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Founder and CEO of The World’s Greatest Vacations, Richie has earned a reputation as a luxury travel marketing expert through his many years of industry experience. Treasure Chest as launched based on a foundation of knowledge from Madison Avenue and strategic planning for American Express Travel, Trans World Airlines as well as packaged goods, market research, and management.
Richie’s inspiring personal story has also had a tremendous impact on The World’s Greatest Vacations. The first 20 years of Treasure Chest, Richie as having 20 seizures each month. In all, over 3,000 seizures for 22 years until brain surgery blessed him being one of only a handful of people cured of epilepsy. His greatest passion is earning that blessing, largely through FACES (Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures), and has run 8 marathons in NYC and Jerusalem raising money and awareness for the disorder.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Richie played semi-professional baseball, and splits his time between NYC, Los Angeles and Aspen.
Favorite destination: Port hopping in the Mediterranean and Adriatic.
His incredible story and unwavering positivity have been featured by news outlets throughout the country. Check out the video library to hear directly from Richie about his experience and the impact it’s had on his business.
The company you keep. The World’s Greatest Vacations’ strategic advisors are an all-star team of industry veterans available to provide valuable expertise, insights, and direction. In addition to seeing the successful WGV platform work firsthand, and their bountiful knowledge is priceless. Consultation with one or more is available to our partners.