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