Our Travel Experts

Our travel agents are as experienced as they come.

the Tzell Travel Team

We eliminate hassles and make travel easy.

We’re  an experienced team of travel experts. Our goal is to make travel planning frictionless and your stay enjoyable.

Daren Soutgate

Executive Travel Consultant/Partner

Tzell Long Island

I have been in the travel industry since 1988, first at Delta Air Lines and then with Tzell Travel Group. An advid world traveler, I have a passion for experiencing new cultures and countries. I hand several C-level Execs at various companies. My portfolio of clients are millionaires, business owner’s families, couples and anyone that wants to travel well. I also mentor young up-and-coming travel consultants. Serving on several airline and luxury resort advisory boards, I also mentor young people coming into the travel industry.

I foster close relationships with all major airlines, luxury hotels, resorts and cruise lines.

Professional, personal and proactive service 24/7 customer service with the best possible pricing.

Ellen Klein

Manager, Tzell Long Island

Ellen was one of Tzell’s first members with over 40 years of travel experience. She is an expert at Group Travel in particular booking international air, having handled tens of thousands of travelers over her long career. Very well-travelled, she has been to every continent and dozens of countries and has extensive cruise experience. She is very responsive and can construct the most demanding travel itineraries with ease. She has hundreds of industry contacts and has access to many amenities and waivers for clients. Ellen resides in Long Beach and is the Manager of Tzell Long Island, and a proud grandmother.

email:  eklein@tzell.com       phone: (516) 394-7335

Jodi Hersh

Premier Travel Consultant

Jodi’s mission is to provide a premium travel experience while providing the best value for her clients. Jodi’s concierge 7-day a week/24-hour service sets her apart from all other in the travel field. This comes in handy for her corporate and leisure clients as Jodi is about making the impossible possible at all times. With the power of Tzell Travel Group of Long Island, Jodi has the ability to arrange special negotiated rates, amenities, and provide all travel management functions that cannot be done by the client on their own. Jodi’s relationship with hotels, airlines, cruise lines and hospitality service are unsurpassed in the travel industry. Jodi is the travel industry for more than 30 years and her expertise is unrivaled. Follow Jodi’s travels on instagram at woodhew_travel or facebook pages, Jodi Hersh or Wood Hew Travel.

email:  jhersh@tzell.com       phone: (516) 569-6444