Kareem George is the Founder and Principal of Culture Traveler, LLC, a boutique luxury travel company focused on unique experiences centered around arts, culture and cuisine. A lifelong traveler, Mr. George has visited more than 68 countries and all seven continents. Culture Traveler designs inspired itineraries ranging from African safaris to gastronomic tours of France/Spain to cultural immersions in Central and South America. The company also specializes in luxury ocean and river cruises, yacht charters and villa rentals, as well as exclusive journeys by private jet. Mr. George holds the designations of Certified Travel Associate (The Travel Institute), Signature Travel Expert Select (South Africa and Germany) and is an Abercrombie & Kent Africa Specialist (graduate of the inaugural class). He is also a member of the Oasis Travel Network, an ASTA (American Society of Travel Advisors) National Director At-Large, and is often engaged to provide insight for national media as well as industry panels and publications. Kareem serves on the Travel + Leisure magazine Travel Advisory Board, Hurtigruten Group Black Traveler Advisory Board, German National Tourist Office Advisory Board, Explora Journeys Travel Advisory Circle, and Travel Market Report Editorial Advisory Board. Prior to launching Culture Traveler, LLC, Mr. George was an arts administrator in the orchestral field for more than 10 years.