Un blog de Universitat Politècnica de Valéncia, Campus de Gandia.

Tourism

Fishing-Related Tourism and Pesca-Tourism; a New Opportunity for Artisanal Fishing and Tourism

The traditional fisheries sector is facing a difficult situation in the Mediterranean from the socio-environmental point of view, with significant economic and cultural costs. This fact has led to the search for alternatives that reconcile the survival of artisanal fishing within the framework of necessary environmental sustainability. Moreover, trends in the tourist market increasingly point […]

Comunica2 Awarded for its Commitment to Innovation and Quality Tourism

Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València is the ideal place to hold a conference such as Comunica2. Undergraduate and graduate degrees closely related to the topics of the conference are imparted on this campus. Furthermore, Gandia is a major tourist destination. All the speakers highlighted the beautiful beaches and the marvelous walks you can […]

A tool to assess the communicative efficiency of sustainable tourist destinations

Strategic communication of heritage sites is a key tool for sustainable tourism management, according to Lola Teruel, a Tourism research professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València. A tool is needed to evaluate the results of strategic communication and its goal should be to analyze of the communicative efficiency of information and communications technologies (ICT) […]

Tourism Comes to the Rescue of Valencian Artisanal Fishing

Coastal artisanal fishing is a vital economic activity for a large number of families along the Valencian coast, and marks the character of our fishing villages.  The importance of fishing is apparent in the local gastronomy, with dishes such as the “fideuà” from Gandia or the “arroz a banda” from many towns in Alicante, as […]

Sustainable Tourism to Drive Development

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The key to development is sustainability. It is unheard of today to keep talking only in economic terms, when social and environmental components are even more crucial for the success and continuity of the initiatives. We must also think of those coming after us in future generations, because if we do not act with them […]

Synergies for Achieving Smart Cities and Travel Destinations

A Smart City is one that is committed to its environment and aims to improve the quality of life of its citizens and the local economy through more sustainable and technologically advanced means in areas such as economic development, environment, transport, energy efficiency or information technology. (Hacia una ciudad verde e inteligente [Towards a Smart […]

Interpretive Tourist Map Designed to Increase Visitor Satisfaction

The interpretive tourist map, which contributes to improving natural and cultural heritage management needs, as well as the comfort of visitors, was developed by the Campus Gandia Forest Engineering graduate, Pau Alonso-Monasterio. The map facilitates not only intellectual access to heritage but also emotional, opening the door to a market niche that requires trained professionals. […]

Maryland Morant – Diary of a Researcher

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Maryland Morant is a researcher in the Gandia Campus Research Group on Tourism Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and professor in the Tourism Management undergraduate program on the Campus. She was recently given a research project by the State University of Milagro (Ecuador) on food safety in the tourism […]

Restoration of a New Work by the Painter Joan de Joanes

This week on the Campus Gandia, a team of researchers from the UPV presented the restoration of a previously unknown art piece by the painter Joan de Joanes. This sixteenth century panel painting of the Crucifixion of Christ is noted for its great chromatic and stylistic richness.