Tourism New Westminster Appoints New Executive Director

June 22, 2023, New Westminster, BC — Tourism New Westminster is excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Gerardo Corro, an industry veteran with a wealth of experience and a fervor for promoting tourism. With this exciting addition, Tourism New West is poised to take the city’s tourism industry to new heights.

Corro brings over two decades of tourism and hospitality experience to New Westminster. He has spearheaded successful tourism initiatives, fostered collaborative partnerships, and developed comprehensive strategies for various destinations around the world. His track record has proven to drive growth and generate exceptional results, through leveraging the unique charm and cultural heritage of the destinations while preserving their authenticity and integrity.

“We are thrilled to welcome Gerardo to our organization as the new Executive Director,” says Travis Johnson, President of Tourism New Westminster. “His extensive experience, combined with his passion for tourism, make him the perfect fit. We are confident that under his leadership, New West will flourish as a destination.”

Under Corro’s leadership, Tourism New Westminster aims to enhance its marketing efforts, expand its digital presence, and develop innovative tourism experiences that cater to a diverse range of interests. By showcasing the city’s hidden gems and unique attractions, the organization aims to position New Westminster as a must-visit destination for travelers seeking an enriching and authentic experience.

“I am excited to join the Tourism New West team,” says Corro. “This city holds immense potential as a tourism destination, and I look forward to working closely with industry partners, stakeholders, and the community to unlock its full possibilities. Together, we will showcase the rich history, vibrant arts scene, and natural beauty of New Westminster to visitors from near and far.”

“I am pleased to welcome Gerardo Corro to the position of Executive Director for Tourism New West. He has a strong understanding of how the tourism sector interconnects with arts, culture and economic sectors, and plays an important part in creating a vibrant local and broader regional economy,” says City Councillor Ruby Campbell. “Gerardo is very enthusiastic about all that New Westminster has to offer and the opportunities ahead of us. I look forward to working with him and the Tourism New West Board to help activate and promote New Westminster as the place to be!”

About Tourism New Westminster

Tourism New Westminster is the destination marketing organization dedicated to promoting New Westminster as a vibrant and captivating city for visitors. Through strategic partnerships, innovative marketing campaigns, and community engagement, Tourism New Westminster strives to showcase the city’s unique attractions and experiences while driving economic growth and enhancing the quality of life for its residents.

Media Contact

Gerardo Corro
Executive Director, Tourism New Westminster