Elidérico Viegas

AHETA - Algarve’s Association for Hotels and Tourism Enterprises

Founding member and Chief Executive of the Algarve’s Association for Hotels and Tourism Enterprises (AHETA)
founding member and vice-president of CTP – Portuguese Tourism Confederation
Republic of Poland’s Honorary Consul in the Algarve
Businessman since 1976
Associated to tourism since 1966
He was manager and founder of several national and regional business associations
He has several management courses, namely within tourism and hotel business
Degree in hotel management
As an association’s manager he has participated as speaker in regional, national and international seminars, workshops and conferences for more than 20 years
Edits and publishes regularly opinion pieces on various issues related to tourism activity, particularly, in the last 20 years.



Debate: The sustainability certifications as tools which create value for a tourism destination.