PROGRAMME
13 octubre 2020
TOWARDS NEW MODELS OF TOURISM.

TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS AIMED AT BREAKING UP CONCENTRATIONS OF TOURISTS AND PROMOTION OFF-SEASON TOURISM.

The congress will be held face-to-face with live streaming in the morning (9:10- 14:15).
The afternoon sessions (16:30-18:00) can be followed only through the streaming platform.
13 Oct. 2020

REGISTRATION

FACE -TO- FACE ATTENDEES: Remember to show on your mobile your personalized ticket (includes QR code) so that we can read the QR. Only those attendees who have received a...
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INSTITUTIONAL WELCOME

Welcome by the congress organization and the promoting entities. Xavier Torra, Presidente, Eurecat. www.eurecat.org Xavier Marcé, Councilor for Tourism and Creative industries, Barcelona City Council, www.ajuntament.barcelona.cat/en/ Juan Luís Ruiz, Deputy...
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Xavier Torra | EURECAT
Xavier Marcé | Barcelona City Council
Juan Luís Ruiz | Barcelona Provincial Council
Joaquim Ferrer | Ministry of Business and Knowledge. Generalitat de Catalunya.

DISCUSSION PANEL: LESSONS LEARNED TO FACE 2021 AS A YEAR OF TRANSITION

Moderator: Rolando García San Vicente, Business development in tourism innovation, Eurecat www.eurecat.org Speakers of the discussion panel: Marta Farrero, Director, Patronat de Turisme  de la Diputació de Tarragona. costadaurada.info |...
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Rolando García San Vicente | Eurecat
Marta Farrero | Tourist Board of Tarragona Provincial Council.  
Xavier Suñol | BARCELONA CITY COUNCIL
Jorge Traver | EUROPEAN TOURISM ASSOCIATION (ETOA)

INTERVIEW WITH THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER NICHOLAS HALL

Interview with Nicholas Hall Ignacio de las Cuevas Manager CoE in Tourism Innovation www.coeintourisminnovation.org/ Nicholas Hall. CEO & Founder The Digital Tourism Think Tank www.thinkdigital.travel/   Courtesy of Nicholas Hall,...
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Ignacio de las Cuevas | CoE in Tourism Innovation
Nicholas Hall | The Digital Tourism Think Tank
10:55 H - 11:45 H

COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING

Technology and innovation, key elements for the recovery of the tourism sector

Speaker: Joan Borràs ICT & Tourism Project Manager of the Department of Tourism Innovation Eurecat www.eurecat.org The recovery of the tourism sector after the pandemic is not based only on technology,...
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Joan Borràs | Eurecat

StarTechTour Challenge PRESENTATION

The Catalan Tourism Board promotes StarTechTour Challenge, the program to support technological entrepreneurship applied to tourism. At a critical time for this sector, the project offers several business challenges defined...
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Patrick Torrent | AGENCIA CATALANA DE TURISMO

Tools for thinning tourist density and promoting off-season tourism in the Mediterranean

Speakers of the session: Josep Rodríguez Head of International Relations Oficina Tècnica de Turisme. Diputació de Barcelona https://www.diba.cat/es/web/dturisme/ott @UEturisme | @MEDCommunity3_1 Presentation: Tools for thinning tourist density and promoting off-season...
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Josep Rodríguez | Tourism Technical Office – DIPUTACIÓ DE BARCELONA
Joan Meseguer | Fundació Valenciaport
Gersón Beltrán López | Play & go experience
Alessandro Galli | Global Footprint Network

[BRIDGE EVENT – CHARM PROJECT]
CHARM PROJECT PRESENTATION

The CHARM project, co-funded by the European COSME programme, is led by the Catalan Tourist Board (ACT) and has a total of seven partners representing six European countries (Germany, Belgium,...
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Blanca Cros i Moll | Catalan Tourism Board

[BRIDGE EVENT – CHARM PROJECT]
PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION PANEL | APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES IN RURAL AREAS: ADDING VALUE TO THE TOURISM PRODUCT”

How technologies could help little villages to develop sustainable tourism projects to attract more visitiors and help the local economy. The goal of this session is to share experiences in...
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Ulf Sonntag | NIT – Institute for Tourism Research in Northern Europe
Reinhard Lanner | Austria National Tourist Office
Frank Grafenstein | Neusta Grafenstein GmbH – Experts in tourism marketing
Heini Niklas-Salminen | Virtual Guide AR/AV
Pere Pérez | VISYON 360
Alex Bretón | AFTERSHARE.TV
14:15 H

END OF THE FACE-TO-FACE SESSIONS

[BRIDGE EVENT – CHARM PROJECT]
CHARM: NETWORKING ACTIVITY BETWEEN TOURISM INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS

One of the goals of this activity is to foster the encounter and the collaboration between the tourism industry and the technology providers. This networking activity will be guided by...
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ONLINE SESSION-ELEVATOR PITCH

Speakers: Pere Granados Carrillo, Major of Salou and President of The Salou Tourism Board, The Salou Tourism Board. visitsalou.eu Rafael de Villasante, Director, Iternatura iternatura.es | @devillasante @iternatura Xavier Socías,...
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Pere Granados | Salou Tourism Board
Rafael de Villasante | ITERNATURA
Xavi Socías | Neapolis – MedGaims
Gemma Prenafeta | SHARIFY
Auxi Piñero | Vanwoow
Kei Shibata | Venture Republic

ONLINE SESSION.KEYNOTE SPEAKER JONATHAN TOURTELLOT: “Our Chance to Rethink Tourism: Regenerative and Beyond”

“Our Chance to Rethink Tourism: Regenerative and Beyond” The key to destination sustainability and higher quality of community life is a holistic approach. That was the reason for creating the...
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Jonathan Tourtellot | Destination Stewardship Center