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Office Spotlight - Jose Antonio Calderon Hurtado

Written by:
Claire Dean

Published: 12-08-2022

Your Name


Jose Antonio Calderon Hurtado 



Your position in Valencia Travel


I work in the area of Reservations and Product Development


How Long have you worked for Valencia Travel? 

I have worked for 5 years in Valencia Travel, in a number of  different areas. It fascinates me getting to know a little more about this incredible  industry. of tourism in Peru.





What do you love about working in the Travel industry?

I love to travel, I love meeting new people, I love our traditions and customs here in Peru  and the most important thing is that I respect our mother earth and the protection of the abundant life she produces.


What is your favourite place to visit in Peru?

I love cruise trips and enjoy the flora and fauna of our Peruvian jungle, I also like camping in  the mountains and the ability to reconnect with nature.





Where would you like to travel given the opportunity?

I would like to travel to other countries such as China, India and the United States, among other countries, to learn about new cultures thta are different from ou own in Peru.


What is your favourite Peruvian Dish / Drink?

My favourite dish is grilled chicken, and the best drink to accompany this dish is chicha morada, made from purple Peruvian corn.





What is your most memorable moment working for Valencia Travel?

The moments I remember most about working in Valencia Travel, are the support trips to the communities, where we learned so much about the traditional way of life. Also being able to interract with these incredibe people and learning about their customs, belief systems and humble way of life.


Where do you see yourself in one years’ time?

I still don't know, but what I do know is that I will be a better professional, with more experience in the area of tourism and travel in Peru.



What is the best travel tip you can give to visitors to Peru?

That visitors to Peru come to enjoy our beloved country and experience first-hand the local regions, to experience a different way of life than back home.