Jacobo Turquie, Mexico

Jacobo Turquie is a native of Acapulco, Mexico and part of Mexico’s outstanding international cuisine. Turquie graduated from the Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, New York). He is also an expert in tourism and served as the Secretary of Tourism for the Mexican State of Baja California Sur. Turquie combined his culinary knowledge with

Camilo D’Ornellas, Brazil

Camilo D’Ornellas is Director for the Rio de Janeiro’s Civil Police “Training Center”(Centro dos Estudos) and is the Security Training Coordinator for the World Cup and the 2014 Confederation Cup.  D’Ornellas is a well renowned educator and tourism security practitioner.  D’Ornellas specializes in major event security and has worked not only in this capacity in

Alain St.Ange, Seychelles

Alain St Ange has been working in the tourism business since 2009. He was appointed as the Director of Marketing for Seychelles by President and Minister of Tourism James Michel. After one year of He was appointed as the Director of Marketing for Seychelles by President and Minister of Tourism James Michel. After one year of After

Dr. Peter Tarlow, USA

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow is a world-renowned speaker and expert specializing in the impact of crime and terrorism on the tourism industry, event and tourism risk management, and tourism and economic development.  Since 1990, Tarlow has been aiding the tourism community with issues such as travel safety and security, economic development, creative marketing, and creative

Dr. Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe

Dr. Walter Mzembi has held various positions in both the Public and Private Sectors in Zimbabwe and Internationally. In February 2009, he was appointed to the position of Zimbabwe’s Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, where he served until his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs in October 2017. He retired from public service following

Juergen T Steinmetz, USA

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP and CEO of New York-based TravelMarketingNetwork. In 2018 he was a