How do we face the future of Gastronomy Tourism?
David Mora, Coordinator of the Master in Gastronomy Tourism of the Basque Culinary Center, in conversation with Sandra Carvao, Chief of Tourism Market and Intelligence of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), will share the challenges of the recovery of gastronomy tourism and the participants will discover some keys to face the gastronomy tourism after the experienced break.
Sandra Carvão is Chief of Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) since June 2018. Before that, she was Chief of Communications and Publications for 8 years until May 2018 where she was responsible for UNWTO’s strategic positioning.
Prior to this post, Sandra was Deputy Chief at UNWTO’s Market Trends, Competitiveness and Trade in Tourism Services Department between 2007 and 2010. During this period, Sandra coordinated the Tourism Resilience Committee created by UNWTO to address the impacts of the global economic crisis 2008-2009 on tourism. Prior to joining UNWTO in 2003, Sandra held a position as market manager in the Portuguese National Tourist Office in Lisbon. Sandra has a degree in International Relations, Economics Branch, by the Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas/Universidade Técnica de Lisboa and a postgraduade degree in Marketing by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Basque Culinary Center
B.A., M.A. and PhD student in tourism. Blogger, speaker and tourism consultant at Emoturismo. He is also co-founder of the Wine Tourism School.
Since 1999, he has been working as consultant for the travel industry. In 2013, he started teaching travel-related subjects at Bachelor and Masters degrees.
He currently coordinates the Master's Degree in Culinary Tourism at the Basque Culinary Center.