Report from Latitude’s latest member: Bob Shepro
As the new Director of Business Development at Latitude Expeditions, I spent two days at my first travel conference, Tour and Travel Exchange in Tucson AZ, that provided me the opportunity to meet with suppliers of travel services from across the globe. I was able to meet face-to-face with many of our global partners (DMCs) and learn about what is new and in demand in their locations. In addition, Linda and I were introduced to many new properties in the destinations we serve. I was incredibly impressed with the number and quality of suppliers Linda knows as well as the details of all the trips she has been on and designed for others. Who Knew the Latitude Team was so well connected!
My journey around the sun took me to Colombia, Ecuador & Galapagos, Peru, Chile, Antarctica, Germany, Dubai UAE, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Japan. In addition I would like to give a shout out to the delegate’s generosity in raising nearly $30,000 in donations for KAICares, the foundation created by sponsor Kartegener and Associates NYC. KAI-NYC