Zach Rabinor was seduced early on by Mexico's vibrant cultures, towering peaks, thundering surf and intoxicating cuisine. As the Founder, President and CEO of award winning travel company Journey Mexico, Zach oversees all aspects of the company’s operation and takes special interest and delight in the details of product development, marketing, and business development. Under Zach’s leadership, Journey Mexico has achieved dynamic growth as evidenced by its inclusion as an Inc. 5000 Company from 2009 to 2016 consecutively and has earned top honors and recognition including: National Geographic's Best Tour Operators on Earth, National Geographic “50 Tours of a Lifetime” Travel & Leisure Best Adventure Trips, Travel & Leisure Best Adventure Outfitters, and The New York Times Adventure Guide. Zach has been personally recognized as a top expert by leading luxury travel publications including: Travel & Leisure A-List and most recently by Wendy Perrin’s Wow List. Zach is frequently sought out in the press on matters relating to Mexico, Tourism, and travel including interviews in: Forbes, NPR and other leading media outlets.
Between his B.A. from Cornell University and M.P.I.A. from the University of California, San Diego, Zach worked as a teacher, an environmental activist and an outdoor adventure guide throughout the Americas for almost a decade. Zach’s career journey also includes stints in Finance, Environmental Conservation, and Community Development, before launching Journey Mexico in 2003. Zach’s passion for Mexico grows ever-stronger as he continues to explore remote, off-the-beaten path areas of Mexico. When not designing new itineraries or leading exploratory expeditions, Zach can be found lazing in a hammock on his beloved Pacific Coast and searching for the best sea food cocktail in Mexico. Zach lives in Puerto Vallarta with his wife Rebecca and his two sons Sam and Nat.