WTTC Our Members 2019 GS19

Our Members

WTTC is the only global body representing the Travel & Tourism private sector and its numerous industries. The Council’s Members are the Chairmen or Chief Executives of leading global Travel & Tourism companies, from all geographies and industries, including hotels, airlines, airports, tour operators, cruise, car rental, travel agents, rail, as well as the emergent sharing economy, enabling them to speak with one voice to governments and international bodies.

Over 200 companies are now represented on the Council, accounting for two-thirds of a trillion US dollars in turnover, equivalent to 30% of the entire sector. 

Chair

Christopher J Nassetta

Chair
President & CEO
Hilton

Vice Chair

Alex Zozaya

Vice Chair
Executive Chairman
Apple Leisure Group

Arnold W Donald

Vice Chair
President & Chief Executive Officer
Carnival Corporation

Darrell Wade

Vice Chair
Co-founder and Chairman
Intrepid Group

Desirée Bollier

Vice Chair
Chair and Chief Merchant
Value Retail

Gary Chapman

Vice Chair
President Group Services & dnata
Emirates Group

Greg O'Hara

Vice Chair
Founder and Managing Partner
Certares

Hiromi Tagawa

Vice Chair
Executive Advisor
JTB Corp

Jane Jie Sun

Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer & Director of Trip.com
Trip.com Group

Jeffrey C Rutledge

Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer, AIG Travel
American International Group, Inc.

Jerry Noonan

Vice Chair
Co-founder, Global Hospitality & Leisure Practice
Spencer Stuart

Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio di Balsorano de Clunieres

Vice Chair
Chairman
Silversea Cruises

Paul Griffiths

Vice Chair
CEO
Dubai Airports International

Rob Torres

Vice Chair
Managing Director for Travel
Google Inc.

Sean Donohue

Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Executive Committee

Ariane Gorin

Executive Committee
President, Expedia Business Services
Expedia Group

Arne Sorenson

Executive Committee
President & Chief Executive Officer
Marriott International

Brett Tollman

Executive Committee
Chief Executive
The Travel Corporation

Caroline Beteta

Executive Committee
President & CEO
Visit California

Dee Waddell

Executive Committee
Global Managing Director, IBM Travel and Transportation Industry
IBM

Friedrich Joussen

Executive Committee
CEO
TUI Group

Geoffrey J W Kent

Executive Committee
Founder and Co-Chairman
Abercrombie & Kent Group

Glenda McNeal

Executive Committee
President, Enterprise Strategic Partnerships
American Express Company

Greg Webb

Executive Committee
Chief Executive Officer
Travelport

Joan Vilà

Executive Committee
Executive Chairman
Hotelbeds

Keith Barr

Executive Committee
CEO
InterContinental Hotels Group

Kurt Ekert

Executive Committee
President & CEO
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Luís Araújo

Executive Committee
President
European Travel Commission

Matthew Upchurch

Executive Committee
President & CEO
Virtuoso

Pansy Ho

Executive Committee
Group Executive Chairman and Managing Director
Shun Tak Holdings Limited

Paul Abbott

Executive Committee
CEO
American Express Global Business Travel

Pierfrancesco Vago

Executive Committee
Executive Chairman
MSC Cruises

Richard D Fain

Executive Committee
Chairman & CEO
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Roger Dow

Executive Committee
President & CEO
U.S. Travel Association

Sean Menke

Executive Committee
President & CEO
Sabre Corporation

Global Member

Abdullah Bin Nasser Aldawood

Global Member
CEO
Seera

Andy Duncan

Global Member
CEO
Travelopia

Ayhan Bektas

Global Member
Chairman
OTI Holding

Barbara Dalibard

Global Member
Chief Executive Officer
SITA

Beth Godlin

Global Member
President, Aon Affinity Travel Practice
Aon Travel Practice

Brian Chesky

Global Member
Co-Founder, CEO, Head of Community
Airbnb

Bruce Wardinski

Global Member
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Playa Hotels & Resorts

Christian Göke

Global Member
Chief Executive Officer
Messe Berlin GmbH

Clement Kwok

Global Member
Managing Director & CEO
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Limited

Daniel Richards

Global Member
CEO & Founder
Global Rescue

Dara Khosrowshahi

Global Member
CEO
Uber

Deborah Flint

Global Member
President & CEO
Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Deepak Ohri

