Appointed Managing Director
At Paradisus Los Cabos in San José del Cabo, Mexico
Teresa has an impressive hospitality career spanning over 35 years. Prior to joining the Meliá Hotels International family, she worked with Occidental Hotels & Resorts, serving as a General Manager, Managing Director and VP of Operations and Brand Development for a variety of properties. As General Manager for Occidental Hotels & Resorts' Royal Hideaway, Teresa was instrumental in successfully managing and positioning the hotel as the first all-inclusive property admitted into the LHW program. More recently, she held roles as Managing Director for The O Property Collection in Turks & Caicos, General Manager for Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta, and Director of Asset Management Consulting for Buchhalter International Group.
Teresa obtained a degree in international hospitality and tourist management from the Glion Higher Institute of Education in Monteux, Switzerland, as well as an MBA from the Business School ESADE in Madrid, Spain. She also has a degree in hotel design from Cornell University, and an interior design degree from Parsons School of Design. Teresa has experience in not only hotel openings and operations, but in brand development, financial management and sales and marketing. She is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.