Rosario Rodríguez Rojo

President of the Board of Directors

She has a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana, she has a Postgraduate Degree in Senior Management from the same university and a Postgraduate Degree in Senior Business Management from IPADE.

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Rosario has more than 35 years of experience in the Tourism Industry, specifically in the Vacation Property Industry. Since joining Royal Holiday Group in the 80’s, he has had a successful career going through areas of Commercialization, Marketing, Service and Collections. She has been in charge of the Member Services Department and the Operations Department, which grew with her to include the international areas and the Human Resources Department itself. For 8 years he has been the General Manager of the group, which includes two divisions: The Royal Holiday Division as a Vacation Club and Membership Sales and the Hotel Division, which has its own hotel chain Park Royal Hotels & Resorts with 14 of its own hotels. : 10 in Mexico and 4 abroad. Rosario has been part of the Board of Directors of the Royal Holiday Foundation since it was created in 2015 and in 2023 she was unanimously elected President of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Association of Tourist Developers (AMDETUR), an association that brings together the founders and top representatives of the Vacation Ownership industry.

Alexis Ralph


Vice President of Business Development LATAM INTERVAL INTERNATIONAL. With over 18 years of experience in the industry with a focus on sales and finance…


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Alexis Ralph is in charge of Interval’s business development activities in Latin America, as well as customer relations and expanding Interval’s presence in one of the most important markets for the company. Prior to joining the Interval team, Alexis was vice president of development for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean at Accor Hotels. At Accor, he held positions of increasing responsibility and led many of the company’s development initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, he worked at FONATUR as Deputy Commercial Director, he was part of Horwath HTL, a global hotel, travel and tourism consulting company, and in the tourism and hospitality area of ​​Grupo Financiero Banorte, a leading company in the banking and financial sector of Mexico.

With extensive international experience, Alexis has participated as a guest speaker at industry-related conferences and seminars in the United States and Latin America. He has a bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana, a Master’s Degree in Senior Business Management from the IPADE Business School, and is certified by the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in the Hotel Real Estate Investment and Asset Management Program.

Gerardo Rioseco Orihuela


Industrial Engineer graduated from the Universidad Anáhuac, awarded the Anáhuac Leadership Medal in 2010 and member of the Council of Graduates of the Faculty of Engineering.

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Since 1982, he began his professional career in financial analysis and consulting. His first contact with the tourism industry was through Cancún Clipper in 1988. He participated in the creation of the Cancún Sunset Club. From the Bancomer Tourism Division, he directed Club Regina Los Cabos and since 1999 he has been an Executive of Grupo Posadas, where he participated in the creation of Fiesta Americana Vacation Club, Kívac and LARC; After 9 years in the Commercial Management of Provac, since November 2011, he holds the position of Vice President of Vacation Properties and is a member of the Executive Committee of Grupo Posadas. Active member in various trade associations such as the Mexican Association of Tourist Developers (Amdetur), the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and the Canadian Vacation Ownership Association (CVOA), among others.


Carlos Berdegué Sacristán


Graduated in Law, with honors from UNAM, he continued his studies at New York University, where he obtained his Master’s Degree in Laws.


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He has Data Base Marketing Hotels and Strategic Marketing certificates, as well as an Advanced Management Program certificate. Since 1987 he has served as President and General Director of El Cid Resorts. He is a Director of the El Cid Foundation, Partner of the UNAM Foundation, Active Member of the Friends of Delfos Association, Regional Director of Grupo Financiero Banorte, Regional Member of the World Travel & Tourism Council. In 2019, the Miguel Alemán Foundation awarded him the Tourism Excellence Award in its XXX edition. In 2020 he was appointed President of the Foreign Relations Committee of the National Tourism Business Council (CNET) and since 2019 he has served as Advisor to the National Association of Hotel Chains. 


Fernando González Contreras


Executive Vice President of Grupo TAFER Hotels & Resorts

Lic. in Business Administration from the University of San Diego in California. 

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He has more than 10 years of experience in the resort industry focused on offering top-notch vacation products. He has held executive positions in design and hotel construction, resort management, vacation ownership, and real estate. , marketing and finance.

He is a specialist in strategy and corporate development, coordinating and directing partners, supervising the execution of projects, as well as the financial and administrative evaluation of each resort.

Currently it is part of the new generation for the development and construction of the TAFER Hotels & Resorts Group’s line of luxury hotels.



Felipe de Jesús Ramírez Gutiérrez


Graduated from the UDG, he has a postgraduate degree in finance from the TEC de Monterrey – Panamericana and IPADE Business School.



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He has held strategic positions at Grupo Vidanta since 1986 and has been involved in the company’s most important projects.

In parallel, Ramírez Gutiérrez is the main promoter of Grupo Vidanta’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy and management system; Therefore, his role as leader of the CSR Committee also allows him to support the implementation of sustainable actions and initiatives on issues of the environment, fair practices and business ethics, community, quality of life of collaborators and practices related to consumers.

During his 32 years of professional experience, meeting the highest standards of the company, Felipe Ramírez has been a fundamental pillar for the growth of Grupo Vidanta, as well as in its positioning as the leading developer of resorts and tourist infrastructures in Mexico and Latin America. , specializing in vacation destinations, luxury hotel brands, golf courses, real estate and entertainment. He is currently President of the Board of Grupo Vidanta.


Jorge Herrera Rivadeneyra


President of Unlimited Vacation Club at AMResorts, one of the Apple Leisure Group companies. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana.


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He completed his Master’s Degree in Administration at the University of Southern California (USC) and has postgraduate studies at the Escuela Superior de Turismo in Madrid, at the Economics Institute in Boulder, Colorado and at ITAM.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the Tourism Sector, where he has collaborated as an Advisor to the Undersecretaries of Planning and Operations in the Ministry of Tourism; as General Director of Resort Condominiums International (RCI) in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean and as Commercial Director of Mayan Resorts.


Jorge Pardío Duarte


Outstanding professional with a solid track record in the Vacation Club industry since 1999. With a degree in Tourism Business Administration, he has dedicated his career to promoting the growth of the sector.

For 10 years, he was Project Director at Palace Resorts’ Palace Premier Club.


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He is currently Chief Operating Officer at Legendary, a position he has held for the past 12 years. In this capacity, he supervises and directs the operations of renowned brands such as Hard Rock All Inclusive in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, as well as Hoteles Único and Nobu. His proactive approach and team management skills have allowed him to contribute to Legendary’s continued success, solidifying its position as a leader in the competitive hospitality landscape.



Ana Laura Acevedo


I studied International Relations at the Universidad Nuevo Mundo and has more than 25 years of experience in different branches of the tourism industry.

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She has held various management positions focused mainly on the areas of sales, marketing and business strategy, covering multiple tourism segments such as: Management of Amex Travel Agencies, Executive Director of the OCV and Hotel Association of Manzanillo/Costa Alegre, Sales and Marketing Director of the Hotel Las Hadas Golf Marina and later promoted to the corporate commercial management of Brisas Hotels & Resorts, being in charge of national and international sales, marketing plan, public relations and reservations.

In 2004 she began her career within RCI as Director of Business Development for Mexico and Central America, subsequently managing key accounts and as of 2009 she was promoted as Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Programs for Latin America, having been in charge to date of the areas of: Development Service, Marketing, E-Commerce, New Product Development, Key Account Management and The Registry Collection (The largest luxury vacation exchange program in the world).