“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.
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
More information will be available soon.