The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has appointed Gustavo Segura Sancho to the part of minister of tourism.

He will also stage up as govt president of the Costa Rica Tourism Board, changing María Amalia Revelo Raventós as head of the office.

Segura Sancho has a diploma in economics from the University of Costa Rica and an MBA in sustainable improvement from the prestigious INCAE Organization Faculty.

His expert career includes in depth working experience in equally the community and private sectors.

He put in 7 several years in the lodge sector as nicely as six several years as a member of the board of directors of the Costa Rican Tourism Board, five of them as its vice president.

Thanks to his working experience in sustainable tourism, Segura Sancho was a vital participant in the implementation of Costa Rica’s Certificate for Sustainable Tourism (CST).

The CST categorises firms centered on the diploma to which they adhere to sustainable methods – a revolutionary programme launched by Costa Rica in 1997 and backed by the Environment Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

3 crystal clear areas are the priorities for Segura Sancho as minister: the return of global flights step by step and properly the implementation of instruments to ease the money

complications of tourism firms and the execution of actions to reactivate the financial state.

“It is a good honour to serve Costa Rica as its new tourism minister, a placement that arrives with even a larger responsibility at this time due to the intricate scenario brought about by Covid-19, a pandemic that has been especially hazardous to the tourism sector.

“It is my would like and job that Costa Rica remains a vital world wide tourism participant,” Segura Sancho stated.

The now former tourism minister, María Amalia Revelo Raventós, handed over her placement to the president last 7 days due to “health reasons”.