We promote sustainability, social responsibility and solidarity in tourism.
Vicente Ferreyra Acosta
Vicente is convinced that sustainability must be the basis of development. He directs SUSTENTUR, a social enterprise with the goal of preserving natural resources, improving the quality of life for local communities and increasing general well-being through tourism. He has been working for more than 17 years in developing sustainable tourism projects for governments, corporations and small businesses in several countries. He is also a consultant for international technical assistance programs and is president of the Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit® organizing committee from its inception.
Fernando Mandri Bellot
Fernando is a tourism marketing and development expert, with more than 20 years of international experience. He is the founder of INTEGRA Tourism For Good, with headquarters in Mexico City and branches in Barcelona and Santiago de Chile. He has developed community based and sustainable tourism projects worldwide. He is a co-founder of Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit® and Cumbre Iberoamericana de Turismo Accesible. Both organizations imply commitment, inclusion and respect as fundamental values for touristic development.
Sergio Rodríguez Abitia
With 40 years of experience, Sergio is currently president of ISTO Americas and advisor to Mexico’s culinary conservatory among other positions related to sustainability, solidary action and social responsibility in tourism. He is also a co-founder of Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit®. Throughout his career, he has always promoted the idea of tourism as a tool for citizenship and whose main benefits should be human, social and environmental.
María Antonieta Ortiz Bravo
María Antonieta has 25 years of experience both in the private and public sectors. She has co-organized the main tourist conferences in Mexico as well as other events, courses and seminars on product development, marketing and management. She is currently the general coordinator of Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit®.