Judy Windschiegl

Madison, WI

Cruise Specialist, Branch Manager

I'm Judy, Manager of Burkhalter Travel's Sherman Avenue office. I have been employed in the travel industry in the Madison area since 1980. Having worked as a travel consultant, cruise specialist and as branch manager, my training and experiences have been many. I am a Certified Travel Counselor and an Elite Cruise Counselor Scholar - this is the highest level of cruise specialization and there are only 13 people in the United States with this designation! In addition, I am a Destination Specialist in Latin America, Western Europe and the Caribbean. I am certified as a River Cruise Specialist and a Cayman Islands Specialist. My cruise experiences have taken me to the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean, Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, Canada and New England, the Panama Canal, trans-Atlantic on the QE2, the Hawaiian Islands and steamboating on the Mississippi River. I have traveled to Europe - Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, and Austria. I have also visited South Africa, Canada, Australia, the USA, and have traveled extensively in the Orient and Asia.

Certified Travel Counselor (CTC); Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC); Master Cruise Counselor (MCC); Elite Cruise Counselor (ECC); Elite Cruise Counselor Scholar (ECCS); Holland America Line 5-Star Agent Certification; Official British Tourist Authority Destination Specialist; Disney Specialist; Princess Cruises Specialist; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Destination Specialist for the Caribbean, Western Europe and Latin America; Costa Rica Specialist; Trinidad & Tobago Specialist; Globus Specialist; Commodore Certified Travel Agent-Cunard/Princess.

Destination Expert:

  • Caribbean
  • England
  • USA
  • Mediterranean
  • Baltic Sea

Travel Specialist:

  • River Cruises
  • All Inclusive
  • Escorted Tours
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Small Ship Cruises

Top Travel Partners:

  • Holland America Line
  • Princess Cruises®
  • Cunard Line
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises


  • CTC
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