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Hello, my name is Jesse and I was born and raised in the city of Rio! I became a tour guide in 2013 for the passion to lead and bring experiences for tourists from all over the world. My professional background is based on hospitality and I've been working in great sports events in the city such as FIFA World Cup Brazil in 2014 and in Rio Summer Olympic Games in 2016. Also in tour agencies working in different tours modalities such as sightseeing, walking and bike tours. I'm pleased to deliver a unique experience!
Tourism Guide since 1990 providing services to agencies and operators in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná and other states of the federation;
I work in the segments of international and national receptive, Ecotourism, MICE and corporate and Ecotourism;
Higher Degree in Tourism Management from Faculdade SENAC Rio;
I have four (4) years of experience in 4 and 5 star hotels in Europe;
Former professor at SENAC Rio where I taught five (5) subjects in the tourism guide course, in addition to other courses in Tourism and Hospitality;
For 4 years invited speaker of the Training Course in Tourist Areas for Military Police officers of BPTUR / RJ;
Speaker on themes related to Tourism such as: Hospitality, Professional Qualification and Labor Market, among other themes;
I was Director of Operations for the Rio de Janeiro State Tourist Guides Union (SINDEGTUR / RJ) between 1999 and 2001 and president between the years 2011 and 2017;
I am Project Director at the Niterói Convention & Visitors Bureau;
I am part of the Municipal Tourism Council of Niterói;
I have a micro company in the area of training, consulting and management in Tourism. Between 2017 and 2018 I carried out a consultancy to the Morrinho Project, which is a product of the Community Based Tourism segment in a community in the south of the city of Rio de Janeiro. In December 2019 the project was the winner of the National Tourism Award offered by the Ministry of Tourism (MTUR) in the Locally Based Tourism category.
My name is Luis and I was born and raised in Rio. I believe I have always been a tour guide. I use to bug my kindergarten teacher to do show-and-tell every other day. Now every day is show-and-tell! I get to show off my city, and take people to see places I like to go and do the things that I love to do.
In 2003, after living for 8 years abroad, I've decided to come back to my hometown, and for the past 17 years I've been working full time as a licensed and accredited private tour guide in Rio. I'm quite fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and have a degree in tourism and an MBA in environmental management.
My name Manu Peclat, a private tours guide & incoming tours operator based in RIO DE JANEIRO, with 14 years experience, accredited and certified by the Brazilian government, licensed to operate ALL OVER BRAZIL AND SOUTH AMERICA, also offering tours experiences in IGUASSU FALLS, SÃO PAULO, ANGRA DOS REIS(RJ), ILHA GRANDE(RJ), PARATY(RJ), BUZIOS(RJ), and SALVADOR DE BAHIA, thru my group of guides team mates.
I'm a fluent speaker of English, Spanish, French and speak Italian on an intermediate level.
I have a 4 years living experience in the USA during high-school where I studied 3 years in Texas and 1 year in New York.
I moved back to Rio de Janeiro in 1993 to be an English Language teacher college graduated in Brazil.
I taught English from 1995 thru 2006.
In 2005 I took a tour guide certification course finished in 2007, and then got licensed and accredited by the Brazilian ministry of tourism (EMBRATUR).
My working philosophy is that the best tour guides bring a meaning to life with their passion, and that's what I do.
I have 14 years of experience as a Tour Guide, operating incoming tours services in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil for solo, couples, families and private groups up to 40 people(cruise ships groups).
I consider myself a cosmopolitan citizen, cultured and very fun!
I usually work with my clients to tailor up the offered itineraries, the options are quite varied and uniquely customized, ready to please any customer who wants to find out the cultural secrets and get THE BEST out of their experiences.
Brazil is not only one of the most beautiful countries in the world, it is rich with culture and history, and since I offer PRIVATE TOURS, the focus is on making the tours the way my clients want it!
My working philosophy and moto is:
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it. "
I CARE TO OFFER BEST PRICES & QUALITY SERVICES.
MORE THAN 3,000 TOURS DELIVERED SINCE 2007 WITH ALL POSITIVE REVIEWS.
NEW A/C SEDAN CARS, VANS, MINIBUSES, BUSES, ALL WITH SEPARATE PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS, FOR A SAFER AND CONFORTABLE EXPERIENCE.
CHECK WHAT THE WORLD SAYS ABOUT MY WORK THRU MY ONLINE REVIEW LINKS BELOW:
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I really liked the proposal to join GoWithGuide platform, and am sure this partnership can be productive for both sides.
That's why I want to be part of your team!!
Emanuel Peclat Bernardes
Certified Private Tour Services Operator