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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.

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.

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
Head of Travel and Banks
Puntos Colombia

Recently appointed Head of Travel and Banks for Puntos Colombia, Roberto Muñoz has an educational background in accounting and finance; He was VP of Strategic Partnerships and Loyalty at Aeromexico, becoming the youngest person to occupy this position in the history of the airline where he has worked for the past 10 years.Throughout his career, he has led different positions in areas such as Operations, Sales, Revenue Management, Corporate Strategy, E-Commerce and Marketing.
Due to his experience and leadership he was in charge of the commercial relationship with the main national and international banks, the co-branded products with a joint portfolio of more than 1 million cardholders, the development and launching of promotions and special actions for our customers, the strategic alliances with business partners from different industries, in addition to leading the strategy of the most important loyalty program in the country, Club Premier, with over 5 million members.

Didier Stahl
Vice President Loyalty, Banks and Cobrands

Finance leader with extensive experience budgeting, modeling (IRR, NPV, and cash flow), evaluating and reporting on margin impacting business units. Solid communication skills and executive level management presentations. Well respected at all levels of the company for knowledge, results, ability, dedication, and team leadership. Broad exposure to operations, commercial, supply chain, and customer service. MBA with concentration in Finance and conversant in French and Spanish
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Alvaro Valeriani
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Alvaro recently joined SBE Hotels as Senior VP of Sales & Marketing. Prior to this position, Alvaro was responsible for the Sales & Marketing operation of all full-service Hyatt hotels and resorts in Latin America & the Caribbean for many years. 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.

Ana Laura Acevedo
Senior Vice President Marketing & Business Development
RCI Latin America

Bio soon.


Travel Marketing Board 2019 Schedule

Meeting 1 Virtual Meeting, March (tbd)
Meeting 2 11 Apr @ Portada Miami, Hotel EAST
Meeting 3 Mid - August (tbd)
Meeting 4 17 Oct @ Portada Mexico, Casa Lamm


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 Michelle Lopez.