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Yuri Horowitz

Co-founder and Partner at Navigo International, Yuri Horowitz has 19 years working throughout the travel and tourism industry, with experience across the entire value chain – from front-end hospitality to high-level tourism planning and policy.

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Specializing in community engagement, emerging destinations, and sustainable tourism, he focuses on developing a shared vision among stakeholders and implementing programs that have far-reaching social benefits. Some of the organizations he has worked with include the World Bank, Clinton Foundation, U.S. State Department, U.S. Peace Corps, USAID, U.S. Travel Association, Tourism Cares, Solimar International and Starwood Hotels. Mr. Horowitz has a Master of Tourism in Sustainable Destination Management from George Washington University’s Business School and a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Boulder. A traveler at heart, he has been to over 60 countries on 6 continents and worked on tourism development projects all over the world from Peru to Port-au-Prince and Tajikistan to Timbuktu.