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Steve Frankel is a travel consultant, travel writer, photographer, and meetup group organizer. He is the owner and Senior Travel Advisor of Cruises & Cameras Travel Services. Its host agency, Cruise & Travel Experts, is known for its highly-individualized approach to travel. It is a member of the Signature Travel Network, a travel coop based in El Segundo, CA whose annual revenue exceeds $5 billion.

Steve has sailed with his wife, as paying passengers, on nearly all the Seabourn, Regent, Silversea, Crystal, Azamara, Oceania and Windstar ships now in service.

He is a Signature Travel Expert -- one of the most demanding designations that can be earned in the travel industry. He is also a travel photographer with more than 20,000 photos in his files. He has written 10 books. His latest, "Choosing Great Cameras for Cruises & Tours," went on sale in 2018,.

Steve Frankel's is also the Organizer of The Los Angeles Photography Group and the West Los Angeles Travel Photography Meetup Group. They have a combined total of more than 900 members. He loves introducing meetup group members to each other, and having them share their cruise and photo knowledge and experiences. He particularly enjoys planning vacation experiences for families and friends on small ships; and suggesting cultural, dining and photo experiences.


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