Tom Gerhels, of Adventure Coordinators in Toronto, runs a business for those seeking higher-end tourism. Instead of booking tourists on “castles in the sea,” Tom prefers smaller vessels for 100-200 passengers. His cruise portfolio includes not only the Rhine, Danube and Rhône Rivers, but also the Mekong River in Cambodia, the Ganges in India, and the Zambezi in Africa.
He leverages his passion for travel and 25 years of experience in the travel industry to provide travelers with unique travel experiences and personalized service. Tom, who’s visited more than 100 countries, enjoys pushing his own boundaries. He tries to visit 2-4 new places a year, like Antarctica, Central Asia, Iran, and even the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
Listen as Tom shares:
• His philosophy on travel
• Advice on turning a passion into a career
• How excellent service can provide unexpected rewards
• His recommendation on travel insurance
• Encouragement to offset the global impact of travel
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