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A-List Travel Advisors

After two years of border closures and stop-and-start reopenings, it may feel like your dream trip remains out of reach. Time to call a trusted travel advisor, who will stay on top of entry requirements, find the best guides, and step in if there's an unexpected hitch. In Travel + Leisure's annual A-List, our editors spotlight the experts who can help you get back out there—whether that means truffle hunting in Provence, chartering a yacht on the Amazon, or buying out an entire Colorado ranch for a family reunion.

Featured Advisor: Steve Orens

Travel + Leisure A-List Travel Agent Steve Owens
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For travelers looking for suite upgrades and in-the-know intel, Orens—a 30 year veteran of the travel industry— has close ties with many of the top hotel brands in the world, including Four Seasons, Rosewood, and Marriott's luxury names, such as Ritz-Carlton and St. Regis.

Travel Advisory Board

This group, which shares its industry knowledge with the editors of T+L, oversees tens of thousands of individual trips annually. While not all of these 27 experts personally look after clients, many do—you can find them listed under their respective specialties. The rest have teams who excel at orchestrating memorable adventures.

Northern Lamar Valley in Yellowstone
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The U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean

Man walking on a street of famous historical town of Cartagena, Colombia
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Central America, Mexico, and South America

Cassis fishing village in Provence at dusk
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The Quan Chuong City Gate in Hanoi Old Quarter during the day. People can be seen.
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Hot air balloon, Valley of the Kings
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Africa and the Middle East

African Elephant, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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Beautiful summer landscape with coconut palm trees on tropical Island of Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Decorated tourist boat moored at wooden quay.
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Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific

Cruise ship, tourist yacht at Kickers Rock, Roca Leon Dormido, San Christobal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador
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Family on a Trail Ride in Arizona Desert
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Special Interests

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