Chelo Escabias, Founder and Managing Director of NORTH INCOMING SERVICE

She is the Founder and Managing Director of the very successful agency NIS, the first incoming travel agency in Euskadi, which has consolidated itself in its contribution to the development of the Basque Country as a tourist destination with new cultural and art tourism products. She was involved in the creation and beginnings of the Bilbao promotion. NIS organizes unique value and high-quality tourism products in Euskadi, French Basque Country, La Rioja, Navarre, Cantabria, Asturias, Galicia and Castille-Leon in northern Spain.

Escabias graduated Tourism from the University of Deusto and holds a master’s degree in Strategic marketing in Tourist Activity from the Inter-American Institute Washington DC.

She is the president of the first business association of the Basque Country Travel Agency. She was a Chair member of the ADMINISTRATION COUNCIL of BASQUETOUR, S.A.. Basque entity for the promotion of tourism and during her career she has made contributions to the different tourism regulations (Among others: Euskadi Travel Agencies Decree, Revision of the Tourism Law…)

She speaks Spanish (native), English, French, Euskera and basics of Italian and German.