About Us

The strength of our staff is in the number of years each has spent traveling extensively around the globe.

We have circled the globe on luxury ocean liners, Concorde jets and stayed in the world’s grandest palaces and simplest huts. Between us we speak 6 languages and have traveled to more than 75% of the countries in the world. We are working on the remaining 25%.

small group luxury travel for the LBGTQ+ market since 1998

We like to know our clients personally and travel with our groups whenever possible. We consider our clients friends and enjoy socializing beyond traveling with you.

Travel with us and discover why our clients return over and over (more than 60% repeat clientele on every tour) and why we have won accolades from Out & About newsletter and major gay travel publications.

Building MORE THAN Memories

It’s not what you know. It’s whom you know! We have friends in virtually every corner of the planet, and that is what makes a travel company stand out.
Jim Smith

Jim Smith


A veteran of 42 years in the travel industry, Jim began his career as an international tour manager, leading Europeans and Americans around the globe.

His career includes 4 world cruises aboard the Queen Elizabeth II where he served as interpreter in French, Spanish & Portuguese for American Express Travel, 10 years as a cruise director and expedition leader aboard private expedition vessels, and nearly another decade as an executive for an exclusive educational tour company where he designed and operated programs worldwide for the Smithsonian Institution, National Geographic On Tour, the Harvard Alumni Association, the Association of Yale Alumni and many other non-profit organizations.

Jim has traveled to more than 3/4 of the countries on the planet. His main desire is to share his world travel experience with his gay brothers and sisters and create travel experiences that truly make a difference in their lives.

Agron Zyberaj

Agron Zyberaj

Director of Operations

Born in Albania, Agron came to Coda in 2015, following the completion of his Masters in Finance in Tirana. Now a veteran of dozens of trips with Coda clients, he looks back most fondly on his trips to Egypt, Croatia, England & Ethiopia.

His passion for travel extends to planning private trips for Coda clientele, whether aboard a luxury cruise or an extended tour of Europe. Agron’s European background and financial acumen are an asset that Coda clients enjoy. You will find him tour managing many trips around the world, including our frequent tour of the Balkan countries with a stop in his hometown of Tirana.

Agron runs the daily operations at Coda and attends to customer service and financial needs of the company.

The World Is Our Oyster

Our trips are built around the cultural hubs and highlights of the world, places everyone should visit at least once in their lives.


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