Edgar Weggelaar

Edgar Wegg
  1. Tell us who you are!

    I am 36 years old, and lived always in different countries (that helped me getting to speak 9 languages). I have a global vision in developing business thanks to my experience since my childhood.
    Currently I am proud of leading Julia Travel, which is one of the largest and most experienced Travel Organizations in Spain, and makes part of the Julia Group. Julia Travel is an Incoming specialized Travel Agency offering: Own programs of multiday escorted tours around Spain, Own Tourist Hop on-Hop off Busses & Trains, Own program of local sightseeing, local experiences and day tours, in major Spanish cities & tourist towns. Hotel reservations. Own coach contractors/operator. FIT’s, Group travel as well as Tailor-made itineraries & Special interest tours.

  2. Tell us more about your career steps and other projects you were part of!

    I am undertaking many projects, mainly in the activities and gastronomic business.

  3. What does “Social Capital” mean to you?

    Helping people developing their selves in seeing other opportunities in the world.

  4. What makes you successful in life/current job?

    Thanks to my global vision and my 9 languages, I am General Manager of one of the most important Tourism Companies in Spain.

  5. What is/has been your biggest achievement professionally and personally?

    Managing so many people and getting a profitable result.

  6. What skills, experiences or incidences helped you to get you to where you are today? What hindered?

    I think it was mainly the way I grew up, my parents did a good job making it to us quite easy every time we were moving around the world.

  7. What are your aspirations as a 1World Mentor for the 1World Social Capital Program?

    Helping Women develop their skills with my perspective.

  8. What can you offer your 1World Mentee?

    As much help and advice as needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

  9. What are your aspirations for your 1World Mentee?

    To succeed

  10. Do you believe there is a glass ceiling for young female professionals? If yes, how can we break it?

    Fighting against that, and helping developing this.