Adventure Travel Book

The Authors

Don Mankin, PhD is a futurist, psychologist, business consultant, speaker, author and long-time adventurer. His explorations have taken him to Africa, Asia, Antarctica, North and South America, Europe and almost everywhere in between. His other books include “Teams and Technology: Fulfilling the Promise of the New Organization” and “Business Without Boundaries: An Action Framework for Collaborating Across Time, Distance, Organization and Culture”  He lives in Los Angeles. (for more about Don, go to

Shannon Stowell is president of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) which specializes in responsible development of the adventure travel industry. Prior to joining ATTA, Stowell was co-founder and vice president of, an outdoor gear retailer. He lives in Seattle. (for more about Shannon go to