(13 Reviews)
92% Recommended

Maureen Johnson

Los Angeles, CA
Crafting Unforgettable Journeys Across Continents

Greetings, fellow wanderers! I'm Maureen Johnson, and for over two decades, I've had the incredible privilege of turning travel dreams into exquisite realities. As a luxury travel advisor with a heart deeply devoted to exploration, I've dedicated ...
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Italy Bellisimo

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Hello, I'm Maureen, a luxury travel specialist with a deep love for Italy and its unparalleled beauty. As an experienced professional in the travel industry, I am dedicated to curating extraordinary journeys that allow my clients to explore the must-see destinations of this captivating country.

Italy is a treasure trove of iconic landmarks and cultural gems, and I take great pride in designing itineraries that showcase the best of this remarkable country. From the timeless grandeur of Rome to the enchanting canals of Venice and the breathtaking landscapes of Tuscany, I ensure that my clients experience the true essence of Italy.

In Rome, a visit to the Colosseum, the ancient Roman Forum, and the Vatican City, including the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, are absolute must-sees. I arrange private tours to provide my clients with exclusive access and insightful commentary, ensuring an immersive and unforgettable experience.

Venice, with its romantic ambiance and captivating waterways, offers a unique and magical experience. Exploring the iconic St. Mark's Square, gliding along the canals in a gondola, and discovering hidden gems in the charming streets of the city are highlights not to be missed.

Tuscany, with its rolling hills, vineyards, and historic towns, is a must-visit region for its breathtaking beauty and rich cultural heritage. Exploring the charming streets of Florence, admiring the magnificent art in the Uffizi Gallery, and indulging in the world-class wines of Chianti are experiences that leave lasting impressions.

The Amalfi Coast is another Italian gem that should not be missed. From the colorful cliffside towns of Positano and Amalfi to the stunning views along the coast, this region offers a picturesque and luxurious retreat. I recommend private boat excursions to discover secluded coves and pristine beaches.

For those seeking a taste of authentic Italian cuisine, I guide my clients to indulge in culinary delights in Bologna, known as the gastronomic capital of Italy, where they can savor traditional dishes such as tortellini and ragù. In Sicily, they can explore the vibrant food markets and savor fresh seafood delicacies.

As a luxury travel specialist for Italy, I take care of every detail, ensuring that my clients have a seamless and unforgettable journey. From arranging private transportation and securing the finest accommodations to recommending exclusive experiences such as private vineyard visits and cooking classes with renowned chefs, I provide personalized service that surpasses expectations.

Beyond the well-known destinations, I am well-versed in Italy's hidden treasures, such as the picturesque Cinque Terre, the historical city of Siena, and the ancient ruins of Pompeii.

With my expertise and passion for Italy, I invite you to embark on an extraordinary journey through this captivating country, where you will discover the must-see destinations while immersing yourself in luxury, comfort, and the authentic charm of Italy.

My Reviews

4 of 4 people found this review helpful
Saved my Ireland Trip!
Maureen at AMT really helped me plan my trip to Ireland for myself, husband and in Laws. I was crazy enough to insist that I would rather drive in Ireland than pay the high cost of a private chauffer. And when my father in law dropped the bomb that his drivers license expired, making him unable to drive the manual transmission van only 3 hours before we landed in Ireland, a quick email to Maureen saved the day. She canceled our van and rebooked two automatic cars (which is apparently rare in Ireland) so that my brother in law could drive one and I the other. By the time we landed at the airport, the cars were there, correctly booked, and the money for the van had already been refunded to my credit card. WOW. Then when the London air traffic control CANCELED our flights home for a full day, she helped us book a hotel for the night, and helped us file an insurance claim to cover the cost. Even for the most experienced traveler, she is an invaluable resource.
By  Gigi K.  from  Glendora, CA
Traveled to  Ireland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Maureen Johnson responded:
Dear Georgia, thank you for the kind words. Since that fateful trip you have used my services for travel planning instead of travel rescuing. We make a great team and I look forward to working with you in the future.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Leave your worries at home!
My wife and I have been working with Maureen now since 2015 when we started planning our first European vacation. After dealing with the frustration of trying to book it ourselves, we happened across an American Express travel website. The site was open to non-card members so we elected the country we wanted to visit and were given four agents to reach out to. We decided on Maureen and have never looked back. Maureen made the experience very easy for us since, at the time, we were both working full time. We were sent a short questionnaire which helped her to focus on what worked best for our time, destinations, budget, etc. Our trip was to travel the Northern coast of Spain in a car over a two week period. Maureen and her team handled all the details seamlessly, from the car, to the hotels, to the sites she recommended in each of the five cities we touched. We still talk about that trip! We recommend her to our friends and family constantly.
By  Cakes  from  California
Traveled to  Spain ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful
My New Favorite Place!
Maureen worked with our group of six to arrange THE BEST experience! She was able to accommodate all our collective needs while ensuring each individual was listened to. We explored the glorious Scottish Highlands from our home base in Inverness and ended in the majestic and magical city of Edinburgh. I don't think Maureen could have done any better in organizing this diverse experience.
By  JC  from  Long Beach, CA
Traveled to  Scotland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Maureen Johnson responded:
Thanks Julie! You were all so gracious. I had as much fun putting this trip together as you did experiencing it.

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5 of 8 people found this review helpful
Always available. Good local spots.
Five or more trips.
By  Keith  from  Manhattan Beach, CA
Traveled to  Vienna ~ Austria ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Great Trip
Maureen is attentive, knowledgeable, personnable and her goal is to make sure that her clients have the best travel experience that is possible
By  Francine   from  Bellmore, NY
Traveled to  Amalfi ~ Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Maureen Johnson responded:
Thanks Francine. I look forward to more fun trips!

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