ARGENTINA

CRUISES

ARGENTINA

CRUISES

ARGENTINA

CRUISES

ARGENTINA

CRUISES

ARGENTINA

CRUISES

ALCHEMY DMC Argentina’s Cruise Specialists are here to assist you with one of the greatest adventures available from our country; exploring Antarctica and the southernmost tip of the American Continent, the Chilean – Argentine Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, or ‘the end of the world’. In this magical area, the Expedition Cruises will sail past glaciers, marine mammals, Magellanic penguins and wild vegetation. Sail through the legendary maritime channels all the way to Cape Horn, an unimaginably pure and strikingly beautiful zone. Incentive trips here offer a unique and unsurpassable experience, allowing guests to interact with untamed nature while exploring scenery they will never forget in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. 

Services & destinations:
– Southern Patagonia & Antarctica cruises and expeditions 
– Full management of logisitcs for regular and private dates 

About services on board:
– Daily excursions on Zodiac boats 
– All-inclusive meals and bar with selected beverages, liquors, and wines (during open hours)
– Audiovisual presentations on the region’s flora, fauna, geography, glaciology, ethnography, and history
– Shop and pre-paid satellite phone
– The official languages on board are Spanish and English. We also offer guided tours in French, German, and Italian for a minimum of 15 passengers per language 

Wim Crabbe

President/Owner

New England, Mid-Atlantic & South America

Wim’s strong and personal relationships with DMCs, Event Companies and Professional Congress Organizers throughout his career led to his founding of EDPglobal. As a ‘hands-on’ Owner, Wim still interacts with meeting and incentive planners in New England, Southeast and Eastern Canada, while maintaining strong connections with the EDPglobal DMC partners around the world. A native of Belgium, Wim is fluent in English, French and Dutch.

Beverly Henrickson

Business Development Manager

Bev’s professional relationships in the hotel and service industries have made her a key element in the continued success of EDPglobal. Bev’s extensive administrative, project management and client experience contributes to her expertise and enthusiasm in achieving the goals of EDPglobal and maintaining relationships with our clients and DMC’s. Born and raised in Minnesota, Bev has always taken every opportunity to travel and learn about other cultures.

Lisa Myers

VP of Sales

USA Central

Lisa is a Minneapolis-based meeting and travel professional with extensive experience in hospitality, marketing and incentives. Her creative and collaborative approach gives her the vision to facilitate the identification, development and implementation of promising results for all of her clients in the Midwest. An enthusiastic traveler since getting her first passport, her favorite place to go is the next one on the itinerary!

Willem Crabbe

VP of Sales

Southeast, Minnesota & Eastern Canada

Willem is the newest member of the EDPglobal sales team, joining us after gaining a couple of years of experience in the IT world. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Willem takes care of account management and business development in Minnesota, the Southeast, as well as Eastern Canada.

Cynthia Score

VP of Sales
West Coast & Western Canada

Cindy brings her broad experience and professional relationships within the incentive and meeting industry to her clients in the Western region of the US and Canada. As a former meeting and incentive planner she has worked on every aspect of a program, from initial concept and sale, to management and operation—Cindy understands the unique challenges of today’s meeting and incentive travel planner. During her many years in the business she has traveled extensively with companies over a broad spectrum of industries to all corners of the world.

Michelle Marie Adams

VP of Sales Northeast

Michelle Marie is a NYC based meeting and event professional with over 10 years of hands-on industry experience, exhibiting tremendous grace under fire, and is a mentor within the industry. Maintaining an office in New York City allows Michelle Marie to make sure that all of her clients in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey are given 110% of her attention!

Dallyce Macas

Eminence Canada

Dallyce is our Canada attaché, representing the Alchemy brand to our partners in the Great White North. With a 25 year career history of working for global giants such as TUI Travel and Carlson Wagon-lit along with creating and operating boutique travel services for luxury travel, Dallyce is an excellent sales resource. Passionate about visiting South America, she has tested the waters, travelled the lands and put the world’s best travel services to the test. Not to mention, enjoying putting the wines to the test!

Heidi Angell-Schau

Worldview

Heidi is a well experience travel professional with a great passion for incentive travel and connecting people. She is a visionary with a strong ability sense of leadership and bringing people together. She has been working in the incentive travel segment since 1997 and have been doing representation since 2004. Heidi has been afforded through her work to travel extensively to all corners of the world and exhibits a thorough understanding of what destinations can offer for group travel. Her ability to deliver tangible results and strategic relationships in the South African market has earned her the reputation of delivering superior service and returns for her international Principals.

