Ashish Sanghrajka

last updated 6/14/2018

Ashish Sanghrajka

President at Big Five Tours & Expeditions Inc

119 west 23rd street Suite 600, New York City, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(212) 255-6541

General Information


University of Arizona


Director of Industry Relations - Millennials

Advisory Board Member - Travel Pulse

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Ashish Sanghrajka Director of Industry Relations
Millennials in Travel Spend just a few minutes with Ashish Sanghrajka, president of Big Five Tours & Expeditions, and you clearly see his is driven by passion. This native-born Kenyan began to learn about the family travel company at an early age. As a child, he saw firsthand the value of customer relationships when clients often dined with his family in their Nairobi home. In the mid-1980s, his family relocated to New York, and later Florida. Sanghrajka attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, graduating with a degree in political science, with a special focus on international economics. In Charles Schwab's Capital Markets Division, he worked as an economic analyst and trainer. But that passion for travel resurfaced, and he formally joined the family business, Big Five, in 2002. Six years later, he became president of the luxury travel his father founded in1973 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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"Giving the villages a reason for you being there, that's sustainable tourism," Big Five president Ashish Sanghrajka said.

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Following years of violence, it is now "a beacon of stability in Latin America that's peacefully shedding the nightmares of its past for a greater future," says Big Five Tours & Expeditions' president Ashish Sanghrajka.
I recently had the good fortune to explore the capital of Bogotá and Cartagena's sixteenth-century Old City with Sanghrajka and Big Five just as the Colombian government adopted an accord that ended a 52-year conflict with the country's rebel forces.

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