A dynamic top-performing entrepreneur with over 15-years of experience in the luxury travel and real estate arena in North America, South America, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean, Tina Lyra is respected as an expert in the industry. Prior to launching TL Portfolio in Brazil, Tina held leadership roles in world renown firms such as Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, and Sotheby’s International Realty, amongst others.
With a degree in counseling and coaching in the USA and body therapy in Brazil, Cynthia has a extensive background in administrative and human resource positions.
Having worked as director assistant at the Coca Cola Company and Euroconsult do Brasil, and as counselor director of human development at OW4Y Consulting, Cynthia has assisted executives through coaching and counseling on capacity building.
Born in São Paulo and raised abroad, Patricia has always been passionate about traveling and started her career in the luxury travel industry in 2004 interning in her family’s hotel while studying Business Administration in FAAP University. She has worked as a travel advisor at Teresa Perez Tours and later was a key figure in the creation of Travelweek São Paulo (now ILTM Latin America). In 2012, joined forces with Tina Lyra at the birth of TL Portfolio. As the company grew and became international, in 2015 Patricia became the global director of events and creates the most authentic experiences for TL Portfolio’s clients.
GLOBAL SALES DIRECTOR
With a degree in Hospitality from the Centro Universitário SENAC, Ana brings eight-years of experience in travel sales and customer service.
Having worked at some of the top travel agencies in Brazil including B360 and Moinhotur, Ana was also Guest Relations at Walt Disney World in Orland where she specialized in exceeding guests expectations and fulfilling unique demands.
SALES – BRAZIL
Graduated in tourism at PUC –SP, with a masters in marketing from the University of South Wales in Australia, Paula has always been passionate about travel. Having lived in the USA, Canadá and Australia, she also has always worked in the tourism industry. Her career has led her to Grand Hyatt São Paulo,Japan Airlines, Sheraton Sydney, and finally Teresa Perez Tours, where she was responsible for supplier relationship and portfolio management during seven years.
SALES – BRAZIL
Brought up in São Paulo with European background, Vivian graduated from FAAP University with a degree in Public Relations and an intrinsic desire to explore the world. She initiated her career in tourism working for Matueté as travel consultant, a renowned Virtuoso travel agency in São Paulo. After 3-years dealing with some of the most demanding clients, she took a sabattical and set out to explore South East Asia, her 12-months epic journey through 13 countries.
SALES – BRAZIL
Born in São Paulo and passionate about travel, Luiza has the dream to explore the whole world.
Having experience in the travel agency Jazz Side for 03 years, she was responsible for the creation and execution of incredible itineraries around the globe.
Studying advertising and marketing at FAAP and Anhembi Morumbi, achieving dreams and remarkable experiences are among her greatest virtues.
SALES – MEXICO
Originally from Mexico City, Andrea has over 11 years of experience working in the high-end tourism and hospitality industry.
She began her career working for Hoteles Quinta Real, a luxury hotel group in Mexico. There, she spent numerous years in different positions ranging from sales to event planning, working directly with international celebrities as well as with multinational business groups.
Her passion for delivering top service led Andrea to her last role as the International Sales Manager for Jose Cuervo’s tourism division where she participated in growing and expanding the town of Tequila as a luxury and cultural destination.
SALES – MEXICO
Mexican, from Mexico City, Domenica started her career working for Camino Real Hotels, an important hotel brand in Mexico, that has 18 hotels in Mexico and one in the USA and now belongs to the Real Tourism Group. Her different positions were always related to sales. After a while, she had the opportunity to move to the USA and work at Hotel Four Seasons in Washington DC in Food & Beverage. On her return, she started to work in the corporate sector at the NH Hotel Group, developing sales for Business Travel MICE, tour operators and airlines.
SALES – SOUTH AMERICA (SPANISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES)
A graduate in Hotel Management from La Suisse in Buenos Aires, Julieta started her hotel career in 2007 as a front desk agent at the prestigious Four Seasons Buenos Aires. She then moved to Aspen as a food & beverage trainee at the award-winning Little Nell. Once back in Buenos Aires she joined the opening team of Algodon Mansión, Relais & Chateaux where she headed their sales efforts. In 2012 she returned to Four Seasons Buenos Aires as Sales Manager incharge of the USA, Latin America, China & Russia markets. She also enjoyed working at MasterCard, Hyatt Carmelo in Uruguay and consulting for independent hotels in Argentina.
SALES – NORTH AMERICA
Jane Maine de Biran’s career spans 25 years and two continents as she has held management and ownership positions in the United States and France.
During a twenty year period, Jane has consulted for many of the world’s finest hotels and resorts, including Auberge Resort, KSL Resorts, The Carneros Inn, Miraval Spa and a host of well-known independent properties.
SALES – NORTH AMERICA – AQUA EXPEDITIONS
Monika Weinsoft began her career in travel in 2003 and quickly earned distinction as an expert in the luxury cruise market. Recognized as one of the “30 best Travel Advisors under 30″ by Travel Agent Magazine in 2008, Monika began focusing her attention on the South Pacific through Tourism Australia’s team. After a move to Los Angeles, Monika joined Travoca and in 2015, shifted her industry expertise to representing International Expeditions, Quark Expeditions and Zegrahm.
GLOBAL PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR
With a post-graduate degree in Journalism from Cásper Libero and a degree in Communications from ESPM in São Paulo, Fernanda Settani brings 12 years of experience in the media arena. Upon completing her studies, Fernanda joined Wish Report, one of Brazil’s leading luxury & lifestyle publications as editor of special projects. When Forbes Magazine entered the Brazilian market, Fernanda was invited to join the benchmark publication as Lifestyle Editor.
Graduated in Multimedia Journalism at FACAMP college and specialized in International Relations and Art History, Patricia Ruzene started her career in 2010.
From the beginning, she joined prestigious publications such as GQ and Glamour Brasil writing articles about lifestyle, gastronomy and fashion, greatly improving her communication skills.
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