FUTURE OF OUR PAST (FOP), THE PROJECT WHICH AIMS TO MAKE HISTORIC CENTRES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA THE KEY OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

FUTURE OF OUR PAST (FOP), THE PROJECT WHICH AIMS TO MAKE HISTORIC CENTRES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA THE KEY OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

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conference at the University of  Rome “Tor Vergata” to illustrate the achievements

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 – at 13.00, Room T30

Macroarea di Lettere e Filosofia, University of Rome  “Tor Vergata”

Via Columbia, 1 – Roma

 

 

Future of Our Past (FOP) is a project of the Italian Geographic Society that aims to achieve tourism enhancement plans with regard to the cultural and environmental heritage of some “Historic centers” in the Mediterranean area, in order to promote sustainable tourism development.

Purpose of FOP is to implement a new form of  tourism responsibility through an innovative concept of the same tourism all focusing on local communities and aimed to restore the  value of  the forms and ideas wealth characteristics of  these territories.

The first results achieved through the efforts of the project partnership and in particular of the DAK (Dar Kalima College) have allowed the creation of a scattered hotel in the city of Bethlehem in Palestine, which will house 70 beds.

In a recent article on this subject, prof. Fabio Pollice, FOP project communication manager, has commented: “An example of territorial empowerment linked to the tourist use of cultural heritage“.

To illustrate the FOP project results at a conference in the University of Rome Tor Vergata Tuesday, October 18 2016 at 13:00, will speak Franco Salvatori, FOP project coordinator, Simone Bozzato, FOP scientific coordinator and Pierluigi Magistri, FOP coordinator. Paolo Giuntarelli, Manager of the “Education, jobs in tourism and protection of the tourist” Area of  Regional Agency of Tourism, will conclude the meeting.

Work will be introduced by prof. Giorgio Adamo, Deputy Director of the Department of History, Culture and Society.

http://www.futureourpast.eu/en/sponsor/