Trips & Ships Luxury Travel

We are revolutionizing the travel industry with our forward-thinking approach and commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience.



15795 Turkey Island Circle, Winter Garden FL 34787


About the Founder



Industry Influencer




To Angela Hughes, coaching and creating marketing strategies for travel professionals and travel companies has always been her passion. For 40+ years, she has been actively selling and running Trips & Ships Luxury travel, a full service host travel agency.

As a Certified Travel Consultant since 1993, Angela has made it her mission to create premium bespoke experiences through her luxury consultation business all while privately consulting agencies and DMC’s to build their luxury travel market space through her Luxury Travel University. a full-service educational, travel marketing and consulting firm. She is considered a true professional among her industry colleagues.

She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Travel Market Report, Travel Weekly, Luxury Travel Advisor, LuxuryWise, appeared on Fox35 TV as a regular travel contributor, and often guest speaks internationally in the tourism industry and on social media. Hughes lectures as an adjunct professor at BYU in Geography and Travel & Tourism. She has travelled to over 98+ countries, & continents and previously lived in Osaka, Japan.

Angela also gives back through travel via their non-profit Color My World creating humanitarian trips meeting sustainable development goals around the world.

Disruptive Leader

“Experience, education and time are requirements for the development of an amazing travel organization!  You can’t make up for decades of learning and development that Hughes brings to the industry with her innovative out of the box thinking and disruptive leadership.”


Years In The Busines


Countries Visted

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