Meet our Destination Specialists

Lidy Schalekamp

Lidy Schalekamp

Phone: 401.236.9006

Lidy’s many years of experience in the travel industry have been a great asset to the Wimco team. She began her career in the early 1970s when she was a flight attendant in Europe. Her experience opened many doors and eventually led her into the airline marketing field. She started her own travel agency which allowed her to gain first-hand insight into the travel industry. Her career path has led her to Wimco, where she has been a vital member of the villa reservations team since 1990.

Recent Travel: St. Barth; St. Martin; Anguilla; France; Italy

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Trip Reports
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St. Martin - St. Martin, The Villa Experience
“In early June we flew down to the Caribbean and visited St. Barth, St. Martin and Anguilla, on a wonderful if fast-paced trip designed to familiarize us with a range of Wimco properties on these three delightful islands. Despite the geographic proximity they share, each is decidedly unique and each qualifies as a vacation destination in its own right. We’d like to concentrate on St. Martin in this report.” Read More »

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Italy - Trip Report to Rome & Florence
“Why go all the way to Umbria or Tuscany for a villa vacation and miss out on the opportunity to visit some of the great Italian cities too? By adding on a few extra days in a hotel before or after the villa vacation, it is possible to include a few days of delightful urban sightseeing and cultural crawl to complement the villa stay. Bethany, Lidy, and I completed our two-week exploration of the villas and hotels in Umbria with such an add-on in both Florence and Rome.” Read More »

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