Gennady Podolsky 

Chicago, IL United States
Travel Specialties
  • Air Travel
  • Hotels

  • United States - All
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
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Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • French
  • Russian

My Background

Gennady's ambitions to become a travel agent began as a child. With a career spanning over 20 years of experience, he has built a following of illustrious globetrotters such as prominent business people, artists, entertainers, and political leaders who call the road their home. From advising business leaders which airline will give them the best rest for that 1-day meeting in Asia to helping clients in need around the clock, Gennady's ability to move people is far beyond a skill perfected over years of experience. It's a talent. With an encyclopedic knowledge of air reservations he can name the best seats in any premium cabin, advise how to best use your miles, or get you an upgrade.

As a travel professional, Gennady’s philosophy is that an agent must specialize first and foremost in their client, not a destination. The client’s shared values, tastes, and needs should be basis for planning any travel. Through building mutual trust Gennady is able to intuit just the right place, time, and pace for his client’s next trip.  

Now at the helm of the historic Vega International Travel as its creative director, Gennady brings his lifelong dedication to the travel industry by mentoring new agents in the craft he loves. Assembling a team of agents for his vision of tomorrow's travel professionals, he seeks strictly professional excellence, innovation, and leadership. With a growing group of young experts whose specializations range the full travel spectrum, let his team serve all your travel needs.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: Sveta

Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2014

the trip was planned very well. We were advised to stay in Mandarin Oriental, the great hotel in Barcelona. We liked the service very much. Moreover, thanks to Gennady we were upgraded the second day to a better and more expensive room with a balcony.


By: Victore

Reviewed on: 13 Dec 2014

Everything was perfect!


By: Victor

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2015

Amazing!!!! Great place!!!!

Fantastic, friendly service

By: Mike

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2015

Gennady is a wonderful agent! He is quick with answers to whatever questions I may have and delivers exactly what I need every time! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a travel agent!

Another great trip!

By: Victor

Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2015

Another perfect planning. It is very nice to take things like this for granted, everything is smooth, everything meets or exceeds my expectation, and the upgrade for the room in Hassler Rome was the icing on the cake! Thank you.

3 weeks in Japan

By: vitusik1

Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2015

Everything was absolutely perfect!!!

Excellent trip

By: Alex

Reviewed on: 22 May 2016

Gennagy is always very helpful and knowledgeable. We have worked with Gennagy several years and will continue to do so!
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excellent service

By: Tanya R

Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2016

I highly recommend Gennagy for your travel needs. Very attentive, easy to work with. I will definitely use him again.
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Simply the Best!

By: Vitusik

Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2016

Gennady is amazing as always, everything is always done right and super professional, and the best part is that I know I will be helped and guided throughout if needed!!!!!!
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By: vitusik

Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2017

Have been working with Gennady for at least 10 years, wouldn't dream of using any one else
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By: Vitusik

Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2017

Gennady is simply the best. I never check the location of the hotel when booked by Gennady, it is always in a perfect location!
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By: Tanya R

Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2018

I highly recommend Gennady for your travel arrangements. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. He puts a lot of time into planning of our trips.
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