Michael has been involved in cultural travel for 18 years. As the co-founder of Cuba Cultural Travel, along with his wife Catalina, in 1998 and then co-founder of Art Quest International in 2003, Michael has spent a good part of his life helping people discover and enjoy art, music, dance and food in vibrant cities around the world. His long history of connecting adventurous and curious travelers with talented and innovative artists has allowed him to form lasting relationships that play a key role in the success of our programs.

“The most satisfying aspect of my job is searching for clever and talented people with fresh ideas and giving people a platform to showcase their talents to our visitors. Supporting  artists and brave new entrepreneurs and watching them thrive is something that gives me a wonderful appreciation for my job.”