About Us

 

Executive Summary

Limitless Planet Travel & Events is a boutique travel and event planning agency in located St. Louis, MO. We are a company without borders, we produce events and VIP trips worldwide. From Moscow to Johannesburg, New York to Shanghai, we can create the experience of a lifetime. If you can dream it, we can make it happen. We began official operations in January 2011, but the Limitless Planet concept was created in a tent while on safari in Masai Mara, Kenya by founder, Shannon Lichti, in 2004. Since, it has been a long road that has taken us from coast to coast in America, and to all seven continents. We have created relationships that will benefit our clients for a longtime to come.

Objectives

At Limitless Planet it is our objective to plan a once in a lifetime experience. We want each detail to create a trip or event that far exceeds expectations, while providing a carefree experience in the far corners of the world.

 


 

About the Founder

 

Shannon Lichti
Shannon Lichti
Founder & President

Shannon is a Political Science graduate from the University of Kansas. She has a thriving desire to explore history, culture, and politics. She fulfilled this desire as an International Travel Director. Shannon has lead private, luxury, educational and adventure travel throughout the world. Her biggest achievement was seeing all seven continents before her 30th birthday. In her free time, she prefers to be scuba diving, backcountry backpacking, canoeing, yoga, and (of course) traveling. The Fotographie Museum in Berlin is her favorite place to spend an afternoon. She serves as the President and Director of Travel at Limitless Planet. Her favorite vacation spots are Nepal and East Africa (specifically Kenya and Tanzania). Shannon is on the Junior Board of the International Institute St. Louis, an agency that assists refugees in their relocation to the United States. She also serves on the Hospitality Committee for the Meeting Planners International (MPI’s) St. Louis Chapter.

Shannon also has world wide event planning experience. She has planned everything from Executive Private Yacht parties to political speaking engagements. Shannon is the Director and Casting Director of St. Louis Fashion Week, and has experience producing and casting for New York Fashion Week as well.  She has planned Bar Mitzvahs in Israel, and has spearheaded product launches all over the world.

 

The Dream Team

 

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Felicia Ruiz
Travel Curator

A native of South Georgia, Felicia has been traveling internationally since she was an infant.

Holding a degree in Fashion Merchandising from Georgia Southern University, she joined the Limitless Planet Travel team in 2016 to merge her love of fashion and travel. The oldest of 4 children to Puerto Rican and Polish parents, she has a passion for experiencing culture first hand.

When she is not traveling the world or spending time with her family, she is busy developing our global Fashion Tours program and managing our Cuba desk.

2017 travel goals include running out of pages in her passport and traveling to Poland and Morocco.

Favorite Quote: “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much room”
Favorite Cuisine: Thai and Puerto Rican
Favorite Countries she has visited: Cuba & Ecuador
Fun Fact: Felicia is a certified Open Water Scuba Diver

 

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Kathryn Palacios
Travel Curator

Kathryn’s skills lie in her ability to motivate, and inspire people to do their best while keeping a positive attitude. She received a Communications and Broadcasting degree from Fontbonne University. She has enjoyed a blend of experiences in Customer Services, Logistics, and Event Planning. She thrives on creating the ultimate client experience, fostering team work, and building key relationships. Her clients have expressed their appreciation for her skills at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.

Kathryn is especially proud that her volunteer work for St. Louis Fashion week has evolved to Assistant Director and her involvement in other runway shows. She also like to give back her time to Special Olympics, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Her favorite places to travel (so far) are Greece and Italy.

She has discovered that her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri can also fuel her desire for enriching her love of history. Kathryn can be found planning historical St. Louis walking tours, listening to Blues music on Broadway, and enjoying Broadway shows at the Fabulous Fox Theater to name just a few of the experiences St. Louis has to offer.