Vivien Rethazy CTC

Toronto, ON Canada
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Travel Specialties
  • Family Travel
  • Hotels
  • Independent Tours
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising

  • Hungary
  • Czech Republic
Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • Hungarian

My Background

I have been in the Travel Business since 1976. I travelled extensively as a child growing up in London, England. After I immigrated to Canada in 1970, got married and had children, I started selling Travel along with taking my own trips. My specialties are Jewish Heritage travel mainly in Europe but to all parts of the world with Jewish history. I have personally escorted over 30 groups of people on tours of discovery over the past 20 years. i am also a specialist in cruising especially with Oceania and have escorted 5 groups with them one on each of their 5 ships. In addition I specialize in River cruising and know all the in's and out's of which ships offer what. Any travel that needs special attention to detail is my forte. Please feel free to reach out to me of advise, help and travel planning.

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excellent service

By: barbara

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

As always we were very pleased with the service Vivien offered on our recent trip. We have been dealing with her for several years and have always found her to be efficient and attentive to our needs.

Highly recommended

By: Blackie

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

Excellent travel agent, very experienced and reliable, found us good flight to and from cruise

highly recomended

By: jeff

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

everything vivien ever does for me is done fast and thorough and very efficient . over 50 years she has been the best travel agent i have ever had

Another great trip by Vivien.

By: AllanGila

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

We have been using Vivien for our travel plans for at least 10 years and again she has planned a great trip for us. Everything went as planned without any hitches. Our cruise on Oceania from Southampton to Barcelona was fabulous and the arrangements for us to fly from Barcelona to Tel Aviv and return to Toronto direct was perfect. Looking forward to having Vivien plan ur next trip.

Very Knowledgeable, Highly Recommended

By: Matt1986

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

My wife and I booked our French Polynesian honeymoon aboard the MS Paul Gauguin through Vivien. She was very helpful throughout the planning process and quickly responded to any and all questions. We knew so much about the cruise and islands that our days were almost fully planned before we even left. I would highly recommend talking with Vivien before beginning to plan for any trip, especially one as important as a honeymoon.

Always well looked after and directed to great places.

By: Cody

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

Have traveled with Vivien for many years to some very strange places and it has always worked like a charm! Will do so again and again.

excellent service

By: bbernstein

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Vivien planned a trip for us to Berlin and Paris As usual we were very happy with the arrangements she made on our behalf

Highly Recommended

By: RLA_NewYork

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Highly recommend Vivian. She's responsive, creative, has great attention to detail and always watches out for her clients' best interests. One of many extraordinary examples of customer care that comes to mind is when Florida was hit hard by a hurricane August, 2008 --- our family reunion at the Ritz Carlton Naples was canceled. In a matter of hours, Vivian found us all rooms at the Keswick Hall in Virginia (which made for a fabulous reunion/60th birthday for my mom). Amazing service!

Thorough, complete, efficient

By: mick

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Vivien is conscientious, attentive and efficient. Arrangenents were flawless and we had a carefree vacation



Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Vivien is a fantastic travel agent. Her attention to detail is wondrous. One feels cared for. In fact, she is the single best travel agent I have ever dealt with.

Yes I Have highly recommended Vivien Rethazy of The Travel Network Corp.and would do so again.

By: mirmar

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

She has always fulfilled our needs, alawys taken the the time to understand our preferences & tastes and when we had unavoidable bumps she has always been most helpful.

Would highly recommend Vivien.

By: Laz

Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2013

Vivien is the best at what she does. No one has ever planned our trips as well as Vivien. She knows what we like and doesn't hesitate to make her opinions known. She always sets us on the right path.

An excellent service, very highly recommended

By: Marika

Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2013

Vivien Rethazy displayed extensive knowledge of flights and resorts for a complicated trip with our extended family. Her caring, intelligence and going that extra mile made our whole-family (9 people of all ages) holiday a superb experience and removed the anxiety of these complicated arrangements. We would whole-heartedly recommend Vivien to anyone planning a special holiday, a business trip or any other travel arrangements. Thank you, Vivien!

She is the very best

By: georgine

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

She is the best travel agent ever. I have been to cruises and organized trips with her, and also individual trips she booked for us with care. Everything always works out perfectly if Vivien organizes. She is pleasant and charming

Highly recommended

By: Panni

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

My family is Vivien's client for many years. She organized us several cruises, trips and flights with hotel arrangements. We were always satisfied and happy with her services. Vivien always recommends special programs for our children, and takes care of the whole family's well being. It is a pleasure to deal with her

Highly recommended

By: Terry & Rosemary

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Vivien has looked after our travel needs for several years.She always does a professional & thorough job. Over the years our needs have changed and Vivien somehow senses our particular needs and always makes sure they are met. Thanks to Vivien we have enjoyed all our trips. And yes .... we plan to take many more trips.

