Regional Director Latin America and Caribbean
Fernão Loureiro, CEO & Founder of Loureiro Consultores in Brazil, was named as one of the "75 Most Influential Tourism Professionals in the country" (2017) and the "Best Corporate Travel Manager2019" (through the Portal Panrotas). He was awarded as the "Personality of the Year" (2017, 2018 and 2019) in the Clients category by the Caio Award Institute and in Boston (USA) by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) with the Business Travel Service Awards. He was the finalist in the "Travel Manager 2018 in Latin America" competition at the event Viajes Corp Americas in Panama (where he was a keynote speaker).
Fernão is a Panrotas blogger for 6 years and a former columnist in the Spanish magazine Travel Manager Magazine, of which he was the first Brazilian to come out on a magazine cover (October 2017). Also he is a guest writer in the Company Dime. Fernão was the President of the GBTA Brazil, an instructor of the GBTA Academy and he has been the Member of the HSMAI Brasil - Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International as a Coordinator of its Corporate Travel Committee for five years. He is a former participant of the traditional group TMG - Travel Managers Group. He is a visiting professor at the SENAC São Paulo, He is as Speaker, a panelist and has his own Youtube channel for those who just started to work in the Tourism, Hospitality, Gastronomy and Events industries.
Has worked as the 1st Travel Manager for the US Embassy in Brazil, CWT (including its office in Australia), Anheuser-Buch Inbev, British American Tobacco and as a contractor of American Express Global Business Travel, allocated as the Outsourced Business Travel Manager for Philips Latin America for 4 years. Graduated in Tourism, Postgraduate in Management of Services, MBA in Business Administration. He is the self-made professional, Personal and Leadership Coach in the Brazilian Institute of Coaching (IBC). Fernão has a number of workshops and courses for new and existing professionals in the industry. Author of the book “Corporate Travel Strategic Management” launched in 2020 in Brazil. Natural-born entrepreneur, lover of neuroscience and human behavior, working relationships, social networks, and marketing (including digital). Owner of a Youtube channel (subtitled video): https://youtu.be/ENlToFxMMH0