KonTour Team

Georg Rubin

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Founder and Director of KonTour Travel

Travelling has always been one of my passions and it led to the founding of KonTour Travel. I grew up in Colombia raised by Swiss/German parents and thus combine a Colombian heart with Swiss heritage to ensure we offer unique Colombian experiences that run like clockwork. Understanding European’s expectations and knowing what can be really be done in Colombia allows me to design a product portfolio tailored to the discerning traveller. This approach is key to our success: know whom to sell, know what you sell and sell what you know. And since I still love to travel and explore I’m always on the lookout for new experiences. So drop me a mail if you’d like to know about really off the beaten track tours in Colombia.

 

Claudia Canchón

    Inbound Tourism Director

Working in tourism has given me the opportunity to realize that Colombia it is a very complete and attractive destination: the history of Cartagena, the colonial architecture of Barichara and Villa de Leyva, the archaeological wealth of San Agustín, the contact with the nature and communities in the Amazon region, to name just a few of the many activities to be undertaken and places to visit. In addition to this, we have the human warmth of its people and the quality of service that has positively been surpassed in a relatively new industry.
I love to ensure that the wishes and expectations of the clients are met and even exceeded, as well as communicate with different people from different backgrounds, who allow you to learn from other cultures and improve professional skills with limiting situations that puts you to the test, so there is always room for innovation.

 

Ingrid Dobler

    Sales and Marketing Advisor

Born and raised in Colombia I had the chance to live its beauty from childhood on. Thanks to extensive journeys I learned much about the country and could marvel at its incredible variety of landscapes, flora and fauna. The joyful and hearty Colombians do the rest to confirm my fondness for this country.

With my bicultural roots and a degree in sociology and intercultural communication I am fond of bringing together people from diffrent cultures and thereby hopefully share the passion for this wonderful and exotic country.

 

Sabela López

    Operations Coordinator

I have started travelling, and combining travelling and working, about 10 years ago and haven’t stopped since. I have lived in different countries throughout the world such as Spain, France, Latvia, United Kingdom, Iceland, Kenya and Mexico. I came out to Colombia in beginning 2015 just as to visit friends and planning to stay for a few months. It has been more than 2 years now… and counting! I’m Spanish and have a Degree in Tourism with a Postgraduate in Ecotourism field. I’m truly convinced that travelling is the perfect way of knowing a country and to learn about its culture.
My involvement in KonTour is mainly as operations coordinator, but also helping out in marketing, sales department and as everything I can offer to this company.
What I love the most about Colombia is the warmth of its people, their joy of living life and of course being able to travel and experience such different ecosystems and landscapes in just one country: the dramatic Andean mountains, the Caribbean beaches, the Pacific coast, and the Colombian Amazon.

 

Fabiola Velásquez

    Administrative Assistant and Accountant

I am from Barichara, the prettiest little village in Colombia. I am a woman proud of being Colombian and proud of the stories which are told through the cobblestone streets. I grew up always surrounded by people who are aware of an environmentally friendly culture. I admire the great biodiversity that this country has to offer as well as the breath-taking landscapes which I can enjoy while on my favourite road trips through Santander and Caribbean regions. I always looking forward to discovering new places yet to be explored.
I love Colombia because I am sure that it will be a traveller with a great smile in every corner of the country, he/she will be kindly attended and will be shown the beauty of this country of colours. So as it is said.. The risk of coming to Colombia is wanting to stay!
I arrived to Bogotá searching for new experiences and that was when I became part of Kontour Travel team. My role in the company is as Accountant and Administrative assistant. Together with accountant work, my commitment to the company is related to Ecotourism and to help with business sustainability practices.

 

Lisa Ahmann

    Travel Consultant

I came for the first time to South America for an internship in Chile. While travelling around this beautiful country I was fascinated by its beauty. A few years later, I came back to South America while I was still doing my Tourism Speciality; I was engaged as an exchange student at a Colombian university for two semesters in Bogotá. I got to know this country and its people through my curiosity and love for travelling, always looking for my own adventure off the beaten track. At the end of my first stay in Colombia, I was in the airport and I already knew that I would come back soon. Currently I am living in Bogotá and want to help you with your personalised travel package full of unforgettable experiences.