08. travnja 2009.

II international symposium “tourism xxl”

Intelligent Coast presents its second international Symposium dedicated to Tourism XXL and innovation processes in urban tourist metropolis, to reflect, together with those involved in the decision-making processes on the qualitative criteria of change in european urban tourist concentrations.
Barcelona, case of central study of the debate, wants to be today a creative and tourist metropolis that accepts the challenge of being reinvented across a new statement, capable of planning the new criteria for an urban model with quality of life and coherent with its vocation of tourist destination.

The Second Symposium is associated this year to the exhibition “Multirambles”, a study in which Intelligent Coast presents opportunities for Barcelona to rethink the one hand, the competitiveness of its main economic engine, and secondly, quality and coherence of its urban model. The exhibition opening is on May 28 at 8.00 pm in DHUB-Hub Disseny Barcelona, c / Montcada 12, 08003 Barcelona.


Political participants, businessmen, town planners, architects, geographers, economists, sociologists, and leaders of opinion will expose their thoughs about an intelligent way of innovating in a creative and tourist metropolis.

Speakers at the Symposium include

- Fred Manson, Urban Planner, Director of Regeneration at the London Borough of Southwark, England
- RICHARD W. BUTLER / Professor in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism -University of Strathclyde Business School-UK
- NICK LEON Director of Design London
- Enric Truñó, Coordinator of the Strategical Plan of Tourism for the city of Barcelona.
- Oriol Nel·lo, General Secretary of Territorial Planning, Generalitat of Catalogna.
- Alfonso Vegara, Chairman of the Metropoli Foudation
- Josep Francesc Valls, Professor of Tourist Economics at ESADE.
- Pere Duran, Director of Turisme of Barcelona.
- José Antonio Donaire, Geographer and Deputy of the Parlament of Catalogna.
- Ramon Prat, Curator and Director of “Disseny Hub Barcelona”

28 and 29 May 2009

Auditorium Museo Picasso c / Montcada 15-23 08003 Barcelona

28 may, from 16 h to 20h,
29 may, from 9.30h to 20 h

Price: 80 euros
Capacity: 150 registrants
Registration open from March 01 until May 28
Simultaneous Spanish-Catalan-English


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