Kitty J. Pope

Travel Writer


Kitty J. Pope is the founder/ executive director of the Int. Association of Black Travel Writers. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, she is also the publications manager for, an online magazine exploring the culture and heritage of people of African descent around the world in order to promote travel.


The author of one book 'Beside Every Great Man' (Amber Publishers), Pope is the former lifestyle editor of the Atlanta-based Upscale Magazine and the former Coordinator of Counseling at Bennett College in Greensboro, NC. She is also the director of membership development in North America for theInt. Council of Tourism Partners. (ICTP)
Pope is black heritage travel consultant, and a member and media partner for the African Travel Association (ATA). She is also the founder and executive producer of the African Diaspora World Tourism Awards, a gala-ceremony that recognizes achievements of people in the areas of black culture and heritage tourism.