Pulse August 2017 - Page 93

PEOPLE OF ISPA Our ISPA community is full of interesting characters and inspiring stories. Visit PeopleofISPA.com to learn more about these incredible individuals. MEET Years in the spa industry: 15 Favorite spa treatment: Reflexology Three words to describe himself: 1. Positive 2. Perseverant 3. Fun Alejandro Ortiz Executive Spa Director The St. Regis Punta Mita Mexico FUN FACT He used to work as an entertainer in all-inclusive resorts when he was young. Well & Good WORLD TRAVELER Ortiz has been to every continent except Antarctica. Ortiz is the Global Wellness Day ambassador for Mexico and is a member of the Regional Wellness & Tourism Council’s Board. “As the Global Wellness Day ambassador for Mexico, I have the mission to spread the message of wellness and to build the public awareness to live every day like Global Wellness Day.” “Today I will do what others wont so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.” Netflix and… — JERRY RICE Guilty Pleasure Ortiz loves That 70s Show reruns Chocolate An Open Book Ortiz’ favorite thing to do in his spare time is read and his favoite book of all time is What About the Big Stuff? by Richard Carlson Now Playing “Be Your Sound” by Cosmic Gate & Emma Hewitt is currently on his playlist. Want to share your story? Visit peopleofispa.com and click “Share your story.” We can’t wait to hear from you! SOCIAL CONNECTIONS @stregispuntamita alejandro-ortiz-carbajal-0858bb26 stregispuntamita stregispuntamita.com August 2017 ■ PULSE 91