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Spotlight on GANYC Member: Becky Hoffman

We would like to introduce one of our GANYC tour guides, Becky Hoffman!
 
Bio:
Meet Becky Hoffman, a woman who brings much enthusiasm as a New York City Tour Guide! In 1997, Becky trained with ITMI (International Tour Management Institute) and has been an active tour guide since her graduation. In 2000, she became a licensed certified NYC tour guide. In addition to directing student and adult tour groups in spring, she spent more than eight summers doing several week long tours in our majestic National Parks. Today, her focus is in the Big Apple or Manhattan, specializing in walking tours of various neighborhoods and general city tours for groups ranging from one to 200 people.....all custom or private tours. Before beginning her career as a tour guide, Becky worked simultaneously in several different careers. In NYC she was an English teacher and mother. After relocating to Atlanta for two decades, she became an associate professor at Georgia State University, played professional drums with her own band, and became a local NBC television health and medical reporter, winning several awards and an Emmy. In the 1990s, she traveled, solo, around the globe for months at a time. Touring and travel are the best....so come join me!!
 
How long have you been a tour guide?
For 19 years!
 
What is the most gratifying part of your work?
Interacting with clients and enjoying their delight at the end of the tour.
 
How long have you been a member of GANYC?
A decade
 
Do you offer Niche Tours? 
Diamond District tours, Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Highline, Soho and Chinatown
 
How has GANYC helped you and your business?
Interaction with peer guides which also lead to referrals for work.
 
For more info or to book a tour visit her 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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