Design of innovative tourism products and routes – Tourists are looking to engage with and understand the place they are visiting
25 Jun 2021

Design of innovative tourism products and routes - Tourists are looking to engage with and understand the place they are visiting.

Define the content, planning and methodology as well as the implementation of itineraries for social tourism customers, considering the element of accessibility.

Valeria Gherardini

AICS (Moderator)
Valeria Gherardini

Valeria has a master’s degree in Community Psychology with a post graduate specialization in community mediation.

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She had several research experiences with universities, public authorities and private research entities in the field of social policies to promote social cohesion in communities. Valeria has worked as a business consultant for the third sector organisations to implement management efficiency throughout training, mentoring and advocacy tools and services. She has been working as an expert evaluator of EACEA (Education, Cultural and Audiovisual Agency of the European Commission) and INDIRE (Italian National Agency of Education and Research) of project proposals addressing to Eu grants. Valeria has a special expertise on grassroots sport as a key-tool to promote public health and social inclusion, developed with AICS - Italian Association of Culture and Sport, the National Olympic Committee and CSIT - the International Confederation of Sport for amateurs and has been cooperating for the fundraising and coordination of projects at national and international level into the sector of grassroots sport, social tourism, migration policies in cooperation with several NGOs.

Alberto d'Aurea

Project and Research Specialist, Social Responsibility and Business Development, Serviço Social do Comercio - SESC Nacional
Alberto D'aurea

Alberto holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Management Systems and a Bachelor's degree in Tourism from the Fluminense Federal University, in Brazil.

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He makes part of the team which is responsible for the social tourism activities at the Social Service of Commerce (Sesc) and coordinates research and diagnosis groups at the same institution. He is currently vice-president of the Americas Section of the International Social Tourism Organization (ISTO Americas).

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Fabián Buezas García

Chief Growth Officer at Viajes Interrias
Fabian Buezas

20 years in the Viajes Interrías group

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Viajes Interrías is a wholesaler with more than 30 years of experience, specialising in of experience, specialising in Spain, Portugal, Lourdes and Andorra. Leading operator in senior tourism, groups, cultural circuits and all types of special social tourism operations, the largest operator in group operations in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Germán Pino

Founder of Croatia Travel Co.
Germán Pino

Germán, entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in the tourism industry, is the founder of the tour operator Croatia Travel Co. (Croatia) and TimeTraveler Corp. (US - France)

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He's a partner of the tour operator based in Chile, Amity Tours. Innovation, in its broadest spectrum, is present in all the challenges where he participates, generating value to the tourist experiences he designs.

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Jacques Rayet - ISTO 25-06-2021