In this interview, we caught up with Steve Contos, senior v.p. – Caribbean & Luxury Portfolio Latin America, Marriott International, to talk Puerto Rico, Marriott’s millennial appeal and the company’s expansion plans.

Steve has been with Marriott International for over 30 years and formerly served as the area v.p. for Florida and New Orleans, where he managed a portfolio of full-service hotels. Contos oversees all properties and brands in the Caribbean and is responsible for directing the luxury portfolio for the Caribbean and Latin America, in partnership with respective geographic area vice presidents.