President & CEO
GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION SALES & MARKETING
was founded by Manlio Olivero, who previously co-founded a GSA company in 1980 where he was Executive V.P. & COO from 1980 to 2012.
His previous company represented Air Florida, Transbrasil (1980-2000), Lan Chile and Delta Air Lines (1986-1998) as GSA in Italy.
He promoted the launch in the market of Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Binter Canarias, China Southern Libyan Airlines and Syrianair.
GSA agreements with cruise lines (Holland America, Windstar, SeaDream Yacht Club, Crystal); he opened a tour operator focused on Brazil (Travelandia); represented National & Regional Tourism Boards (Embratur, Mato Grosso do Sul, Iguaçu, Rio Grande do Norte, Cearà, Veneto Region) and rental cars organizations (Alamo and Hertz).
In 1992 co-founded APG Global Associates – the network actually boasts over 100 worldwide country members and service providers across 7 continents and over 174 countries.