Excellent servie

By: gyorgyi

Reviewed on: 02 Aug 2014

She is very knowledgable efficient lovely person. Would not use anybody else

Oceania Cruise

By: GerryM

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2014

Cruise was outstanding. Oceania - great level of service and fantastic restaurants. A couple of tours were quite expensive for what they provided.

The Best

By: Marv

Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2014

The best service & travel advice

Trip of a Lifetime

By: Picky

Reviewed on: 01 Nov 2014

Our trip was a trip of a lifetime. Vivien was amazing and no details were overlooked. She was a pleasure to deal with and took care of all our special requests. We will definitely recommend her to our friends.

As always very knowledgeable, friendly and responsive

By: peters

Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2014

Vivien has always been and continues to be well informed, willing to do whatever research is needed and responsive. Our trips have always gone well and often exceeded our expectations. She has always been responsive to resolve any unexpected situations no matter which side of. The world we have been. Overall, great to deal with.

First Rate

By: Marvin

Reviewed on: 29 Dec 2014

All arrangements were first rate. Thanks again to Vivien Rethazy at The Travel Network Corp

Doesn't miss a Beat

By: notwax

Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2015

Thank you Vivien for all of your diligence and recommendations!

10 out of 10

By: Leslie

Reviewed on: 12 Jan 2015

Excellent vacation. Beautiful beaches, gourmet food, luxury accommodations, genuinely friendly staff, two amazing pools. Just perfect.


By: Wayne99

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2015

Vivien Rethazy has been handling all our travels for many years and has never missed a beat! She's always suggested the best hotels, ships, and tours in concert with our personal needs and aspirations. Can't imagine a better agent.

Fabulous cruise

By: Canadian cruiser

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2015

Have nothing but raves for recent trip Copenhagen/Stockholm cruise on the Silver Whisper. Great service and attention to detail, plus Virtuoso cocktails on our second night, as well as tour of Hkesinki the following day. We loved all of it and recommend it highly.

reliably good

By: picky

Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2015

As usual, Vivien helped plan our recent trip. The hotels were all as expected and we felt like were treated in a special way.


By: Retek

Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2015

Perfect from beginning to end. Excellent service, attention to details. Will never have travel arrangements made by anyone else.

Amazing Travel Agent

By: Sweet@64

Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2016

Vivien organized our recent trip to Israel and she did an amazing job-Fabulous hotels, fantastic guides and super-efficient and personal service. We highly recommend her. Thank you Vivien

Great trip.

By: Sheila

Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2016

Vivien, all is well on the Seabourn. The Virtuoso trip to the Alhambra was terrific. Really nice woman leading... We are in Portomao, having spent yesterday in Gilbralttar. Thank you for all your good work!

Using a Virtuoso agent pays!

By: TorontoEh

Reviewed on: 25 Jul 2016

Stayed at the Westbury Dublin before embarking on an Azamara cruise of the British Isles, followed by a stay at One Aldwych in London. Both hotels are members of the Doyle Collection and have treated us like royalty, thanks to Vivien. We were personally greeted, rooms were upgraded, and at the Westbury, thanks to Virtuoso, we had a delicious 3-course dinner in the hotel restaurant "on the house". Both hotels are located in the centre of the places you want to visit, so you can walk almost everywhere (and we have). The Azamara Quest was wonderful, with excellent friendly service for everyone. There was a special excursion to the Titanic Experience in Belfast for Virtuoso guests, but we had already bought tickets before we learned that, so we were given $150 onboard credit each, which Vivien kindly topped up. Thank you Vivien.

Wonderful Service!


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2016

A super trip all round! AMADagio (wine themed) cruise was absolutely perfect! Still smiling and laughing at some of our memories! Met a great group of fellow travellers! Would highly recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys great wine, lots of walking excursions and excellent food. Kudos to you Vivien for all your hard work making this "bucket list" trip a truly memorable one!

A pleasure to work with!

By: Nitag

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

We have used Vivien to plan trips for many years and always been delighted with her efficiency and knowledge. She has helped us when we have encountered difficulties and we feel confident booking and planning trips with her assistance.

Best travel agent

By: Gyorgyi

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

Vivien is fantastic, very knowledgable and pleasant at all times

Efficiency A+ as usual

By: Toronto traveler

Reviewed on: 14 Nov 2016

Our agent always recommends and books with great expertise and efficiency. She also manages to find terrific fares - often sale prices. She's the best.

the best

By: at

Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2017

Our trip could not have been better We received excellent advise and guidance When we had questions with respect to the possible disruption of our trip by a recent natural disaster, Vivien had the answer within 2 days We would not use anyone else

Efficiency above all!

