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Our Development Team

Cristiano Goncalves

Regional VP, Latin America Development

Cristiano Goncalves

Manager, Mainstream Development

Cristiano guides the development of all IHG brands across 22 Latin American countries. Previously, he worked at Hilton Worldwide, serving as Vice President of Development for the Andean Region. Additionally, in a former role with Accor Hospitality, Cristiano accepted positions that moved him throughout Latin America, including Assistant General Manager, Development Manager, Director of Development for Central America and the Andean Region, and Director of Operations. A graduate of the prestigious École Hôtelière de Lausanne, Cristiano began his hospitality career with internships with InterContinental Hotel and Resorts in Switzerland and Hyatt Hotels in San Diego, California. Cristiano stays busy outside the office by spending time with his family, exploring new destinations, discovering new restaurants, and running at least four times a week.