For me, your development is personal!
For Angela Hughes, coaching and creating marketing strategies for travel professionals and travel companies has always been her passion. For 35+ years, she has actively been selling and operating Trips & Ships Luxury Travel, a full service travel agency with 68 advisors. As a Certified Travel Consultant since 1993, Angela has made it her mission to create premium bespoke experiences through her luxury consultation business, all while privately consulting agencies and DMC’s to build their luxury travel market space through the Luxury Travel University.
Angela has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Travel Weekly, Luxury Travel Advisor, Travel Market Report, Insider Travel Report, German LUXE magazines and appears on Fox 35 TV as a regular travel contributor, and often is a guest speaker around the country in the tourism industry and on social media. She has been recognized as one of the 1% of travel advisors [out of 100,000] by Internova. Hughes lectures as an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Geography and Travel & Tourism. She has travelled to nearly 100+ countries and previously lived in Osaka, Japan and speaks Japanese. Angela also gives back through travel via their non-profit Color My World creating humanitarian trips meeting sustainable development goals around the world.Read her story...
HOW TO SELL LUXURY LIKE A PRO Masterclass Series
How to Sell Tanzania like a Pro
June 27th, 10:00–12:00 p.m. EST
Learn how to sell one of the most historic and captivating destinations in the world, Tanzania. This 2 hour masterclass with Angela Hughes is designed help you attract the right clients and grow your luxury travel business.
This 2 hour, live masterclass is scheduled for June 29, 2023 and is expected to sell out.Register Now - Limited Spots Available
Discover the Secret to High-Performance Travel Group Sales!
June 27, 1:00–3:00 p.m. EST
Learn how to sell group packages for luxury travel opportunities. This 2 hour masterclass with Angela Hughes is designed help you attract the right clients and grow your luxury travel business.
This 2 hour, live masterclass is scheduled for June 28, 2023 and is expected to sell out.Register Now - Limited Spots Available
How to Sell Italy like a Pro
August 21, 1:00–3:00 p.m. EST
Learn how to sell one of the most historic and captivating destinations in the world, Italy. This 2 hour masterclass with Angela Hughes is designed help you attract the right clients and grow your luxury travel business.
This 2 hour, live masterclass is scheduled for June 26, 2023 and is expected to sell out.Register Now - Limited Spots Available
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"Angela Hughes is an expert and anyone looking to expand their business will definitely benefit from her knowledge. Above all she is a great person! We don't see that often. So, Angela I am taking this opportunity to thank you and I am grateful to have met you!" - Diane DP
Destination Management Company and Travel Beyond Wellness
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Trips & Ships Luxury Travel
A Sweet Dream!
"Working with Angela has been like a sweet dream! She openly shares her knowledge and creates a comfortable environment that is similar to working with a longtime friend. Angela was considerate of my individual style as we collaborated to design a detailed actions plan for my business. She is a true professional and it shows!" - Sherrhonda Gayle
Cloud 99 Tours
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