OUR MISSON

 

 

 

 

Our mission at AAT is to provide an affordable and unique international travel experience catered to US, all the while, creating an environment that is conducive to building lifelong bonds and friendships amongst our members. 

 

 

Every trip is diligently planned and coordinated to ensure that you have nothing to worry about other than simply taking in the sites and creating lifelong memories.  We work only with the best vendors in any destination city and never provide anything less than 4 star accommodations. For those traveling alone, we will pair you with a roommate that we’ve determined most suitable for you using our traveler questionnaire form. Prior to departure, you will be provided with all pertinent information needed to navigate and enjoy your destination city to the utmost and also given numerous opportunities to meet your travel partners. 

 

 

OUR FOUNDER

Lawrence McLean, on a mission to broaden the reaches, horizons and perspectives of our community by bringing them to the world. Lawrence’s missions started as a result of the constant let down of friends backing out of travel plans, or simply not sharing his interest in going to places further than the Caribbean. After joining meetup.com he quickly realized that his frustrations were shared by many others like him. In response, he took his desire to see the world, combined it with his software engineering background and created and ever growing network of travelers. He started the group African American Travelers of Philadelphia on meetup.com in 2013. Since then, he started another chapter in New York, and now has a combined membership of over 2,200. He’s led the group to 5 different countries, including Paris twice, Toronto for Caribana, Italy, Egypt and Dubai, with over 100 of his members coming from every corner of the country. He plans to more than double that accomplishment by visiting an additional 9 countries in 2016 alone, and create another chapter in the DMV area and beyond.

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