Deborah Calmeyer


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Zimbabwe-born Calmeyer excels at women’s retreats, like one that connected visitors with RwandAir CEO Yvonne Manzi Makolo. She also crafts complex multigenerational trips to some of Africa’s finest private villas, and connects visitors with the booming cultural scenes in places such as Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Kigali, Rwanda.

"Kigali is abuzz with fabulous art, culture, food, and fashion," Calmeyer shares. "Rwanda is also impressive from a female empowerment standpoint, with women making up 60% of their parliament."

Calmeyer, who splits her time between New York and Cape Town also hosts Roar Africa's "Greatest Safari on Earth."

Languages Spoken: English and French

Average Daily Spend: From $2,500 per person per day

Trip Planning Fees: $500

Contact Info | 855.666.7627 | New York

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"Everything Deb delivered added up to a rewilding trip that was also reinvigorating, regrounding and realigning. This is the way we want to be spending our time. This is the way we want to be spending our money. Everything we have currently is enough but what we don't have enough of is time and travel. Deb gave that to us! After 30 years of traveling and two more years of Covid, this is the trip that brought us to that appreciation." Jessica C.

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