President and founder, Classic Journeys
Edward Piegza is the president and founder of Classic Journeys, an award-winning adventure travel company that specializes in luxury small group tours, alumni tours and incentive programs. The company has been named a World’s Best Tour Operator by Travel + Leisure magazine 10 years in a row. Since 1995, his La Jolla-based company has been hand-crafting trips of a lifetime that immerse travelers into the history and culture of 82 regions in 42 countries on six continents. Among his accomplishments, Edward pioneered small island-based travel to the Galapagos and is considered one of the foremost experts of cultural and family programs in Cuba.