Gonzalo Peluffo

Norway & Finland Representative

Gonzalo has been a globetrotter all his life- originally from Montevideo, he grew up in Buenos Aires, lives in Oslo since 1995 and works fulltime as Sales Manager for Aeroflot Russian Airlines in Norway. Since 2010 Gonzalo has been our man in Scandinavia, he has an extensive network of contacts in the travel industry and promotes the company throughout the country and region. On his free time he loves to read about geography, travels, journeys and history; although his biggest interests are basketball, diving and listening to The Ramones (apparently he has seen them live 17 times!)

Rune V. Harritshøj

Denmark & Sweden Representative

Rune is a correspondent for the Danish press in South America stationed in Buenos Aires since 1999. He has a broad travel-experience both as a journalist throughout South America but also as a tour-guide for Danish groups in the region. He has a degree in Journalism from Denmark and a master in Economics from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He has travelled a lot in Australia, Europe and all of the Americas. Rune is the author of the most read guidebook about Argentina & Chile, published in 2016 by the mayor Danish editorial, Politikens Forlag.

Priscila Mills

Australia & New Zealand Representative

Priscila is passionate about traveling, yoga, cycling, Nature lover and food/wine expert. She is a marketing specialist and majored in Social Communication. Priscila works with Manu at ALCHEMY DMC as a Sales Partner in New Zealand/Australia, specializing on developing new business between both countries

Alexander Belov

Russia & Eastern Countries Respresentative

Alexander is a partner of ALCHEMY DMC since 2014 and is responsible for the huge Russian-speaking market. He holds a degree in Economics from Moscow State University and is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Proud of his Russian heritage, Alexander believes in the enriching power of cultural exchange and communication between the nations. A devout opera lover Alexander have been to all major opera houses being Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires his favorites.

Donovan Cochrane

Worldview

Donovan is a man with many wonderful traits however his standout ability to charm and interact with just about any personality is commendable. With his great sense of humor, Donovan is the kind of man everyone loves to love! He joined Worldview in 2014 as their General Manger and has proved to be an indispensable asset to the team. He has travelled extensively in his role at Worldview and have gained incredible knowledge and understanding of the destinations they represent. Donovan has an great flair for many sports including fishing, golf, tennis and mountain biking. He enjoys socializing with friends and travelling.

Sergio Pizzagalli

Founder & Managing Director

Sergio is a passionate world traveler, fly-fishing lover, soccer devotee, foodie and natural born explorer. He is a connoisseur of all things remote, seeking out the most special experiences like challenging himself for discovering new remote areas in Argentina, fishing in the deepest Bolivian Jungle and spending time in North Korea. He may even be one of the only Argentineans who has stepped foot in this closed country! Sergio majored in Hotel Management and Economics at Buenos Aires University and embarked on his career in the hospitality industry at top hotels such as the Four Seasons Buenos Aires. Sergio spent many years travelling, learning and working in the travel industry before settling back in Argentina, living in Norway, Ireland and Spain during this time. Back in his home town of Buenos Aires, Sergio founded INFOBA DMC Argentina with his best friend Tomas almost 12 years ago and since then their company has gone from strength to strength, growing into a renowned DMC company, developing unique travel and event concepts. Some years ago, they created the ALCHEMY High-End Travel Experiences brand, which was designed to partner with travel professionals from the luxury arena, providing truly individual experiences. From here, they have grown their diverse range of products and events and are excited to be launching the entire company as ALCHEMY DMC and building the ALCHEMY Group of Companies from this. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Destino Argentina, an association that promotes luxury travel in Argentina. The future holds incredibly exciting things and new projects for all things! Sergio is your archetypical Argentinean in that he is crazy about welcoming people to his country and to his home, especially if there’s meat and wine involved! Sergio loves to host an "asado" and if you play your cards right, you may end up with an extra-special invite to join him! If ever meeting Sergio, we have one key piece of advice – If you don’t believe that The Ramones are the best rock band ever, best stay away from discussing music at all!

Tomás Ratti

Co-Founder

Programmer and graphic designer, web developer and hard-worker with more than 20 years of experience on the Internet business. As a developer he makes inventory control, product and online sales systems, access and accreditation apps, focusing his experience on incentive trips and congresses. Loves to travel around Argentina destinations and enjoys family vacations.

