Global Forum on Tourism Statistics, Knowledge and Policies


Mr. Miguel Sanz Castedo

Turespaña, Spain

Director General


Graduated in Business Studies in the UK, where he also achieved a Master's degree in Latin American Politics and Economics at the London School of Economics. He has lived and worked in several countries in Europe, the USA and Latin America. His professional career in Spain has been developed in different marketing and cultural communication projects, mainly in the tourism field. He has been Director of Marketing and Promotion of the public company Turismo Madrid of the Community of Madrid; Coordinator of the Tourism Area of the municipal company Promoción Madrid and, since 2016, Director of Tourism of the also municipal company Madrid Destino. Since 2018, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of European Cities Marketing, an association that brings together management and promotion entities from more than 120 European urban destinations. In July 2020, he was appointed General Director of the Spanish Tourism Institute - Turespaña.

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