The Ritz-Carlton just announced new changes to their offerings for their youngest travelers with a redesigned Ritz [...]
Follow Poe clients Jane Manolakas and her sister Beth Malcolm as they travel to beautiful Bhutan! Just [...]
All in the family
A shout-out to Ellison’s cousin Richard Poe . . . Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel [...]
- Ritz kidz
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
Not-to-miss savings available on A&K travel this fall!
There’s still time to plan an incredible journey this year and take advantage of swell deals from A&K. Book a select Signature Series® private journey—an itinerary of must-see sites developed for two to four guests—and save as much as 60% on your companion’s fare. You may also choose a Luxury Small Group Journey, itineraries with no more than 18 guests led by an A&K Tour Director, available at savings of up to 50%! Choose from a multitude of their most popular 2013 Signature Series journeys, including: Signature China & the Yangtze– Now up to 60% off Oct 30 | From $8,995 (companion from ...
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 ...
Miraval, one of the world’s leading spas, is taking the Miraval experience on the road with 2013 guided tours to Peru. Miraval specialists accompany the tour, providing yoga and meditation classes, private sessions and group lectures to reflect on your extraordinary experiences. Miraval Journeys are based on the philosophy of Mindfulness: when you learn to appreciate the moment you’re in, instead of worrying about where you’re going or where you’ve been, life gets better. Peru, October 4-13, 2013 A Private 10 Day Tour of Cuzco, The Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu Traveling to Peru is a journey into a wonderland of visual, cultural, ...
The ultimate family safari in Kenya
Privately guided by Africa House The quality of the wildlife and the cultural experiences that you will enjoy cannot be matched on this safari, designed exclusively by Africa House Safaris and Poe Travel with the family in mind. With years of experience behind them, Africa House knows the right activities and camps, perfectly paced for an unforgettable family experience. A Children's Activity Coordinator/Professional safari guide will be with you throughout this remarkable journey. Highlights include: •A visit to Daphne Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage to see young elephants interact with handlers before they’re reintroduced to the wild. •4 nights at Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy (probably the ...