Over the course of his 30-year career, Art Wolfe has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. His stunning images interpret and record the world's fast-disappearing wildlife, landscapes, and native cultures, and act as a lasting inspiration to those who seek to preserve the very subjects recorded in Art's images. His photographs are recognized throughout the world for their mastery of color, composition and perspective.
As president of Passport Travel, Bill has led tours to over 120 countries, all 7 continents and all 50 states. His travels have led to him being punched by a gorilla, cornered by a honey badger, chasing a lion, and being a guest of honor at a Hindu festival.
Brittany Pierce is an award-winning independent producer, she has married her love of travel and television and is ready to share the best of the world’s cultures through dance and music on Rhythm Abroad.
Parent, travel writer, and seasoned traveler, Colleen Kelly grew up traveling all over the world.
Darley Newman is the founder, host and producer of the Equitrekking
travel television series. Darley also pens monthly columns and articles for True West
and Practical Horseman
In the Americas
host David Yetman, Ph.D., is research social scientist at the Southwest Center of the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is also a nationally known author and accomplished photographer.
Globe-trotting Englishman Ian Wright has packed a great deal of travel and adventure into his life. Before presenting Globe Trekker,
Ian spent three months in Guyana with Operation Raleigh, a Prince's Trust initiative, traveling in a self-made bamboo raft down uncharted rivers. He spent three months in Egypt, seven months traveling around India and Nepal, and six months traveling around Europe including Poland and Romania.
Ira David Levy is the creator, executive producer, and host of Pedal America
. Born and raised in New York City, he’s been an avid cyclist for more than 30 years.
As the president of the acclaimed world music record label Cumbancha, the main A&R consultant for Putumayo World Music, Jacob Edgar is a global explorer with an insatiable curiosity for the diverse ways in which people express themselves through music.
Joseph Rosendo has been a travel, food and wine journalist for nearly 30 years. He's been published in The Washington Post
, The New York Daily News
and more. He is the producer and host of the hit travel series Travelscope
and Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope
Kira Hesser lives, writes, and acts in Los Angeles. She is a native Chicagoan who enjoys old people, old places, and old things.
Pat Johnson is a career arts administrator. Prior to uniting with Regina to create Grannies on Safari®,
she served as the founding director of the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.
Regina Fraser is a marketing, media and communications strategist. Prior to uniting with Pat to create Grannies on Safari®,
she held management positions in corporate communications, video, advertising and marketing for 31 years with a major airline.
Richard Bangs is an adventurer, travel writer, author, TV documentary host and founder of popular travel websites and radio shows.
Rick Steves advocates smart, independent travel. As host, writer and producer of the popular series Rick Steves' Europe
, and best-selling author of more than 50 European travel books, he encourages Americans to delve deep into travel and become "temporary locals."
Rudy Maxa’s travel articles have appeared in dozens of prominent magazines and newspapers. He is a contributing editor with National Geographic Traveler
magazine where his articles have earned two Lowell Thomas awards for excellence in travel writing.