Dr. Sergio Moreno Gil

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Keynote Speaker

Expertise: Tourism marketing, Destination development, Tourism planning

Bio:

Dr. Moreno is Director of Institutional Relations UNESCO Chair of Tourism Planning and Sustainable Development. ULPGC. Director of marketing and destination development at TIDES -Tourism and Sustainable Development Institute-. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (4th tourism research center in the European ranking). He specializes in tourism marketing and destination development and planning and has worked on strategic plans and research projects funded by government agencies (European Union, UNESCO, World Wild Fund, and more). In the past, he has worked for Hilton Hotels in Germany, TUI Group Spain, in the quality department, and as a visiting researcher at World Tourism Research Centre (University of Calgary– Canada). He has written more than 20 books and book chapters, 25 international papers (Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research, International Journal of Tourism Research, Tourism Economics, Journal of Vacation Marketing, International Journal of Hospitality and Leisure Marketing, etc.), and has been invited regularly to talk conferences and seminars in different universities, institutions and companies in more than 30 countries in the world. With international speeches in “International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism” (AIEST), Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA), CAUTHE, EMAC, Spanish Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism, etc. Dr. Moreno is member of different consulting committees, associations and board of editors in journals. Dr. Moreno is External expert advisor for the European Commission in tourism projects.

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World Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Summit