Before founding Huffman Travel, Tony spent 20 years as Chief Marketing Officer for a Fortune 500 company. Tony began traveling the world at a young age and has not stopped. Embodying the belief that travel is educational, Tony and his wife Pokey continue to explore exotic destinations with their children and grandchildren.
Tony founded Huffman Travel, to marry his passion for travel with a second career. As the company’s Founder and Chairman, Tony travels the world discovering new and exotic destinations, great hotels, unforgettable guides and favorite neighborhood restaurants and shops.
Tony works with select clients to design custom itineraries around the world, specializing in multi-generational family adventures. As a travel specialist for Turkey, Tony knows the ins and outs of exploring this fascinating country, which he visits regularly. Tony holds an elected position on the Member Advisory Board for Virtuoso, the worlds most prestigious, luxury travel consortia.
For the past 50 years, Tony has been an instrumental force with many of the not for profit organizations in the Dayton area, including the Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Art Institute, and Dayton History to list just a few.
Favorite cities to explore – The back streets of Venice & the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul.
Favorite hotels or resorts – Four Seasons Sultan Ahmet in Istanbul, The Ritz Paris, Maroma, Riviera Maya, Mexico, Singular Patagonia, Chile
Most memorable meal – Jules Verne in the Eiffel Tower
Recently traveled – South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam
Where to next? – Israel, Istanbul, Marbella, Spain, New Zealand