Veronica Deges

MICE Manager

Veronica enjoys designing and operating challenging and out of the box luxury programs- focusing mainly on incentive trips and meetings. She loves discovering unknown getaways around her home country Argentina. Veronica spends her free time with family and friends, and enjoys painting mandalas, reading and maintaining her small but charming garden.

Melina Russo

Leisure Manager

Melina is pure Sagittarius: positive, curious and energetic. She loves living outdoors, admiring different landscapes and cultures. She majored in Tourism, and has worked in the business ever since. She started her career in El Calafate, Patagonia and used that experience as her impulse. She never stopped ever since. She has visited most of the main destinations in Argentina and has a comprehensive knowledge of the country and its possibilities. Always focused in B2B market, she has been part of the company for 6 years, in the MICE and Leisure divisions.

Anabella Savall

Leisure Travel Consultant

Since she was young, her curiosity to know different cultures led her to visit several countries in America, Asia and Europe. When she travels she loves being surrounded by nature and make new friends on the go. Interested in everything and everyone, Anabella likes cats, food, progressive metal, yoga and mountaineering. She is a very adaptable person with great sense of humor; always on the lookout for new experiences and challenges. Her favorite quote is “No tomorrow”

Mariel Pagella

Leisure Travel Consultant

Mariel has been a part of ALCHEMY DMC since the beginning of her professional career, when she majored in Tourism, and is now a member of the Leisure Division. She is fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything she wants to see. Mariel loves music and art, but her true passion is contemporary dance, and she is a proud River Plate fan.

Valeria Berwick

MICE Department

For the past 20 years Valeria has worked in areas related to Tourism and Events, starting in her early days as a flight attendant, later organizing Congresses on Education, and finally specializing in Inbound services for FITs and Groups. At ALCHEMY DMC she is part of the MICE Department, quoting and operating groups from all over the world. Valeria loves gardening and spending time with her family and friends, and has travelled extensively both in Argentina and abroad.

Jorge Orozco

MICE Department

Jorge has been working in the travel industry for the last 15 years, he started working at a 5 diamond hotel in Cancun, and then he discovered the incentives world. He loves to travel, and the part that he enjoys the most is the planning process, this is why he finds his job so pleasant. Jorge was born in Mexico City and lived in Cancun for several years, he decided to move to Buenos Aires in 2016, and he really loves the "porteño" life!

Romina Berro

Leisure Travel Consultant

Romina is an enthusiastic and determined person, so a soccer fan, avid bike rider and makeup artist. She is a passionate traveler who likes to discover the history and culture in every new city she sets foot in. With her adventurous spirit she has explored Argentina extensively from North to South. Shortly after obtaining her degree in Tourism, Romina found the opportunity to grow professionally doing what she is passionate about at ALCHEMY DMC.

Ariana Pugliese

Leisure Travel Consultant

Ariana has a degree on tourism and hotel management. She chose this profession in order to help people planning their trips as she considers that travelling is the best way to invest time and get to know the different cultures. In her leisure time she likes doing exercise and studying new languages

Adriana Marquina

Operations Department

Adriana thinks that there is no better way to connect with people than learning their language and their culture, therefore, travelling is a “must” in her life. After she obtained her Modern Language Degree, she started working in the Hospitality and Tourism industry, which brought her to ALCHEMY DMC where she is following her passion for travelling and adventure. She is currently a member of the Operations Department.

Norberto Barreiro

Operations Department

Norberto loves to travel and explore all kind of cultures, his favorite food is Mexican and enjoys listening to music all day long. He was born in Buenos Aires and moved to Cancun, Mexico when he was 19, where he lived for 10 years, working in the Travel and Hotel industry. In 2018 he joined ALCHEMY DMC as part of the Operations Department.

Marisol Colaleo

Operations Department

Marisol was born in Buenos Aires and studied Tourism, is a traveler and food snob. She loves animals and Nature. She has travelled in Argentina discovering and enjoying the captivating landscapes of her country. Marisol has been working in Tourism for more than 8 years and is part of the Operations Department at ALCHEMY DMC since 2015.

Julian Mole

Operations Manager

With a degree in Tourism, Julian has been working in the industry for the past 10 years. Bon vivant, lover of fine cuisine and avant garde cocktails, he enjoys travelling to international destinations, getting to know new places and cultures. He is currently working as the Operations Manager at ALCHEMY DMC.

