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Spotlight on GANYC Guide: Janet Kirchheimer

Introducing GANYC guide: Janet Kirchheimer!

Company: JanetK Tours

Phone: 917-541-4800

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How long have you been a tour guide?

12 years.

What drove you to become a tour guide?

My love of learning about the history of the community.

What types of tours do you offer? 

Walking tours: a synagogue and cemetery tour.

Do you offer Niche Tours?

The First Jewish Community in North America - founded in 1654.

What is the most gratifying part of your work?

Providing those who take my tours with information about the history of the community.

What upcoming or annual events, promotions or sales would you like to promote?

I do private tours, rather than tours on a specific day/time.  Once any reader contacts me, I can be in touch about price range and discounts.  The tours are entitled:  The First Jewish Community in North America: Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan; Synagogue Tour; Cemetery Tour.

What time of year would you consider your busy season?

Summer.

How long have you been a member of GANYC?

Since January 2018.

How did you hear or learn about GANYC?

Found it on the internet when I did a search for tour guides in NYC.

How has GANYC helped you and your business?

I recently attended my first meeting and learned a lot about GANYC -- met some other guides and we exchanged cards.

What's your advice or Tour Guide tip you love to share to people visiting New York?

Walk the streets and soak up the atmosphere. And have a tour guide give you information you'd never find out on your own.


(For more info or to book a tour with Janet, check out her GANYC profile by clicking here.)
 

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