Luis Felipe Campos Almeida
Hospitality Management, Hotel Investment Analyst, and Sustainable Tourism Development in São Paulo, Brasil
Luis Felipe grew up in the country side of Brazil, in the city of Campinas. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Catholic University of Campinas. His passion for hospitality and tourism started during his internship at the Millennium Hotels in New York, as a marketing management assistant. To continue pursuing his passion for tourism, Luis moved to Europe to attend to the post-graduate program in hospitality management and tourism at the Swiss Hotel Management School (Montreux / Switzerland). Upon graduating, Luis returned to the US for a hotel management program in Vermont, where his interest in tourism deepened with a new appreciation for sustainable tourism, ecotourism development and community based tourism. After 3 years in Stowe VT, he returned to his home country to create a hospitality and tourism consulting company to develop sustainable tourism. He now also holds a MBA in Economy of Tourism from the State University of São Paulo. Luis’ love for ecotourism has allowed many trips around the world and also in the northern region of Brazil, where he has developed a sustainable tourism project in the Amazon. Luis’ dream is to help Brazil along the path to sustainable tourism development.