Here you will see a range of professionals that provide amazing services to the Northern New Mexico Area, ranging from Destination Management Companies, Tour Guides
A professional service company with local knowledge, expertise and resources, working in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation, and program logistics.
Owned and Operated by Marcia Skillman, Destination Services of Santa Fe, Inc. (DSSF) is the leading Destination Management Company (DMC) in Santa Fe, providing detailed destination management and consulting services for special events, corporate functions, and group activities. DSSF has a strong reputation for creativity and hands-on client services. Throughout the city, hotels and suppliers both know that we demand a high level of service. With Marcia this is exactly what you'll get. Groups large and small can enjoy Northern New Mexico worry-free as DSSF works with you to plan the best experience for you and your group. DSSF will watch over every detail to take the worry out of your plans. DSSF will organize everything for you and will be there to make sure everything goes as planned from beginning to end.
For over two decades, Destination Southwest has been a recognized leader in terms of quality and customer satisfaction. As the largest and most experienced full-service destination management company, receptive tour operator, and outbound tour operator in New Mexico, it offers a one-stop array of services. Destination Southwest is known for its unyielding commitment to the highest levels of professional excellence. Through dedication, hard work, and attention to detail it offers the ultimate in customer service and makes sure that each client’s needs and goals are met. It lives by the motto: “Give them the best and then take it a step beyond."
Our local tour guides provide assistance and information on Cultural , Historical and Contemporary Heritage to people on organized tours and individual clients at Educational Establishments, Religious and Historical Sites, Museums, and at venues of other significant interest with there extensive knowledge of Northern New Mexico.
With a varied Academic Background in Fine Art, Anthropology, Political Science and Geography, Peter Weiss has been leading in-depth tours around the world for 25 years. An experienced guide and lecturer on a wide variety of subjects,Peter is a popular study leader and traveling companion, having worked with an unusually diverse range of clients from University Alumni groups to Museum and Cultural Institutions, Corporations to Primary Schools and Native American Tribes to Foreign Consulates.
Based in Santa Fe New Mexico for the past 34 years he has developed a deep knowledge of the history and culture of the region. Leading tours and lecturing extensively throughout the American Southwest. In addition, since 1997 he has expanded his range, leading tours in the Pacific Northwest, along the Atlantic Seaboard, in the Caribbean, the Arctic, Japan, Thailand, North Africa, West Africa, Turkey, the Black Sea and throughout Europe. The Toronto Sun called him "one of the best Guides we have ever seen anywhere in the world".
Peter has written of some of his travels as well as on the subject of tourism and has been consultant to destinations seeking to develop and manage cultural tourism resources. Apart from this Peter is also an active Illustrator and Photographer. In addition to shooting travel and editorial assignments he has a diploma in Sculpture from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and has shown his work in galleries sporadically over the years. His most recent exhibition was of the elaborate hand-drawn travel Journals he has made over the last 15 years.He Occasionally teaches photography and drawing workshops and has published one book of Photographs.
For the last few years his major preoccupation has been with the way indigenous people s are adapting to modern life, either through emigration to new environments, or by adapting new technologies to there traditional life-ways. Documenting this subject has taken him as far as India and West Africa. A more recent project involves new and creative forms of mapping subjectively designed journeys, a field sometimes referred to "deep topography".
Peter Drawing in Kyoto