Bradley Weiss is a sustainable tourism consultant who has worked in over 30 countries across Africa, Latin America, and Asia. In over a decade as a consultant, he has supported tourism ministries, businesses, and communities to harness the potential of the tourism sector. Much of his work has been through organizations such as the World Bank, USAID, the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). His areas of specialization include tourism planning, capacity building, product development, quality standards and certification, community tourism development, destination marketing, public-private dialogue (PPD) facilitation, and traveler’s philanthropy.
Prior to becoming a consultant, he worked at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as the Education Council program coordinator. Before that, he was the director of business development for one of the earliest online travel communities (IgoUgo), worked as a tour guide in Brazil, and wrote travel guidebooks (Rough Guides and Fodor’s) in six Latin American countries. His native language is English and he speaks Spanish and Portuguese fluently. He also dabbles in French. Bradley holds two masters degrees in tourism administration and management.