About Us

People always come first.

We created Hobson Travel with a passion to create an easy and superior travel experience for our clients. The industry has changed a lot in 30 years, but that premise has held true.

Nancy Staples, Founder and Chairwoman of Hobson Travel


The Hobson Travel Experience

  • International air specialists
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical emergency needs
  • Personal security requirements
  • Passport & visa assistance
  • TSA & Global Entry assistance
  • VIP and concierge services
  • Personalized travel profile detailing history and preferences
  • Client dedicated travel advisors supported by an experienced team
  • Preferred negotiated discounts via consortiums / consolidator partnerships
  • Technology to search for best airfare
  • Simple single fee structure
  • 24 hour / 800 emergency service
  • Supreme and tireless problem resolution

Hobson Travel is a full-service travel agency and professional services firm dedicated to creating the best travel experience for our clients located around the world. Consistently ranked as one of the top travel agencies in the US, we have three dedicated departments that specialize in corporate, leisure, and groups/meetings/incentives. Our team of experienced travel professionals and destination specialists has provided the highest level of client service with the same passion for over 30 years. Founded in 1983, we are a family owned and Chicago based business. We take a customized approach to travel planning and use state-of-the-art technology to deliver the best options and solutions for our clients’ travel needs. Hobson Travel is a Virtuoso member; the leading luxury travel network with global members admitted by invitation only.