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 65 countries and nearly all seven continents (Antarctica is next!). 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 active member of ASTA (American Society of Travel Advisors), and is often engaged to provide insight for national media as well as industry panels and publications. Kareem serves on the Travel + Leisure magazine Advisory Board, Signature Travel Network Luxury Committee, 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.