Where is he from?
Manuel is from Sudzal, a small place in Yucatán state, about four hours from Akumal. He has three brothers and one sister. His parents and brothers all still live in Sudzal.
How long has Manuel worked at HAC?
Manuel started with Hotel Akumal Caribe in 2007. He was responsible for the Laundry for a year and a half before changing jobs to the front desk area. He worked as a bellboy for one year before getting his current job; now he is working in Reception.
What brought Manuel to Akumal?
In 2004 Manuel had the opportunity to come to Akumal to get a job, but he didn’t accept it. In July 2007 he had another opportunity to come to Akumal to get a job and to make real his dreams. He accepted this job because his cousins were working in the same place. Manuel agreed to come to HAC to work only for a month, but he changed his mind because he loved Akumal and his job.
Here's where Manuel met his wife and began a family.
What does Manuel like to do on his time off?
Manuel likes to spend every single minute with his daughter, son and wife, and take his family out for a walk in Playa del Carmen.
A goal of Manuel's
Be the best in what he does. Learn another language such as French or Chinese.
What does he like most about working at HAC?
Manuel enjoys meeting new people, but mostly he likes it because his job, he says, is like a school for him. He enjoys helping the guests have better vacations.