Your Source Events team includes experienced leaders and people you can trust to make your luxury travel experience an incredible one.

We are explorers. We are learners. And we possess a deep curiosity about the world around us. We enjoy experiences that are like ourselves – unique and original. And we celebrate new points of view found in faraway places that challenge our mind, shape our body and strengthens our spirit.

At Source Events, we are energized by the sense of adventure and deliver unforgettable experiences that cannot be found in any guidebook.

For 19 years, we’ve made dreams come true by taking our clients on journeys to the world’s most exceptional destinations, perfectly curated with only the most unique experiences. We’re relationship builders and connectors in our community, building lifelong bonds between our guests that make them part of the Source Events family.

So pack your bag, grab your passport, and join us at a Source Event.

Explore the world.
Discover your Source!

Craig Smith, President

Craig Smith left a successful law practice in San Francisco to follow his dream – the dream of creating extraordinary travel experiences for the mind, body & spirit with and for like-minded friends. Through conversations with some of these friends, and a shared vision of crafting unique and inspiring experiences, Source Events was born in 2001. Over the past 19 years, Source Events has become a recognized leader in luxury gay travel, producing all-gay cruises and adventures around the world.

Craig has assembled a team of professionals with expertise in every facet of travel and event production. He brings to Source Events his years of experience as Director of Events for the Winter Party Festival and as an elected public official. Under Craig’s leadership, Source Events has continued to make a difference in the community by supporting LGBT organizations such as the National LGBTQ Task Force, Pridelines, StandUp Foundation, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. In 2014, Craig was honored with the Morgan Stanley Business Person of the Year Award by the Miami Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.


Rafael (Rafi) Rodriguez, Operations Manager

Rafi brings passion, fun, and a love of adventure to Source Events along with 15 years of experience in the field of management, entertainment, accounting, and marketing. Rafi has been part of Source Events from the beginning as Craig’s life partner and joined Source Events staff on a full-time basis in 2010, where he has taken the lead in customer service, event planning, and production of all the adventures. Originally from Venezuela, Rafi became a U.S. Citizen in 1999.


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