CONVERSATIONS

We would like to welcome you to our series of Conversations during the month of June. We have included subjects and people who have interesting stories to tell from our country, Peru.

JUNE

Marisol GalapagosTL University

Tuesday, June 2 2020

Marisol Mosquera for TL Portfolio.

Marisol Mosquera, Aracari’s CEO will be hosting a webinar on Travel to the Galapagos Islands.

ana palzaBolivian Haute Couture

Thursday, June 4 2020

Ana Palza, jewelry and clothing designer.

Ana was born in La Paz and raised by an American mother who taught her to cherish and celebrate all that is unique about Bolivia. Ana is a renowned Bolivian jewelry and clothing designer who empowers indigenous women by designing beautiful jewelry and traditional outfits for the cholitas, Andean women who have maintained their ancestry through culture and tradition. Her pieces are a must-wear at Bolivia’s most traditional Festivals and one of Ana’s recent collections of haute couture was presented by eight cholitas at the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris, France.

MAKING A MARK IN THE AMAZON

Thursday, June 11 2020

Eduardo Nycander, founder Rainforest Expeditions.

Eduardo Nycander founded Rainforest Expeditions over 25 years ago, a collection of lodges in Tambopata, a rainforest protected area in southeastern Peru. He and his team implemented a winning formula that combines conservation, hospitality and science, making it a benchmark in ecotourism practices in the region. He will tell us his story and will focus on his many wildlife conservation initiatives.

A LIFE IN THE SACRED VALLEY

Thursday, June 18 2020

Joaquin Randall, sustainable tourism entrepreneur.

Joaquin Randallis a sustainable tourism entrepreneur based in Ollantaytambo, near Machu Picchu,  Peru. Peruvian born of American parents,  Joaquin owns and runs the most legendary establishment in the Cusco Area, the “Albergue de Wendy Weeks” founded by his parents when they moved to this area in the seventies. Joaquin will share his fascinating family history and tell us about his sustainable initiatives to protect the environment, the local communities and diversify the tourism offerings in the area.

A TASTE OF THE AMAZON

Thursday, June 25 2020

Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, award winning chef.

In conversation with Maria Julia Raffo, Aracari’s gastronomic Advisor.

Pedro Miguel finds the inspiration for his cuisine in the vast pantry of the Amazon, whose secrets he will reveal during this talk. Award winning chef and number 48 in Latin America for his restaurant Malabar, Pedro Miguel will tell us about his life and work and the secrets he is constantly unveiling during his Amazon exploration

jonathan stack

CUSCO DURING COVID 19

Thursday, May 7 2020

Jonathan Stack, film-maker.

In conversation with Marisol Mosquera, Aracari’s CEO.

Twice Oscar nominated filmmaker Jonathan Stack arrived in Cusco for 5 days to work on a media campaign against the construction of Chinchero airport. He was caught in the lockdown and is still there. He will tell us about his experiences in this unique time in Cusco and reveal his next project.

maido

HOW MAIDO BECAME THE BEST RESTAURANT IN LATIN AMERICA

Thursday May 14 2020

Micha Tsumura, the best Chef in Latin America.

In conversation with Maria Julia Raffo, Aracari’s Gastronomic Advisor.

Maido, Micha’s restaurant has been leading the charts for some years already and is now top of the Latin American league table and number 10 in the world. Learn about his fascinating Nisei background and his inspiration to become a chef, and the present and future of restaurants in Peru.

SOL Y LUNA, A HOTEL WITH A HEART

Thursday May 21 2020

Petit Miribel, Founder of Hotel and Asociacion Sol y Luna.

In conversation with Marisol Mosquera, Aracari’s CEO.

Petit Miribel founded a little hotel in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in 1997, after working as a metal trader in London and then in Lima. French born Marie Hélène, known as Petit, with her husband, extreme sports enthusiast Franz Shilter, set up Sol y Luna which evolved to be one of the best hotels in Latin America, and what is most important a school and home for disadvantaged children in the Area. Long time friend of Aracari’s CEO and Founder Marisol Mosquera, they will discuss the past, present of hotel and Asociacion Sol y Luna

WEBINARS

Below you will find the links to the webinar recordings we held during April 2020, we hope you enjoy them!

The Aracari Difference – Meet our team and why to book Peru, Bolivia and The Galapagos with us.

Family and Multi-Generational Travel in Peru. – The most fun and exciting travel experiences in Peru with children and teenagers.

Beautiful Bolivia – Overview, the best time and places to visit.

The Peru Food Guide – Hottest Food Experiences and Fine dining in Peru.

Finally, we encourage you to get in touch with our team through yris@aracari.com and book and online private meeting for your product and sales team, we would be delighted to provide remote product training or general information on any of the topics of your interest.

Stay inspired and stay connected.