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Derek Van Den Top

Luxury Travel Agent

Derek, a seasoned professional with over seventeen years of experience in heading an IT contracting firm, has always been passionate about the world of travel. His keen attention to detail, a skill honed throughout his career, has made him an expert in crafting high-touch travel arrangements. Now, Derek is focused on leveraging his expertise and turning his passion for planning getaways and vacations into a successful new venture as a global travel advisor with the agency.

Born and raised in Iowa, Derek has always been captivated by the wonders of the world beyond his home state. This fascination has led him to explore various corners of the globe, from bustling cities to serene landscapes. Over the years, he has cultivated a unique ability to understand and cater to the diverse needs and preferences of travelers. He believes that every journey is an opportunity for personal growth and cultural enrichment, and he is committed to helping his clients make the most of their travel experiences.

As a global travel advisor, Derek is dedicated to providing exceptional service and personalized itineraries that cater to the specific needs of each client. He recognizes that planning a memorable trip involves more than just booking flights and accommodations; it's about creating unforgettable moments and experiences that will last a lifetime. By combining his extensive knowledge of various destinations, cultures, and travel trends with his meticulous attention to detail, Derek ensures that every aspect of his clients' trips is tailored to their preferences and expectations.

One of Derek's key strengths as a travel advisor is his ability to adapt and stay ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving industry. He continually researches emerging destinations and keeps up-to-date with the latest travel technologies to provide his clients with the best possible options and advice. Furthermore, Derek's background in IT gives him a unique edge in understanding and utilizing innovative solutions that enhance the overall travel experience.

Outside of his work as a global travel advisor, Derek enjoys spending time with his family, exploring the outdoors, and indulging in his love for photography. He is always eager to share his personal travel experiences and insights with his clients, helping them to discover their own passion for adventure and create cherished memories.

In summary, Derek is a highly skilled and dedicated global travel advisor with a wealth of experience in both the IT and travel industries. As he pivots into this new business venture with the agency, his commitment to providing exceptional service and personalized travel experiences will undoubtedly make him an invaluable asset to the team and a trusted advisor for clients seeking unforgettable journeys.


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