1993

1993

Kola Nut Travel added to its repertoire of specializations the Americas.  By 1993 educational groups had traveled to Brazil, Suriname, Columbia, Mexico, Belize and Argentina.  In Suriname  groups traveled into the Rain Forest, in Columbia tour groups traveled to the maroon communities in Columbia,  and studied with the Ifa's in Brazil.  Collaborating with Varig Airlines and the Brazilian Tourist Board, Kola Nut Travel coordinated a press delegation to Brazil to meet with the Brazilian Justice Department and to learn more about Brazil, the destination.  Collaborating with the County of Los Angeles. two trade missions were coordinated by Kola Nut Travel to South Africa and West Africa.  

This was also the year that Kola Nut Travel's first government contract was awarded.  In May, 1994 Kola Nut Travel won the prestigious award, Subcontract of the Year, by SATO Travel.