Alonso Vera Cantú


Producer and writer

Also known as “Pata de Perro”, he is a specialist in regenerative tourism and has been around Mexico and the world on several occasions, producing in more than 100 countries. Producer, writer, journalist and publicist with more than 20 years of experience and various international awards, he is the author of the book “Viajar para Vivir” published by Grijalbo, as well as the owner and producer of various radio, web and television programs. Pata advises governments and companies, designs tourism products, and lectures at universities and specialized forums, including TED.

He was a columnist for the newspaper Reforma for 19 years and has published more than a thousand articles in the most prestigious media, as well as practical guides, series, programs and documentaries on tourist and cultural themes for National Geographic, Discovery Networks, Visit México, Unicable, Mundo Joven , Mexico Travel Channel, La Hora Nacional, W Radio, Travel + Leisure, New York Times, and many more.

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