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Carlos Javier Larrea Crespo - Vice Minister of Tourism, National Ministry of Ecuador

The Vice Minister of Tourism, Carlos Javier Larrea Crespo, was born in Quito 32 years ago.

From 2009, until his appointment at the Tourism Secretariat (May 2017), he worked as Legal Manager of Hoteles Decameron Ecuador, one of the main hotel chains in the region.

During his experience in tourism sector he has specialized in attracting foreign investment.

Carlos Larrea, who has an important career in different fields of the legal area, confesses his love for Ecuador, country of the four worlds.

He is considered a regular explorer, mountains and outdoor activities lover.


(2003 - 2009) University of the Americas: Lawyer of the Courts and Courts of the Republic.
(2015 - 2016) University of Barcelona, OBS Business School: Master in International Business Law.