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Short bio:
Bruce Poon Tip has become a global leader in social entrepreneurship, leadership, immersive travel, and innovation. He is best-known as the founder of G Adventures, an award-winning small group adventure travel company and pioneer of community tourism, and the world’s largest small group adventure travel company with 200,000 travelers per year and more than 750 tours across all seven continents. Bruce’s first book, Looptail: How One Company Changed the World by Reinventing Business, was released in 2013 and became a New York Times Best Seller.

Website: GAdventures.com/
Twitter: @brucepoontip
Instagram: @brucepoontip
FaceBook: Facebook.com/gadventures.us
Hometown: Trinidad
Residence: Toronto
College: Mount Royal University in Calgary
College major: Business & Tourism
How are you doing with quarantine? See video
When or what will it take to get you to fly again? I would fly tomorrow if I didn’t have to quarantine at the destination or when returning.
How many countries have you been to? 154
How many continents have you been to? 7
Earliest travel memory: Camping in B.C.
Favorite American city: San Diego and Portland
Favorite international city: See video since there’s so many
Friendliest people in the world: Vietnam
Country with the meanest immigration officers: South Africa
I have no desire to go to: Back to Macau
Favorite U.S. airport: Portland and LGA
Favorite international airport: The Dutch and Germans do it right.
Favorite airport lounge: Air NZ in Auckland and
Sat next to any famous celebs: Many including Bryan Adams
Drink of choice (in the air and on the ground): Sparkling water
Favorite restaurant: Nobu in NYC
Craziest thing you’ve eaten: Tarantula and (see video)
Favorite hotel: Paddington Hilton
Best hotel view: Bangkok Peninsula
Favorite travel credit card: Amex Black Card
Favorite island: Barbados
Best place for adventure travel: Costa Rica and New Zealand
Best sightseeing excursion/tour: Whitewater rafting the Zambezi River
Favorite travel movie: Baraka
Favorite travel show: Anthony Bourdain’s
Favorite travel book: I Dream of Africa
Worst travel moment: Getting arrested in Burma or In a fight in Peru
Most embarrassing travel moment: See video
What’s your dream destination? Trans–Siberian Railway
What’s the most important thing travel has taught you: See video
Best travel tip: Always have one meal with a local

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