CULTURE LED STRATEGY IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

International Conference

“CULTURE LED STRATEGY” IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

Opportunities for the Historic Centers of Mediterranean Region

 

International Conference – Madhia, 13 December 2016

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09.00 – 09.30          Welcome and Opening
                                             Hassen Hanchi, Mayor of Mahdia

                                             Simone Bozzato, Italian Geographic Society

 

10.00 – 11.00           1st Session

Culture and sustainability: how to promote tourism attractiveness in historic centers preserving place identity

Keynote speech                   Fabio Pollice, Italian Geographic Society

Chairman                             Jason Masini, Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit

Presentations                       Ferruccio Ferrigni, European University Centre for Cultural Heritage

                                             Mohamed Houas, Museum and Mahdia Municipality

                                             Maria Ancona, Sud Association

11.00 – 11.30           Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00           2nd Session

Historic Centres: tangible and intangible assets to develop a culture led tourism development

Keynote speech                   Mahdia tourism delegation

Chairman                              Pierpaolo Forte, Fondazione Donnaregina

Presentations                      Mar Gimenez Guerrero, Consorcio Provincial de Desarrollo economico

                                              Luca Palazzo, Municipality of Cisternino

                                             Massimo Galante, Applica ltd

 

13.00 – 15.00           Lunch

15.00 – 16.30           3rd Session

Rounf Table: Making Tourism Sustainable and Attractive in Historic Centers: experiences and strategic tools

Keynote speech                   Sebastian D. Plötzgen, Dar Al Kalima College

Keynote speech                   Bruno Fortunato, Applica ltd

Moderator                            Giulia Urso, Italian Geographic Society

Speeches                             Sami Ammari, University of Mahdia

                                             Giovanni Manco – Uspace ltd

                                             Francesco D’Ayala, Radio RAI

                                           

 

16.30 – 17.00          Conclusion

                                            Mohamed Boussoffara,  Municipality of Mahdia

                                            Simone Bozzato, Italian Geographic Society

 

 

 

 

Scientific Committee: Simone Bozzato, Mohamed Boussoffara, Mario Mastrangelo, Fabio Pollice, Franco Salvatori

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