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Denell Falk

President, CEO

Denell Falk

Civilized Adventures is the wonderful result of a lifetime of inspiring travel and respected travel industry relationships.

As a pioneer of customized travel, Denell is the heart and soul of our company.

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Kathy Oakes

General Manager

Kathy Oakes

After studying Kinesiology/ Education at the University of Alberta, Kathy switched tracks: a year of travelling led her into the Travel Industry in 1987. Kathy has over two decades of Management and Group Travel experience, including handling the arrangements

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Andrew De Angelis

Custom Travel Advisor

Andrew De Angelis

Andrew De Angelis has wide-ranging experience in the travel industry. He is clearly motivated by a love of travel and a desire to unravel the mysteries of different cultures. Originally from Italy, he has worked in Rome, London and Arhus,

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Kylan Falk

Custom Travel Advisor

Kylan Falk

Kylan’s introduction to travel began at a very young age with trips to South Africa and Thailand before he was five! It was inevitable that he join Civilized Adventures family adventures to Kenya and the Galapagos (hosted by Denell).

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Ajay Karah

Custom Travel Advisor

Ajay Karah

Ajay comes to Civilized Adventures with 26 countries under his belt and over a decade of experience advising travellers. From backpacking in Thailand and working in South America to travel through Eastern Europe and Asia, Ajay’s love of travel is fueled by the desire to experience

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Karen Schulz

Custom Travel Advisor

Karen Schulz

Since growing up on a farm in Central Australia, Karen has travelled to over 50 countries, including extensive adventures in Central and South America and her homeland in the South Pacific. She has cruised the Galapagos Islands, canoed through the Amazon rainforest,

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Connor Sorensen

Custom Travel Advisor

Connor Sorensen

Born in beautiful Banff, Alberta, Connor was raised in a community promoted as a world–class destination and dependent on tourism. Connor first experienced and enjoyed travel and exploration while traveling as a child with his family across North America

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Carling Wright

Custom Travel Advisor

Carling Wright

Carling graduated from Queens University with a degree in English and Geography. In her last year of university, Carling came to Calgary on exchange and quickly fell in love with the landscape. As she first drove out towards Banff, she can recall being awe-struck

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Monica Shewan

Travel Administrator

Monica Shewan

Monica graduated with honours from SAIT’s Travel and Tourism Program in 2007. Her passion for travel, and interest in learning about different cultures and wildlife led her to pursue a career in the travel industry.

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