John McCarthy

Company: Leisure Partners SAPI de CV

Position: Executive Chairman / Partner


Born and raised in Mexico.
35 plus years of experience in tourism development, including master-planned communities, hotels, resorts, golf, marinas, timeshares, etc.
Head of Bancomer’s Tourism Division and Head of FONATUR during Mr. Fox’s administration.
Good international experience, but mostly focused on Mexico and Latin America


Tourism and Hotel development in all of its phases. Resort Residential, Shared Ownership, Tourism from a Macro/ Government perspective.

Professional Memberships

Amdetur ex Chair. CNET Chair. Presidente Intercontinental past BOD. International Cruise Gallery BOD, Mexico’s Tourism Promotion Board BOD, Anglo Mexican Institute Vice Chair, and BOD. Endeavor Mentor, Costamex BOD.