Events

Meeting of the FAMOUS consortium

30-31October 2018

Meeting of the FAMOUS consortium. The FAMOUS consortium will meet in Barcelona to continue developing the contents of the project. Taking as a reference the preliminary market study carried out by the University of Malta, the consortium will discuss about the best way to manage the potential that all the countries involved in the project have as a screen tourism destination. The 8 entities involved in MovieTravel will also have the chance to exchange the views expressed by the stakeholders of the project in the six countries involved, as well as the feedback received from administrations and DMOs that have shown interest in the culture-based tourism experience that MovieTravel puts forward.

Venue: UPF Communication Faculty (Campus Poblenou)

Seminar: “Movie induced tourism, a phenomenon of the 21st century”

29 October 2018

Seminar: “MOVIE INDUCED TOURISM, A PHENOMENON OF THE 21ST CENTURY” organized by MovieTravel and University Pompeu Fabra. MovieTravel and University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona (UPF) will join forces in a seminar intended to tackle the phenomenon of screen tourism from a solid academic perspective. The seminar includes both a lecture turn and a round table in which different professionals of the tourism and cinema industries will discuss about movie tourism management.

In the first part of the session, the head of the university’s Communication department, José Fernández Cavia, will outline the role of UPF in communication research of tourist destinations. Afterwards, different members of MovieTravel will explain their role, functions and responsibilities in the project. The event will also feature the presence of Mr. Allan Vella, project manager at European Commission, and Carlota Guerrero, manager at the Catalonia Film Commission. Both the speeches and the round table are open to the general public.

Monday, 29th of October

Venue: UPF Communication Faculty (Campus Poblenou)
Roc Boronat Street, 138, 08018 Barcelona
Room: Sala de Graus, Tànger Building