Victoria Ontanilla

Product Department

Victoria is passionate about travel and cultural exchange with foreigners. Born in Mendoza, where she grew up and studied Tourism, her impulsive personality brought her to Buenos Aires eight years ago, when she came to a Coldplay concert and stayed forever! Her favorite hobbies are dance and theater, and in her free time Victoria likes discovering new places and things to do. As part of the Product Department, she puts all her energy into finding the best activities in Argentina.

Estanislao Lamanna

Graphic Department

Estanislao (also known as "Estani") is the head of the Graphic Department, handling both Print & Online requirements. Funny and creative, but not least responsible, he assures both colleagues and clients the best outcome for all of their needs. A part of the ALCHEMY DMC family since 2012, he has a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Buenos Aires. In he spare time he enjoys travelling, singing and partying!

Valeria Canelo

Graphic Department

Valeria studied History and Graphic Design, and participated in workshops of graphics exploration tools. She is restless by nature and is continually seeking inspiration for her work; she loves to visit museums, old hidden Bodegones and to connect with the locals at the places she visits with her family. Her favorite hobbies are hand painting with Fileteado Porteño and dance. As part of the Graphic Department she pours all her energy into highlighting the best of Argentina!

Maria Druetta

International Sales Executive

Maria works in the Outbound Department since 2008. She studied to be a Teacher and after travelling within Argentina and abroad, and also living abroad for several years, she decided to pour all her expertise and passion into Tourism. Fanatic of San Martin Club rugby team and always following River Plate football team, every Sunday Maria enjoys the folklore experienced at the Stadium.

Hugo Naccarato

IT Department

Hugo loves travelling, specially the mountain regions and driving along Argentine routes; camping, fishing and spending time Outdoors. His other passion is technology and its advances, and at ALCHEMY DMC Hugo is in charge of the Systems division, creating new platforms that complement the multiple services the company offers.

Nadia Ruiz

Administration

Nadia has a Bachelor's degree in Administration and is also studying to be an Accountant at the University of Buenos Aires. She loves to travel, spend time with friends, animals and punk rock. She started working at ALCHEMY DMC Argentina 10 years ago, has learnt and grown year after year with the company, and is now in charge of the Administrative Department.

Valeria Ignacio

Administration

Valeria is a quiet and disciplined member of the Administrative Department of ALCHEMY DMC, where she has worked for the past 3 years. She loves meeting new people and establishing lasting relationships. Travelling and photography are her favorite ways of spending her free time.

Miroslava Brito

Administration

Miroslava is a dreamer and entrepreneur, she loves to explore and discover new places, cultures and customs. That is the reason why she is in Argentina today working as an administrative assistant at ALCHEMY DMC. She is characterized for being a happy, empathic, proactive person who works in an organized and responsible way.

Marta Pereyra

Head Guide

Marta has always been a seeker of new horizons. In the early years after she has got married, she devoted her time to care for her home and her two sons. She has always been passionate about cooking, so after her sons grew up she decided to follow her passion. She chose a career as a Chef and achieved a degree in Gastronomic Events Organization. She then ran her own Catering Service Company for 5 years. Eleven years ago she joined the staff of ALCHEMY DMC . She became so involved showing people the country she is so proud of that she began a new career as a Tour Guide which she continues to do at the present time.

Florencia Clar

MICE Department

Florencia has a passion for literature, shopping, traveling and gourmet food. She majored in Social Psychology and as a Professional Meeting Planner. She has worked in the Travel industry, mainly focused on corporate groups and events, for more than 15 years while she gained a broad experience on meeting planning and Pharma industry.

Ana Paula Solanas

MICE Department

Ana loves traveling, making new friends around the world, the Outdoors and is a passionate runner. She majored in Tourism & Hotel Administration and has worked many years quoting incentive groups and individual travelers, and is an expert in Buenos Aires Venues and Excursions. At ALCHEMY DMC she works in the MICE Department developing unique inventive programs.

Esteban Ratti

Branding Consultant

Esteban hails from Buenos Aires. He handles all things Branding, working closely with the Graphic Department in all aspects from design to manufacturing to final placement (he is not shy about tying ropes and securing flag banners on a windy day). From an early age he took an interest in all things creative, especially art, lately working with advertising agencies producing storyboards and concept art for TV commercials. This experience helped him develop an eye for producing high quality work and assisting clients in meeting their needs. On his spare time he enjoys learning about foreign languages and cultures, drinking good coffee and listening to cool tunes from the best rock artists both local and from abroad.

