Meet the Team

Greg Edward Spain and Portugal Vacations

Greg Edward

Founder & CEO

Originally from the USA, Greg Edward moved to Portugal in 1996 and started his career in the travel industry guiding private clients of the Four Seasons Hotel in Lisbon during the Lisbon Expo 1998. His passion for his adopted countries shows in the experiences arranged for travelers interested in "non-googleable" journeys which only someone who has lived in Portugal and Spain can arrange.  Gregory returned to the USA in late 2016 and maintains a home in Portugal, returning throughout the year, often accompanying travelers on private trips.

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Jose Ignacio

Vacation Specialist

Jose's family are 2nd generation emigrants to the USA who arrived from the north of Spain, near Bilbao. He has a Masters in Tourism and helps arrange our itineraries to Spain with an attention to detail that constantly amazes everyone! He's the one who puts together the detailed itineraries when travelers combine their vacations to include both Spain and Portugal. It's due to Jose's behind the scenes effort put into planning complicated journeys to the last detail that travelers enjoy their trips to the fullest without hassling over details.

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Jennifer Rowens-Cooley

Social Media & Marketing

Jennifer has her degree in Marketing and Design and currently is finishing her MBA. She met Gregory whilst traveling to Portugal with her family in 2008 during their vacation which Gregory arranged. The family kept in contact throughout the years. Her first employment after finishing university was managing the Social media and marketing for Gregory's company in Portugal and has continued since the founding of Spain and Portugal Vacations. She's one of those persons driven by love of life and building her career while also being a full time mom.

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