Contributor Profile

Eugenio Yunis

Job TitleAdvisor to the Board of Directors

Company NameFEDETUR, the Chilean Federation of Tourism Companies


Eugenio is a Civil Engineer (University of Chile), and holds a Masters degree in Development Economics (University of Grenoble, France).

He worked for 20 years at the World Tourism Organization (1982-1990 and 1997-2010) holding different senior positions, including Director for Technical Cooperation, Director of Sustainable Development of Tourism, and Director General of the Programme of Work of the entire Organization.

He was a member of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics from 2013 to 2019.

Between 1990 and 1994 he was Director General of SERNATUR, the national government department in charge of tourism in Chile. Between 2010 and 2016 he was the CEO of FEDETUR, the national tourism trade federation.

Conference Sessions

  • Can we make tourism better?

    Wednesday17:00 - 18:0011 Nov 2020
    WTM Virtual Responsible Tourism Theatre

    An opportunity to reflect on this year's WTM Responsible Tourism sessions and to consider how we move forward to make better tourism for travellers and holidaym...

    • Language: English