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Kiki Black
Kiki Black specializes in greenwich village, staten island, and NYC literary tours.

Contact Information

Language(s) : 
English
Availability: 
some weekends/most eves with plenty of notices

About

DOMESTIC TOUR EXPERIENCE

New York City:

Gray Line Bus Guide (part-time): Manhattan/Brooklyn loops

Rotary Club (Berlitz): Statue of Liberty; Lower Manhattan

Shorewalkers (vol.): Staten Island/Manhattan shorelines

Specialities: Walking tours: Greenwich Village, Upper East Side (Upper Fifth); Staten Island; NYC literary tours

 

INTERNATIONAL TOUR/CRUISE EXPERIENCE

Courier: (Athens) Airport/hotel/ship transfers, orientation

Assistant Cruise Director:

Kentavros (Kavounides Line): 3—4-day tours: Shipboard activities, p.a., front desk: (Greek islands and Turkey)

Fiesta (Chandris Cruises) (Wholesale Tours International) "Footsteps of St. Paul" 11-day: (Israel, Lebanon, Cyprus, Rhodes, Patmos, Turkey, Greece, Syria)

Ship Switchboard Operator: Stella Oceanis (Sun Line) (Travel Dynamics Inc.):  2-wk: Brazil–Argentina; 7-day: Spain, Malta, Morocco, Gibraltar, Tunis, Canaries

Croupier: Vistafjord (Norwegian American) 1-wk.: Carib.

Purser: Bon Vivant and Veracruz (Bahama Cruise): 1-wk.: New Orleans–Tampico/Veracruz, Mexico (Mayan temple tours); Starward (Norwegian Caribbean): 1-wk. Carib.

Misc.: Long-time tours/travel, Lisbon and Algarve.

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

 

COPY EDITOR/TEACHER

Copy Edit long-time for educational institution (since 2000) Formerly copy edited in various fields. Taught Eng. (Berlitz)

 

DIRECTOR//ACTRESS/WRITER/SPEC. NYC HISTORICAL WRITING/ENACTMENTS

Founding member, Freshwater & Company (theater group)

Frequent public readings; published (online; CCNY Promethean)

 

LANGUAGES/EDUCATION

Some Spanish (childhood in Venezuela); a little Greek; German

BA (Wheaton) Eng. Lit.; MBA (Stern) Mktg.; MFA (CCNY) Creative Writing; MA (CCNY) Eng. Lit. (In progress)

 

Tours & Services Offered

Special Tours: 

Village and staten island walking tours

shoreline tours; park tours

literary tours of NYC

old NYC

Services Offered: 
Lecturer,
Tour Guide
Tours Offered: 
Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty
Greenwich Village
Lecturer
Old New York
Private Tours
Secret Gardens of NYC
Staten Island
Upper East Side
Walking Tours

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