Christopher Koch CTA

Raleigh, NC United States
CK Global Travel, LLC, an independent affiliate of Travel Experts, Inc.
Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Safari
  • Escorted Tours
  • Independent Tours

  • United States - All
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • New Zealand
  • Chile
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Talk about wonderful careers -- I work in partnership with my clients to help them accomplish their once in a lifetime travel dreams and goals -- many times sharing the experience with them!

As a UCLA graduate, my first career emphasized law administration and financial advising. In 2004, my wife, children and I traded the rat race of Los Angeles for the greener pastures of North Carolina, to pursue my dream of working in the travel industry. Having returned from a 2½ year relocation across the pond in the heart of London, UK, we've now expanded to a truly global platform.

One of the ways I capture my client's dreams to ask them how they envision their perfect vacation and help me picture what they see. It's your final night's dinner and you're reflecting back on this fantastic trip -- what are you thinking and feeling? What are the moments, memories, and experiences you're longing for? Let's talk through those and we'll design a trip to make sure they happen.

Experiences are the most tangible thing we leave to the next generation, and travel is a primary source of experiences. Let's work together to make sure your vacation is the best it can possibly be.

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Expert and friendly service!

By: DeeDee

Reviewed on: 06 Apr 2015

We were impressed with the depth of knowledge that Christopher had about the ports we wanted to see on our Caribbean cruise. He helped us understand what we could fit into our free time and we were able to check another bucket list item off our list. I highly recommend him and we will definitely be contacting him for planning our European vacation.

Very friendly & caring

By: ML

Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2015

Trip on the whole was very successful. Globus Tour was very rushed and the first hotel in Rome was not redone since the 50's as was the Carlton on the Grand Canal in Venice. I should have paid more for a less crowded tour. Those two hotels were also too far from main attractions. Return trip at JFK was a disaster.

Very good travel knowledge

By: Dina Pyron

Reviewed on: 08 Sep 2016

Chris has done a great job on all the details planning our trip with Sea Dream. While the boat caught on fire (not his fault), his organizing some of the best private tours in Croatia and Capri were excellent. The company and the touring we did was fantastic. Good knowledge experts in all places we did private events. We have used Chris for Iceland before so enjoy working with him and use him for all our longer trips.


By: Dina

Reviewed on: 21 May 2018

Chris was excellent to work with and did a good job preparing as to what to expect and how to pack.

Friendly and knowledgeable

By: Fishman

Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

Christopher was always willing to work with us. He was responsive and offered suggestions in areas we we're not knowledgeable. For example, I had selected a hotel which he reached out book. The hotel was not responding. He made another contact which turned out to be xlnt.

Having a Great Guide has its Privileges

By: Sabina

Reviewed on: 27 May 2019

From the start Chris was welcoming, professional, and passionate about travel and helping us with our trip to London, Paris and Rome. We stayed at Dorcester hotels based on his recommendation and the brand exceeded our expectations. Because of Chris we received room upgrades, breakfasts and credits that made our trip extra special and memorable. Because of his own extensive travel experience, Chris created an itinerary for us that hit all the highlights of each city yet allowed us to explore leisurely on our own as well. A perfect mix. We highly recommend Christopher Koch for all your vacation needs, big or small, all around the world.



Reviewed on: 15 Jun 2019

Christopher was very knowledgeable about European travel, he gets to know is clients well and their desires and expectations. He was very helpful when our trip over to Europe was disrupted by delayed flights and managed changing our airport pick up time. He encouraged us to think about the type of tours we wanted during the second half of our trip (non-cruise part), and to book our tours early. This was a big advantage because some of our tours were unavailable when we were there because they were all booked for the week. He was also very good at helping us decide which hotel we wanted for the second half, particularly since he had personal experience in the city we visited.

Lots of helpful suggestions

By: Mbwrx

Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2019

Christopher had a tremendous amount of knowledge and ideas regarding our trip to Dublin and London. He worked well planning for a diverse age group traveling with our party. Great follow up prior, during and after our trip.

Working with Christopher Koch, you will have access to:

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  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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