Owner (CITG, Birder, Master Naturalist Guide)
Not only she is the owner of AdvenTours, but one of the few Certified Interpretive Tour Guide and Trainer in Puerto Rico.  Puerto Rico Tourism Company in
the west of Puerto Rico, now known as Porta del Sol.

  • Certified Tour Guide by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company since 1992.
  • Currently writing - El ABC de las aves de Puerto Rico:  guía práctica para observar e identificar  aves; Quick Guide to the Hummingbirds of Puerto
    Rico; Birds of El Yunque National Forest.
  • Small Business Award nominee by Fundación Comunitaria de Puerto Rico (2014); CTO Ecotourism Award (2006)
  • Editor -  of the new digital magazine Revista HUELLAS (since 2014).
  • Author - Best Practices in Sustainable Tourism Workbook (2006); Outdoor Recreation (2007); Certification on Heritage Interpretation Techniques for
    Outdoor Adventure Kayak Guides, Student´s Workbook (2008); Environmental Interpreter Certification, Student´s Workbook (2012); Punta Tuna
    Wetland Nature Reserve Environmental Interpreters and Community Tourism Certification, Student´s Workbook ( 2013); The ABC of Tour Guiding in
    Puerto Rico ( 2015) - textbook for the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
  • Script writer - Ruta del Beato - walking tour in the city of Caguas based on the life of Carlos Manuel "Charlie" Rodríguez. (2013); Vereda Los
    Juyereros at Punta Tuna Wetland Nature Reserve - Natural Resources and Environmental Department (2013).
  • Curriculum revision and design/development of seven new specialization courses/syllabus for the associate degree in tour guiding for the
    Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, Fajardo Campus--this campus has been recently certified by the World Tourism Organization.
  • Trainer - Tour Guide Programa (since 1999); Certification for Occupational Standard for Outdoor Adventure Kayak Guides (2007); Certification on
    Heritage Interpretive Techniques for Outdoor Adventure Kayak Guides (2008).
  • Past member - USDA El Yunque Management Plan Revision Citizen Committee (2012 - 2016); Member of USDA Forest Southern Region´s
    Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (2007 - 2010); El Toro Wilderness Area Citizen Task Force (2011); Municipality of Mayagüez Community
    Board; Transportation Committee of the Puerto Rico Tourism Board (2004 - 2005): Member/Secretary of the Hotel School of Guaynabo Assesor Board
    (2005 - 2007); Porta del Sol Board - Education and Promotion Committee (2006 - 2007); Puerto Rico Tourism Board Council of Tour Guides since
    (2008 - 2013); Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds (2009).
  • Certifications - Green Globe Certificate of Proficiency Ecotourism Standards 2005); Green Globe Company Standards Training (2006); Interpretive
    Guide (2003).
  • Founder & member -  Puerto Rican Association of Interpretation and Education, Inc. APIE (since 2002); Receptive Tour Operators of the West, Inc.
    ORO (2002).
  • Coordinator -  National Congress of Tour Guides of Puerto Rico (since 2006); Endemic Bird of Puerto Rico Festival, Christmas Bird Census (Maricao-
    Susúa, Vieques), and National Trails Day in Maricao (since 2002); President of APIE´S Tourism Educator Committee APIE since 2004.
  • Volunteer - Hurricane María Incident Relief  -  RADO Dispatcher (2017); Fundación Amigos de El Yunque (since 2016); El Yunque CBC (since 2000);
    Museum of Natural History of Puerto Rico Foundation (2003 - 2004).
  • Active participation in the development of laws related to the tour guide profession, ecotourism, sustainable tourism, and touristic transportation.
  • Hobbies:  photography, Yoga, reading, dog lover.
"A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." Walter Gagehot
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Celebrating 30 years in business!
Certified Interpretive Tour Guide Service for the EcoSensitive Traveler
As part of AdvenTours PUERTO RICO
corporate social responsibility in 2002
we founded
APIE, the Puerto Rican
Association of Interpretation and
Education, Inc

APIE is a non-profit organization that
offers training and continuing education
for tour guides, plus a series of activities
for the general public, focusing on
children, students, and educators
Proyecto Mucarito).

In 2014 we created an
Annual Fund to
promote scientific research on birds, $1
of every tour we offer is added to this
· Birding Trips since 1992 ·
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To my beloved Mother, my inspiration
during all my life, my Guide, and friend.
1928 - 2011
With 30 years in the travel
industry, we will make
possible your dream
vacation.  Remember that
100% of your investment
stays in Puerto Rico, not
abroad when you hire local
guides.  You also save as
you are not paying hidden
fees or 30% commission
when you use online apps.
All photographic material on this website is copyrighted by AdvenTours and/or its contributing photographers.   Photos should not be reproduced or exploited in any way without written permission from AdvenTours or Birding PUERTO RICO.
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