San Juan- “The Future of Tourism and Hospitality: Increasing Capacity and Competing in a New Caribbean Market”, will be the main topic to be discussed by a panel of experts on the subject, each one representing a sector in the ever-changing world of tourism and hospitality.

The chairman of the board of the PRBA, Eng. Emilio Colón- Zavala, stated that: “Through this panel, the Puerto Rico Builders Association (PRBA) will provide the space for a wide and varied discussion, which will cover the new trends in the Modern Tourism industry, as well as the importance of efficiently positioning Puerto Rico as a competitive destination in the Caribbean. Tourism with less than 7% of the islands GDP, is slated to become one of the pillars of our economic development and it is urgent to incorporate into our offer all new trends that continue to develop and evolve in the Hospitality Industry”.

The panel moderated by Adam Greenfader, Managing Partner of AG&T, will have the participation of:

  • Carla Campos- Executive Director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company
  • Pablo Maturana- Managing Director Development South America & The Caribbean, Hilton International
  • Rachel DeLevis- Policy Associate, AirBnB
  • Federico Stubbe- President, PRISA Group
  • Federico Sánchez- President and CEO, Grupo Interlink
  • Eric Berman- Chief Investment Officer, Lifeafar

 

This panel will be held on October 30, as part of the Forty-Sixth Annual Convention of the Puerto Rico Builders Association: “A Challenge to Build the Future”, which will take place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center on October 29 and 30.

 

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About the PRBA

The Puerto Rico Builders Association is a private, non-profit organization.  Established in 1951, its main purpose is to represent leading developers and investors of housing, commercial, office, industrial and tourism projects. The Association also represents investors, suppliers, banks professionals and companies associated with development and construction in Puerto Rico. Its main objective is to promote and lead the planned, safe and sustainable development in order to serve as the island’s economic engine, in collaboration with Puerto Rico’s public and private sector.