Vinicius Lummertz has become the new Minister of Tourism in Brazil.
Previously President of the Brazilian Tourism Board’s – EMBRATUR, Mr. Lummertz takes the position today, April 10, following on from Mr. Marx Beltrão.
Vinicius Lummertz holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the American University of Paris, a postgraduate degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School, in the IMD of Lausanne, Switzerland, and an Executive MBA from Amana Key in São Paulo.
Lummertz takes on the responsibility of continuing the process of modernizing the sector, reducing bureaucracy and boosting tourism as a strategic activity for the country’s economic growth.
The new chairman of Embratur will be announced in the next days.