Exclusive tours for small groups

Golden Bee Tours

A tour operator started in New York City, GBT has been leading groups of travelers to exclusive destinations around the world since 2004. With a maximum of 12 people, groups are led by founder Beatriz Guimaraes Ball and accompanied by a tour director. Now based in Florida, GBT selects only superior hotels, restaurants, and experiences for its itineraries. Clients consistently praise the exceptional service of both GBT and local providers in all destinations.

Beatriz Guimarães Ball

Managing Director


A discerning traveler with an eye for the finest details, Bea was born in Brazil, lived for 33 years in New York City, and now calls the Gold Coast of South Florida home. A foreign correspondent in NYC for major international radio stations - among them Radio France International and the United Nations Radio - Bea has a major in Journalism and degrees from the University of Perugia (Italy) and New York University.

Having lived in São Paulo, Perugia, New York and London, Bea is fluent in Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and Italian.

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