New York City
Apple Leisure Group
Alejandro (Alex) Zozaya is Chief Executive Officer of Apple Leisure Group® (ALG), a hospitality powerhouse comprised of Apple Vacations®, Travel Impressions®, CheapCaribbean.com®, AMResorts®, Amstar dmc® and Unlimited Vacation Club®. Alex’s 30+ years of industry experience, including 11 years as AMResorts' Founder and President, have guided the Group’s record-breaking growth and secured ALG’s status as the world’s #1 provider of North American leisure travelers to Mexico and the Caribbean. This year, ALG, through AMResorts, will operate more than 50 upscale resorts in 22 premium beach destinations across the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama. ALG’s resort footprint will extend to 68 hotels totaling 24,000+ rooms across 9 countries by 2019. Prior to establishing AMResorts in 2001, Alex held senior positions at Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts, including Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he directed all commercial activities for Latin America's largest hotel consortium. Alex's outstanding contributions to international hotel business have earned him numerous industry accolades. Expansion has included Alex on its list of the 100 most important and influential business people in Mexico for the last five consecutive years and other distinctions for hospitality excellence include "Hotelier of the Year" and the Diamante award.