|Questions and Answers
BARCELONA IN MOTION it's a week-long activity around Catalonia.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
We work in Barcelona since 2008, in the Pyrenees since 1998. The name is inspired by a famous Himalayan mountain meaning mother and daughter because of the form that it has. M21318 was born of a dream, a passion for the mountains and travels. Our greatest satisfaction is to share that love with our customers. Ana González, mountain guide and director of this company explains: "when the people ask me why I chose this profession I reply that the mountains are the great love of my life and it is a privilege to share it with others who feel something similar, to see their faces with emotion in front of a landscape, a glacier, a sunset". Welcome to a different way to know Spain.
2. What is your company's mission?
Our mission is to organize and carry out activities in the mountains with the maximum professionalism and safety, show a country through its mountains, its food, its people. Our mission is to share our passion with our customers and let them know about a different Spain.
3. What does your company specialize in?
We specialize in trekking and tour around the world, activity packs for several days in Spain, the Pyrenees and the Alps, hiking in Montserrat and Aigues Tortes National Park.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
The foundress is Ana Gonzalez, mountain guide since 2006, Social worker and overseer forest. She started climbing with only 18 years in Pirineos. When she was 26 years old she has founded Alcorce, a company located in Jaca, Aragon. Is an elected member of the board of directors of the AEGM, Spanish association of mountain guides, the first woman of the history. Later given their penchant for traveling she climbed mountains in the Alps, Patagonia, Morocco and Nepal. In 2008 she founded M21318 a company specialize in trekking around the world,she leads customers in spectacular places as the Annapurna trekking in Nepal (2011) and the Torres del Paine on the Chilean Patagonia (2008). Each year she explores new trekking to offer hers clients.Now she has two new projects at the Cordillera Blanca in Peru and the Julian Alps in Slovenia.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
This year 2012 has offered a new product called Barcelona in motion addressed to tourists around the world who want to know Barcelona and Catalonia's most emblematic mountains, its very popular because its a different way to know Spain.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
The clients tell me that the activity has been very well organized and that I prioritize security and that they have reached the peak thanks to my assistance.