“World Traveler, Globe-Trotter, Jetsetter, African Queen, Goddess, Queen, not your ordinary person, Africa experi — Meredith McCleary is known by many different names but the one she prefers most is “Lover of Travel and People”. Meredith is an Independent Travel Advisor specializing in leisure and group travel to destinations around the world. A special interest is travels to, for and about Africa, African Descendents and the African Diaspora. She has over 15 years of professional experience in the travel industry, including traveling to over 50 countries in six of the seven continents -with exception – Antarctica, multiple 100s of cultures/tribes/villages and regions/islands and places within the Africa Diaspora.
She states –“My love of travel – especially to Africa has resulted in knowledge and skills to assist many People of Color in experiencing their dreams and journeys of a lifetime – that’s my greatest joy”! “I listen to stories of some and marvel at the misgiving of information on our heritage. That is why I beg people to go, see and learn for themselves”.
Her clientele is mostly developed by word of mouth and includes individuals across the USA, Caribbean and Canada. International organizational conferences (100 +), family reunions, Girls’ Get Away, Fraternity Reunions, and youth group tours have all been handled with great success – inclusive of land, cruise and air packages – always with an emphasis on the local culture/history and heritage”.
Annually, an escorted tour to a destination of special interest to her is schedule to give an opportunity for the timid traveler or her group of developing travel buddies to enjoy time and fun with heron a new destination. There is always a surprise! Care is taken to always encourage individuals with similar interests to join group tours – the key to a happy group! Don’t miss the opportunity to go on SAFARI with Meredith!
In 2014 there are three special tours waiting for ten travelers of like interests – to join her. February is a 10 day Yacht tour “Rivers of West Africa” – a new view of Senegal and the Gambia Rivers with the highlights of both countries and African culture with a pre/post stay in Dakar. For the Music novice The “Soul Train Cruise- the Hippest Ship at Sea’ is sailing from Fort Lauderdale February 23 – March 3 to exotic ports in Southern Carib with Robert Flack, Peabo Bryson, Isley Brothers … and numerous artist cruising across the tracks of your mind – all in person! For the spiritual side – Meredith will be escorting 10 others April 6 for a “Journey Through the Holy Land” (9 Days).
Meredith continues to travel and share her greatest joy especially to youth groups and other enthusiastic travelers. She welcomes the opportunity to share through speeches, pictures and media with you.