Meet our team
Paulo Florencio, Operations Manager, Portuguese and Spanish Speaking Markets
Paulo Florencio is an Operations Manager for Ker & Downey® Africa Brazil DMC. With 8 years of experience in the travel industry and 27 countries ticked off his bucket list, Paulo is one of our most seasoned B2B sales consultants.
Born and Bred
Born in Juazeiro, Bahia, and bred in São Paulo.
Highlight of his time at Ker & Downey® Africa
Meeting his clients on arrival in Cape Town and making sure their experience was everything they had hoped for. Paulo always goes the extra mile and loves to share his local knowledge on restaurants to dine at, wines to try or even accompanying his clients up Table Mountain or Lion’s Head.
Having lived in Cape Town for 6 years and having the opportunity to travel to many Southern African destinations, Paulo considers himself an expert in travel to South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Although Paulo is yet to travel to Tanzania himself, he is fully trained on East African products and destinations and is very comfortable with creating the ultimate safari itineraries to Tanzania.
Paulo’s favourite destination in Africa
Of all the 27 countries that he has visited, Sossusvlei in Namibia was by far one of the most incredible places that he has ever seen.
Paulo’s Top 3 Recommended Safari Lodges & Hotels
Singita Lebombo, Kruger National Park
Cheetah Plains, Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa National Park
“This trip was a dream, a life-changing experience for me and my family. I never imagined visiting such a special place. Everything was so magical… We were all amazed by the beauty, the environment, the excellent service, the delicious food, everything! If I could, I would have stayed at the lodge for one week. My mother-in-law was thrilled when she arrived at the lodge; she even cried. Thank you for taking care of every detail”
Brazilian client of Belo Horizonte, regarding the trip with her family to South