Rita Alves Machado
She has a degree in Tourist Business Management from Aix-Marseille III University and a post-graduate degree in Marketing from the Catholic University of Lisbon. She started her career at Turismo de Portugal in France, followed by several years of consultancy - at Horwath's and Deloitte. At Pousadas de Portugal she coordinated marketing, distribution and sales teams. She joined Tivoli Hotels & Resorts in 2002 as Marketing Director and was also Sales Director for several years.