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Mathieu PITOU

The journey into the skin


Make your holiday an enriching experience and discover Reunion Island culture with a certified Tour Guide. I am at your service to make your next trip an unforgettable experience.


When I'm not travelling the world looking for my next inspiration, I spend my time making sure that my tours are surprising, exciting and unforgettable. Take the time to discover the different tours I offer and do not hesitate to contact me for any additional information.


Professional in Tourism and Communication, I have been a guide since 2008. Reunionese and proud of it, I grew up in the Tévelave (Les Avirons) at the foot of the "Fôret de Bois de couleurs des Hauts de l'Ouest", which leads to Maïdo. Globe trotter passionate about art history, architecture, photos and videos, I am a specialist in groups and cruises who likes "to discover the details that make all the difference".

Generalist I could talk to you about the history of Reunion Island, Architecture, Traditions, Religions, Botany...


Animation, Tourism, Communication, these are the main stages of my life that make me who I am: a trilingual (French, Italian) guide who is passionate about the history of his island and a globe trotter who takes inspiration from each experience to improve himself.

Tour Leader

South Africa (Jan. 2020) • Australia (Oct. 2019) • Thailand (May. 2019) -Thailand (Oct. 2018) - Thailand (August. 2018) - Thailand (Oct. 2017) - North India (July 2017) - Singapore / Malaysia (July 2016) - Vietnam (May 2016) - South Africa (Oct. 2015) - Malaysia (August 2015) - Malaysia (August 2015) - Malaysia/Singapore (July 2015) - South Africa (March 2015) - South India (Dec. 2014 - Jan. 2015) - Malaysia (October / Nov. 2014) - Thailand (August 2014)

Teacher of Tourism

Professor of Customer Relationship Management, Tourist Information Management, Personalized Supervised Study, Professionalization Journey Workshop

MSC Social Host

Three years of experience with international guests
"English and French Social Host" - MSC Musica (Nov. 9, 2013 - May 24, 2014)
"French Social Host" - MSC Opera (March 2013 - Oct 2013)

"French Social Host" - MSC Sinfonia (Sept. 15, 2012 - Nov. 28, 2012)

"English and French Social Host" - MSC Melody (Feb. 20, 2012 - Sept. 12, 2012) 
"French Social Host" - MSC Sinfonia (June 4, 2011 - Nov. 8, 2011)

Project Coordinator

In the Tourist Office
General idea, Design, General coordination of the "Leu Challenge 2009" 
Coordination of the tourist information magazine (LeuMag)

Training / Diplomas

2014: Master's Certificate in Maritime Safety Awareness (IMS)
2013: Crowd management certificate
2013: Certified Tour Guide Card (N°GC1397402D)
2011: Certificate of Basic Safety Training for Marine Officers
2007: Diploma of mass Communication, Central Tafe (Perth, Australia)
2006: BTS in Animation and Local Tourism Management (Reunion Island)
2003: Brevet d'Aptitude aux Functions d'Animateur (FOL - Réunion)
2002: Scientific Baccalaureate, Lycée des Avirons (La Réunion)

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