Brian’s Story

Brian born and raised in Skowhegan, Maine has been in the travel business since 1980. Throughout his 30+ years in travel he has traveled to over 60 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the South Pacific.

In 1995 Brian opened North Bank Travel and in 1998 started working on his first large group which was 600 to Accra, Ghana. Since 1998 he has handled groups ranging in size from 150-600 travelers to Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Tanzania.His work included handling flight arrangements, hotel accommodations, local land tours etc. He has experience in locating, negotiating and working with commercial and charter airlines.

 

Some of the airlines include Ethiopia Airlines from Ethiopia, North American Airlines out of Atlanta, Georgia and Hi Fly Airlines out of Portugal. In 2003 when President Bush was in Abuja, Nigeria he worked with the White House travel staff in coordinating hotel accommodations for the delegates attending the event Brian was responsible for and those traveling with the White House. In 2008 was his most extensive group as he was working with a group of 450 to Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zanzibar that involved coordinating six different flights, nine hotels and 350 delegate day trips to game parks Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.

A unique trip with a guide who has years of experience