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Distinguished Travel Hacker

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Plus, essential intel to unlock the most fulfilling adventures in Africa (and avoid being be a jerk in the process).

Zimbabwe’s Alex Mavros.

Zimbabwe’s Alex Mavros.

Source: Mavros Safaris

At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our luxury fields—food, wine, fashion, cars, real estate—to learn about their high-end hacks, tips, and off-the-wall experiences. These are the Distinguished Travel Hackers.

Between the family jewelry business, his own passion project, Mavros Safaris—which focuses on high-net-worth journeys around sub-Saharan Africa—and ambassadorial duties for conservation nonprofit African Parks, Alex Mavros, 40, flies at least once every two weeks—a minimum 100,000 miles per year. His airline of choice is Ethiopian.