Vacations by Des
Meet Des

Desiree Hand (Des) is a travel professional with Magical Vacations Travel.  Her professional journey spans over half a decade as a dedicated professional travel planner, and she has an impressive 15+ year tenure in the event planning industry.  During this time, she worked with a non-profit organization focused on golf events and group travel.

Des's academic background is routed in the industry, holding a degree in Travel and Tourism from Florida Atlantic University.  She possesses IATAN credentials, underscoring her professionalism in the field.  Her commitment to exceptional service is further exemplified by her training at the Disney Institute, where she mastered the art of delivering the "Disney Difference" to her clients.  In addition, she is a certified Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Specialist, as well as a certified Group and Golf Specialist.  Des is also a proud IBCCES Certified Autism Travel Professional.

Des brings to her position the knowledge and passion of a seasoned traveler.  As a child, she would visit Disney destinations and because of this young exposure, she whole-heartedly believes that travel can open a mind and unlock doors to some amazing, life-changing experiences.  Whether dreaming of your next vacation, honeymoon, group trip or destination wedding, Des will help make it a reality!  


Des can craft a customized vacation for you, down to the last detail.  She understands the difference between a good vacation and an exceptional one lies in the details and she will ensure that even the smallest of details of your vacation are addressed.  

Des understands the most satisfying travel experiences are the ones that deepen your connection to the world around you.  She has traveled extensively and she's passionate about creating tailor-made trips that cater to your interests, tastes, and budget.  Let Des save you time, money, and unnecessary stress so that you can set out on a journey that is entirely your own.  

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