Meet the People who make Veloso Tours a leading tour operator and look after your holiday in person and behind the scenes
Whether our team of expert consultants in London, researchers in the field or first-class guides who look after you face-to-face, everyone shares a passion and enthusiasm for Latin America.
We ask questions, we train people, we convey our requirements and develop long-lasting partnerships with excellent travel professionals and together we form the Veloso Tours Organisation, looking after your holiday. This first-hand knowledge puts a wealth of experience and insight into the process of creating superb itineraries.
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Our London Team
Our consultants travel extensively throughout Latin America, researching, exploring and selecting the best places, activities and accommodation available. Each person in our London team is an expert with essential knowledge to produce high quality holidays.
Managing DirectorLearn More
Born in Portugal, Paulo studied photography, design and business studies and has lived in London since 1976. He speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French fluently and has worked in the travel industry for 21 years covering hotels, ground agents, flights, tour operation, training and business administration. Over the last 30 years Paulo has travelled extensively in Latin America researching and assessing hotels, lodges, guides, transport and services.
Senior Travel ConsultantLearn More
Senior Travel Consultant
Nick was born and brought up in the UK but has long standing links with Latin America, often visiting family there during his childhood. After graduating from King's College London with a degree in French and Spanish, he lived for a year in Chile, working as a translator and English teacher. Nick subsequently worked as a hiking tour guide in Europe, gaining a good understanding of what goes into running a successful holiday. Since joining Veloso Tours he has travelled extensively throughout South America, testing the Self Drive itineraries and indulging his love of fine restaurants.
Travel ConsultantLearn More
Victoria Silva was born and raised in London and discovered Latin America after finishing her degree in Politics. Having planned only a tour around South America she then fell in love with Peru and after establishing a career in tourism decided to settle there for couple of years. She has travelled around South America extensively and has also visited Bolivia, Argentina, Ecuador and Chile. She has also travelled throughout Europe and speaks fluent Spanish.
Administration & MarketingLearn More
Administration & Marketing
Berenice has lived in many places in the world as her parents were diplomats, including six years in Moscow. She later settled in Paris, where she studied Tourism and Hospitality Management and worked at an international tour operator. She speaks fluent French, English and Russian and is learning Spanish. She works in our events and administration departments, as well as taking care of our social networks. Berenice has recently travelled to Uruguay, Belize, Peru, and Costa Rica and is our specialist on the French Caribbean.
Andresa was brought up in Rio de Janeiro where she studied Business Administration and Personnel. She knows her native Brazil well and has explored the Chapada dos Veadeiros, the Amazon, the Pantanal and Salvador. Andresa is such an important member of our team concentrating on working in our accounts, administration and software maintenance, that she has very little spare time to fulfil her love for dancing, diving and most of all horse-riding.
Product ManagerLearn More
Margarita graduated in Business Administration in Quito where she developed her Tour Operating career in reservations, planning, sales and marketing, allowing her to travel extensively in Europe, Central and South America. She lived in Paris and Belgium where she worked in marketing. Margarita now uses her knowledge of ground services, operations and communication skills to contract our services and develop our organisation in Latin America.
Filipe is responsible for our digital strategy, web development and digital marketing activities, he also has degree in International Business. He spent most of his childhood holidays visiting family in France and Portugal. More recently he has travelled to Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador and the Galapagos to extending his knowledge and expertise of the locations and services available in Latin America.
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