Tourism is one of the biggest industries in the world. The World Tourism Organization defines sustainable tourism 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 line with the definition of sustainable tourism, this event is aimed at promoting sustainable tourism specifically in countries of the Mediterranean.
To provide an overview different aspect related with the coastal and maritime Tourism, i.e., several aspects related with this kind of tourism and the importance of its protection and sustainability.
- To provide effective and necessary knowledge to really move forward sustainable coastal protection by the massive and neglected tourism that damages the environment.
- To provide an basic knowledge about the gastronomy surrounding sea products
- To improve the knowledge of the sea´s landscape and its history as a tourist resource.
- To achieve a proper way to manage and promote sustainable coastal tourism
This event is divided by groups. Each of one will study the following topics:
Sea´s landscape and its history as a tourist resource
Gastronomy surrounding sea products and tourism
The heritage of the maritime space and its possibilities of application to tourism
This event is comprised of lectures, practical exercises and question and answer sessions.
Leaders of local and regional associations and NGOs
University students and academic researchers on the topic
Coastal and Maritime Tourism Public officials
Coastal and Maritime Tourism professionals
University professors on the topic
Anyone person interested in the topic