The exclusive list of the top 133 agents is organized by area of expertise (Elizabeth and EJ obviously landed under Africa) and provides details including their specialties, years as an agent, and contact information. The T+A A List also includes twelve Super-Agents, the travel industry’s most seasoned power brokers. Travel + Leisure® editors evaluated hundreds of travel agents and picked their favorites for the twelfth annual A-List of Top Travel Advisors.
“There’s a reason we use the term advisor to describe the members of our 2014 A-List,” said Travel + Leisure News Editor and “Trip Doctor” columnist Amy Farley. “These destination experts offer much more than booking services. They offer insider insights, unparalleled access, the ability to create a seamless itinerary, and value.” Read the full article here.
We couldn’t agree more and are so thrilled to be on a list with so many other knowledgeable travel advisors because we know how important regional expertise is to helping travelers plan their perfect adventure.
How Can a Regional Travel Specialist Help You?
Tour operators or agents who specialize in a given region are your greatest asset in getting the best possible experience. They have insights into the best deals and properties and the best ones see themselves as advocates both for you and for tourism in the countries they specialize in. A regional expert is able to take what you tell them about the experience you want on your trip, your reality-based budget and uses their wealth of knowledge to make it all work in a seamless itinerary at best price. Their personal knowledge of and long term relationships in the region work to your advantage and save you a ton of time. Read all our thoughts on the benefits of a of a regional travel specialist here.
Extraordinary Journeys are Africa specialists, with more than 40 years of combined safari experience! We are passionate about showing travelers the Africa that we love and making sure they have a trip that perfectly matches their personality, interests and budget. We don’t want anything less then for your trip to be the trip of a lifetime and for you to come back a safari-addict and our regional expertise allows us to do just that. Meet our team here.
Congratulations to all the A listers! Check out the full Travel + Leisure® A List on stands on August 22nd and online here.