A Life in Travel

The founding President and CEO of Wildland Adventures and the director of the non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust. He has traveled and guided throughout the world since 1975. Kurt completed an M.S. degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan after conducting research in the National Parks of Costa Rica. He has also worked on...

The founding President and CEO of Wildland Adventures and the director of the non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust. He has traveled and guided throughout the world since 1975. Kurt completed an M.S. degree in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan after conducting research in the National Parks of Costa Rica. He has also worked on international programs for the U.S. National Park Service. Kurt has authored a chapter on adventure travel for Fodor's guide books and published numerous articles on ecotourism. As a recognized industry pioneer in adventure travel and ecotourism, he has served on numerous professional boards and conservation organizations including The International Ecotourism Society, the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition of East Africa, and the Adventure Travel Trade Association.

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Travel is Getting More Adventurous | A Closer Look #21

Travel is getting more adventurous
If 2019 is any predictor of the future of adventure travel, disruptions from climate change, global social movements, and chaotic change in the airline industry are becoming the new norm. Just last month during Thanksgiving a "bomb cyclone" in the Northwest and paralyzing storms in the east combined with protests and airline strikes ...
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Smartphone Camera Tech and Tips | A Closer Look #020

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Throughout my professional travels, I've always enjoyed using a DSLR to capture high-quality images, but as I pair down to carry-on luggage and focus more on the moment than what I see through a lens, I've depended more on the small size and ease of my phone than a separate camera. So, on my recent Wildland trip to Turkey and Georgia I decided to a...
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7 Essentials for Designing a New Trip

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Planning a new trip can be a daunting task for anyone with so many possibilities to see in the world, not to mention the added stress of making sure you make the most out of your precious vacation time. When planning a new trip is your job, it's critical to deliver the most incredible trip that leaves each and every traveler feeling like they exper...
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How we Design New Adventures | A Closer Look #19

A Closer Look with Kurt Kutay #19
I just returned from a stunning exploratory trip to the Dolomites and I'm heading off to get my feet on the ground in Georgia and Armenia, so for this month's Closer Look I'm inspired to share with you what goes into the creation of a new Wildland Adventure.Exploring new lands and being immersed in other cultures is what we love most abou...
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6 Ways to Travel Responsibly in an Age of Over-Tourism

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With some costs of travel decreasing and the ranks of middle-class travelers around the world increasing, international departures are skyrocketing, and popular parts of the planet are getting loved to death. The issue of tourism growth and management is often a complex one and it's important to take stock of how we can be part of the solution...
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