Jeff Hood 

Chicago, IL United States
Why work with an advisor? 
Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari
  • Spa Vacations
  • Ocean Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

As a luxury travel advisor, Jeff's primary focus is providing excellence in corporate executive and luxury leisure travel. In the 25+ years Jeff has been in the travel industry, he has established a reputation for creating unforgettable itineraries for his clients.

Jeff specializes in designing unique itineraries that include the Hawaiian Islands, Fiji and the South Pacific, unforgettable Mexican experiences, exotic SE Asia & European adventures, and luxury honeymoon packages.

Jeff has traveled extensively and is an expert in Japan, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Fiji and Cancun. Jeff is the office specialist in private jet charters.

Jeff’s attention to detail and broad knowledge of both corporate and leisure travel make him a unique and distinguished travel expert.

Favorite Hotels & Resorts: Wakaya Club Fiji, Park Hyatt Dubai, Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Four Seasons Costa Rica, Parrot Cay, Bulgari Hotel Milano, Villa D Este Lake Como, Italy, Raffles Hotel Singapore, Maroma Resort & Spa Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, Esencia Resort Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Best Adventures: 4X4 desert dune safari and riding camels in Dubai, Zip lining and hiking the cloud forest in Costa Rica, Island Hopping helicopter style in Fiji, Kick Boxing in Bangkok

Recently Visited: Fiji Islands, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Costa Rica, Mexico

Places I Have Traveled

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Reviewed on: 03 Apr 2014

Jeff is terrific and I have recommended him to friends . Very conscientious about all details. What an asset he is for Huffman travel
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Above and Beyond

By: H1000

Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2014

Not only did Jeff help plan our most recent trip he went above and beyond to offer great suggestions for activities and restaurants! Without those recommendations we wouldn't have some of the great memories from our trip!! I have already recommended Jeff to family and friends and will continue to do so. Thanks Jeff!

Great weeekend

By: jakeJ

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2015

We had a wondferful tme. Terrific room and frendly service.

Cruise Booking

By: Fans of Jeff Hood and Celebrity

Reviewed on: 19 Feb 2015

We recently sailed on the Celebrity Equinox for 11 weeks. Everything onboard was outstanding i.e. the food, entertainment, the friendliness of the crew, and the cleanliness of the ship. This was our 35th cruise and we have already booked another cruise on the Equinox. Jeff did a great job for us. We highly recommend Jeff and Huffman Travel.

Big Apple


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

Had a great room in a 5star hotel- a great trip with Jeff as usual

Fantastic in every way!

By: Jake

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2016

Had a wonderful reception. Room upgrade was outstanding. Hotel staff all very accommodating.


By: jake

Reviewed on: 12 Feb 2018

Jeff is amazing and so easy and accommodating to work with. A true professional.
Not Recommended

Silver Sea Antartica Expedition Cruise

By: Sandy

Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2018

While I was behind the scenes with Jeff and my husband worked directly with him, Jeff was not forecoming with information and at one point, we believe he completely made up a story. As we have never been on any cruise before, we did have a lot of questions. Two big disappointments where not knowing about a 7-day cut off for spa appointments or to rent our boots ahead of time. Also, regarding the boots, we were told it was a $200 rental. A friend that we were traveling with, bought her own boots for $200. The rental was actually $100 as $100 was a deposit that was returned after turning in the boots. One of the biggest disappointments was that my husband asked Jeff, what do we do when we land in Ushuaia as there is approximately a 4-hour span before boarding the ship at 3:00 or 4:00. Jeff's response was that "since we booked with Huffmann Travel, we would be allowed to board the ship upon arrival in Ushuaia." This, of course, was not the case and SS cruise had lovely accommodat

Helpful advisor

By: Peg

Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2017

He's helpful, always appears glad to give advice and is easily accessible.

Townsend Hotel

By: Jake

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2017

He's is the best!!!!

Hotel Bel Air

By: Mark

Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2017

Jeff was amazing, he helped secure a fabulous pool view junior suite. He responds very quickly to request and arranges everything seamlessly and to perfection.

Ritz -Y

By: Jake

Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2017


Business Travel

By: Baker

Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2018

Excellent, as always. Needed cross-country flights to and from smaller airports, with expected changes of planes at larger hubs, within certain days and times, and Jeff found me best available option and made arrangements quickly and happily. Thank you!

Always Seamless

By: MJ

Reviewed on: 03 Feb 2018

We love working with Jeff as all our trips go off without a hitch!

Jeff Hood

By: Jake

Reviewed on: 03 Feb 2017

Jeff is the best person to work with. Efficient and knows the properties from first hand experience.

Great Cruise

By: Jerry

Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2017

Jeff is one of the best.

Jeff Hood

By: John

Reviewed on: 16 Apr 2017

Outstanding. Jeff is great to work with. Knows the properties.

Trip to Africa

By: Vic

Reviewed on: 03 Jul 2017

We have worked with Jeff before and always in a collaborative manner. We set the parameters of where we want to go, what we want to do and he and we explore properties and then make the final choices. He arranges the connections and the local facilitators.


By: Jake

Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2017

Excellent - he's the best!!!!

Great Experience

By: BellBoys

Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2017

Jeff was terrific in recommending this hotel over others in the area as he understood our needs and directed us to a perfect location. He has impeccable follow up and is quick to respond. He is our go to person!

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