Ellison Poe, CTC, President
Best known for cutting-edge itineraries that lead her clients to places and experiences otherwise inaccessible to the [...]
Margaret Kemp, CTC, CEO
Margaret began her career in the travel business as a corporate agent right here at Poe Travel. [...]
Fred Poe, CTC, Chairman
Fred has been relentlessly pursuing knowledge of the world ever since his first train ride at age [...]
- Ellison Poe, CTC, President
Culinary Croatia with Travel Dynamics
Culinary Croatia Travel Dynamics Culinary Cruise to Croatia & Montenegro With Giuliano Hazan June 26-July 4, 2014 Of the many idylls possible in the Mediterranean, this has to be one of the loveliest. Your adventure begins in Venice, “La Serenissima,,” once mistress of the Adriatic, whose influence can still be seen. Tour the ancient city of Split built within the Palace of Diocletian. You’ll stroll through the lavender-scented lanes of Hvar, which is quietly becoming the Mediterranean’s newest Riviera. From Ploce you’ll enjoy an excursion to multi-cultural Mostar. Next it’s Korcula Island, caressed by gentle breezes and graced with Venetian spires. Kotor, in Montenegro, ...
Poe’s Jewish Heritage Trip to Poland & Prague
June 29-July 9, 2014 Poe Travel is pleased to be teaming up with the Jewish Federation of Arkansas to organize a Jewish Heritage tour of Poland and Prague. Aside from visiting the top spots in Warsaw, Lublin, Krakow, and Prague, travelers will: --Meet with Jewish community members and history experts all across Poland and Prague --Learn from top guides ¨ Partake in a unique service opportunity that will allow travelers to give back to the community; --Relax at 4 and 5-star hotels throughout. --Enjoy a special Shabbat dinner in Krakow. --Discuss experiences with a Shoah expert. --Delight in the sight of Prague aboard a river boat dinner cruise. Check out ...
Imperial Impressions . . . Poe goes to China in 2014
The great heritage of China—from history to cuisine to art—is more accessible than ever. Travelers to the People’s Republic will find a nation and a people with a past so ancient it makes Europe look like a kindergarten and a future so bright and exciting the optimism is almost palpable. Dated comfort concerns have all but been washed down the Yangtze. Today China boasts top hotels, attracts world-renowned chefs, and plays host to outstanding fashions shows, sporting events, and art exhibitions. Air travel makes traversing the vast country (all 3,747,879 square miles of it) an efficient and pleasant journey, while high-speed ...
Awaken your inner adventurer with Lindblad
[caption id="attachment_2346" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="REALLY big turtle or very small human?"][/caption] Lindblad Expeditions operates adventurous small ship and land programs all over the world. The hallmark of each journey is the team of expedition staff members—naturalists, historians, cultural experts and others. For over 50 years, Lindblad has been turning vacationers into explorers. Together with National Geographic they offer intimate expeditions that allow travelers to encounter the world's most pristine and inspiring places up close with seasoned experts who know them best. Whether traveling to the Galapagos, Alaska, Antarctica or beyond, each voyage features an unmatched combination of adventure as well as ...
Fred posts from the West African coast
Founder Fred Poe just returned from a month-long sojourn aboard the Silversea Silver Explorer which took him along the coast of west Africa, beginning in Cape Town and ending in Accra, Ghana. He then headed to Istanbul to meet up with our dear friends at Argenttours. Dispatches from the deck follow. Find part I here. Click here for part II.
Across a continent by private jet
We're over the moon (or technically over Africa) about this fabulous trip, escorted by dear Poe friend John Webley, with special guest Geoffrey Kent. Click here for details. Africa by private jet
Monkeys, mayhem & memories
Poe CEO Margaret Kemp and Mildred Cooper just returned from a trip of a lifetime to South Africa, where they dined like kings, tracked an elusive wild African cat, and were confronted with a marauding band of monkeys. (And that was just on day one.) One of their favorite stops was Tintswalo Safari Lodge. Check out their lively blog here. In the native Shangaan language, Tintswalo means “the intangible feeling of love, gratitude and peace bestowed upon someone offering you a meaningful and worthy gift.” Tintswalo Safari Lodge is located in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa on the private Manyeleti Reserve ...