Catarina Ferreira has professional experience at Steiner Leisure, Park Hyatt Hadahaa in the Maldives and Six Senses Douro Valley in Portugal. Recently, Catarina restructured the whole concept and functioning of the Sublime Comporta Spa & Wellness department where she worked as Spa & Wellness Manager.
Her training occurred at the International Hotel Management School, Les Roches Marbella, where she obtained the Swiss Hospitality Administration (SHA). Subsequently, she obtained a diploma in Spa Management and Techniques, and developed and enriched her professional experience, combining luxury hospitality with the Spa and Wellness area.
In addition, during her professional career she continued to develop at the academic level and carried out studies in the areas of Financial Management and Revenue Management for Spas by the International Hotel School, South Africa; Maximizing Spa Profitability and Financial Planning by the Glion Institute of Higher Education; Revenue Management by RM Academy; and also, Strategic Pricing and Revenue Management by Stowe Shoemaker (Ph.D. Hospitality Marketing and Strategic Revenue Management and Pricing), University of Nevada. Catarina also has knowledge and experience in CRM, Inventory Management and Retail Management.