Extraordinary Journeys, New York City
The 34-year-old Gordon—who was born in Kenya and worked for Wilderness Safaris in Namibia—understands the particular travel demands of younger clients, who are time-crunched, adventurous, and independent-minded. She visits Africa up to three times a year to stay on top of lodge openings, changes in management, and more.
Excited about: Increased transportation options are making it easier to combine major safari destinations. New direct flights from the Serengeti to Kigali allow safari-goers in Tanzania to hop over to Rwanda to see the gorillas. Also, Zimbabwe and Zambia share a new uni-visa, so traveling between the two countries—and both sides of Victoria Falls—is seamless.
Specialty: East and Southern Africa