Global Member
CEO
lebua Hotels & Resorts Co. Ltd

Dong-Bin Shin

Global Member
Chairman
Lotte Group

Enrique Ybarra

Global Member
Founder, President & CEO
City Sightseeing Worldwide

Eric Resnick

Global Member
Chief Executive Officer
KSL Capital Partners

Federico J. González

Global Member
President & CEO
Radisson Hotel Group

Frank Del Rio

Global Member
President & CEO
Norwegian Cruise Line Holding

Frank R. Rainieri

Global Member
President & CEO
Grupo Puntacana

Gabriel Escarrer Jaume

Global Member
Executive Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Meliá Hotels International

Gaurav Bhatnagar

Global Member
Co-Founder - TBO Group & Managing Director - TBO Holidays
TBO Group

Gibran Chapur

Global Member
Executive Vice President
Palace Resorts

Gordon Wilson

Global Member
President
WorldReach Software

J.D. O'Hara

Global Member
CEO
Internova Travel Group

James Hogan

Global Member
Executive Chairman
Knighthood Capital Partners

James J. Murren

Global Member
Chairman & CEO
MGM Resorts International

Jamie Rhee

Global Member
Commissioner
Chicago Department of Aviation

Javier Sánchez-Prieto

Global Member
CEO
IBERIA

Jeremy Jauncey

Global Member
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Beautiful Destinations

Julián Díaz González

Global Member
CEO
Dufry

Ken Cornick

Global Member
President & Co-Founder
CLEAR

Kike Sarasola

Global Member
Founder & President
Room Mate Hotels

Kim Day

Global Member
Chief Executive Officer
Denver International Airport

Liming CHEN

Global Member
Vice Chairman
Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels Group

Luis Maroto

Global Member
President & CEO
Amadeus IT Group S.A.

Mark Hoplamazian

Global Member
President & CEO
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Miguel Leitmann

Global Member
CEO
Vision-Box

Min WAN

Global Member
Chairman
China Tourism Group

Mustafa bin Mohammed al-Hinai

Global Member
Group CEO
Oman Aviation Group

Nick Pilbeam

Global Member
Divisional Director
Reed Exhibitions Ltd

Öznur Özdemir Özaltin

Global Member
Chief Executive Özaltin Holding (Tourism Group)
Ozaltin Holding Inc

Philippe Gombert

Global Member
President International, Chairman of the Board
Relais & Châteaux

Puneet Chhatwal

Global Member
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Indian Hotels Company

Ritesh Agarwal

Global Member
Founder and Group CEO
OYO Hotels and Homes

Robin Ingle

Global Member
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ingle International Inc.

Robin Tauck

Global Member
Co-Owner
Tauck Inc

Sabina Fluxà Thienemann

Global Member
Vice-Chairman & CEO
Iberostar

Scott Kirby

Global Member
CEO
United Airlines

Sébastien Bazin

Global Member
CEO
Accor

Shirley Tan

Global Member
CEO
Rajawali Property Group

Stephen Kaufer

Global Member
President & CEO
TripAdvisor

Takashi Goto

Global Member
President & CEO
Seibu Holdings Inc.

Ted J Balestreri

Global Member
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Cannery Row Company

Tetsuro Tomita

Global Member
Chairman
East Japan Railway Company

Tony Douglas

Global Member
Group Chief Executive Officer
Etihad Aviation Group

Victor del Pozo

Global Member
CEO
El Corte Inglés

Vikram Oberoi

Global Member
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
The Oberoi Group

Xuesong LIU

Global Member
Chairman
Beijing Capital International Airport Co., Ltd

Yuji Akasaka

Global Member
Representative Director, Executive President
Japan Airlines

Yuji Hirako

Global Member
President & CEO
All Nippon Airways (ANA)

Zhigang SU

Global Member
Chairman & CEO
Chimelong Group

Zhiliang HAN

Global Member
President & CEO
Beijing Capital International Airport Co., Ltd

Zubin Karkaria

Global Member
CEO
VFS Global

Industry Partner

Alex Dichter

Industry Partner
Senior Partner
McKinsey & Company

Amanda Hills

Industry Partner
Partner, President, Hills Balfour Europe and Middle East
MMGYHills Balfour

