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Spotlight on GANYC Guide: John Semlak

Introducing GANYC guide: John Semlak

Company: Explore New York History

Social Media: Instagram / Facebook

Phone: 347-283-7817



How long have you been a tour guide?

8 years.

What time of year would you consider your busy season?


What drove you to become a tour guide?

Passion for the city.

What is the most gratifying part of your work?

Teaching people things about that city they didn’t know.

How long have you been a member of GANYC?

5 years.

How did you hear or learn about GANYC?

Through friends/fellow guides.

What types of tours do you offer?

Walking, bike, and coach tours.

Do you offer Niche Tours?

Historical tours.

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

Take a tour!

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


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GANYC is an association of independent tour guides. Each member is licensed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. GANYC provides a listing of all member guides to the public. GANYC is not liable, or responsible, for contractual obligations made between clients and tour guides. GANYC stands for Guides Association Of New York City.
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