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Heleana Zambonino

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I can answer questions about Tourism and Leisure spots. Good life, good food. Different experiences of tourism-travel-leisure friends I have had and myself as an EcoTourism traveler all around Ecuador and Peru as passionated Conservationism activist. Biking spots in Quito. English, Spanish, French and German speaker/writer.

Experience in the area

Since I was 16 I've been working as part-time guide, I have just finished my Bachelor in Ecotourism at La Catolica de Quito, www.puce.edu.ec., I have traveled within whole Ecuador more than 8 years. Also, I love to make friends, speak foreign languages such as Francoise, Deutscher and obviously Spanish.

Organizations

www.fromquito.com www.biciaccion.org www.ciclopolis.ec www.jatunsacha.org www.latinrootstravel.com www.puce.edu.ec JaguarTouring Museo Templo del Sol Ecuador View Express Museo Weilbauer - PUCE

Publications

2009. INSTRUCTOR MANUAL. WORKSHOP "LEARN TO PEDALING". Todas en Bici. CicloPolis Foundation. Syllabus construction. December 2009. INFOGUIA: TO ACTION: ACTIVE DWELLERS IN LATIN AMERICA. A guide to Bicycle Advocacy Projects. International Cycling Expertise (I-CE) Netherlands and Sustainable Transport Action Network- Latin America & the Caribbean (SUSTRAN LAC) Chile. Expertise opinion and guidance to workshop design. http://www.sustranlac.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=110%3Aescuelas-de-pedaleo&catid=48%3Ainfoguias&Itemid=300005〈=es May 2010. TOURISM PLANNING PRINCIPLES APLIED TO PRODUCT AND PROYECT IMPLEMENTATION WITHIN URBAN AREAS. Bachelor Degree Thesis. Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador. Author.

Education/Credentials

Bachelor in Ecotourism Specialist in Sustainable Development project evaluation TOEFL iBT Advanced GIS for Tourism Planning. Alliance France Humboldt-Gesellschaft / Goethe-Zentrum

Awards and Honors

Academic Excellence Scholarship - Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador Part Fee Waiver - University of Westminster - London, UK

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Recent Answers from Heleana Zambonino

2012-03-24 Snorkeling:

Dear Katie,  thanks for your msg.    Unfortunately, I do not know about a place where you can go snorkeling from the beach in mainland. That could be done in Galapagos, at Tortuga Bay or any other bay

2011-04-14 Ecuadorian Amazone:

What is your opinion about tourism as an form of income there?  Well, tourism is a service industry that actually could replace the extractive economic model that Ecuador actually holds.  Unfortunately

2010-11-21 Affordable yet comfortable hotels in Quito:

Hi Chris!  Thank you for asking.  Well, I would highly recommend:  La Rabida http://www.hostalrabida.com,  Los Alpes hostel http://quitolosalpes.com/ and   Folklore hotel http://www.folklorehotel.com

 

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