By: Susieq

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2017

Vivien has planned most, if not all, of my travel for the past 30 years. Not only is she personable and easy to deal with, but she is very efficient. Answers to my questions come back within than 24 hours, usually less, even if the request is made at the opposite end of the world. If there is a problem while I am away, she is available to try to solve it immediately. This latest trip was well planned with excellent local partners and wonderful accommodations. I can't wait to go back! Vivien is a true professional and I would recommend her (as I have been) to anyone interested in travel.

great trip as always

By: peter s

Reviewed on: 23 Jan 2017

Vivien was and always has been great to work with

Oceania Cruise

By: cruiser

Reviewed on: 08 Feb 2017

An excellent experience. Vivien is thorough and conscientious. She watches every detail and is never too busy to deal with the smallest concern.

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By: rosie

Reviewed on: 19 Feb 2017

Vivien is excellent . She is smart, thorough, conscientious, and dedicated. Her experience and ability ensure that our trips are tops.


By: Rockfleet

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2017

She's great to work with. Totally efficient and good on the details.

Azul 5

By: Darling

Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2017

The best preparation and attention to all details. Excellent personal service

Aruba Paradise

By: jojo

Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2017

Fantastic-She is an amazing agent

Great trip to Israel!

By: Sue

Reviewed on: 19 Mar 2017

Vivien is always of invaluable help in providing information and advice to ensure the best travel planning process and secure trip satisfaction.


By: pipeline

Reviewed on: 12 May 2017

Great..Vivien is a real professional...easy to deal with. I can trust her!


By: Georgine

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

She is a wonderful travel agent, returns calls promptly has great connections with shipping companies, hotels and airlines. I recommend her to all my friends

Great service!

By: Tom

Reviewed on: 04 Sep 2017

As always,it is easy,fast and very carried.


By: Leslie

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

Exceptional . Vivien's recommendations saved me $2700

Santa Fr

By: Wayne

Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2017

As always, Bjvien was very through in arranging our trip to Santa Fe. We have worked with her for s number of years and she has always been at the top of her game.

Memorable trips - thx Vivien

By: edie

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Vivien has organized many trips for us and all have been very well-organized. She has gone the extra distance in obtaining up-grades or other extras that are much appreciated. She in very efficient and effective,

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By: Rose

Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2017

It was excellent. She is professional, thorough, and a pleasure to work with.

Great travel agent!

By: Rockfleet

Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2017

I have always booked our travel myself but since working with Vivien I'm a convert. She is thorough and knows where to go. We booked a few cruises and trips with her and have been happy with everything.

Incredible Travel Agent

By: Quincy

Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2017

Vivien Rethazy was amazing. Super efficient, wonderful to deal with and made us feel very special. We will definitely travel with her again.

Our Oceania cruise in the Mediterranean was fabulous.

By: Joan

Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2017

Vivien Rethazy is the consummate professional, taking care to ensure all details of the trip were perfect. I would recommend her without hesitation.

Vivien is the BEST.

By: RLA_NewYork

Reviewed on: 12 Nov 2017

Vivien is extremely helpful and knowledgable. I highly recommend working with her. Excellent communication, incredible attention to detail. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Another great trip

By: Peter S

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

Always very easy and efficient. Everything just happens as it should. Have worked with Vivien for over 30 years on trips from Africa to Mongolia or just the islands and she has always been great!

The best travel agent i have ever worked with

By: Quincy

Reviewed on: 31 Dec 2017

Vivien was fantastic to work with-Super friendly, responsive and she had great recommendations. We had a fabulous vacation. Thank you Vivien.

Viet Nam & Cambodia

By: Retek

Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2018

Fantastic! All arrangements were superb, no flaws, no mistakes no surprises!

South American remote vacation

By: Wayne

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2018

Excellent. Vivien is very attentive to our needs in every way.

Travel agent

By: Sherry

Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2018

Great. She's efficient and knowledgeable.

Satisfied Customer

By: Satisfied

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2018

Always a pleasure to work with Vivien. She is thorough and very efficient.

Mexico/ Riviera Maya

By: Leslie

Reviewed on: 12 Mar 2018

Helpful and professional



Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2018

Working with Vivien was totally excellent.

Our trip

By: Wayne

Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2018

Vivien is a pro. We took a vacation to remote locations and she took care of every minute detail and nuance of our trip. We have used Vivien for all our travel for many years and she has never disappointed. An excellent travel agent!!!

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