meet the positive people who make it happen
+impact Travel is privileged to have on board people who are passionate about travel and making a real difference for the environment and destination communities. We share the believe that travel is a force for good!
Our Advisory Board included mindful and conscious travelers, hotel owners, as we as experts in the travel industry and the verification and certification area.
Milena is the Founder and CEO of Positive Impact Travel: +impact Travel. She is a passionate traveler. Her travels have taken her to over 80 countries and made her acutely aware of the environmental and social issues we are facing.
Milena is a firm believed that travel is a force for good. Travel is an eye opening experience and pushed our boundaries and preconceived ideas of the world.
Originally from Milan, Italy, Anita continued her studies abroad in Boston, US and worked across the industry in New York, Milan, Bangkok and Hamburg. She has over ten years of experience in international marketing, communications
Executive Vice President, SGS, Switzerland
Apart from being an Executive Vice President at SGS, the world leading certification company, Roger is the founder of TIME, an incubator supporting entrepreneurs in Africa.
Roger has solid academic background and professional experience in the sphere of audit and certification for Ernst and Young, and commodity trading in Africa.
Roger has good knowledge and understanding of many African, Latin American and Carribean Countries’ cultures and environments.
He has recognized entrepreneurial exposure and more than 15 years of successful business and cooperation with Governments.
Head of Operations, Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), UAE
Folker is Head of Operations at Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world´s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, where he is responsible GHA’s global technology platform supporting the DISCOVERY loyalty programme that recognizes over 13 million valuable customers and rewards their loyal behaviour across over 500 hotels from 35 upscale and luxury hotels brands. He also oversees ecommerce systems, customer service and the data & analytics teams.
Prior to joining GHA, Folker spent twelve years with Kempinski Hotels, where he focussed on CRM, customer loyalty and project managing the implementation of OCIS, a central customer information database.
Folker has an MBA from Reims Management School.