ANDRÉS FASSI

Sports Vice President PACHUCA GROUP President TALLERES CLUB - FIRST DIVISION
Andrés Fassi currently holds Sports Vice Presidency of Pachuca Group.He also serves as President of Talleres Club - First Division. Former a physical trainer, Mr. Fassi worked for different First Division Soccer teams in his home country such as Belgrano, Racing, Talleres de Córdoba and San Lorenzo de Almagro. As Sports Director, he has won four CONCACAF Championships, a South American Cup in 2006 (the only Mexican team to win a competition organized by CONMEBOL), a super league in the United States, five league tournaments in Mexico, as well as two other finals. His high performance as Technical Director and Sports Director have led him to take the Sports Vice Presidency of the Pachuca Group. Nowadays, Andrés Fassi is responsible and the master mind of the Pachuca Model itself, which has been the subject of study at several internationally renowned universities such as Harvard University, with the Pachuca Group Model as a case of success. Mr. Fassi holds a degree in Physical Education from the Lasallian School.
Speaker’s sessions
Tue, Oct 15, 11:30AM - 12:15PM

PANEL SESSION IV:THE INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN ADVENTURE,SPORTS,AND TOURISM

SI: Cantonese, English, Putonghua, Portuguese, Spanish

With the demand for authentic experiences on the rise, adventure and sports activities can diversify tourism offerings and increase a destination’s competitiveness. Looking at different facets of these markets from a wide geographical perspective, speakers will address how adventure and sports are changing the way people travel and their potential for synergies. How do these three markets complement each other? How have sports events and mega-events affected the global tourism industry? In what ways have adventure and sports offerings at destinations impact the traveller consumer experience?  Finally, how can adventure, sports, and tourism help destinations tackle seasonality, boost infrastructure, and reinforce their brands?