José Arana

Marketing Manager at Discover Puerto Rico

José Arana is the Marketing Manager for Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s Destination Marketing Organization. José provides guidance, assistance, and support at the organization’s tradeshows, conventions, and events. Also, liaises and collaborates with the organization’s LGBTQ+ market strategy and marketing efforts. José counts with 9+ years of experience.

His tourism industry expertise includes back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house guest experience management, group, conventions, and tradeshow planning support. He is part of the Destinations International 30 under 30 class of 2017. José has a master’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras, and a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Puerto Rico in Carolina.