The Destination Designer

why custom travel planning?

The Destination Designer is a custom travel brand that provides travel planning services to over 25 international destinations. We believe that travel should be immersive, an escape, an opportunity to connect, and most importantly, personal.


Like you, we are frustrated by the growing unreliability of online resources and the time-consuming feat of sifting through it all. For this reason, The Destination Designer personally scouts all serviced destinations and partners with local guides that are experts in their fields. As a result, you gain access to the best local experiences, accommodations, historical sites, cultural experiences, and dining.


We guarantee to remove all of the guesswork in travel and grant you the resources and freedom to discover and immerse yourself in new destinations, cultures, and experiences.

8+ Years of International Travel Industry Experience

Preferred Partnerships in over 20 Worldwide Destinations

Expertise in Maximizing Travel Reward Points

expert local guides & immersive experiences

luxury travel advisor
Meet the Founder

Alexis Doerfler, The Destination Designer

Alexis is originally from Seattle and splits her time between her hometown and Italy. She has personally scouted over 25+ international destinations, has an affinity for Mediterranean travel, and speaks Italian fluently.

Her mission is to provide you the insight and expertise to immerse yourself and be present with the culture and beauty of new destinations. With a custom travel itinerary catered to your unique preferences, spend your holiday relaxing and exploring, instead of scrutinizing plans and sifting through online reviews.

With 8+ years of travel industry experience, Alexis has developed an extensive international network to ensure that you receive expert travel advice, exclusive access, and superior service. ​Join her, as she provides you with the connections, resources, and knowledge to travel the world.