January 10, 2022

Tourism and Sustainability: Case Studies from the Mediterranean Region // January 26th, 2022. Register for the II° Webinar of the SubNetwork on Mediterranean Tourism


“Tourism and Sustainability: Case Studies from the Mediterranean Region”, the II° thematic webinar of the UNIMED SubNetwork on Mediterranean Tourism, will be held next January 26th, 2022 – 10h30 am to 12h00 pm CET.

Sustainable tourism is defined by the UN Environment Program and UN World Tourism Organization as “tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities.”

In this webinar, some case studies about the topic of Sustainable Tourism at Mediterranean level are showcased. Thanks to the innovations and also due to the exigencies emerged in the COVID era, thematic experts from Portugal, Italy and Jordan will present experiences and research on this topic.

Register here


10h30 | Welcome & Introduction

Prof. Mohammed Alazaizeh, University of Jordan & Zayed University

Prof. Konstantina Zerva, University of Girona

10h35 | A reflection on the Alentejo’s residents’ perceptions on tourism: is really there some sustainability?

Prof. Maria do Rosário Borges & Prof. Joana Lima, University of Évora

10h55 | Solution Heritage: technologies, environment and tourism in the Smart Villages

Prof. Luisa Carbone, University of Tuscia

11h15 | Ecotourism as a tool for sustainable development, the case study of Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan

Prof. Malek Jamaliah, University of Jordan

11h35 | Q&A session

11h55 | Closing remarks

The language of the event will be English.

The webinar will be held on Zoom and recorded

Have a look at the Webinar Booklet for further insights.

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