Mario has travel in his blood, related for over 38 years to the Travel Industry, is also active in hotel development, real state and financial investments.
Cocha Travel was founded by the Fuenzalida family over 60 years ago and Mario has served as CEO for over 30 years and has guided the company to a unique position as the number one agency for both leisure and corporate travel in Chile. In addition, he is the founder of Talbot Hotels, which now owns and operates eight hotels in Chile and Argentina. Mario is president of BCD Travel Chile, a partnership of Cocha S.A. and BCD Travel International.
He has been recognized for many years as a thoughtful leader in travel management, marketing and strategy, actually serves in the Agency Advisory Board for Four Seasons and has served on the Board of Directors of BCD Travel, a multi-billion dollar company serving the international corporate travel market. He has also served as a shareholder of Woodside/Radius, as a member of the American Express Latin America Regional Steering Committee and of the American Express Worldwide Representative Advisory Board.