As a Condé Nast Top Travel Specialist since 2020 and former White House press secretary to Mrs. Laura Bush, Susan has the unique skills to design travel of meaningful and exclusive experiences fit for a US president, coupled with logistics that run with precision and ease. Susan Whitson Travel believes transformative travel happens when travelers connect with the right people in authentic locations, a key pillar of sustainable travel. Making travelers a temporary but active part of the community, instead of just a spectator, is a key part of Susan’s travel design. With these core elements, her team designs meaningful travel which surpasses client expectations and creates lasting memories beyond the moment.
Susan and her colleague, Lindsey Knutson, also have personal experience coordinating and traveling with security teams and working with diplomatic entities. When clients request security for their family, their goal is to implement proactive security measures into their clients’ trips while maintaining the privacy they desire.
Having traveled to 73 countries on six continents and 49 US states (Nebraska still eludes her), Susan excels at planning travel to emerging and off-the-beaten path destinations…or showing clients a new travel path they might not have thought of.
Adventure, All-inclusive, Cruises, Family Travel, Food & Wine, Honeymoons, Large Group Trips, National Parks, Safari, Sun and Sand, and Train Trips
Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, South America, and Spain