At Gulliver value the preservation of our beautiful environment. For the organization of our tours we work together with local indigenous communities. Furthermore, we are supporting agricultural projects, such as ecological market gardening and fruit growing. Additionally, since 2013 we have been committed to supporting children in difficult conditions.
Eran Hayoun is the manager and owner of Gulliver Expeditions Company. In 2001 Eran was 26 years old and came to Ecuador from Israel with the dream of establishing a self-sustained, organic farm in the western highlands. After searching for six months for a farm he found the “Hacienda Bolivia” and started working to establish a Hosteria (farm house). On March 27, 2002, Eran opened “Hosteria PapaGayo”, for those who want to enjoy the nature and the charm of this land. After three years Eran created Gulliver Expeditions and to amplify the services.
Ricky Almog is the manager of Gulliver’s office. Ricky has graduated with a laws and administration master degree. She knows all the provinces in Ecuador—their hotels, their communities, their unique ecosystems, their tourist facilities, their culture, and much, much more. Ricky possesses a very advanced sense of humor and relates well with every client. She is friendly and a good leader.
Supervisor of Gulliver’s central office and the French member of our team. He came to Ecuador nine years ago and fell in love with the country. He has travelled to many destinations and knows the country as if it were his own. During his studies of “Tourism” in France, he started working in the tourism industry as a guide. In the early 2010, he joined Gulliver. Jeremy is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Elízabeth graduated from the University in Quito with a major in Engineering Management Tourism Marketing Companies. She has been working for 14 years in the tourism sector, that has given her good knowledge of all areas in Ecuador and Galapagos Islands. She is a specialist for tailor-made tours. Elizabeth manages Ecuadorian guides, hotels, transportation and reservations of services for our tours.
Tania is a graduated guide but she has never worked as one. During an internship at Related Information a prestigious travel agency they proposed her to stay and work in the Operations sector. Therefore she recognized working in an office suits her better and she accepted the placement. Nowadays she has worked for 21 years in the tourism industry and has recently become part of the Gulliver team. In her leisure time she enjoys spending time with her family.
With over 20 years of experience as a guide Evelyn became very passionate about the culture, traditions and customs Ecuador has to offer to travelers. She spent almost three years in Lugano, Switzerland learning the language, during this time she also worked as sales agent developing programs based on tailor made needs of clients. Now she is in charge of Peru Operations Department.
Paulina graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. She has more than 15 years of experience in the tourism industry. Her experience has been developed in the area of air traffic to operations and now she provides assistance to our operations department. She loves to travel with her family during her free time, she also enjoys cooking some of the most traditional Ecuadorian dishes.
Yasmin is our German speaking member of the sales department. She studied Tourism in Switzerland and Ireland. After working in the marketing department for a tour operator in Switzerland, she travelled for more than a year in Latin America, when she arrived in Ecuador she easily fell in love with the country, she speaks German, English and Spanish fluently .
Johana joined the Gulliver Team in December 2017. She studied Eco-tourism at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. Before she came to strengthen the operations department at Gulliver Expeditions she worked as a guide at the Middle of the World Museum. She loves the Ecuadorian culture and its beautiful landscapes and therefore wants every one to see what an amazing country Ecuador is.
She defines herself as passionate about tourism and since finishing the university a few years ago she really loves promoting Ecuadors culture to the world. She gained experience working in the international airport logistics of Quito where she learned many aspects about this field, later she also worked as a guide, today she helps customers to discover the best of our country.
Sorayda studied tourism management at the San Antonio National University Abad in Cusco. After graduating she earned experience working at tour operators in Cusco, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu where she really found her passion of sharing Peru´s culture to the world. Now she is part of the operations department in our Cusco office.
Olga is our Product Manager. She studied at the Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial in Quito and became an Administrator in Tourism and Hospitality. She had been working in this area for almost 30 years, guiding in Ecuador and South America, selling cruises to Galapagos. She spend years studying and working in Germany and Switzerland becoming fluent in german. She loves to travel, dance and share amazing times with her family and friends.
Andres is our Marketing Manager. His experience goes back from living and working in the tourism business in the United States for several years earning a Business Management degree in the Loyola University Chicago. He is in charge of optimizing our website, social networks and all digital platforms where Gulliver Expeditions exposes its products.
Gulliver Expeditions is a tour operator that offers unique Ecuador and Peru tours. Specialized in adventure travel such as climbing, mountain biking and horseback riding. We offer both pre-planned packages as well as tailor-made tours that can include the Amazon rainforest, once-in-a-lifetime Galapagos cruises and expeditions to Machu Picchu.