Description of Experience: I am an energetic, passionate, and very ambitious young travel professional interested in opportunities to work with student travel companies, event planning firms, and destination management companies (DMCs). I am an August 2014 graduate of International Tour Management Institute (ITMI) and a certified Tour Director. My time at ITMI taught me how to be a successful and effective tour director and I am confident in my abilities to lead various types of tours for both students and adults. I have exceptional social, interpersonal, and problem solving skills that enable me to always provide impeccable service and help create memories that will last a lifetime to many different types of people.
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Full Bio: I am a licensed Washington DC and New York City Tour Guide and have traveled independently domestically and throughout Europe, Central America, The Caribbean, and the Middle East. I am a member of The Professional Guild of Washington DC Tour Guides, the American Tour Guide Association, and the Boston ITMI Network. I have been hired by EF Explore America, Explorica, Grand Classroom, Educational Travel Adventures, School Trips of America, and Worldstrides to direct tours beginning Spring 2015. In addition, I am interested in working as on-site support staff for meetings, events, and conventions. I have supported many different types of events such as cooking shows, golf tournaments, wedding expos and sales meetings various times doing check-in, registration, hospitality desk, and coordination during each event. In addition, I have served as Alpha Omicron Pi Social Chair during my time in college which put me in the position to plan and facilitate all social events for an organization with 100+ members. I am currently working towards a certificate in Event Management from GWU.