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Armando Buchanan, MBA

Armando Buchanan is a professional travel advisor and owner of the Inwater
Travel Agency. Armando established Inwater to help his clients
reach their full potential for travel and vacation planning with a consultative

Armando Buchanan has served his clients with distinction. His professional
experience prior to Travel has been as an executive in Upstream Energy, and as
a professional investment advisor in Global Wealth Management. Armando has
served in both executive and leadership roles where he emphasized a
value-driven approach for maximizing the potential of outcomes. Armando is also
a former financial advisor at firms such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JP
Morgan Chase, Metlife Securities, and UBS. Armando is no stranger to being of
service to his affluent clients and their families. Having embarked into the
travel industry Armando is focused on
delivering value to the clients of the Inwater Travel Agency, which is
strategically positioned as an independent agency in the Avoya Travel Network.

Armando Buchanan earned his graduate degree with a Master’s of Business Administration
(MBA) from Grand Canyon University Colangelo College of Business where he was
nominated into the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business for
excellence in academic performance during graduate school. He also holds an
undergraduate degree in business with a Bachelor of Business Administration
(BBA) in Entrepreneurship and Marketing from the University of Houston Bauer
College of Business. Armando is also an alumnus of The Cyvvia and Melvin Wolff
Center for Entrepreneurship. Grand Canyon University, MBA 2019 University of
Houston, BBA 2002


Excellence in service is essential
and our clients require patience, understanding, and education from our
advisors to help them make informed decisions for important life moments in
travel. This is why Armando continues to pursue travel industry-focused
education and certification to bring value to clients of the Inwater Travel
Agency. He has recently acquired recognized specializations for adventure and travel
with the following certifications:

  • Royal Caribbean University, Master of Adventure Royal Caribbean
    University, Bachelor of Adventure
  • Disney College of Knowledge, Discovering Disney Cruise Line
  • Carnival Travel Advisors’ Training Program, Gold and
  • Celebrity Learning Graduate – Celebrity Cruises Certified
    Travel Advisor

My Travel Adventures

Armando not only enjoys helping his
clients plan their cruise & travel adventures, but he enjoys vacationing
throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Latin America, and South America. His travel
has taken him to some unique international destinations from Cruising many of
the favorite Caribbean ports like Cozumel, and Belize, to destinations in
Panama, Bolivia, and the Dominican Republic. Wherever your travel takes you
next let Armando and his team at the Inwater Travel Agency give you a helping hand
to help you reach your vacations full potential.