Our Favorite Staff Photos of 2016

Each year, our employees travel on educational trips and personal vacations around the world, returning home with increased knowledge, a new passion for destinations and thousands of photos. We asked our team members to submit one of their favorite photos from 2016 with no rules attached, resulting in a diverse look at the reasons we travel: exotic wildlife, scenic Read more…

Meet Calvin Cottar

Calvin Cottar grew up in the tourism industry, inheriting the safari tradition from four previous generations of Cottars. In the mid 1990s, Calvin worked for the Kenya Wildlife Service community department and initiated the District Wildlife Forums across six districts of Kenya, as well as designing and initiating the organization’s “Problem Animal Control” strategy. Calvin Read more…

Jennifer Gillmore Honored as “Trendsetter” by Luxury Travel Advisor

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that Jennifer Gillmore, consultant and product manager of Latin America, has been honored as a “Trendsetter” by Luxury Travel Advisor magazine. The magazine details Jennifer’s depth of experience in South America, having visited more than 40 times on both work and personal trips. “I have a deep wealth of Read more…

Craig Beal Repeats on Travel+Leisure A-List

For the sixth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal has been recognized as an A-List travel consultant by Travel+Leisure magazine! Travel+Leisure highlighted the unique attributes which qualify Craig as an A-list safari consultant by explaining: “A former nuclear engineer who went on his first safari at age four, Beal brings impressive knowledge and attention Read more…

The Year Ahead: Consultant Travel for 2016

Last month, our consultants reflected upon the past year of travel and the many places they visited to build their destination knowledge. This month, we highlight a few of the many destinations our consultants will explore in 2016. And while most of our clients plan travel months in advance, our own educational trips tend to Read more…

5 Years & Counting: Craig Beal Repeats on Travel+Leisure A-List

For the fifth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal was named to the prestigious Travel+Leisure A-List! Recognized for his expertise and knowledge of southern Africa, Rwanda and Kenya, Craig is joined by other leaders in the travel industry with the knowledge and connections to make any dream trip a reality. Craig Beal’s Travel+Leisure A-List Profile: Read more…

Travel Agent awards Kayla Torgerson “30 Under 30”

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that consultant Kayla Torgerson was recently named to Travel Agent magazine’s elite 2015 “30-Under-30” list! The industry magazine acknowledged Kayla’s growing knowledge, experience and problem-solving abilities as an up-and-coming travel consultant. It’s the second year in a row that a Travel Beyond consultant has been named to the list, Read more…