23-25 OCT 2024
SEVILLE-FIBES
Speaker

Megan Parkinson

Position:

Head of Sustainability and Global Engagement

Company:

LATA

Megan Parkinson

With over 20 years of experience in the LATAM travel industry, Megan has deep regional knowledge and expertise and has been a driving force in establishing and promoting sustainable tourism practices across the continent.

Megan worked for a number of specialist tour operators including Journey Latin America and Chimu Adventures before joining LATA in 2014. At LATA, Megan has grown the membership significantly to represent over 350 travel and tourism businesses operating to and around Latin America.

In 2018 Megan spearheaded LATA’s Sustainability charter; a milestone initiative establishing a guiding set of sustainability principles for the network. This laid the groundwork for LATA’s sustainability strategy and the implementation of a strategic training programme in collaboration with the Long Run. This transformative three-month training programme empowers businesses to embed sustainability into their day-to-day operations.