Jose Antonio Rivera
Jose Antonio Rivera, AMResorts®’ Vice President of Development, has been the point person for all development projects since 2004. He has overseen the company's refurbishment efforts for four properties, the expansion of three properties and the construction of eight new properties. While overseeing these projects, Jose Antonio also sought out new prime opportunities for expansion and growth.
Prior to joining AMResorts, Jose Antonio enjoyed success as CEO for Mansion Imperial Acapulco, focusing on the construction projects of this five-star hotel group. He also served as CEO for Expo Banamex & Convention Center Las Americas, opening the city’s first world-class convention center. Jose Antonio was also Managing Director for Hotel Camino Real, Mexico, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, and held top positions as Vice President of Operations for Westin Hotels in Mexico and Latin America, along with Owner’s Representative for the Ritz Carlton Cancun. Jose Antonio received his D.B.A. in Advanced Administration from Colegio de Graduados, Mexico.
Jose Antonio’s track record speaks for himself. He has been a Bailli Honorario de Cancun / Maitre Hotelier since 1979, an international associate of the legendary gastronomic society, Chaîne des Rotisseurs, is a member of Asociación de Escuelas Hoteleras Europeas, and the Founder / President of Honorario Vitalico. During ABASTUR 2013, Jose Antonio was honored with the "Key to Progress" Award as "Hotelier of the Year 2013", bestowed annually by AMAIT Abastecedores Turisticos AC.
Recently, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Board President, Richard Doumeng, selected Jose Antonio as CHTA’s Regional Vice President. Jose Antonio joined CHTA’s Executive Committee and will continue performing his duties as a member of the Board of Directors.