Ms. Gunes Hopson, VTA

Ms. Gunes Hopson, VTA

Certified Luxury Travel Advisor

My Path Unwinding Travel

Glen Allen, VA

United States


From a very young age, I have traveled with my family and always have loved to travel. My first international trip was as a toddler on a trans-Atlantic flight to Turkey with my parents. I clearly caught the travel bug during that journey, as I since have visited 35 countries (and counting!), as well as 46 states (including Alaska and Hawaii), and have been on 10 cruises. I am a huge Disney enthusiast and especially love sailing on Disney Cruise Line. Cruises, luxury travel, and family vacations are among some of my favorite things (in addition to coffee, wine, and chocolate). I also love to blog about my travels and am a bit of a photog (check out for the latest on those fronts). Whether I’m staying in a fine hotel or chatting with a call center agent on the phone, the experience of superb customer service absolutely delights me. In addition, I am passionate about details and know how to read the fine print (proven by my law degree). When I decided to become a travel advisor, I knew that melding these two concepts would be an essential formula: Service + Taking Care of Details = Your Vacation Concierge! I elevate your travel planning experience through a premier level of service. I handle every detail on your behalf and save you from all the hassles that a person typically experiences when planning a vacation. For example, you no longer have to spend days or even weeks investigating itineraries: I will do all that research for you, or I already may have a perfect vetted and customizable itinerary available. What about those confusing cancellation and refund policies? I am here to translate and advise on booking terms, putting your mind at ease. When I serve as your vacation concierge, there's no need to wait to actually travel to begin relaxing. From the moment we first interact, I will alleviate any planning stress and will design the perfect getaway, acting as your quintessential wanderlust resource all along the way.

Travel Specialization

All Inclusive, Amusement/Theme Parks, Art & Culture/Music, Barge/Canal/River Cruises, Beach Vacations, Cruising - River, Cruising/Cruise Lines, Customized Travel, Disney, Family Fun, Family/Multi-generational, Golf & Tennis, Luxury Travel, National Parks, Resorts

Destination Specialization

Canada, Caribbean, Europe - Western, Italy, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Florida, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Las Vegas, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West

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reviews (1)

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Reviewed on Friday, June 10, 2022 1:51:43 PM

Gunes was so patient with me! We planned one vacation over a year in advance, then changed the dates, then cancelled and rebooked a different vacation. She was fabulous in making sure we knew all our options and helped every step of the way. I can_`t thank her enough for a brilliant vacation.





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