Casey Halloran has built a travel empire selling custom, upscale trips across Central and South America and operating a boutique hotel in Costa Rica.
He is also an early mentor to Matt and the reason Matt first came to Latin America and got into vacation rentals. In this episode we explore the evolution of Namu Travel Group from its humble beginnings to its pre-covid status and dive into the difficult time since. Casey and his business have traveled a tough road in the last several months and he shares his thoughts with us on keeping a business alive and the travel industry as a whole.
Matt and Casey also reminisce about their past with some can't-miss stories.
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Other links and people mentioned in this episode:
Namu Travel Group: https://www.namutravel.com
Villa Buena Onda: https://www.villabuenaonda.com
Costa Rica Covid Travel Updates: https://www.visitcostarica.com/en/costa-rica/statement-costa-rica-tourism-board-covid-19