The A-list

125 Travel Super-Agents
"Travel + Leisure" cover, September 2003

They're the ultimate travel experts - the super-agents who can tell you the subtle differences between Amandari and Amankila, who know whether this is a better time to go on safari in Tanzania or Botswana, who can set up a private viewing of hte Terracotta Amery with a single phone call. For T+L's annual A-list, we've once again identified the country's top travel agents, and on the following pages listed them according to their area of expertise. This year we've also added a range of new specialities (From Ecuador to educational trips), exclusive survey results, and personal recommendations from each agent - including eight experiences of a lifetime you won't want to miss. So, whether you're looking for someone to help you plan an upcoming trip, or just ideas for where to go next, read on: it's all here.

GUY RUBIN - CHINA Years as agent: 4. Top tip: "Dunhuang, an oasis town along the Silk Road - see the ancient murals in the nearby Mogao Caves (one of China's least well known sites) and early portions of the Great Wall. Or, ride a camel in the Mingsha sand dunes."
Consulting Fee $150 Imperial Tours; ( )

Edited by Nathan Lump, Reported by David Jefferys and Shane Mitchell

September 2003, TRAVEL & LEISURE




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