Phone: +1 (234) 567 89 00

Phone: +1 (234) 567 89 00

About Cilantro

Cilantro Travel has passed a long way since its early beginnings in 1988. The company was founded by two ordinary guys passionate about tourism. At the moment, the company serves more than 15,000 travelers across Europe each year.
Our professional team has been lucky to travel to a number of amazing countries across all continents and can proudly boast many years of practical expertise in the travel industry. They are committed to excellence in providing clients with high-quality travel and the best possible traveling experience at reasonable prices. Due to the time spent abroad, they clearly understand all the demands of a modern traveler. Our specialists are always friendly and pay individual attention to each client. Expert guides will happily share with you all of their favorite spots.

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Our mission and vision
Cilantro Travel has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 1997. A company that began with two bearded backpackers, a typewriter and a kitchen table now leads 10,000 travelers across the Europe each year. Our team have been lucky enough to travel to a huge variety of incredible countries across all seven continents, and collectively boast many years of experience in the travel industry to compliment our modern approach to providing quality travel.

Because of our time spent abroad, we know exactly what the modern traveller wants from a destination specialist. Our specialists offer an honest, informed approach to planning your holiday and we return regularly to our offered regions to check on any new products and destinations and to conduct a quality check of the products we already know and love.

Management team

  • Andrew Shimmer

    Tom Smith

    Owner, General Manager

    Tom is an agency owner and general manager with over 20 years of practical experience.

  • Ann Maisner

    Linda Sherman

    Owner, Marketing & Sales Director

    Linda is Cilantro’s owner and marketing & sales director with over 10 years of experience in the travel business.

Meet our team 

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    Steve Smith

    Tour Operator, 6 years of experience

    After working as a freelance guide for many years, Steve joined the staff of Cilantro in spring 2012 and became a partner shortly after. 

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    Paul Rouge

    Senior Tour Agent, 10 years of experience

    Paul is our licensed senior tour agent with over 12 years of industry experience under his belt. 

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    Joyce Buckland 

    Tour Guide, 4 years of experience

    Joyce joined our team in 2014 as a travel guide. She is always very friendly and attentive to clients to ensure that they will get a memorable travel experience.

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    William Barthes

    Tour Guide, 4 years of experience

    Working as a tour guide, William loves to meet interesting people from all over the world. He spends his spare time exploring different parts of Paris and then shares them with tourists.

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    Meg Kim

    Senior Guide, 2 years of experience

    Margaret is not so long with us but her passion, enthusiasm, and skills make many people come back to her. This proves her true professionalism.

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    Hannah Beauvoir

    Travel Consultant, 3 years of experience

    Hannah is our travel consultant dedicated to each customer to ensure that every trip is seamless and stress-free from start to finish. She is always in high spirits and inspires everybody in our team.

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Our pricing guarantees

  • Best price guarantee

    For products with a Best Price Guarantee, we will meet or beat any offer currently advertised on the internet. The offer must be for the same level of service and not connected with any conditional offerings.

  • Never lose your deposit

    For Aperitivo Time! itinerary, if you must cancel for any reason not covered under insurance, we will waive the deposit on any future Aperitivo Time! Itinerary of equal value.

  • Pricing Transparency

    With our pricing transparency, you will see an itemized breakdown of costs. When we work with local partners who organize the bulk of the trip, we estimate costs to help you understand where your money is going.

Our partners

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  • Quantum CEO & our partners
  • Quantum CEO & our partners
  • Quantum CEO & our partners
  • Quantum CEO & our partners
  • Quantum CEO & our partners
  • Quantum CEO & our partners
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Join our team

Joining our team is your opportunity to step up and work with the leaders that are shaping the future.