Maria Pingoura is a qualified licensed Tourist Guide in Cyprus. She leads archaeology/history oriented tours for groups and individuals and plans/organizes hospitality programs and educational tours for schools and universities. Her long professional and educational experience, have allowed her to acquaint with every aspect of Cyprus’ culture and history, enabling her to pass her love and knowledge for the island to the interested visitors. Furthermore, she is a holder of a BA in Hellenic Culture, has a Diploma on Tourism Studies and a Diploma of the School of Tourist Guides of Cyprus and has been an Accredited Trainer of WFTGA-World Federation of Tourist Guides Associations. She currently works as a part-time teacher of History.