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Travel Night

Join us for our Fascinating Speaker Series – hear from experts around the world!

Please RSVP at JessicaC@PiqueTravel.com or call us at 612-801-1005 ext. 708.
Because the event is free and open to the public, feel free to share this with friends and family who you think might enjoy these fun evenings!

Location: 362 Third Street, Excelsior, MN

7:00 p.m.  Hosted cocktails and hors d’eorouves
7:30 p.m. Presentation begins

2015 Speaker Series:

  • Please join us on Tuesday, Sept. 22 for our next free Travel Night event…featuring Active Getaways. If you’re a traveler who likes a little adventure, being active and dare we say “can’t sit still” when you visit a destination, this night is for you!Our featured speaker will be Jim Bendt, CEO of Pique Travel.  Jim is one of only 20 worldwide travel designers named as a National Geographic Private Expedition Specialist…and has personally experienced many of the explorations that will be shared this evening. Here are a few examples:
    • Belize: Explore ATM Cave and snorkel the second largest reef in the world
    • South Africa: Experience a trekking safari at Marataba
    • Galapagos Islands: Cruise expedition-style throughout the islands
    • Patagonia: Enjoy the “Region of the Giants” on a private Jeep safari
    • Hawaii: Hike the Kalapaupapa trail on Molokai (highest sea cliffs in the world)
  • Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 6 as we explore what it’s like to go on safari in Tanzania.  Our featured speaker will be Alf Ngwarai.  Alf has been recognized as one of the top safari guides in Africa and will be flying in from Tanzania to speak at our event.  He will be sharing his amazing photography, videos and stories of adventure.We’re also happy to welcome Blessing Munyenyiwa from Zimbabwe.  Blessing is a dear friend and trusted partner in Africa who ensures all of our guests are well cared for on the ground.  Blessing was recently appointed to the Zimbabwe Tourism Board and is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to travel throughout Africa.

To receive future invitations and dates for our travel nights sign up here.  Our 2016 speakers series will begin in May and will feature specials guests from National Geographic Expeditions and Lindblad National Geographic cruises.

  • Past Speakers
    • India – April 14, 2015
    • Luxury cruising – May 19, 2015
    • Europe – June 23, 2015
    • South America – July 14, 2015
    • Warm Weather Getaways – August 18, 2015

PIQUE Travel Design is a travel agency based in Minneapolis, Minnesota serving clients across the globe.