Jacqueline Kuehnel has worked in the tourism industry since 1980 where she has held senior positions in areas of planning, development and operations of outbound leisure travel. Until 2004, she was Vice President of Product and Operations at Signature Vacations, Canada where she was responsible for the strategic development of tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico. In 2005 Jacqueline established JK Consulting Enterprises (JKCE) where she consults on climate change, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business strategy to a wide range of companies in and outside of the travel and tourism sector. Jacqueline is also a regular lecturer on business and tourism at Ryerson University.
The Next Megatrend: Sustainability as a Game Changer for the Hospitality and Tourism Sector was the theme of the 2011 Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association‘s Annual General Meeting lunch held at the Hilton Barbados on June 8.