It’s been said that adventure travel is the future of tourism. But how does the industry balance growth with responsible tourism initiatives? We talked with Shannon Stowell, president of the Adventure Travel Trade Association to learn what’s fueling the growth and how the organization is trying to ensure that the travel industry pushes towards a more responsible future.
Frustrated by her own experience in searching for reliable ground transportation, Polina Raygorodskaya conceived the idea of Wanderu, a meta-search site that aggregates schedules and pricing for point-to-point bus and train travel.
Veteran religious tour operator Nick Mancino celebrates 47 years serving faith-based groups. Learn his secret to a long career and trends he sees in the religious market in this edition of Take 5.
Tony Etienne had a storied 25-year career at Collette Vacations. Starting as a business development manager, Tony became the face of the brand in the group market, present at trade shows, conferences and group leader fams.
Inspired by a tour they took in New York City, Theresa Nemetz and her husband Wade started a food tour company in their native Milwaukee.
With smart technology and deep roots in the industry, Armir Harris, president of Shofur, is setting his sights on leveling the playing field for small bus companies. Learn how in this edition of Take 5.
Tourism veteran Nick Calderazzo made a life-changing decision moving from New Yor City to upstate New York to chart a new course, and a new company, Twin Travel Concepts. Read the story in this edition of take five.
As a teenager, Steve Juba fell in love with photography. Later, while studying aboard in Australia he discovered another passion, travel. While researching business model on the internet, Steve realized he could parlay these two passions into a successful niche group travel business, PhotoFly Travel Club. Read Steve’s story in this edition of Take 5.