Our Story

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

​Over the past 16 years as a Travel Agency and a combined 20+ years of mission experience plus 30+ years of vacation expertise providing travel for individuals and groups all over the world we have received honors and recognition from leading Mission Organizations, Colleges, Churches, Schools, and "Who's Who of Women in Business" "Best of Charleston in Travel"

So whether you are "On Mission Individually or with the Fam", a "New Mission Group Leader" or a "Veteran" we can offer strategies and secrets to make your trip stress-free​

We are West Virginians and love our State. 

Nancy (Me) - After launching my first business, Regal Travel By Design,  in 2006 from a tiny home office located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains the business has grown into what is now a million-dollar enterprise. Founder and CEO of Regal Travel By Design, a Full Service Travel Agency, our travel team specializes in international, mission and humanitarian travel. Also we have Certified Travel Specialist in Luxury Vacation & Cruise Travel as well as Private Jets for our Corporate Clientele.  

My husband, Ron, and I have also traveled internationally in missions and encouraging small business start-ups as well.  I love coaching young entrepreneurs through my online business page 'The Art of Entrepreneurship" and hands on mentoring both domestically and internationally. Educated in the field of Education K-12 with a secondary degree in Speech and Drama, I am a wife, mom, nana, teacher, minister, plus expert event planner, (which took me to Uganda, East Africa to plan a 5 stadium prayer event hosting the President and First Lady with all Parliament). I am also a professional business coach, mentor and multiple business owner which has made me a friend to highly motivated and passionate people throughout the world.

Ron (husband), dad, grandad and I ran a street ministry and service to the poor, pastored the Vineyard In The Hills Christian Fellowship in Charleston WV as well as City Reachers and PrayWV, a prayer movement throughout WV. Ron, CFO of Regal Travel By Design has an accounting degree, Airline Booking Specialist,  has travel extensively to Colombia, Central America and East Africa, training pastors in the bush,

Our daughters, Charessa and Amber have traveled the world in a mission capacity and leading mission groups in Africa. Our oldest daughter, Charessa had the privilege of a leadership position with Teen Mania and Amber the youngest daughter, moved to Uganda after her masters program and help design and build a National Christian Television Station, training young men and women with camera work and production. 

After traveling to many exotic places our daughter, Charessa is partnering with a friend for amazing - "once in a lifetime" group tours 

My passion has always been to see people succeed at every point of their lives. 

For leadership. business and personal coaching contact me at nancythaxton@gmail.com