Maureen Paap 

Chicago, IL United States
Art of Hospitality Travel, an independent affiliate of Departure Lounge LLC
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Beach & Sun
  • Honeymoons
  • Destination Weddings
  • Adventure
  • Family Travel


Destinations
  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2006
Languages
  • English

My Background

I am a Chicago native and University of Iowa alumni, who has been traveling extensively, on and off, for the past fifteen years. Through a study abroad program to Sydney, Australia, I discovered a true passion (or borderline obsession) for traveling. 

I backpacked Europe, Iceland and Africa before settling into my first career as a sales and marketing consultant for an Australian owned Travel Agency. My next extensive trip was spent traveling Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama and Belize by car for 8-months.

With 31 countries under my belt I'm always thinking about the next adventure for myself and my clients. Years of both business and leisure travel booking experience have given me the ability to handle any type of traveler. I guarantee a speedy response time, meticulous research and outstanding customer service before, during and after your trip. Let me handle the details and legwork, so you can relax and enjoy traveling!

Places I Have Traveled


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Great experience

By: KJ


Reviewed on: 02 May 2017

Maureen was very easy to work with and understood our complicated needs. She as able to find us the perfect destination even though we didn't have a lot of advance notice, and was very thorough. I will definitely work with her again...hopefully in the very near future.
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Service and value far superior to online searching

By: Marie


Reviewed on: 19 Apr 2017

Maureen was extremely helpful in making my quick trip to Barcelona even better! Thanks!

Wedding Hawaii

By: Airman


Reviewed on: 05 May 2017

Easy. We did everything by e-mail. The trip was great.
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Maureen is Wonderful

By: Carbar


Reviewed on: 14 May 2017

She is Outstanding and does an excellent job for me. When I ask her for ideas, she comes back within a day with a list of them. If it is a tour I want, it is reserved immediately. She knows what I want and gets it for me. It is a joy to work with someone who performs without excuses. She delivers.
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Perfectly Planned Honeymoon Trip to Mexico

By: Kaeley B.


Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2017

Working with Maureen to plan our honeymoon was a breeze. She took all of the stress off of our plates. We provided her our loose vision of what we wanted in a honeymoon (e.g., all-inclusive, beach) and a rough budget and she presented us with several great options. The pros and cons of each were clearly outlined, which my (now) husband and I really appreciated. Flights and the resort were absolutely perfect and everything went off without a hitch. We loved working with Maureen throughout the whole process and will look forward to planning future travel with her soon.
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Parade

By: The traveler


Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2017

Excellent and easy.
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Rocky Mountaineer trip

By: Mary


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

We will be glad to and have already recommended Maureen Paap. A friend is planning to do the same trip next year. Because Maureen handled every detail, this was the best travel experience ever! From airline reservations, airport and train transfers, to personalized notes and treats in our hotel rooms, she made the adventure so much easier and without any worries or stress I normally associate (and have) whih traveling.
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Italian Honeymoon!

By: annepeel


Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2017

Maureen was so helpful in getting our honeymoon planned and perfected during the already stressful wedding planning. We were able to do EVERYTHING via email, and she was patient with all of our updates and changes. The trip to Italy was phenomenal. We got to do a little bit of everything -- big city life, Italian countryside, and the beautiful Almafi coast. We used private guides in every city and really got to explore the beauty and history of the country. All of our hotels were great, and most of them even had a surprise welcome gift when we arrived. One of our favorite experiences was wine tasting and cooking class with a local chef. The chef was SO wonderful, and the whole town knew her when we walked around shopping for our groceries. I would recommend Maureen to anyone wanting to have a relaxing or adventurous (OR BOTH like us) honeymoon. She did it all for us, and we are so thankful!

First time user with Maureen

By: FJ


Reviewed on: 12 Mar 2018

Maureen and Hans handied all the details of my cruise wonderful

Maureen Paap

By: Jeff


Reviewed on: 09 May 2018

This the 4th time I have worked with Maureen and everything has always been absolutely perfect. She is extremely thorough and covers all bases. I could not conceive that there could be anyone better. Five Star all the way!!!
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