Juan Carlos Ocana

Travel Organizer and Wildlife Photographer

About Juan Carlos Ocana

More than 20 Years Organizing Trips, Expeditions, Workshops and Conferences. Designing and Selling Outdoors Activities Products. Guiding People to the Mountains for Ecotourism, Birdwatching, Rock Climbing, Trekking, Canyoning, Speleology… Collaborating with Associations, Clubs, Magazines, Local Communities, Tour Operators… Taking Photographs for Companies, Contests, Exhibitions, Books, Websites… Teaching Adventure Sports and Exploration Techniques.

2016

2016

Organizing Trips and Photography Workshops to Cuba.

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2015

2015

Published the Book “Cuba, The Simplest Travel Guide”.

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2014

2014

Working at Smithsonian.

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2013

2013

Developing a Project to Promote Ecotourism through Photography Exhibits and Video Spots.

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2012

2012

Wildlife Photography Awards.

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2011

2011

Designing, Selling and Guiding Wildlife Photography Tours.

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2010

2010

Training Firefighters and Cave Rescuers.

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2010

2010

Wildlife Photography Exhibitions.

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2009

2009

Photography Certifications.

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2007

Researching for the BBC Series “Around the World in 80 Gardens”

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2006

2006

Attending Wildlife Photography Workshops.

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2006

2006

Researching for the Discovery Channel Series “Man vs Wild”.

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2005

2005

Coordinator in Cuba for the BBC Series “Wild Caribbean”

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2004

2004

Training Tourism Students.

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2004

2004

Attending Nacional and International Tourism Fairs.

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2004

2004

Initiation to Scuba Diving.

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2003

2003

Selling Tours as Commercial Specialist.

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2003

2003

Location Manager of the Documentary “Cuba, Wild Island of the Caribbean”

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2002

2002

Colaborating with National Parks and Funa Refuges.

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2002

2002

Marketing Postgraduates about Ecotourism and Travel Agencies Management.

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2002

2002

Launching Canyoning as a New Outdoor Activity and a New Touristic Product in Cuba.

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2001

2001

Birdwatching and Ecotourism Tourleader.

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2001

Developing Websites for Ecotourism Travel Agencies.

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2000

2000

Specialized Tourism Coordinator.

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1999

1999

Developing Educative Television as Supervisor in EIEFD (an International Sports University).

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1999

1999

Instructor of the Speleological Society of Cuba.

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1998

1998

Using Climbing Techniques in the Industry.

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1998

1998

Selected to Guarantee the Safety of the Customers in the first Bungy Jumping Business in Cuba.

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1998

1998

Organizing International Expeditions for Exploring Vertical Caves.

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1997

1997

Member of the Organizing Cometee of the First Rock Climbing Competition in Cuba (Copa Saknussem ’97)

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1997

1997

Working with Travel Agencies and Universities Guiding People to the Mountains.

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1996

1996

Colaborating with Comunities.

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1995

1995

Cave Rescue Training CNRC (NSS).

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1994

1994

Caves and Fosils Discoveries.

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1994

Negotiations to Found the Cuban Federation of Adventure Sports.

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1993

1993

Teaching Vertical Caves Exploration Techniques to New Generations.

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1993

Memeber of the National Cave Rescue Group of the Speleological Society of Cuba.

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1992

1992

Designing and Developing Ecotourism and Adventure Sports Products with Travel Agencies.

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1992

1992

Participated in the Organization of the First Cuban Competition of Vertical Caves Exploration Techniques.

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1991

1991

Initiation to Wildlife Photography.

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1991

1991

Firefighter and University Studies.

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1990

1990

Launching Rock Climbing as a New Sport in Cuba.

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1990

1990

Memeber of the Speleological Society of Cuba.

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1989

1989

Learning about Vertical Caves Exploration Techniques.

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1988

1988

Organizing Expeditions and Workshops.

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1987

1987

First Researching Projects and Conferences Attendance with Scientific Purposes.

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1986

1986

Started Exploring and Studying Caves. Memeber of Arne Saknussem Caving Club.

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