Quito Turismo has a new general manager
Carla Paola Cárdenas Ramírez will be in charge of the destination. The official with outstanding professional experience and 20 years in the tourism sector
Carla Paola Cárdenas Ramírez presides since Wednesday, July 3, the Metropolitan Public Enterprise of Tourist Destination Management - Quito Turismo.
A career official, she was appointed by the Quito Tourism Board, composed of Jorge Yunda Machado, mayor of the Metropolitan District of Quito, María Fernanda Garcés, secretary of Productive Development and Competitiveness of the MDQ, Sheldon López, secretary of Planning of the Municipality of Quito and the councilors Analía Ledesma and Luz Elena Coloma.
The manager has an outstanding professional career of 20 years of experience in the tourism sector and eight years in the Institution.
The owner of Quito Turismo studied at the Equinoctial Technological University, where she obtained a degree in Business Administration. He holds a master's degree in Senior Management of Tourism Companies with honorable mention at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (IPN). He participated promoting the destination Quito, in several international tourism fairs such as FITUR, Madrid (2017, 2018 and 2019); ITB, Berlin (2013 and 2019): TMLA (2011, 2013 and 2017) and ANATO, Bogotá (2012 and 2017).
He has also received several recognitions from the Public Company Quito Turismo for the commitment and promotion of national and international tourism. Likewise, the IPN of Mexico granted the "Presea Lázaro Cárdenas", the highest award given by the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, and obtained the best average in the aforementioned Institution.
She highlights her experience in the sector, as Head of Promotion and Marketing Director in charge of Quito Turismo. As well as responsible for the Tourism and Culture Area at the Embassy of Ecuador in Mexico, CAPTUR Pichincha, among other functions within the industry.