ALTA 2018

28-October-2018 – 30-October-2018 | Panama City, Panama

Join Doug Sharpe and Marcelo Freire of ATPCO’s Sales Team as they attend the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum! This Latin American and Caribbean airlines meeting is the largest meeting of its kind, creating conversations around bettering the airline industry of the region.

Check out more here and remember to look for Doug and Marcelo at the event!

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  • Doug Sharpe - Regional Manager, Americas

    Doug has extensive airline industry experience and has served in leadership roles in IT, Product Development, Marketing and Sales. Inquisitive by nature and a problem solver at heart, he found his calling in the ever-changing airline industry, starting his career solving pricing issues at a GDS before joining ATPCO developing next generation solutions. In his current role, Doug works closely with airline and tech providers alike, helping them to reach their goals through ATPCO offerings across the portfolio. Doug holds an MBA in Marketing and an undergraduate degree in Information Technology from American Public University.

  • Marcelo Freire - Regional Director, Latin America & Caribbean

    Marcelo has over 25 years of experience in the Travel Industry, with focus in Latin America. He was part of the team who started operations of a major GDS in Brazil, acting in various roles from automation instructor to country sales manager.

    At ATPCO, he is responsible for the Latin American and Caribbean regions, developing and nurturing key account management with airlines, GDSs, OTAs, tech providers and local authorities.

    Marcelo holds graduate degrees in Business Administration/Management from Universidade Mackenzie and Marketing from Universidade Paulista, both in Brazil.