It is our pleasure to share that President of AMResorts® and Unlimited Vacation Club® Gonzalo del Peón was recently recognized with the prestigious “La Llave del Progreso” award in the Hotel Executive category.
The honor was presented by AMAIT Abastecedores Turísticos A.C at the opening of ABASTUR® 2016 in Mexico City. Every year, “La Llave del Progreso” celebrates a business person whose hard work and dedication have contributed to the growth and development of Mexico’s tourism industry. Mexico’s Minister of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero alongside the Chairman of AMAIT’s Board Dr. David Babani, the President of ABASTUR’s organizing committee Jaime Salazar, the Director of the Mexico Tourism Board Lourdes Berho, Mexico City’s Tourism Secretary Miguel Torruco, CANIRAC President Hugo Valera and the Chairman of the U.S. National Restaurant Association Joe Kadow, presented Gonzalo with this honor.
Bringing more than 30 years of deep hospitality industry expertise, Gonzalo oversees all areas of investor and owner relations, operations, sales and marketing innovation for AMResorts’ 43 resorts, across six award-winning brands in 21 beach destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. He also oversees Unlimited Vacation Club (UVC), an elite benefits program for discerning travelers. Under his management, Unlimited Vacation Club has quickly grown to 47,000 members worldwide.
As the President of AMResorts, Gonzalo has successfully helped shape the company’s business model and organizational structure, to grow AMResorts into a leading luxury vacation brand generating more than 20,000 direct jobs and exceeding $3.5 billion in investments.
In addition to his professional positions, he has played an active role in the Marketing Committee of Mexico’s Tourism Promotion Council since 1999.