Connie Hotard 

New Canaan, CT United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Beach & Sun
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Honeymoons
  • Independent Tours
  • River Cruising


Destinations
  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
1985
Languages
  • English

My Background

Connie lived in Europe for seven years in Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, traveling extensively in Western Europe. She is passionate about history and culture so this experience was a natural springboard for her career in travel. As a professional consultant for 27 years, Connie has constantly broadened her travel knowledge and experience. She continues to add new destinations to her portfolio. Having experienced Thailand and China, her priority is now to explore more of Asia in the near future. Connie’s most recent odyssey took her to Prague and Budapest. With specialties that include cruises, adventure and European travel, Connie enjoys planning unique itineraries worldwide for families, honeymooners, and couples who want more than just a trip!

Places I Have Traveled


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By: AmyT


Reviewed on: 23 Jan 2014

Connie did a spectacular job planning a wonderful adventure filled trip for my husband and I to Australia and New Zealand! I feel that she really listened to what my husbands and my needs were and made them into a reality. I told her we were adventurous and athletic people and the excursions we went on were exactly that! I also told her we wanted to be near the nightlife, restaurants,city and all of our accomdations were exaclty what we wanted and in great locations. Great travel agent!

highly recomend!!!

By: town


Reviewed on: 12 Feb 2014

Always does an excelent job.Every aspect of our recent cruise that Connie handled was superb.We had to cancel the cruise with one week remaining andConnie quickly met our needs to return to Florida!

Highly recommend

By: Jules


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2014

Connie was really helpful - it was a fairly last minute booking & Connie put it together quickly & efficiently. I also had help changing flights (due to snow forecast) which I was very grateful for. Thank you!

Connie is outstanding always!!

By: DaveS


Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2014

We have had Connie arrange for our travel over the last 20 years.  She tailors her arrangements to the personalities of her clients.  She never disappoints!

Simply The Best

By: Town and Carol


Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2014

Any place we go in this wide world,  we book with Connie.   Always completely satisfied.    And if anything should go wrong any place we are and it has,   we call Connie and she solves it for us.   One time Connie quickly changed a hotel for us when we were in Spain.    Twice we had to get home for serious health reasons, once from the South Pacific and another time from Africa,  and Connie acted at whirlwind speed.   Several of our friends are so impressed with her that they now book with Connie.  Carol and Town

Expert at recommending and explaining vacation ideas

By: Vacation time


Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2014

Connie listens to you and asks great questions of what you are looking for in a vacation. Her recommendations have been fantastic. 

Highly recommended

By: Rich


Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2014

I have been doing business with Connie for more than 15 years, both business and personal travel. It's hard to describe just how good she is. If she's not the best travel agent on the planet, I'm not sure who is.

The Best!!

By: Dave


Reviewed on: 04 Apr 2014

Connie is the best in terms of understanding her customer's needs and developing a travel plan that delights.  We have been working with her for 20 years.  We are highly satisfied.

Flawless...as usual.

By: Rich


Reviewed on: 04 May 2014

Great trip..thanks Connie.

Great Customer Service

By: liliherz


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2014

This is the 3rd trip Connie and I have worked on together, and her customer service continues to be fantastic!  She is extremely knowledgeable and patient and delivers a great product.

Costa Rica

By: Rich


Reviewed on: 30 Apr 2015

Great trip to a terrific place. Trip went flawlessly, as usual.

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