Federico Vignati

Principal Executive at CAF - development bank of Latin America

Federico VignatiDr Federico Vignati is a tourism economy and sustainable development expert, with a proven record working with public institutions, private firms, international NGOs, and multilateral organizations in Latin America, the Caribbean and South-East Africa. He is the author on several publications on tourism economy and destinations management and serves as advisor on tourism strategy to the Board of Machu Picchu Tourism Authority. His areas of interest are related to climate-change mitigation and tourism destinations.
Insights by Federico Vignati (4)

Hospitality stakeholders: Why is COP26 important?

COP26 is perhaps the last chance for multilateral negotiations to drive change for good. It is hard to think in two more years without deciding on carbon pricing, carbon markets, green bonds, and other climate financing solutions that are pending consensus, regulation etc.

Sustainability-driven legislation: setting the right conditions for hospitality?

Legislation should and will follow up the Paris Agreement and the overall social push for change. Companies and their staff need to act proactively, integrating climate action at the DNA of business practice, leading to innovative carbon products, services, processes, value chains, customer relations, etc.

Driving Resiliency and Sustainability in Hospitality: Five Priorities for 2021

The challenge for decoupling growth from impacts, which is at the core of a possible green tourism and hospitality recovery, relies very much on three levels of change. First, climate policies should be in place with the right incentives, making the economic gains of efficiency and long-term commitment to sustainability notorious for tourism businesses.

The Future of Sustainability Certification: Micro-Certification?

Yes, there is a role for micro-certifications companies who can prove to properly apply international protocols covering specific issues, which are at the top list of the hospitality industry and the international demand.