Melissa Biggs Bradley

CEO and Founder, Indagare

Melissa Biggs Bradley is the entrepreneur behind Indagare, the membership-based boutique travel company that she founded in 2007 with a vision to inspire and empower people to change their lives through travel. Since then, Indagare has become the go-to resource for travelers seeking impactful, one-of-a-kind journeys. Indagare has been named to Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. and to Crain’s “Fast 50” list of fastest-growing companies in New York. 


Melissa has launched Indagare Insider Journeys, immersive group trips built around passion points such as art, fashion, design, style, wellness, food and wine and one-of-a-kind destinations, in partnership with WSJ. Magazine, Architectural Digest and Vogue. In response to the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry, she also leads Indagare Global Conversations, her live Zoom talk series and podcast, part of the brand’s new virtual travel program, Indagare Global Classroom, which offers virtual tours, special experiences, participatory lessons and lectures developed with Indagare’s top partners and guides around the world. 


Prior to founding Indagare, Melissa served as the longtime travel editor at Town & Country where she launched the acclaimed spin-off Town & Country Travel. Melissa received a B.A. from Yale College and a master’s degree from Columbia University.


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