each of us finds it a privilege to be pioneers in a field that we are all so passionate about; we hope that you enjoy learning a bit more about the people behind the scenes here at Honeymoon Wishes.
Lee, originally from London, England, first came to the USA to play soccer in 1978. After a 10 year professional career on the pitch, Lee, a pioneer in information technology, was the President of Touch Screen Centers, an Information Kiosk company marketing to the tourism industry. He is co-founder of HoneymoonWishes.com and continues to be an innovator in information technology by overseeing all new concepts and advancements of www.HoneymoonWishes.com. Lee graduated from Poplar College in 1978 with a City and Guilds in Engineering.
Founder & President
Kristin's pioneering work as founder of Touch Screen Marketing in 1997 was her first step into creating innovative technology that drives the tourism industry today. Kristin utilizes her past experiences to develop strategic partners and to catapult affiliate programs, which include the country's best resorts, cruise lines, travel agents and wedding professionals. Her background in sales and management within the travel and hospitality industry has helped to propel Honeymoon Wishes to achieve global name recognition. Kristin is a prolific speaker and frequently sought out as an expert on honeymoon registries for trade shows and numerous publications.
David is the owner of Brento Corp., co-owner of Advanced Web Offset, and an investor/owner in a number of other local San Diego companies. Mr. Altomare founded Trader Publications of San Diego, a former subsidiary of the Brento Corp., in 1980. As CEO he grew Trader Publications from a single 48-page magazine with three employees, to thirteen magazines totaling more than 1600 pages, a popular e-commerce site (www.traderpub.com) and increased the number of employees to two hundred and eighty. Mr. Altomare initiated the development of PALOS Software, which electronically produced San Diego's 13 Auto Trader magazines and more than 80 other publications worldwide.
Director of Technology
Steve's various projects have included database and web development, corporate application development and website consulting. Previously, Steve was a senior software engineer for Trader Publishing in Norfolk, VA and for Trader Publications of San Diego where he was involved in database design and development and the development of corporate applications and websites.
VP Sports Division
Paul spent 23 years involved in travel and tour operating achieving Manager Director of Thomas Cook specialist brands. He was one of the founding Directors of Flexible Trips an innovative and leading brand in the sector of dynamic packaging tour operating. Paul also led the number one UK youth tour Club 18-30 operator and also organized music/hospitality events building the UK's biggest winter music festival The Big Reunion. He was also involved in the Thomas Cook sponsorship of Manchester City Soccer Club covering hospitality, marketing, team and fan travel.
Design and Development Manager
Eric is the lead manager and designer for all website building on Honeymoon Wishes and the numerous Partner Registries involved. Eric completed his degree in Studio Arts from San Diego State University and was originally involved in the progression of Touch Screen Marketing in 1997 with President Kristin Stark. Using his art background Mr. Westerhoff has been a major contributor in the development of such companies as Touch Screen Marketing, WGA Consulting and Honeymoon Wishes. Eric is also a talented artist with works sold and shown in San Diego, San Francisco and South Carolina.
Business Development Manager
Nancy founded HoneyLuna in 1995 and pioneered the online honeymoon registry market. After 13 years, Nancy sold HoneyLuna in 2008 and took some time off to travel and relocate to a new city. Nancy joined the Honeymoon Wishes team in 2010 as a consultant. Nancy's background developing HoneyLuna and growing the honeymoon registry market provides solid experience to our business development department. Nancy's focus is in expanding our B2B business by bringing the Honeymoon Wishes white label honeymoon registry technology to leaders in travel industry such as Starwood, Barcelo, Paradisus and many others.
With nearly 30 years experience in the travel industry, Elizabeth's dynamic background and varied expertise is a welcome addition to HoneymoonWishes.com. Having been a flight attendant, a customer service supervisor for the airlines, a leisure and group travel specialist, a respected travel educator and dean of education, director of a visitors & convention bureau and a consultant in destination development, her contributions to the executive team are immense. Elizabeth also serves as the director of business development for our sister organization, Our Perfect Honeymoon, a gift registry for gay and lesbian couples.