Tara Hyland ASA, MCC

League City, TX United States
Tara Hyland Travel, LLC, an independent affiliate of Worldview Travel
Travel Specialties
  • Independent Tours
  • Adventure
  • River Cruising
  • Family Travel
  • Ocean Cruising

Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

My 30-year career in the travel agency industry is diverse with a background in marketing, management, supplier relations and luxury leisure sales. I've had various unique opportunities travelling the world far and wide to expand my destination knowledge. I have made valuable connectionswith hotel managers, tour companies and guides which enhance my ability to extend VIP treatment to my clients worldwide.

I take great pride in crafting unique and exciting itineraries and creating memorable trips. A vacation which surpasses my client's expectations is always my objective. I craft them utilizing my many connections throughout the world. Some of my favorite destinations are Australia ,Botswana, China, Italy, France, New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey, and Tahiti. With a certification as a Master Cruise Counselor, I also enjoy using my knowledge to help my clients select the perfect cruise line and destination.

It would be my pleasure to design your next vacation.

Places I Have Traveled


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Highly recommended

By: Natreg

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2014

Excellent to work with and provided all the planning so we could have an enjoyable trip. Any issues were quickly and satisfactorily addressed. Look forward to Tara's assistance planning our next trip.

Indeed, highly recommended

By: Geoff

Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2014

A unique travel specialist who comes up with wonderful ideas.  I recommend highly her travel advisory services

trip to Egypt

By: dcn3

Reviewed on: 24 Mar 2014

My wife and I were extraordinarily pleased with our recent trip to Egypt.  This was the second trip that Tara Hyland set up for us, and we remain highly pleased with her professionalism, knowledge, and individual attention.  Tara is first-class and we will return to her in the near future.

Highly recommend

By: Geoff

Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2014

most important she is attentive to details and follow up

Normandy Guide recommendation was excellent!

By: Houston Traveler

Reviewed on: 30 Jun 2015

Tara arranged for us to tour the Normandy, France area with a guide whom Universal Travel has used on numerous occasions. John was fabulous. His knowledge of the events of D-Day and of the Normandy area were excellent. Tara was very prompt in following through on all details of the trip.

GREAT Service!

By: Jeannie

Reviewed on: 08 Sep 2015

Tara planned my Bucket List trip superbly! I asked for a SPA Resort, and she suggested The Miraval and it was by far, better than expected. Everything about the Resort was done well from entering the grounds, checking in, my casita, classes, exercises, tasty and well balanced menu, smoothie bar, gift shop, SPA & treatment center, artwork throughout the property including the person who met me at the Airport upon arrival! Everything about the trip was well planned & executed along with keeping me and the other guest engaged. The communing with nature and the meandering stream that flows through the property was lovely to watch and listen to as you sat and read whatever materials you had with you. OR you could do nothing and just sit and listen to the water lull you into a relaxed state! Many of the guest were repeat patrons and I'd like to share that experience and become a repeat customer. Wonderful 65th BDay gift to myself. Thanks TARA for making it happen! All my BEST!


By: Richard

Reviewed on: 18 Dec 2015

Great detail in the planning. Quality vendors (drivers, guides, etc). Excellent restaurant choices. Hotel was even better than expected. Very happy!

Very professional superb job

By: Dick

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2016

She reacted exceptionally well to a bit of a crisis that was not caused by her, but a change of plans by one of my children. She is a great communicator.

Expert friendly service

By: Richard 46

Reviewed on: 30 May 2016

This was the second time Tara had assisted us with planning a vacation and on both occasions she has done an excellent job for us. She planned well and gave good advise which enabled us to thoroughly enjoy our vacation.We would always seek her assistance when it is time for us to go somewhere.

Experineced guidance and perfect arrangements!

By: MAHx2

Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2016

Tara was very helpful. Her advise to us was based on knowledge and personal experience. She understood what we hoped for in our trip, and suggested the perfect balance of excursions and exploration. The arrangements she made for our airfair, ferries and hotels worked very well. We are most appreciative.

Outstanding travel service by a real pro!

By: Lil's Disney experience

Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2017

Outstanding....professional and caring! She guided the entire process with knowledge and researched all the elements of our trip so we made the best decisions! I highly recommend her for any travel advice and needs. Will absolutely use her services for my next trip! Loved the entire experience! Lil Vaughn

Another Wonderful Trip

By: TexasMom

Reviewed on: 28 May 2017

Tara is a knowledgeable, professional and extremely capable travel advisor. She has planned multiple trips for my family and I have recommended her to co-workers and friends. She is well-connected and has many resources available to ensure an exceptional travel experience. She is very easy to work with and responsive to her client's needs and wishes. I highly recommend Tara and will continue to use her as my travel advisor for future vacations.

Wisconsin Trip

By: Ellington

Reviewed on: 29 Jul 2017

Outstanding. Sharp, responsive, focused on my satisfaction.

Amazing Trip

By: Lola

Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2017

Tara works your trip as though she were going to be with you and wants the same quality for you that she would expect for herself. She was always available to discuss, answer questions and give advise on anything we were not sure of. I will always use Tara for those blessed times I get to go abroad and see the world. She is the consummate of travel agent and friend.


By: Fishman

Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2017

Tara has planned several trips for us and has one for us in March, 2018. She is excellent in planning, followup and communication. She has also worked for others in our family. Recommend her highly.

Amazing trip to the Galapagos

By: Shelley416

Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2018

Tara Hyland is the consummate travel professional. She makes sure that all of the details are taking care of and that your trip runs smoothly from beginning to end. Her standards are very high....and so are mine! For excellent luxury travel, I would highly recommend Tara.

What a trip!

By: Love to travel

Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2018

Working with Tara is always great. Not only is she well traveled and well versed on several areas in the world, her sense of humor is tops! Love her.

Exceptional Service

By: Jane

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2018

Tara is so pleasant to work with! She knows her product(s) and always takes the time to explain all the options to best fit my preferences!

Best, mist efficient excellent tour advisor in the business

By: Tom

Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2018

As always excellent. Attention to all details. Whatever is committed to happens.

Working with Tara Hyland, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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