Sarah Katherine Hoopes

Sarah Katherine has a B.S. in Marketing from Louisiana State University and spent her younger years working for companies such as Gatorade, Merck, Inc. and Coldwell Banker. As a young girl, she loved to travel, and that love turned into a passion as she grew older. After experiencing many trips across the world, and encountering the frustrations with ever-changing Covid restrictions, Sarah Katherine realized that it was time to turn her passion into a career. She is now affiliated with Universal Travel, who has grown to achieve national recognition as one of the finest purveyors of bespoke, or luxury travel in the country, with clients nationwide.

“I have very high expectations when it comes to luxury travel and I expect nothing less for my clients. I use personal connections and firsthand expertise to craft luxury trips, including unique experiences, special values, complimentary perks, VIP treatment and rare access.”

Condé Nast Travelers Top Travel Specialist

The Condé Nast Travelers annual list of Top Travel Specialists is a highly coveted accolade that recognizes the best luxury travel advisors across the globe. Individuals are chosen by Condé Nast Traveler’s editors based on their combination of specialized knowledge, travel experience, local connections, excellence in customer service, and overall value. Sarah Katherine was honored to be named on this prestigious list of specialists in 2023.