The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has appointed Gustavo Segura Sancho to the position of minister of tourism.
He can even step up as govt president of the Costa Rica Tourism Board, changing María Amalia Revelo Raventós as head of the division.
Segura Sancho has a level in economics from the College of Costa Rica and an MBA in sustainable growth from the celebrated INCAE Enterprise College.
His skilled profession consists of intensive expertise in each the private and non-private sectors.
He spent seven years within the resort trade in addition to six years as a member of the board of administrators of the Costa Rican Tourism Board, 5 of them as its vice chairman.
Because of his expertise in sustainable tourism, Segura Sancho was a key participant within the implementation of Costa Rica’s Certificates for Sustainable Tourism (CST).
The CST categorises firms primarily based on the diploma to which they adhere to sustainable practices – a pioneering programme launched by Costa Rica in 1997 and backed by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
Three clear areas are the priorities for Segura Sancho as minister: the return of worldwide flights step by step and safely; the implementation of instruments to ease the monetary
difficulties of tourism firms; and the execution of measures to reactivate the economic system.
“It’s a nice honour to serve Costa Rica as its new tourism minister, a place that comes with even the next accountability presently as a result of complicated state of affairs attributable to Covid-19, a pandemic that has been significantly dangerous to the tourism trade.
“It’s my want and activity that Costa Rica stays a key international tourism participant,” Segura Sancho stated.
The now former tourism minister, María Amalia Revelo Raventós, handed over her place to the president final week as a consequence of “well being causes”.