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A highly regarded group of marketing executives that share their enthusiasm
about travel and hospitality services as key passion points to engage consumers. Read the FAQ about the Council System!


Trip Barrett
Board Chair
International Brand Management
and Business Development Leader

Trip Barrett is a Global Brand Management and Business Development Leader with extensive experience in Hospitality, E-Commerce, and Entertainment Industries. He has lived in 9 countries on 4 continents and is an avid traveler who still gets that sense of excitement before beginning each trip. Trip is leading the Portada Group’s 2018 Travel Advisory Board consisting of Senior- level Marketing Executives from leading companies across the Hospitality / Travel industries.

Luis Perillo
VP, Sales & Marketing, Caribbean & Latin America

He has been working at Hilton since July 1995, in his current position since 2014. He received a degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University and he speaks 4 languages.

Jennifer Adams
MD, Integrated Marketing
American Airlines

Jen started her airline marketing career in 2005 with US Airways and transitioned to leading the global integrated marketing team at American in 2013 when the two airlines merged. Her primary focus is in advertising, strategic partnerships, social media and B2B marketing. Prior to airlines,
Jen spent time as a brand marketer in the consumer packaged goods industry as well as several years with a promotional agency. She is a graduate of Arizona State University and currently resides in Southlake, Texas with her son.

Pablo Chiozza
SVP USA, Canada & Caribbean
LATAM Airlines Group

With 16 years of experience in the Airline Industry, Pablo is a knowledgeable and energetic Business Executive with a superb performance record. He drives revenue by designing and implementing innovative sales and marketing strategies for international markets. His expertise is consistently proven through his ability to manage large, diverse teams in changing business conditions all while ensuring growth. Entrusted with key positions throughout LATAM Airlines Group's development, he has consistently delivered results with undeniable success in the growth of the Company throughout South America and worldwide.

Angel de la Tijera
Top Accounts Commercial Head Mexico & Latin America
American Express

Ángel de la Tijera first worked for Citibank as Product Management, Customer Service Head and Client Management. He then filled roles at Bank of America, General Electric and Sector & Amp. He has worked in Relationship Management in Global Merchant Services at American Express in the Mexico & LAC region since 2007. Ángel loves innovation and new marketing techniques. He practices sports such as soccer, tae kwon do, boxing, and tennis.

Alan Duggan
Regional Vice President Business Development The Americas
Melía Hotels International

Alan leads a strong team of professionals in the US, Canada and LATAM responsible for generating revenues for the Global portfolio in all segments and channels with a special
focus on the Americas. Before joining the Melia family Alan had a 32 year career with Marriott International and
Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Studied Business Administration in the University of Buenos Aires and started his career in 1985 in reservations at the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention

Roberto Muñoz
VP, Strategic Partnerships and Loyalty

The youngest person to ever become VP of Strategic Partnerships and Loyalty at Aeromexico, Roberto has worked for the company for 10 years. Throughout his career, he has led different positions in areas such as Operations, Sales, Revenue Management, Corporate Strategy, E-Commerce and Marketing. He is now in charge of commercial relationships with banks, co-branded products, the development and launch of promotions, strategic alliances with business partners from different industries, and he leads loyalty program Club Premier.

José Luís Pérez Rodríguez
Head of Marketing performance

With over 8 years of experience in Revenue Management, statistics, marketing, promotions and budget control, responsible for planning and execution of marketing campaigns, and online sales for Volaris.

Alvaro Valeriani
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Alvaro Valeriani WAS responsible for the Sales & Marketing operation of all full-service Hyatt hotels and resorts in Latin America & the Caribbean. A senior executive with a diverse background, extensive global industry experience and a passion for hospitality, Alvaro brings 20 years of expertise in the Hotel, Experiences and Destination Sales & Marketing arena. A native of Uruguay, passionate hotelier and world traveler, he has lived in several countries including United Kingdom, Singapore, Spain, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and others.

Ricardo Casco

Vice President, International Sales
Avis Budget Group


Ricardo oversees AVIS BUDGET GROUP sales efforts to generate and grow business from a diverse portfolio of over 500 international customers across Latin America, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The market segment he leads, include international partnerships, travel management companies, key online and offline agencies, brokers and wholesalers.
Ricardo earned his MBA with Florida International University. Additionally, he holds a B.S in Mechanical Engineering and various certifications on Integrated Marketing and Social Media Strategies from Northwestern and Yale University.


Travel Marketing Board 2018 Schedule

Meeting 1 Virtual Meeting, February 20
Meeting 2 18 Apr @ Portada Miami April 18-19, Hotel EAST Miami
Meeting 3 Virtual Meeting, July
Meeting 4 24 Sep @ Portada New York, Sept. 24-25
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN MEETING THE ABOVE OR OTHER BRAND MARKETING DECISION MAKERS  who are members of Portada's  Council System and demand a wide array of marketing services, please contact Portada Sales Manager Isabel Ojeda.