The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) recently announced the appointment of Gloria Guevara Manzo as their new President and CEO.
Previously, she had served as Secretary Tourism for Mexico and CEO of the Mexican Tourism Board from 2010 to 2012, Minister in the cabinet of President Calderón. Prior to that, she worked for global distribution system Sabre where most recently she was CEO of Sabre Mexico, reporting to the board of directors of a joint venture between Aeroméxico, Mexicana and Sabre Holdings.
Currently, she is Special Advisor on Government Affairs for the Centre on Health and the Global Environment at the School of Public Health, Harvard.
Announcing Guevara’s appointment, Gerald Lawless, WTTC Chairman, said, “Gloria is a proven leader who is well known and well respected within the global Travel & Tourism sector. I am delighted that she will lead WTTC into the next phase of its development. With a career encompassing senior roles across the private sector, government and academia, she brings a unique combination of experience and expertise.”