Juan Carlos Gonzalez
Juan Carlos Gonzalez is the Co-founder and Co-owner of Andes World Travel and had been active in the tourist industry for almost three decades. He started working as a mountain guide and tour-leader, traveling extensively in most of South America, Nepal, India, Central Asia, Africa, and Europe.
In 2011 Juan Carlos established Andes World Travel, in his native Colombia, with his partner Sine Madsen. Since the beginning, he’s been actively designing itineraries, especially those related to mountain activities in remote areas, and coordinating the logistical operations based on a solid background gained during many years on the field.
Juan Carlos works in marketing promoting the company, establishing new relations with potential customers, attending the international tourist fairs and events, and constantly developing new products and exploring interesting new destinations for a constantly changing market.
He is also the manager for the mountain logistics where safety, proper acclimatization, and collaboration with the local communities is the core aspect.
He speaks fluent Spanish, English, Portuguese, and Danish.
Maria Monica Rodriguez Plazas
Maria Monica joined the team in April 2015 as seller and operations assistant. She studied Biology at the National University of Colombia and has a master’s degree in biological sciences from Los Andes University. One of her greatest passions is rock climbing and mountaineering, which she has been practicing for more than 10 years. She has a great sense of logistics, and with her as your trip-planner there will be no unattended details. She speaks Spanish and English