Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Born and raised in Italy, Ambra started travelling at the age of 18, with work contracts in the tourism and hospitality industry around the world.
After some travelling , she arrived to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, in 2002. Wonderful people, great beaches, unique landscapes, good job opportunities and challenges in the tourism area made her stay.
While Executive Director at ASHONORTE, the Association of Tourism Businesses of the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, she increased institution's visibility, credibility and sustainability. She also created the famous tourism campaign awareness "Sonríe! Eres Puerto Plata!".
In September 2014 she received an award from ASONAHORES (the association of hotels and tourism of the Dominican Republic), recognizing her work.
At present Ambra works at Fathom Travel, a subsidiary of Carnival Corp & PLC. Her role: Caribbean Development and Quality Assurance Lead.
Very social and hands-on executive with expertise in the development of strategic plans and partnerships with tour operators, hotels, excursions companies, corporate clients, media and local communities.
Personal strengths: communication and leadership skills, connecting and bringing people together, responsible and self-motivated, collaborative approach, purpose driven.
Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. Also speaks French.