Changes on the Executive Board

Following his unanimous appointment at the WYSE Travel Confederation Annual General Meeting on 17 September, Manel Bassols, Director of Agora BCN CETT, Spain was elected to 
serve in a three year position on the Confederation’s  Executive Board. Manel is has worked for 37 years in the field of youth tourism in a variety of different contexts including as a professor of the School of Hotel Management of the University of Barcelona and Agora BCN, an international student residence in the city.


Carla Ferreira, Owner of SaltyCrax Adventures and Backpackers, South Africa returns to the Board for two years after serving in a one-year position for the period 2012-2013. In addition to managing SaltyCrax, Carla is founder of the SAVE Foundation and SAVE Volunteer Programmes, a non-profit Organisation offering community and conservation volunteer programs in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and other African countries.Both mandates will start on 1 January 2014.