Maureen Johnson

Charlotte, NC

Group Travel and African Travel Specialist

I have been in the Travel and Tourism industry for over 25 years now.  Some of my first memories of travel are of my father taking me for a plane ride over Long Island in a friend's Cessna plane. I was around 5 years old, and I remember, once getting up in the sky, looking out of the window, trying to locate where my house was! I realized then that the world was so much bigger than I had ever imagined; Or driving alongside the beautiful Hudson River, on our way to the Adirondacks to visit our Friends' dairy farm; Or frequenting Jones Beach after hours when the crowds had left and wondering, "Who's all the way on the other side of this vast Ocean?"; Or hopping on a Subway going into Manhattan, and then taking the Staten Island Ferry to visit family. One of my most impressionable experiences, was when around 8 years old we went on a school trip to JFK and going into that hanger, gazing in awe at those huge aircraft.

I grew up 30 minutes from and in the flight path of J.F.K.  The planes flew low enough for us to read the name of the Airlines on the planes.  The Concord, luxury, high-speed aircraft, with service between New York and London, would fly over several times a week.  It was fascinating and sometimes annoying.  It was so loud and powerful, that we could hear it before it approached, and items in the house would vibrate.

Hence, I find myself in the very rewarding industry of Travel and Tourism.  As a Certified Travel Associate, I have extensive knowledge and experience in planning incredible and memorable vacations and itineraries.   I am pleased to announce that Legacy Travel and Tours LLC is a H.U.B and MWSBE Certified company in Charlotte, N.C.  

Not sure exactly where you want to go? Do you find yourself spending hours online, going down the Rabbit Hole of researching vacations?   Let me save you a lot of time and frustration and provide you with a hassle-free planning experience.  I can assist you with Culture, History and Adventure, Individual and Group Travel, Cruises, Romance, Corporate ravel, and more. I absolutely love helping clients create romantic celebrations with Destination Weddings, Honeymoons and Anniversaries.  We work with individuals of all ages and love helping Families who want to travel together.

I have traveled to Africa, The Caribbean, Bermuda, England, Paris, Rome, and Mexico.  My most recent trip was to Kenya (East Africa)

So, are you ready to start planning your next trip, but need a little help? Give me a call.  I would love to be a part of your travel plans! 

Testimonials I've Received

Lion Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
Lion Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

"U go girl! Just wanted to say thanks for assisting us with or travel plans. You made everything easy for me. We all got aisle seats, together, too.Thanks"

"Thanks so much for helping me take my first cruise!  I was skeptical.  I insisted on an Inside cabin, because I did not want to see outside.  We had a blast!  Book me in a Balcony cabin for my next cruise!"

 

My Reviews

1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Amazing time
Maureen is a great communicator and very helpful and informative.
By  Imaniclntn   from  Jersey City, New Jersey
Traveled to  Aruba ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Maureen Johnson responded:
Thank you so much Imani. It was a pleasure getting to know you and helping you with your Caribbean vacation! I look forward to helping you to make more of your travel dreams come true!!!

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3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Unforgettable Experience
Maureen is amazing with exemplary skills! The quality of service provided by Maureen Johnson was exceptional. There were so many details to address and Maureen choose the best options for the flights, hotels, and all the tours. The transportation, food, and warm welcome from all the chosen guides was outstanding. I truly appreciate the communication throughout the process, the organization, and wonderful contacts abroad. Maureen is friendly, efficient, professional and a pleasure to work with. Her knowledge and passion was poured into the Zimbabwe journey making it an unforgettable experience!
By  Germaine K   from  Charlotte, NC
Traveled to  Zimbabwe ~ Africa
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Maureen Johnson responded:
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was such a pleasure working with you and getting to know you. I look forward to assisting you with many more adventures in the future!

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Destination Expert:

  • Bermuda
  • Cairo
  • Ghana
  • Africa
  • South Africa

Travel Specialist:

  • Beach Vacations
  • Disney Vacations
  • Historical Sites
  • Safari
  • Animals & Wildlife

Top Travel Partners:

  • Disney
  • Disney Cruise Line
  • G Adventures
  • GOGO Vacations
  • Royal Caribbean

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTA
  • C.T.A. Certified Travel Agent
  • K.A.T.S. Kenya Authorized Travel Specialist
  • South Africa Destination Specialist
  • Jamaica Travel Specialist
  • Bermuda Destination Specialist

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