Alejando Millar

ALCHEMY DMC Chile Acoount Executive

Alejandro is a passionate soccer fan and practiced Judo for many years. He loves his work and his beginnings were in a wholesale tour operator focused on receiving the first cruises that arrived in Chile in the early 80's. He worked there for almost 10 years and then moved to Operations Manager in a tour operator based in Latin America, where he worked for 6 years. Nowadays he is working for ALCHEMY DMC Chile.

Anibal Echenique

ALCHEMY DMC Chile Account Executive

From the very beginning Anibal knew that he loved helping people in so many different ways. He started helping his suburb square to becoming a playable place for those avid for sports. He is a former basketball and volleyball player, and he loves to play “fútbol” every weekend. Anibal started working in hotels in Montevideo, where he was born, and became Sous Chef at both hotels and English-Spanish translator from Oxford University before he went to explore Brazil & Argentina for a while. Nowadays, happy to be part of MICE Dept. on ALCHEMY DMC, he brings together his passion for work while cooking for slums children’s on a help center some weekends.

Brenda Alt

ALCHEMY DMC Peru Account Executive

Initially a communications specialist and TV journalist, Brenda travelled extensively around Peru for more than two years, showcasing many of the country's most remote and beautiful locations. Based on that experience, she decided to specialize entirely on Inbound tourism, an activity she has dedicated exclusively to for more than 14 years. As Operations Manager at ALCHEMY DMC Peru, her current work involves setting up custom tour packages that allow visitors, on holidays or business, to take full advantage of their trip.

Eduardo Alt

ALCHEMY DMC Peru Office Manager

Eduardo, a specialist in marketing and tourism communications, founded and directed the first tourism weekly,trade oriented, newspaper in Peru, a medium that, over time, evolved into a daily bulletin becoming considered among the most important tourism media in South America. In more than 25 years in the area, organized workshops and fairs, both nationally and internationally, to promote the activity among professionals in the sector. Passionate about tourism, the design of new products and services, as well as the quality of service, he is in charge of the helm of ALCHEMY DMC Peru to ensure the best experience for customers during their stay in the country.

Tomas Martinez

Trinahost - Programmer

Passionate about traveling, Tomas prefers places where tranquility reigns. Fanatic of fly fishing and birds singing at dawn. He began his university studies at UTN and has always worked in companies related to Systems. For 3 years he has been part of the ALCHEMY Group.

Sofia Linari

Trinahost - Sales Executive

Fun, passionate and very proactive, Sofia lived in Brazil, specifically in Teresina, where she learned traditional dances. For her Holidays she always chooses that city to visit her family. Four years ago she joined the ALCHEMY Group in order to attend to the large accounts of the company.

Dante Militello

Trinahost - IT Manager

A lover of theater and media, he studied acting since he was 6 years old, driven by his mother who worked in a local soap opera in the city of Rosario, Santa Fe. Over time he turned to Computer Science and abandoned the artistic profile. Today he carries out the task of managing the infrastructure of the ALCHEMY Group.

Ariel Blanco

Trinahost - General Manager

Music lover and collector of Vinyl records, Ariel loves to run and participate in almost all existing Marathons. He enjoys vacationing in Northern Brazil (where he also looks for record stores for his private collection). He studied Graphic Design at the Universidad Abierta Interamericana and worked in companies related to the field. He founded Trinahost SRL, which today is part of the ALCHEMY Group with the clear mission of accompanying clients and being a leader in technology applied to the development of systems.

Federico Benitez

Administration

Federico is the newest addition to the ALCHEMY DMC roster, combining his passion for high-end experiences with his Marketing studies. He is one more of the bunch who loves learn something step by step every day. In his spare time, he enjoys running and a good book, but his real passion is travelling as much as he can.

Emanuel Scher

Australia & New Zealand Representative

Emanuel loves traveling the world, is a soccer passionate, cinema enthusiastic and Nature lover. He is a natural born Entrepreneur and mastered Chef. He works with ALCHEMY DMC as a Sales Partner in New Zealand/Australia and also as the Account Executive for the local clients.

Eugenia Apalodimas

MICE Department

Eugenia has been working in the travel industry for more than 10 years. Her curiosity took her to travel all over the world and to improve her career. She loves spending time with her family, a good Malbec and cooking for her family and friends.

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