About Us

Altura Faith is the rebranded Religious Division of Altura Tours. Since its inception in 1992, the company’s goal has been to provide value-packed Pilgrimages and Spiritual journeys at most competitive prices. A recognized leading religious destination specialist for more than 20 years, we have served thousands of individual and group clients from all over the world.

With one of the largest inventories of Pilgrimages and secular tours, Altura Faith and its parent company Altura Tours, both offer the discerning traveler the options to suit every individual needs. If your interest requires planning a special itinerary, will be delighted to customize a program that’s right for you. Our personalized service and attention to detail is second to none.

Altura Tours is an active member of ASTA – American Society of Travel Agents, ARC – Airlines Reporting Corporation, IATAN – International Airlines Travel Agent Network and SATA -South and Central America Travel Association.


Our team of travel professionals possesses first-hand knowledge and understanding the many aspects of travel Worldwide. Years of experience, contacts within the industry and an International network of on- site dependable representatives guarantee unrivaled quality service and reliability.

Diego Linares Dimperio – President


Diego’s experience in international travel and tour operations spans more than three decades in three continents. A four language speaker, he has worked and lived in The Holy Land, Europe and Latin America. With an advance degree in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management, he has held various managerial and executive positions in prominent international companies before founding Altura Tours in 1992. A recognized industry veteran, he has served in non-profit trade organizations boards, collaborated in independent travel marketing studies and projects with Government tourist offices. He is a frequent speaker at trade meetings and seminars for Clergy and Travel Agents. He often travels to Altura’s destinations looking for new products, seeking innovative ideas and inspecting sites.

Ivonne Gero – Vice President Operations


With an international background, in-depth destination knowledge and language’s skills, Ivonne is the ultimate negotiator and master operator. A second generation of travel consultants, Ivonne has followed on her family tradition and gained invaluable experience during more than 28 years in the International travel business. Highly organized and professional, she runs our tour operations center making the booking process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. From initial planning to site selection and final delivery, she makes sure all requests are promptly answered and transactions completed as scheduled. Customer satisfaction is paramount to our success and she makes sure this is priority number one and our ultimate goal. Ivonne has a Master degree in English and French Literature and a BA in education.