WTTC sustainability and investment summit in Puerto Rico
The objective of this event will be to find mechanisms that allow the island to become a world reference in tourism
In order to increase investments and turn Puerto Rico into a world reference in terms of sustainable tourism, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company agreed to carry out at the end this year a summit on that Caribbean island.
Within the framework of the International Tourism Fair (Fitur), Maribel Rodriguez, Vice President of the WTTC, and acting CEO of the WTTC, held a working meeting with Carlos Mercado, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company; Imaris Arocho, Director of Promotion and Marketing, and Alejandro Caicedo, Director of Air and Maritime Access and President of Hotel Development.
Carlos Mercado commented: “We are very excited to carry out this project together with the WTTC, at such a crucial time for the recovery of the global travel and tourism sector, positioning Puerto Rico as an ideal and safe destination to hold events of international caliber. . Without a doubt, the world body is a fundamental ally to manage our plans focused on promoting the economic development of our island”.
For her part, Maribel Rodríguez pointed out that “for the WTTC it is an honor to work together with Puerto Rico, a highly relevant member country with which we wish to strengthen global efforts to promote travel and tourism. We will continue together to facilitate the speedy recovery of tourism activity through best practices and investment".