Hillary Harpster 

La Jolla, CA United States
An independent affiliate of CADENCE
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Travel Specialties
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Independent Tours
  • River Cruising
  • Escorted Tours
  • Safari

Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • German

My Background

After thriving in her previous role as a top consultant for American Express Travel, Hillary Harpster founded ZEN Luxury Travel to give more personalized attention to her valued clients. Her strong passion for travel and first career as a research analyst led her to over 50 countries. She lived in Germany and worked in Jerusalem and Washington DC, gaining a wealth of knowledge about these destinations.

She specializes in luxury cruises, tours, and custom personalized vacations. She has a degree in International Studies from Pepperdine University and is an alumna of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She serves as Registrar for her DAR chapter, is an active member of Junior League, and sits on the board of Native Health News Alliance.

Hillary’s practice of meditation inspired the company name and philosophy - it is possible to to be free from suffering during the planning process and your trip.

Hillary would love to help plan your next vacation or help you begin checking off your bucket-list! She is an extremely savvy traveler and always knows the latest hot-spot hotels and restaurants. Book with ZEN luxury travel and you'll experience destinations as an insider!

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  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
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