Dave Wiggins is Media Director for AdventureSmith Explorations and brings 36 years of adventure travel industry experience to his company Widness & Wiggins PR. Formerly he held the position of Executive Director for the travel alliance Trusted Adventures. Prior to that, he served as Marketing Director for Austin-Lehman Adventures and Vice President of Supplier Relations and Marketing Communications for Away.com and GORPtravel. For 22 years he was the owner and President of American Wilderness Experience (AWE!). Under his direction, AWE! pioneered the wholesale and retail brokering of adventure travel in the late 1970s becoming one of the industry's most recognized brand names in the promotion and sale of active and exotic vacations.