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Programme

     
 

Programme

Day 1, 1st of June

 

Transfer bus from Santa Justa Train Station, Seville (Spain)
Transfer bus from Faro Airport (Portugal)

15:00-20:00   Registration
21:00  

Welcome cocktail reception

 

 


 

 

Day 2, 2nd of June

08:00-09:00  

Registration at Forum venue (Tivoli Marina Hotel)

09:00-10:00  

Official Opening

- Rector of University
- Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Development
- Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education

- Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization

10:00-10:30  

- Special guest speaker address

10:30-11:00  
 

Tourism and Science: Development, Sustainability and Governance Issues

Keynote speakers

12:30-14:00  
    PARALLEL SESSIONS
14:00  

Session 1 - Climate Change and Sustainability

Introduction

14:10  

Application on tourism of the Hydrothermal Carbonisation Technology
María Luisa Hernández Latorre and Martin Hitzl, Spain

 

14:40  

Donor Funding and Tourism Adaptation to Climate Change in the Pacific: Kiribati and Tuvalu
Anna Huebner, Denmakr, and Simon Milne, New Zealand

 

15:10  

The Sky and Sustainable Tourism Development: A Case Study of Alqueva
Áurea Rodrigues and Apolónia Rodrigues, Portugal

 

15:40  

Using ICT to Facilitate a Process for Knowledge Management to Attain a Sustainable Tourism Development Strategy
Donald E. Hawkins, Sheryl M. Elliott, and Larry Yu, USA

 

16:10-16:30  

Q/A Discussion

 

14:00  

Session 2 - Development and Competitiveness

Introduction

14:10  

Regional Touristic Competitiveness: An Approach by Social Capital
Wafaa Nasser, France

 

14:40  

Competitive Intelligence Applied to Tourism Destination Management: Hotel Market Monitor
Jon Kepa Gerrikagoitia, Aurkene Alzua, Igor Ibarguren, Ibai Roman, and Nagore Espinosa, Spain

 

15:10  

Bridging Existing Academic Research on Tourist Competitiveness
Diego R. Medina-Muñoz and Rita D. Medina-Muñoz, Spain

 

15:40  

New Paths of Tourism Development in Portugal: An Intertwined Strategy
Antónia Correia and Adriano Pimpão, Portugal

 

16:10-16:30  

Q/A Discussion

 

14:00  

Session 3 - Governance and Tourism Policy

Introduction

14:10  

Accrediting Sustainable Event Practice
Charles Arcodia and Scott Cohen, Australia

 

14:35  

Tourism Governance Development in Uzbekistan: Re-thinking and Defining Breakthrough Vectors
A. Bekmuradov and D. O. Khamidov, Uzbekistan

 

15:00  

Sustainable Destination Development and Community-based Tourism: The Costa Smeralda Case Study
Giacomo Del Chiappa, Italy

 

15:25  

Tourist Attitudes Visiting Algarve towards an Accommodation Tax for
Environmental Protection

Patrícia Valle, Pedro Pintassilgo, António Matias, and Filipe André, Portugal

 

15:50  

Destination Governance to Promote Sustainable Tourism Development. The Case of Rural Marginal Areas
Maria Della Lucia and Umberto Martini, Italy

 

16:15-16:30  

Q/A Discussion

 

14:00  

Session 4 - Development and Competitiveness

Introduction

14:10  

Knowledge and Development for Tourism: UNWTO.Volunteers Programme
Susana Lima, Maria do Rosário Partidário, Celeste Eusébio, Portugal; and Cecilia García Gómez, Mexico

 

14:40  

Concept Testing People-First Tourism in Rural South Africa
Duarte B. Morais, USA : Ernie Heath, South Africa; Mapula Tlhagale, South Africa;
Fay Cobb Payton, USA; Kate Martin, USA: Khanjan Mehta, USA; and John Bass, USA

 

15:10  

Science Mystery Tour: A Threefold Typology
Sonia Ferrari, Monica Gilli, and Ezio Marra, Italy

 

16:40  

Using a Destination Recommendation System as a Tourism Development Tool
C. M. Goossen, H. Meeuwsen, F. Jappe, and A. de Jong, The Netherlands

 

16:10-16:30  

Q/A Discussion

 

16:30-17:00  
17:00  

Session 5 - Development and Sustainability

Introduction

17:10  

Sustainable Mass Tourism Destination:Tourists in Bologna, Italy

Anna Sörensson andYvonne von Friedrichs, Sweden

 

17:35  

Sustainable Development as a Competitive Advantage of Destination: Best Practice from the Czech Republic

Alzbeta Kiralova and Ivo Straka, Czech Republic


18:00  

Destination Building: A Strategic Approach to the Sustainable Development

Angelo Presenza and Antonio Minguzzi, Italy

 

18:25  

Regional Tourism Development: Innovation, Competiveness and Sustainability

João Romão, João Guerreiro, and Paulo M. M. Rodrigues, Portugal

 

18:50-19:15  

Q/A Discussion

 

17:00  

Session 6 - Governance and Tourism Policy

Introduction

17:10  

European Integration and the Potential of European Tourism Policy Making Forum
Panagiota Dionysopoulou, Greece

 

17:30  

Regional Tourism Information System:Improving Tourism Statistical Scenario in the Euskadi
Aurkene Alzua, Jon Kepa Gerrikagoitia, Mikel Zurutuza, Ibai Roman, and Nagore Espinosa, Spain

 

17:50  

Tourism Policy and Knowledge Processes: Exploring European Case Studies
Henrik Halkier, Denmark

 

18:10  

Integrating Sustainability into Chilean Tourism Policy: The Role of Governance
Erwin Tapia and Anne Zahra, New Zealand

 

18:30  

Innovative Professional Tourism Education and Projects between Russia and Foreign Countries
I.V. Zorin, E.N. Trofimov, A. I. Seselkin, and V.P. Smagin, Russia

 

18:50-19:15  

Q/A Discussion

 

17:00  

Session 6 - Development and Competitiveness

Introduction

17:10  

Dynamic Panel Data Tourism Demand Models
Célia M. Q. Ramos and Paulo M. M. Rodrigues, Portugal

 

17:35  

Turismo y pobreza: Una mirada al caso del cuzco (Perú)
Jessica Figueroa Pinedo, Spain

 

18:00  

Event Tourism as a Marketing Tool: Catalyst for Destination Image Change of Algarve and the Alentejo
Inês Cardeira and Paulo Nunes, Portugal

 

18:25  

Service Encounter Based Innovation and Tourism: New Development Potentials
Flemming Sørensen and Jens Friis Jensen, Denmark

 

18:50-19:15  

Q/A Discussion

 

19:10-20:00  

Group wrap-up

 

 

 


 

 

Day 3, 3rd of June

09:30-11:30   Plenary session – Parallel sessions presentations
11:00-11:30  
11:30-13:00  

Plenary session

  • Ulysses Prize lecture
  • Proposals. Decision making
  • Final address: Algarve UNWTO.Know Consensus Declaration
13:00-13:30  

Closing remarks

13:30-15:00  
15:00   Social programme “Algarve, on the way of Portuguese Discoveries”
20:00  

 

Social Programme


DAY 3, 3rd of June, 15:00


Social programme “Algarve, on the way of Portuguese Discoveries”

Forum Language


The official language of the forum is English. Simultaneous translation will be provided in Portuguese, Spanish and French for the opening ceremony and keynote presentations only.

 
         
 
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