Mr. Carlos Mercado Santiago
Carlos Mercado Santiago, has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. In addition, he has a Master's Degree in Operational Management and Leadership.
Mr. Mercado was Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Cooperative Development and Investment Fund (FIDECOOP) and deputy director of the Trade and Export Company, a government entity responsible for exports and small businesses in Puerto Rico. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Ports and the Board of Directors of Discover Puerto Rico (DMO).
As Executive Director of the Tourism Company, his priorities are to give continuity to the health and safety initiatives related to Covid -19; promote the development of tourism projects and sustainable tourism. Commercial relations with airlines and cruise lines; as well as preparing the destination by supporting the municipalities and encouraging SMEs (small local businesses) to improve the tourist offer in Puerto Rico.