Samantha Hammond is a professional luxury travel agent and the CEO/Founder of ‘Jus Adventures’ travel agency. Hammond has helped over a hundred travel agents grow and expand their travel businesses, as well as her own.
She started as a ‘Destination Weddings’ and group specialist doing 40+ weddings and groups per year. In 2017, Samantha launched ‘Jus Adventures’, a travel host agency, where she currently trains and mentors agents with weekly training classes and monthly webinars.
As the New York City Chapter Director for CCRA, Samantha work with travel suppliers to provide continuous education and support for all 110 travel agent members of the chapter. Besides having a flourishing travel business and training other agents on how to become successful travel agents, Samantha is also a member of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Advisory Board, where she currently chairs the Trade Committee.
Samantha has been invited as guest speaker to many industry conferences including: The Travel Industry Exchange, The Romance Travel Forum, The NY Travel Fest, and the Travel Agent Forum. When she is not training other travel agents or guest speaking, Hammond continuously travels the world partnering with countless resorts and tourism boards to get first hand experiences of the destinations and properties that she recommends to her clients.
In addition, for the past 9 years, Samantha has traveled with hundreds of women on her customized wellness group trips throughout the world.
Currently, Hammond is an avid yogi who resides in New York with husband Phillip and their 2 dogs and 3 cats.