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The Globetrotter Lounge Podcast

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or just starting out, this podcast will inspire and motivate you - while providing helpful travel tips and resources. Join award travel expert Jet Set Lisette as she has conversations with diverse women who have found creative ways to travel more. Their stories offer insight and practical advice on how to make dream travel a reality.

Nov 15, 2018

I speak with Martinique ("Marty") Lewis, a veteran traveler who is committed to inspiring other travelers and diversifying the travel industry. At 31 years old she’s already been traveling for 22 years, visited six continents, and will be traveling 275 days out of the upcoming year. We talk about her work with Black Travel Journey, an organization that aims to educate, encourage and inspire travelers of color. For the past year Marty has been raising awareness about the lack of diversity in travel advertising and promotion. She works directly with tourism boards and hospitality brands, educating them about the value and importance of marketing to people of color.

Marty is also dedicated to helping the communities that she visits, especially lesser known destinations that are part of the African Diaspora. Her passion about what she does shines through everything she says. I'm sure you will be inspired by her travel-filled life and infectious positivity.

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