Katy Hentenaar | Brownell Travel

Katy Hentenaar

Independent Travel Advisor

Katy Hentenaar

Katy got her start in travel at a very early age, traveling internationally with her parents when she was less than two years old. Through her childhood travels and exposure to different cultures and destinations, Katy formed a broad perspective of the world and an understanding of the importance of discovering all it has to offer. She believes that travel is a necessity in order to enrich one’s life, and she appreciates the power of expanding your horizons by learning about the people and cultures that surround us.

Katy excels at listening and understanding her clients wants and needs. She applies her first-hand travel knowledge to anticipate what travelers look for in high-end travel experiences and leverages these insights to orchestrate unforgettable, luxury itineraries  tailor-made to each client. To Katy, nothing is more rewarding than hearing about her clients’ journeys and memories made once they’ve returned home. 

After joining the travel industry in 2015 as an assistant to a Virtuoso Travel Advisor, Katy quickly learned the ropes of travel planning and what it takes to masterfully curate custom itineraries and execute once-in-a-lifetime trips. In 2017, she launched her own agency, Coveted Journeys. Katy continues to hone her craft and grow relationships not only with her clients but also with the world’s top hoteliers, destination management companies, tour operators, and cruise lines. 

Katy resides in Nashville, Tennessee with her beau Jared and their two dogs, Hank & Charlie. She is a world-class equestrian and has competed at an international level with top equestrian professionals. Some of Katy’s favorite travel experiences include Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Mexico. 

Certifications

VCTA, Shangri-La Specialist, WildChina China Hands, Oceania Cruises Specialist, Regent Seven Seas Cruises Luxury Cruise Expert

Destination Specialties

Italy, France, UK, Netherlands, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Mexico, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, China and Africa

Travel Specialties

Family Travel, Honeymoons, Hotels & Resorts, Independent Tours, Multigenerational Families, Safari

Chengdu, China

Chengdu, China

Mevagissey Cornwall, England

Mevagissey Cornwall, England

Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica

Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica

Isla Lobos De Tierra, Peru

Isla Lobos De Tierra, Peru