Juan Cristobal Del Pedregal Bravo
Juan Cristobal was born in Santiago, Chile. After studying engineering and managing the South American marketing activities of a Canadian company involved with forest firefighting, in 2002 Juan Cristobal moved to Torres del Paine National Park to work at a local luxury hotel, first as a guide and then as operations manager. He lived and worked in the Chilean Patagonia for more than 6 years, developing a passion for the travel industry and for photography. During this time, he travelled extensively throughout South America, visiting Antarctica for the first time in 2005. In 2007, he moved to Barcelona where he served as the new business development manager for a major Chilean hotel chain and for a portfolio of specialist tour operators. In his career as a sales representative, he has developed excellent relationships with a large international network of tourism operators. In 2012, Juan Cristobal joined Antarctica21’s sales department and was quickly promoted to the position of account director responsible for a team of account managers. Juan Cristobal speaks Spanish, French and English.