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Tejeda describes New York City as a unique destination Tejeda describes New York City as a unique destination

Lisa Tejeda

Lisa Tejeda has joined NYC & Company, the official marketing, tourism and partnership organisation for the City of New York, as director, tourism market development, serving Latin America and the US Hispanic market.

Tejeda joins NYC & Company with more than 14 years of sales experience with AccorHotels Group and Hilton Hotels and Resorts. She previously also served as senior group sales manager, overseeing leisure and incentive markets, at Novotel New York Times Square Hotel.

In her new role, Tejeda will work together with NYC & Company’s travel trade representatives in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina to drive business to New York City’s five boroughs from these key markets, as well as to Colombia, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, and the US. Tejeda now reports to Makiko Matsuda Healy, managing director, tourism market development.

“New York City, a melting pot of diverse cultures and languages, is experiencing an unprecedented moment in its history with groundbreaking new developments, making it a truly unique destination to promote and sell. I look forward to engaging key members of the trade to further drive travel from the Latin visitor market in the year to come,” commented Tejeda.