Frankie Ng

Industry Partner
CEO
SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA

Greg Cook

Industry Partner
Senior Vice President & President, Latin America
Ecolab

Ichiro Hamakawa

Industry Partner
President & CEO
JCB Co., Ltd

Jianbo CAI

Industry Partner
Chairman
UnionPay International

John Wasson

Industry Partner
President & CEO
ICF

Kellan Florio

Industry Partner
Managing Director, Head of Lodging and Leisure Investment
Goldman Sachs

Krista Schulte

Industry Partner
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnership Marketing
The Coca Cola Company

Mark Wynne Smith

Industry Partner
Global CEO
JLL

Nikolay Malyarov

Industry Partner
CEO, International & Chief Content Officer
PressReader International

Scott Rosenberger

Industry Partner
Global Sector Leader for Transportation, Hospitality & Services
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Stephen Colvin

Industry Partner
Global Head, Bloomberg Live
Bloomberg

Suzan Kereere

Industry Partner
Global Head of Merchant Sales & Acquiring
Visa

Destination Partner

Andrew McEvoy

Destination Partner
CEO NEOM Tourism
NEOM

Antonio Jiménez

Destination Partner
Managing Director
Turismo de Sevilla

Caroline Leboucher

Destination Partner
Directrice générale / CEO
ATOUT FRANCE - France Tourism Development Agency

Christopher Thompson

Destination Partner
President & CEO
Brand USA

Dario Flota

Destination Partner
CEO
Quintana Roo Tourism Board

Filipe Silva

Destination Partner
Member of the Board
Turismo de Portugal

Fred Dixon

Destination Partner
President & CEO
NYC & Company

Helal Saeed Khalfan Al Marri

Destination Partner
Director General
Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Government of Dubai

Maria Anthonette Vellasco-Allones

Destination Partner
Chief Operating Officer
Tourism Promotion Board Philippines

Miguel Sanz

Destination Partner
Director General
TURESPAÑA

Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak

Destination Partner
Chairman
Department of Culture & Tourism - Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Nick Hill

Destination Partner
Chief Executive
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development

Nilen Vencadasmy

Destination Partner
Chairman
Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

Raki Robert Phillips

Destination Partner
CEO
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Ricardo Sosa

Destination Partner
Executive Secretary
Argentina s National Institute for Tourism Promotion INPROTUR

Savvas Perdios

Destination Partner
Deputy Minister of Tourism
Visit Cyprus

Stacy Ritter

Destination Partner
President & CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Steve Hill

Destination Partner
President & CEO
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA)

Association Partner

Kelly Craighead

Association Partner
President and CEO
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

Mar de Miguel

Association Partner
Secretaria General
Asociación Empresarial Hotelera de Madrid (AEHM)

Oya Narin

Association Partner
Chairman of the Board
TTYD (Turkish Tourism Investors Association)

Regional Member

Abel Matutes Prats

Regional Member
CEO
Palladium Hotel Group

Achilles V Constantakopoulos

Regional Member
Chairman
TEMES S.A. - Developers of Costa Navarino

Aileen Clemente

Regional Member
Chairman & President
Rajah Travel Corporation

Albert Planas

Regional Member
CEO
NEBEXT

Alex Sharpe

Regional Member
President & CEO
Signature Travel Network

Alfonso Rizzuto

Regional Member
President & CEO
Marival Group

Alison Grinnell

Regional Member
Chief Executive Officer
RAK Hospitality Holding LLC

Amena Ali

Regional Member
CEO
Airside

Andrea Grisdale

Regional Member
CEO - Sole Founder
IC Bellagio

Banu Dedeman

Regional Member
President & CEO
Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International

Budi Tirtawisata

Regional Member
CEO
Panorama Group

Carlos Berdegué

Regional Member
CEO
El Cid Resorts

Chris Newman

Regional Member
Chief Operating Officer
Emaar Hospitality Group

David Green

Regional Member
CEO
V&A Waterfront

David Burgess

Regional Member
President & CEO
Miles Partnership, LLLP

Eduardo López-Puertas

Regional Member
Managing Director
IFEMA-Feria de Madrid

Erkan Yagci

Regional Member
Chief Executive - Tourism Group
Zaf Group

Ewald K. Biemans

Regional Member
Owner, CEO
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba